Directions Announces Two New Board Members

New board members Carley Metsker and Tim Laake

Directions announces the expansion of its Board of Directors with the election of Tim Laake and Carley Metsker, effective July 9, 2019.

“The growth of our firm and the wealth of technology and services we now offer require a larger and more diverse Board of Directors,” said Jim Lane, President and CEO of Directions. “Tim and Carley will complement our existing board and provide valuable perspectives as we execute our strategy for the future.”

Laake and Metsker join Jim Lane on the board, alongside Janice Brinker, Senior Vice President, and Steve Wilde, Chief Financial Officer.

Laake has served as Chief Marketing Officer of Directions since March 2018. Previously, he held the titles of Senior Vice President and Group Manager, leading the restaurant practice at Directions. Laake holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University.

Metsker has served in client service across various industries at Directions and is currently Vice President, Client Service. Metsker holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University and a Master of Marketing Research from the University of Georgia.

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