Brendan Manley - Director Of Marketing
Brendan Manley is Director of Marketing for the Lotus Group of Companies, responsible for promoting all Lotus business units through both traditional and digital marketing campaigns, social media marketing, SEO and PR efforts, among others. His resume includes extensive past accomplishments in content development, digital marketing, public relations, journalism and consumer insights, and he brings decades of high-level management and leadership experience to the role.
Manley is a Long Island, N.Y., native who has lived in the Adirondacks since 2009. Originally a journalist by trade, his early achievements include the co-creation of leading hospitality B2B news site HotelInteractive.com, as well as serving as Managing Editor at the Long Island Press and contributing editor for Alternative Press magazine. In recent years he’s worked as an entertainment content and marketing consultant for leading Hollywood research firms Ipsos and C4 R&D, notably serving as Director of Content at C4, and is an established screenwriter. He has also worked as a digital marketing and SEO strategist for several leading digital agencies. He is a graduate of Hofstra University and an alumnus of its men’s ice hockey team.
An avid explorer and local historian, in warm weather Manley can often be found hiking the North Country woods in search of long-forgotten places, or walking nature trails with wife Jenn, son Jack and Ted, their beloved golden retriever. On rainy or snow days, he prefers movies, TV and Xbox. He also loves to cook and is a veteran grill-master.