Tripp Donnelly is the Founder and CEO of REQ, a digital marketing and brand management company headquartered in downtown Washington, DC with offices around the U.S. Founded in 2008, REQ provides major brands, national organizations and growing companies with digital marketing services, online reputation management, and advocacy solutions. The company is a pioneer in online reputation and brand management, developing proprietary technologies that shaped industry standards and connecting brands to the right customer-advocate audience with real-time capabilities.
Under Tripp’s leadership, the company has received three rounds of investment, won more than 85 industry awards, and acquired four companies. And REQ’s quick growth has been noticed. The company has been named to the Inc. 500, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and Future 50 lists recognizing the fastest growing companies in America. But it’s not just about growth. Both the Washingtonian and Washington Business Journal have named REQ among DC’s Best Places to Work.
Before REQ, Tripp served as a Senior Vice President at InPhonic and as a Presidential Aide in the Offices of Communications, Legislative Affairs, and Presidential Advance at the White House.
Washingtonian Magazine and Washington Business Journal have named him a ‘Tech Titan’, listed him among its 40 Under 40 Business Leaders, and SmartCEO Magazine named him Technology Innovator of the Year. Tripp is a regular media contributor and conference speaker, where he provides insight on digital media and marketing trends.
Tripp holds degrees from Georgetown University and the London School of Economics. Outside of the company, he is a Fellow of the Aspen Institute, member of The Economic Club of Washington DC, and member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).
He is an avid outdoorsman and active in several charitable organizations, including the Children’s National Medical Center, Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, and the L’Enfant Trust for Historic Preservation.
You can read more about Tripp at trippdonnelly.com.