the professionals

Our STARFISH Team

Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer

FOUNDER AND CEO

Paul is passionate about helping people. With a unique and eclectic background, he channels his diversity and “outside-the-box thinking” to empower individuals (and teams) to reach goals they thought were unattainable. He founded Starfish SEO & Marketing with the goal to aid businesses in achieving their objectives by using the best digital tools and strategies available. He has a proven record in sales, marketing, and advertising, and is committed to providing focused, hands-on training in an easy-to-understand way.

Angie Linderman

Angie Linderman

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Social Media Manager with a history of working in the restoration industry. Strong marketing professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Elementary Education and a Minor in History from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA.  She is passionate about volunteering in her community, having spent four years volunteering with Young Life in Portland and currently in her third year volunteering with Tigard/Tualatin Relay For Life. She loves to travel, read, hike, take photos, and spend time at the Oregon coast.

Tamara Cantrell

Tamara Cantrell

ONLINE MARKETING MANAGER

Tamara’s mission is to help people and companies large or small encompass their potential and separate themselves from their competition. Her background in design, web development and digital marketing management makes her an excellent hands-on trainer and advisor.  An adept researcher, she follows current industry trends and provides strategies for correlating these ideas to the customer. She is proud to be a part of Starfish SEO & Marketing and is committed to training clients and their teams to reach the next level.

Jill Chafetz

Jill Chafetz

CONTENT WRITER

Jill has a PhD in cognitive/developmental psychology and has had a varied career, much of it in science or technical writing and editing or teaching the same.

Pamela Clark

Pamela Clark

CONTENT WRITER

Pamela brings to Starfish SEO a wealth of marketing communications experience and writes content that engages and equips readers with information and ideas that can be used to improve their lives. Her passions are writing, the natural world, art, music, and jewelry.

Melanie Farmer

Melanie Farmer

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Melanie performs a broad variety of administrative, planning, and analysis functions and manages an extremely active calendar in support of the CEO and the team. She has over ten years of prior management, analysis, and customer service experience that she shares with the team and is currently working towards an Associate’s Degree in Business Hospitality Management at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee. When Melanie is not working, you can find her traveling, swing dancing, and teaching Sunday school!

Melissa Farmer

Melissa Farmer

VIDEO EDITOR

Melissa is passionate about creating an authentic online experience! She spends time brainstorming new ideas and keeping up with current events so she can create relevant content for each of our clients, and Starfish SEO’s social media pages. Social media has given Melissa an appreciation for curating an eye-catching Instagram feed, or finding the best method of interacting with people online.