WE HELP YOU DRIVE B2B GROWTH

Because we care about the future of your business

A MARKETING TEAM WITH INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

It's one thing to have fancy tools for sales and marketing, but knowing how to leverage them for your business requires expertise and insight.

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We have backgrounds in Engineering, Manufacturing, Logistics, Factory Automation, & Sales Rep Management.
Our team can quickly understand your B2B business model to generate strong marketing ROI. 
We are an industry recognized & Gold Certified Hubspot Partner.
 

THE TEAM

CHRIS THORNTON
CO-FOUNDER

CEO & Chief Strategist

DAVID HARDWICK
CO-FOUNDER

Director of SEO & Tech Services

AMANDA THORNTON
CO-FOUNDER

Director of Design & Client Success

BRAD CLARK
Operations & Strategies
LINDSEY ROBERSON

Inbound Marketing Specialist & Growth Analyst

MOLLY CLARK

Marketing & Sales Consultant

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About Chris

Welding hydraulic cylinders helped pay my way through college, engineering at J&J & Texas Instruments paid for my MBA, finance, sales and sales rep management at GE Capital exposed me to Jack Welch. These experiences plus co-founding several start-ups with international reach taught me how to speak your language. If you yearn for a team that will listen and understand your unique B2B needs, you found it. Let's spend a few minutes on the phone and find out if we are a good fit for each other.

Fun Facts

> My goal is to help 100 kids catch their first fish
> Working with leaders to help them build their business is a passion of mine
> I bought my wife a donkey as a valentines present

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About David

One of my greatest desires in life has always been to team up with like-minded, committed and passionate people to accomplish a goal. Whether in business or coming together on a work project, I enjoy focusing as a team on what needs to be accomplished and then setting out to make it happen. With 30+ years working in a lean manufacturing environment, my career passion has been adapting IT solutions to empower business success. That is why I am so excited about the impacting businesses, freeing them for growth through technology.

Fun Facts

> My weekend passion is enjoying the process and the results of a meal cooked on a smoker
> I’ve been able to survive my entire life without coffee
> Life is best spent with people you love and friends, new and old to entertain

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About Amanda

As a founder of Open Path, what I enjoy most is understanding my clients. I have always been fascinated with observing people and their interactions with those around them. I strive to dig into who they are, how their business works and how they passionately care about meeting their customer's needs. Then by using colors, textures, very specific wording and visual designs, I create the digital marketing brand, website design, and social media campaigns that convey who they are to the world.

Fun Facts

> My life force is coffee
> I’m on a quest to create the perfect chocolate chip cookie
> My hidden talent is making up commercial jingles.

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About Brad

I grew up in a family of builders, so I love the challenge of taking an idea and transforming it into something of worth and value.  I've been blessed with a career that's taken me all over the globe working in organizations big and small, spanning sectors from technology to agriculture.  Not surprisingly, I also get bored if I have to solve the same problem over and over again, which is why I enjoy working with all our clients to help them overcome challenges and present the right solutions to their customers.  

Fun Facts

> I married my junior high school sweetheart -  and would do it all over again.
> I operate my own custom furniture business as a hobby.
> I love teaching my children new things and watching them learn.

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About Lindsey

As a Growth Consultant for Open Path, I enjoy creating strategies that grow our clients’ businesses. Helping to cultivate plans that chart out the growth of a company is rewarding. Whether the strategy calls for content development, research, graphics, or anything in between I am ready to create the needed parts of our growth strategy to communicate a clearer message for our clients.

Fun Facts

> Les Mis is my all time favorite book
> Finding new places to travel to is a hobby of mine
> Dark chocolate has my heart

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About Molly

As a consultant for Open Path, each day for me is different. I enjoy jumping in and coming up with creative solutions. Being innovative and having new challenges energizes me to do my very best for our clients.

Fun Facts

> I'm an early bird
> I love listening to podcasts
> I prefer my paper planner to using the calendar on my phone

 
OUR MISSION
GROW YOUR BUSINESS TO SUPPORT YOUR FAMILY, EMPLOYEES AND YOUR COMMUNITY.

growth is one step away

“WE LISTEN WELL. TOGETHER WE CAN DETERMINE IF WE ARE A GOOD FIT TO WORK TOGETHER. ”
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