Michael Boyer

Michael Boyeris in a expert in online marketing including social media, email and conversion management. He leads a team of highly creative and professional individuals creating successful online marketing campaigns and strategies. Most recently Michael was the CEO and Senior Consultant of the Pismo Group, Inc. where he drove customer relationships with The Franchise Company, Growers and Nomads, Paul Davis Restoration, Homes Magazine and many others. Previously, Michael held the position of Vice President of Operations at Web Associates, where he led the company on a comprehensive turn-around that resulted in three consecutive years of increased profit while retaining 99 percent of the client base, which included; Quiksilver, Apple, HP, AMD, Blackberry (RIM), California Closets, The Tennis Channel, Marvell Semiconductor, Linear Technologies and Yahoo. Michael has also driven marketing strategy, channel development and lead generation as Vice President of Marketing at Platinum Services. He began his corporate operational experience at Global Software Solutions as Vice President of Operations where he led the day-to-day business of the consultancy. Michael studied business and communications at the University of Oregon. Michael is active in many industry, community service and non-profit organizations. He serves on the board of the Rotary Club of Pismo Beach, the Grover Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Endowment Committee with the Clark Center Foundation. He is also a member of the San Luis Obispo Chamber, PMI, the Web Analytics Association, the Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce and Softec. In 2007, the Economic Vitality Corporation of San Luis Obispo County presented Michael with their "Top 20 Under 40" award for his professional excellence and profound commitment to the community. The Pacific Coast Business Times recognized Michael with the "Top 40 Under 40" award for his professional excellence and profound commitment to the community in 2006.

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital – Hello Human Kindness

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Arroyo Grande Community Hospital (AGCH) is a pillar of our community, a professionally operated facility with world-class service. in a survey of patients, 9 out of 10 would recommend AGCH to friend or family member. AGCH supports our community by providing state of the art technology, great physicians and professional staff. AGCH is supported by the Arroyo Grande Community…

The Central Coast Critic – Kathy Marcks Hardesty

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With over thirty years in the food business, Kathy Marcks Hardesty provides great information about our local Food & Wine businesses here on the Central Coast. She loves writing about great food and wine, entertaining your senses and placing you on the edge of your seat as you look forward to trying the next great new restaurant…

Comfort Market

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The Village of Arroyo Grande has grown up a bit in recent years — adding some new faces to the usual dining choices. While we love the stand-by’s of the Village Grill, McKlintocks Saloon and Alphy’s Broiler, new-comer Rooster Creek has become rooted in our regulars. Of course Jack loves Klondikes … pizza, video games and…

The 3rd Annual Chemistry of Cocktails – Nov 3rd, 2013

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On November 3rd, 2013, 2-5pm we are having our 3rd Annual Chemistry of Cocktails fundraising event, where chemistry and cocktails collide! The public is invited to the Exploration Station to enjoy an afternoon of food, live music, fun activities, a silent auction, and cocktail tastings. Local mixologists from the area’s top restaurants and social gathering…

Phone & Wireless – Your Local Verizon Store

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The best place to buy/order your new iPhone 5S/5C! My relationship with Phone &Wireless has been an evolution. When we returned to the Central Coast 12 years ago we had became At&t clients because our employers were, and so followed the herd without thinking of researching our options (not something we would recommend!) So while…

Fireworks at the Pismo Beach Pier

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Annual 4th of July Fireworks Celebration in Pismo Beach was ruined by the weather: Low Coastal Fog obscured the entire 770 shell show. People come from all over the country to experience our nation’s independence day on the 1200′ Pismo Beach Pier. With nearly 100,000 people on the beach and in downtown Pismo, its a…

Roll Out the Barrels Wine Weekend

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The 23rd Annual Roll Out The Barrels summer celebration has set the pace for good times, good vibes and good wines in San Luis Obispo County. The festivities began with a Thursday evening “Barrels in The Plaza” grand tasting adjacent to the historic Mission in downtown San Luis Obispo. Here, the wines of SLO Wine…

Spanish Springs in Pismo Beach moves forward but is delayed …

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We arrived at the Pismo Beach Vet’s Hall to attend the Pismo Beach City Council meeting to witness the vote on Spanish Springs development and were greeted by hundreds of concerned citizens here to listen and make public comment on the project. We had to leave at 9:30pm, but as we arrived home we immediately…

Great Community Luncheon at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

Today, we attended a “Community Luncheon”  at the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital with the Hospital Administrator Kenneth Dalebout. The invitation was interesting as we didn’t have much exposure to the hospital other then a couple of visits to the ER over the past 12 years. During lunch we had a discussion about the history and…