Ariad Partners Announces New Ownership
Ariad Partners, a leading inbound marketing agency and HubSpot Gold Solutions Partner, is proud to announce that Kristy Hartman has closed on purchasing the agency, effective October 1, 2022. The acquisition marks a significant milestone in the agency’s history and represents a commitment to the agency’s ongoing success and growth.
Ms. Hartman has been an integral part of the Ariad Partners’ team since 2017, serving in various roles, including Sales Rep, Inbound Marketing Manager, and for the last three years, Managing Partner. Ms. Hartman has been instrumental in driving the growth and success of our company over that time.
“Working alongside Brenda and the Ariad team has been a rewarding experience,” says Kristy Hartman, Owner of Ariad Partners. “I look forward to continuing our 12-year mission of helping clients achieve their growth goals through solid strategy and extraordinary execution.”
“We’re thrilled to announce that Kristy has purchased Ariad Partners,” said Brenda Stoltz, Founder of Ariad Partners. “As an existing employee, Kristy has a deep understanding of our clients, operations, and culture and is uniquely positioned to lead the agency. We’re confident that the agency, and our clients, are in good hands.”
Ms. Hartman expressed her excitement about the acquisition and their vision for the agency’s future. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to lead Ariad Partners and continue the agency’s growth and success. We have an incredibly talented team and a strong reputation in the industry, and I look forward to building upon that foundation and delivering even greater value to our clients.”
“As a high-growth SaaS startup, we worked with Kristy and Ariad Partners to execute various marketing campaigns,” said Jignesh Shah, Founder and CEO at Rybbon, who shared his excitement. “Kristy was responsive, collaborative, and always came to the table with a great attitude. Her industry experience and unique personal drive will continue Ariad’s legacy of helping businesses grow.”
As part of the acquisition, Ms. Hartman will retain all of the agency’s current team members and continue to operate under the existing brand name. Clients can expect the same high level of expertise, service, and commitment to their marketing needs that they’ve come to know and trust over the last 13 years.
Mrs. Hartman’s acquisition is a testament to the agency’s ongoing success and commitment to providing exceptional inbound marketing services to its clients. With Ms. Hartman’s leadership, the agency is well-positioned to continue delivering outstanding results and achieving new levels of success.
Ariad Partners is a woman-owned, full-service, inbound growth agency that provides integrated inbound marketing solutions to small to medium-sized B2B SaaS, IT, and Professional Service firms. As an inbound agency and HubSpot Gold Solutions Partner since 2011, Ariad Partners’ focus is delivering expert strategy with seamless execution to long-term clients looking to increase quality leads and generate more revenue for their business.