our Team

When you work with the Metric team, you’re partnering with highly experienced, award-winning pros who can help you surgically pinpoint opportunity. Next level thinking and experience give you every advantage… transforming your vision, your ambitious marketing objectives, and your company.

Sean Golliher - President

Sean Golliher


Sean started working in PPC in 2004 (before there was Google Analytics). He periodically teaches as an adjunct professor on the topic of search engines and search marketing at MSU and was a member of their computer science advisory board. He completed coursework for his PhD in machine learning at MSU. He was the founder and publisher of SEMJ.org. Sean holds four engineering patents, has a B.S. in physics from the University of Washington in Seattle, and a master’s in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Sean was also honorably discharged from the Marine Corps reserves in 1998 after serving for six years. As president and director at Metric, Inc. he focuses on search marketing, internet research, and consults for large companies.

Sean has appeared and been interviewed on well-known blogs and radio stations such as Clickz.com, Webmasterradio.com, and SEM Synergy. He has also spoken, and moderated, at search engine strategies and semantic web conferences. To maintain a competitive edge he reads search patents, papers, and attends search marketing conferences on a regular basis.

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Preston Carico - Director of Paid Search

Preston Carico

Director of Paid Search

Preston previously worked for Google for 10 years helping optimize the accounts for agencies managing Google Ads. As a part of various Google teams Preston helped agencies from across the US and Canada develop their business strategies and account management skills. By identifying the correct advertising networks and aiding in avoiding common pitfalls he helped agencies working on Google Ad accounts to achieve better ROI using Google’s best practices.

On his own time Preston spends his time developing his culinary and brewing skills. He particularly enjoys spicy dishes from across the globe.

Kali Gillette - Creative Ad Writer

Kali Gillette

Creative Ad Writing

A former Resort Marketing Director, Tourism Brand Manager and Sales Development manager, Kali brings 20 years of marketing, advertising and communication experience to the table. Having been a part of the media evolution, she knows first-hand how effective digital advertising is. Kali has managed clients of all sizes in varied industries and now brings her marketing savvy to Metric.