Eric C. Cook

WSI Digital Marketing

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During a successful 15-year banking career, Eric Cook was the driving force behind many of his bank’s strategic technology initiatives. In 1995 he took his community bank online, making them one of the first “hometown” banks in the nation with a web presence. When Eric left banking in 2007, he was regional president for a Michigan-based, publicly-traded community bank.

Today Eric owns his own digital agency, primarily focused on helping community financial institutions better understand and leverage the power of the internet as a strategic tool. A two-time contributing author to the best-selling book Digital Minds: Twelve Things Every Business Needs to Know About Digital Marketing, he also serves as faculty at several banking schools around the country where he teaches financial industry professionals how to engage and build relationships online with today’s digital consumer. Eric combines hands-on experience with state-of-the-art digital marketing solutions to help clients achieve success online and is a sought-after speaker on social technology, digital strategy, and online business trends.