Our Linked Local Network Team



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Fred McMurray

Fred McMurray  – CEO of Linked Local Network

Fred McMurray is a champion of social media for B2B companies and the CTO of Mediavine Marketing, a social media marketing company in the Chicagoland area with a global clientele. Fred is also the co-founder of the Community Hub Network, whose mission is to provide a digital platform for online communities to connect via social media networks to the local offline community – leading to new relationships, increased support systems and shared resources.

Fred is an Entrepreneur, speaker and platform blogger on social media topics for small business. Fred has co-developed the Digital Dominance Index Methodology for measuring the growth of a digital/social media presence. In addition, he was an early adopter of LinkedIn in 2003 and has worked on developing models for the development and growth of social media groups. The networks he has developed have to grown to over 4,000,000 connections. In 2010, he co-founded the Linked Local Radio Network which has grown from 1 weekly show to 11 weekly shows with hosts from around the US and EU. He continues advanced research in the development of syndication peer networks for small/mid sized business and non-profits. Equally at home designing software solutions, trouble-shooting computer networks or building online community networks, Fred understands the technology needs of small to medium-sized organizations.
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Carly Alyssa Thorne  –  VP of Marketing and Customer Service

Carly will be developing and implementing Marketing, Social Media, and Customer Service Programs. She will also be actively involved in the developing of the Social Media courses and training. She started her first business in 1985, Carly has been actively involved in Marketing and Business and for over 15 years and has been consulting ever since. Social Media became a deep passion around 2007 and she never looked back.  For More information on Carly Alyssa Thorne please visit her Business Signature page at Linked Local  Network at: Conscious Business Coaching





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Howard Larson – VP of Sales

Howard will be developing training programs and handling all aspects of sales related to Linked Local Network. Howard has been involved in business and sales since he started his career in sales in the summer of 1973 selling typesetting services over summer for Larson Typographers, the family company. For more information on Howard Larson please visit his Business Signature page at Linked Local Network at: Larson & Associates


Miriam Slozberg

Miriam Slozberg – Social Media Consultant and Advisor

Miriam will be assisting and helping develop our Social Media programs along with Carly Alyssa Thorne. Also developing Vancouver and Seattle Linked Local Network Communities.  Miriam has been involved in SEO and Social Media Consulting for Years.  For More information on Miriam Slozberg please visit her Business Signature page at Linked Local  Network at: Empowering Entrepreneurs


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