Melanie Ledbetter-Remy brings years of SEO, SEM and SMM experience in the field of digital marketing. As the Texas Aggie Class of ’89, Melanie left Texas A&M in 1990 with a BS in Kinesiology and dabbled in Sports Management with Texas Lady Spa (Houston area fitness center, YMCA and The Club at New Territory. While getting her feet wet in sales and member management at TLS and YMCA in Houston and Friendswood, Melanie moved on in the position of regional product sales for M&M/Mars.
In 1991, Melanie married Gary Remy and supported his work endeavors in founding U.S. Republic Communications while staying home to raise 3 children, Chase, Alexandra and Grant. The success of U.S. Republic was largely due to Gary’s foresight and early understanding of the need for businesses to have an online presence. In 1999, Gary negotiated the sale of U.S. Republic, primarily a web services company, to Prodigy Communications Corp. for $100M.
In 2002 Gary Remy started Bizopia, a web hosting and online marketing company. Due to a constantly changing IoT, Melanie joined Bizopia tasked with helping businesses get found “locally” through business listings on Google Maps, Yahoo Local, MSN Live, Superpages, Yellowpages.com, Local.com and many other local destinations as well as content creation through blogging. Local search has become the next wave of growth online and Bizopia are poised to help businesses take advantage of online marketing opportunities. As a full-time team member, Melanie manages the brand marketing team of amazing creatives as well as strategizes with the content team, website development and ad-creatives.
Melanie finds time to volunteer in many capacities as well as serve on the board of a few non-profit organizations including the New Territory Tarpons (as president from 2004-2018, current Meet Director), SHRSL (Southwest Recreation Swim League: VP 2010-present), and the Stevens & Pruett Ranch – (Youth Foster Home: Secretary 2012-present) and the Stephen F Austin Athletic Booster Club (2009-present, 2018-20 President). Gary and Melanie were founding members of the Fort Bend Gridiron Football League in the greater Fort Bend area. In past-lifetimes, Melanie could be found coaching on deck with the First Colony Swim Team (FCST), New Territory Tarpons and various other volunteer coaching positions with youth sports (volleyball, basketball, swim, soccer and even football).