Welcomes Todd McPhetridge as Vice President of Marketing

Creative Entrepreneur with Significant Marketing Expertise to Help Promote as a Place of Discovery for Buyers and Suppliers
December 5, 2017

MARIETTA, Ga. Dec. 5, 2017, the world’s largest online manufacturing marketplace, is pleased to welcome Todd McPhetridge to the executive staff. He assumed the role of vice president of marketing on November 27, 2017, with the goal of applying his considerable expertise to the task of expanding the marketplace’s influence among its key stakeholder groups – buyers and suppliers – by successfully articulating the platform’s true value proposition as a place of discovery. McPhetridge also will offer strategic counsel, helping to map’s growth and future direction.

McPhetridge brings to the position more than 20 years of experience in ecommerce and both digital and search engine marketing. Prior to joining, he provided ecommerce leadership and strategic advice to an Atlanta, Georgia–based furniture retailer. Earlier, for more than nine years, he oversaw marketing for a top swing set manufacturer where his team achieved a 66 percent increase in online sales in one year. Notably, McPhetridge is not new to, having worked here previously from 2000 to 2003 and later returning in 2010 for a two-year engagement as the director of online marketing.

McPhetridge is an established landscape and commercial photographer with international sales of over 20,000 fine art prints. In addition, he directed two music videos for the Grammy Award–winning hip-hop band Arrested Development and has authored marketing advice on business development techniques for photographers.

Ron Hollis, president and CEO of, says, “ is undergoing a period of redefinition and transformation designed to establish and communicate its true value proposition to the sourcing professionals and manufacturers it serves. More than anything else, the platform is a place of discovery where buyers can easily identify suppliers that will strengthen their supply chains and where manufacturers can efficiently find new customers in need of their skills. I can think of no one better qualified than Todd McPhetridge to help articulate this message and assist me in formulating our growth and strategy going forward.”

Todd McPhetridge says, “Buyers and manufacturers need a modern resource at their disposal to meet their distinct, but complementary, business needs. is that resource, offering technology that can connect business parties across the country and around the world. The platform’s value to the manufacturing community is undeniable, and demand will only increase as more U.S. companies adopt a ‘Made in America’ philosophy. I am thrilled to take on this challenge and assist Ron and the rest of the team in helping maximize its potential today and tomorrow.”

About is an online manufacturing marketplace whose mission is to make it easy for Buyers and Suppliers to discover each other. instantly connects companies seeking custom manufacturing services with qualified manufacturers around the world. The platform is designed to help both Buyers and Suppliers develop long-term relationships by enabling technology that streamlines the discovery process. With members in 172 countries, is the most well-established marketplace of its kind in the world. For more information, please call +1-770-444-9686 or visit our website at