The Search Agency Names President

Santa Monica-based The Search Agency, a provider of search engine marketing and search engine optimization, said Monday that it has named Barbara Palmer as President. Palmer joins the firm from 2 Degrees Ventures, an entertainment professional services agency. Palmer has also served as VP at Ameriquest Mortgage Company, United Online, Paramount Pictures, Planet HOllywood, and Universal Studios Hollywood. The Search Agency provides search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) services to businesses, and is backed by private equity firm JMI Equity.