Robert Donovan is currently serving as the CEO of Donovan Martech, INC. including its subsidiaries DealerVerse, a SaaS marketing deployment platform, DOM360, a vertically integrated automotive advertising agency and AndDonovan, a branding agency. For the past 15 years Donovan has spoken as a thought leader at every automotive industry event, been featured in trade publications and is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO.)

Before starting Donovan Martech, Donovan cut his teeth on broadcast advertising at Zimmerman Advertising, an Omnicom company specializing in radio and TV. Before Zimmerman, Donovan worked for Ronald Reagan’s advertising agency, American Target Advertising, and learned how to mail millions of pieces of direct mail every month from the master of it, Richard Viguerie. Donovan worked full time while completing an undergrad at George Mason University after leaving the Marine Corps.

While in the Marine Corps Donovan served as a diesel mechanic for a reconnaissance unit and later hand selected for the high profile duty of diplomatic security. Donovan executed hundreds of missions while deployed mostly surrounding high profile security for President’s, Secretary of State’s, Congressmen, Senators and diplomats while overseas. With eight years of active duty service, Donovans’ travels spanned over 90 countries, with permanent postings at the American Consulate in Cape Town, South Africa and the American Embassies in Asuncion, Paraguay and San Salvador, El Salvador.

The oldest of five children, Donovan credits his success to the love and encouragement of his parents and upward mobility of Catholic school. Donovan currently resides in Greenville, SC with his spouse Jennifer and their four children and three fur babies. The Donovan’s are actively involved in their community including philanthropic and service work.

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