In 1997, DeGraide started his first company, BZ Results, in Providence, RI. BZ Results is a digital marketing company that helps car dealers use the Internet to grow their businesses. In 2006, with more than 1,600 dealership clients and 150 employees, DeGraide and his partners sold BZ Results to Advanced Digital Processing (ADP).
After the sale, DeGraide started Astonish, which was recently ranked 267th on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.
DeGraide and his team are the driving forces behind a vision to help insurers across the country grow their businesses by using the Internet.
Currently serving more than 7,000 insurance industry users in the U.S., DeGraide and his team are encouraging the insurance industry across the country to “Join the Internet marketing revolution, or get left behind!”
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