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Keeping It Local, LLC

Forbes Magazine "6 Reasons Why Card-Linked Offers Are Replacing Daily Deals in 2013" - We Deliver "Card-Linked Offers" With Partner Banks.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Marketing / Advertising
  • Location Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Keeping It Local has developed proprietary multi-platform applications becoming leaders in “Card-Linked Offers” and transaction-enabled marketing. Through our relationships with partner banks, chambers and visitors bureaus, we have over 1,000 brick-and-mortar merchant partners and growing. Keeping It Local is able to provide the right offer, to the right cardholder, for our financial institutions and through the right media channels.


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    Oscar Bazan

    Mr. Bazan has been extensively involved in the loyalty and stored value industry for the last 10 years. He has executed over 50-branded stored value programs globally. As CEO of KeepingItLocal, a pioneer in loyalty strategies and measured marketing, he heads our enterprise business, leveraging the knowledge of millions of customer relationships to create relevant communications and enhanced shopper experiences.

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    Derek Higgins

    Derek’s skills are in software architecture, user interface design, creation, database schema design, software project management, stakeholder relationship management, internet server administration, visual design, design and user documentation, digital media, complex business logic and algorithm implementation. Networking, Server Management, Virtualization. PHP, SQL, MySQL, C#, Java, Javascript; Linux, Windows server, Unix, Active Directory.

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    Kayhan Fatemi

    In addition to actively practicing law, participated in firm management, including being on the firm’s Executive Committee, acting as the managing partner of the Los Angeles office, as well as managing the summer associate program for several years. Pepperdine University of Law, UCLA B.A.Economic

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    Mark De Backer

    Mark has been Managing Director of an Investment and Merchant Bank, assisting companies with capital and debt structuring as well as business advisory management.
    Mark’s experience is diverse, including technical accounting and compliance matters including significant interface with the SEC, FDIC, OCC, Federal Reserve and State Banking agencies.

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    Jeff Bazan

    Mr. Bazan has been involved in every aspect of product development and marketing for loyalty programs. Mr. Bazan has acquired card programs from U.S. and International issuing banks. His excellent relationship with such clients as banks, processors, corporate brands allows us to have a dynamic operating officer. He now brings that same intellectual property to local communities.