David Mooring is a marketing strategist, entrepreneur, and public speaker with 20 years of experience in marketing, management, and customer service. He is the Founder of BurlapSky, a digital marketing consultancy, and SuperSimpl.com, a blog and educational site where he teaches moms and dads how to start and build profitable side businesses and blogs.
David has held management positions at Chick-fil-a, Manpower, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. After earning his MBA in 2005, he took a leadership position at CrossComm, Inc., an award-winning website and mobile application development firm in Durham, NC. He quickly advanced from Director of Operations to Vice President while helping grow the company from 9 employees to a staff of 24.
While at CrossComm, his team completed projects for Fortune 500 companies including Domino’s Pizza, Martha Stewart, and NBC Universal’s the SyFy Channel. They also developed one of the first mobile apps available in the iTunes App Store when it opened on day-one.
After leaving CrossComm in 2010, David started BurlapSky, a strategic marketing consultancy specializing in lead generation and digital marketing for professional services firms. BurlapSky was recently acquired by Proclaim Interactive, and David has joined Proclaim as a Search Marketing Strategist.
David has a passion for helping others succeed, and has taught over 100 seminars and workshops on marketing and entrepreneurship at universities, colleges, chambers of commerce, and other professional organizations.
David is a native of Eastern North Carolina, where he currently lives with his wife and two boys. He’s an active member of his church and local community.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Karis grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and she was drawn to the sandy beaches of Wilmington’s coastal setting. She earned her bachelor’s degree in digital media from Liberty University and is currently working toward her master’s degree in marketing through Walden University. In her current role, she’ll be helping our clients develop successful social media and email marketing campaigns that engage customers and patients.“I enjoy working in a dynamic digital marketing environment and I aim to be a lifelong learner,” she said. She enjoys playing volleyball, going to concerts, and visiting the beach.
Originally from Norfolk VA, Myra has spent her adult life on Long Island, NY. She relocated to Wilmington to be closer to her family and to enjoy all the Port City has to offer. She holds a B.B.A. in marketing from James Madison University. She has spent her career managing client relationships spanning many industries with a focus on promotions. She prides herself on providing outstanding client service and having the ability to maintain long-term client relationships. In her spare time, you can find Myra reading a book at the beach or boating with family and friends.
Originally from Indiana, Ali’s fascination with North Carolina grew from her obsession with Nicolas Sparks books. She came to the Tar Heel state to attend East Carolina University, where she graduated with a degree in communications. As our social media and email strategist, she manages different social media platforms for our clients, creating engaging content every day. Outside of the office, she volunteers with her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi, and spends time with Colton James—her German shepherd/collie mix.
Director of Operations / Google Street View Trusted Photographer
Rachel has been passionate about photography since childhood. She holds a B.A. in Film Studies with a concentration on Production from UNC-Wilmington. She currently serves on the Board of Directors at First Fruit Ministries. When she’s not working as our Director of Operations, she can be found spending time with her 18 nieces and nephews, traveling, cooking, watching movies, capturing the latest sunset over the Cape Fear River, or playing beach volleyball.