Our Story

Association SEO is an organization focused on providing search marketing training for internal association teams as well as digital marketing services. Headquartered in the greater Washington D.C. area, we serve customers nationwide.

Our founders have over 40-years of combined professional experience. They boast a broad diversity of backgrounds in the  digital marketing and association management space. 


Meet the Founders

Levi Wardell

Co-Founder & CEO

Levi Wardell is an energetic digital marketer with over two decades of experience doing what he loves; getting brands noticed in the interactive space.

He has worked as an in-house professional and within an agency setting where he used his creativity and technical knowledge for association clients, large national brands and start-ups.

His strengths have been developed through years of hands-on experience executing marketing campaigns on a tactical level and now serve him well as the CEO of Association SEO.

Levi is a husband of over 20 years, has a son and enjoys time in the great outdoors (okay, the backyard with his dog and a cold beer).

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Marisa Raso

Co-Founder & COO

Marisa Raso is a leader and visionary with more than 20 years of experience driving sustainable membership activities and branded marketing experiences. She brings her expertise elevating multi-touch, multi-channel marketing through skillful development, execution, and analysis of social media, search, and email initiatives. 

She is exceptionally good at managing resources to expand brand awareness and revenue growth. She is a proven team leader focused on developing new opportunities for growth in a niche community, creating strong relationships, and exceeding expectations. 

Not only is Marisa published, her work has been recognized and awarded by groups such as Higher Logic, Community Brands, and ASAE. Marisa is also a U.S. Navy veteran.

Fall is her favorite time of year and she can usually be found at one of those haunted hayrides with her husband of over 20 years. She is an avid swimmer, dog enthusiast, movie buff and lover of all foods.