Founder, Director of Strategy
As Director of Strategy, Justin oversees the strategic direction for projects in SEO, online advertising, social media, event marketing, email and public relations for clients ranging from the Eastern Band of The Cherokee Indians to the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, Holistic Holiday at Sea and the Social Capital Markets conference. His in-depth understanding of Internet marketing guides everything from our approach to client projects to JB Media Group’s business model. Justin brings a strong technical background to the team with a degree in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina Asheville. He continues to study developments and trends in Internet marketing and adapts swiftly to industry and technological change. Justin is also the founder and a lead instructor for the JB Media Institute, our comprehensive Internet marketing training program. He is committed to sharing his knowledge and helping organizations make informed decisions on their online marketing campaigns.
Justin was honored as the Entrepreneur of the Year by the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce in 2014 and was inducted into Asheville’s Forty under 40 in 2012. He loves the Asheville area and is happy to give back through his work as an alumni volunteer with Leadership Asheville and Leadership North Carolina, a board member with the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and Veterans Healing Farm. He is a former board member at NC Stage Company.
Beyond all things Internet marketing, Justin enjoys exploring nature, playing sports, and cooking delicious meals for family and friends.
Justin Belleme – 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year
“Justin is a born entrepreneur. He lives and breathes his business. He is dedicated and loyal, kind and giving. He is always thinking of ways we can give back to our community. He is truly committed to the idea of doing well by doing good.” – Mandy
“Justin is one of the most intelligent, inspired, hardworking, and kind people I have known. His ability to strategize and his vast knowledge of the internet marketing and web design industries makes him a successful entrepreneur and exceptionally insightful marketing consultant. Working with Justin means you are guaranteed to have a powerful trustworthy, and honest ally.” – Sarah