Growth at Ebco Attracts New VP of Marketing & Key Team Member as They Add a Valuable Product to Their Offerings

Austin, TX, August 09, 2019 --( Ebco, a trend and innovation firm, has announced the appointment of Michael Robin Manning as Vice-President of Marketing, from Rocksauce Studios and Tom Crumley as Account Executive from Adlucent.

These key team members come from some of the most exciting companies in Austin, and are joining Ebco at a time of tremendous growth with new services and products to continue their mission of inspiring and energizing innovation teams, marketers and leaders of the biggest brands around the globe.

"At this exciting time for Ebco, we just won the Austin Under 40 award in the Innovation and Start-up category, and we have launched our brand new product, Trend of the Month club," said Co-Founder and CEO, Erin Mays. "These talented new additions will be key in helping us continue to grow, cultivate innovation and build upon our leading position in the industry."

Joining as Vice President of Marketing, Michael Robin Manning comes to Ebco from Rocksauce Studios, where she was President and Head of Marketing, responsible for 3x growth in team size, revenue and client base; she led strategy, development, global brand awareness, and operations for the company until their acquisition on April 1, 2019.

"I am beyond excited to join the team and believe Ebco will completely disrupt the way businesses consider insights, innovation and trend research," Manning said. "With my background in marketing and leading a path for growth, I see Ebco at the center of leveraging research, innovation and insights to transform the way brands consider innovation in a whole new way.

Tom Crumley joins Ebco from Adlucent where he focused on building strategic and strong relationships to engage with clients needs. From managing a portfolio of eCommerce digital advertising to producing technical manuals for the world’s leading Identity Access Saas platforms, Tom brings a diversity of skills and tenacity that will push Ebco’s success even further.

"Each chapter of my career has been incredibly enriching. Joining the thriving team at Ebco will be the most exciting and rewarding as I play a key role in growing one of the most interesting companies of our time because we’ve built something genuinely unique and influential," Crumley said.

At this exciting time Ebco has also launched a brand new product, exclusively for Innovation Leaders, Trend of The Month. Their goal with this product is to engage innovation and marketing professionals and keep them informed of trends on a regular basis to inspire new products in the CPG space and beyond. The goal is to support companies in leading the competition and filling their innovation pipelines as well as surround themselves with like-minded Fortune 1,000 Innovation & Market Leaders.

About Ebco:
Ebco is a trend and innovation firm, based in Austin Texas. We help top brands stay ahead of emerging trends in some of the world’s fastest changing industries. We use fractal thinking to investigate first-hand emerging and existing trends that inspire game-changing new products and services. Our workshops drive ideation and our trend expeditions cultivate innovation. Using evidence-based and culturally-observant research, our method for uncovering disruptive insights is one of a kind.

They became Women Owned Business Certified in 2019.
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