Joy Barberio

Director of Training
Joy Barberio

As the Director of Training, Joy builds upon her years of training experience in PPC, as she coordinates the training programs for all of Merkle | RKG’s services.

Joy Barberio joined Merkle | RKG in the spring of 2004. As one of the first few hires, she has seen the company build over the years, and, as a result, has a strong knowledge of the ever-changing industry. During her time at Merkle | RKG, she has worked with many different clients, including a few Fortune 500 companies. Her attention to detail and obsession with exceeding client expectations make her a great analyst. She has been a Team Lead, and is responsible for developing the training program and materials that have helped make Merkle | RKG’s paid search service an industry leader.

Joy has been a guest lecturer at UVA, and has participated in recruiting events at the University-level. She is also a contributing author to the Merkle | RKG Blog.

Joy holds a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia.

Joy's Articles, Blog Posts, Webinars and More

A More ‘Organic’ Experience Part III

Google continues to make SERP changes that blur the line between organic and paid results. We dig into what has changed in recent years.

Year over Year March Temps & PPC Performance Trends

No doubt weather impacts marketers. A colder or warmer than average season may help or hurt a business, depending on the industry. At RKG, we are noticing the effects of an abnormally warm March 2012 on year over year performance figures.