Local Corporation – Why Work For Us?

Local Corporation (NASDAQ:LOCM) is a leading local advertising technology company that connects millions of online and mobile consumers with businesses and products through a variety of innovative digital advertising solutions.

The company offers a variety of advertising solutions across mobile and desktop, intended to drive additional revenue for publishers and targeted reach for advertisers with the intention of increasing consumer engagement. Plus, our consumer properties, including the flagship Local.com website, Krillion.com, the Havvit shopping app and a network of media sites, help consumers find the products and services they need .

When you join Local Corporation, becoming an employee is just the beginning. You will become a member of a high-performing team of professionals, an active participant in an innovative workplace, and an integral part of one of the top-ranked communities in the country.

We are a publicly traded, growing company with an entrepreneurial spirit, resulting in a host of new career opportunities for our employees. That drive, coupled with an engaging work environment, competitive compensation and excellent benefits, makes our company one of the very best for career. For more information, visit: http://www.localcorporation.com.

​​Culture & Values​​

​​Ours is a vibrant working environment that encourages every member of our team to grow, give back and thrive. As a result, we have formed a powerful team of professionals who are dedicated to making Local Corporation the gold standard in the online local media industry.

A natural balance of innovative thinking, fresh ideas, and business acumen lies at the heart of Local Corporation's way of doing business. Entrepreneurship is greatly encouraged among our employees and, to date, more than 20 Orange County businesses have been founded by former employees.

Local Corporation also takes tremendous pride in supporting charitable initiatives that connect the company to the surrounding community. Our employees have donated thousands of hours of community service, including support of Team Kids, Komen Orange County, the Earth Day Challenge and the company's annual community food and toy drives. Local Corporation has donated more than $650,000 to local schools as part of its Community Rewards program.

Local Corporation is publicly traded under the ticker NASDAQ: LOCM, and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

Why Us?

why us team​​Local Corporation is a truly unique organization that offers a rare combination of benefits, making it an amazing place to challenge your mind, exercise your talents, and expand your career boundaries.

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation packages with bonus opportunities
  • Superior benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage, plus a 401K plan.
  • A dynamic and empowering work environment that challenges your thinking and leads you down new paths to success

​​Executive Management​​


Fred Thiel
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer


Fred has more than 25 years of experience leading companies in the technology, data communications, Internet, Big Data, digital media and software industries. He was named chairman in January 2014, after joining the board in January 2013. Fred served as managing partner at Triton Pacific Capital Partners where he managed the software IT investment portfolio and served on the boards of four of its portfolio companies. Prior to Triton, Fred was founder and managing partner of TechStarter Ventures, a venture capital and technology incubator focused on developing Web 2.0 technologies and web properties. He also served as CEO of GameSpy Industries where he led the company from losses to almost double revenues in less than one year and was responsible for leading the sale of the company. While chairman and CEO for Lantronix (LTRX), Fred led a repositioning, doubled the company’s revenue growth in four years, led four acquisitions and the initial public and secondary offerings that raised $120+ million. He also serves as a senior advisor to Graham Partners and as a director for three privately-held companies, including Predixion Software, Inc., B&B Electronics, Inc., and non-profit, technology organization, OCTANe LLC. Fred attended classes at the Stockholm School of Economics in Europe.


Ken Cragun

Chief Financial Officer

undefinedKen has over 20 years of senior level financial experience, and most recently served as Local.com interim CFO. Prior to being interim CFO, Ken served as the company's vice president of finance since April of 2009. He also served as CFO for Modtech Holdings, Inc. (MODT), a modular building manufacturer. Prior to Modtech, Cragun served as the senior vice president and principal accounting officer for MIVA, Inc. At MIVA, Cragun led the company through significant organic and M&A growth, increasing revenue from $45 million to $200 million. Cragun has also served as CFO for other public and online companies. Ken earned his CPA designation in California and has experience working for a Big Four accounting firm. He received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Colorado State University-Pueblo.



Scott Reinke

General Counsel

undefinedScott has 10 years of corporate law experience, and most recently served as executive vice president and general counsel for Emerging Media Group, Inc., which owns and operates TRAFFIQ, Inc., a leading digital media management and media buying platform, and Market Maker Interactive, a leading full service interactive agency. Prior to Emerging Media Group, Scott served as the vice president of legal and AGC for MIVA, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIVA), a provider of performance-based online marketing and commerce services.​​

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    Very intelligent and friendly people. No random people work there, everyone weight on their place and is super capable. I learned a lot from the people I worked with.


    I felt I had very little control on general business decisions or power to make improvments.

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    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Local Corporation.


    Probing, multiple rounds and respectful interview process


    Very cordial.

Local Corporation Awards & Accolades

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Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, 2013
Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, 2012
Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, 2011
Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, 2010
Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2009
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Additional Info

Website www.localcorporation.com
Headquarters Irvine, CA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Public (LOCM)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

About Local Corporation

Local Corporation (NASDAQ:LOCM) is a leading local search and advertising technology company that aggregates and curates the most relevant and rich personalized content and presents it to millions of consumers wherever and however they search for information, while providing significant reach and value to the company’s advertisers and partners. For... More

Mission: To give consumers the most relevant and personalized information at the right time and on the right platform - and continually refine it until it's perfect.

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