June 24, 2021

Butler/Till Announces Acquisition of Digital Hyve

By Kimberly Jones, Newly Combined President & CEO

We are proud to announce exciting news: Butler/Till has acquired Digital Hyve, a digital marketing agency ranked among Adweek’s 100 Fastest Growing Agencies and one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. It’s big news, as it empowers us to better serve our clients, partners, communities, and our employees.

Partnering with Digital Hyve, an Inc. 5000 company, adds top talent, digital expertise, and new services to our mix of client offerings, including paid digital advertising, social media marketing, video marketing, retargeting, content and SEO marketing, reporting and analytics, creative, and market research. The acquisition strengthens our firm so that we can help brands solve their biggest marketing challenges and digitally transform their businesses—regardless of the size of their company.

We’re now even better equipped to deliver the right messaging at the right time to a precise audience, creating measurable results for new and existing clients in the small and medium-size enterprise (SME) market and beyond. We now can expand our business, and yours, with new vertical expertise in retail, automotive, food and beverage, government, education, and travel, tourism, and hospitality, to better serve our communities.

Butler/Till has always been committed to embracing digital innovation to meet the rapidly evolving needs of clients, continually optimizing services, and making strategic investments to increase customer intimacy and strengthen a culture of agility and adaptiveness. Joining forces with Digital Hyve enables us to continue that evolution, broadening our expertise, bandwidth, and infrastructure.

“Butler/Till’s purpose-driven approach, reflected in its engaged, award-winning employee ownership culture and its dedication to solving clients’ most pressing marketing needs aligns with Digital Hyve’s core tenets of integrity and client satisfaction. Clients depend on specialized expertise and dedication. Their success depends on marketers who can keep up with the rapid pace of change in today’s business environment. As employee-owners, our crew’s continued dedication to our clients combined with our partnership with Butler/Till, will allow us to meet those challenges head on and deliver game-changing results.”– Jeff Knauss, Co-founder and CEO, Digital Hyve

Few Key Takeaways

  • Digital Hyve will retain its brand and become a wholly owned subsidiary of Butler/Till. Each agency will continue to serve its respective clients. I will serve as President & CEO of the combined agency.
  • We will remain purpose-driven and committed to serving our clients, partners communities, and team. We are proudly held to the highest standards under our B Corporation certification. We remain steadfast supporters of employee ownership, adding Digital Hyve employees to our employee stock ownership program (ESOP), boosting our membership to more than 255 members!
  • Our physical footprint has grown! We now have offices in Rochester, Syracuse, and New York City.

Brimming with Gratitude and Optimism

Partnerships within our community have helped us reach this exciting milestone, partners like you. You have enabled us to build our business so that we can help others build theirs. We thank all our clients, partners, and the communities we serve for trusting us with their marketing and overall business goals. The opportunities we have together are more limitless than ever!


View the official press release on PR Newswire.

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