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SmartBrand is a marketing collaborative specializing in branding and sales integration services.
We provide our clients strategic and creative services for every aspect of branding; including marketing, advertising, public relations and social media.
Our teams helps companies, organizations and individuals build movements that create word of mouth excitement. We are devoted to helping our clients discover and sustain passion about who they are, and why they exist.
Our clients grow relationships, not just transactions; and thrive through movements, not merely campaigns.
With our dedication to ensuring sales with targeted communications through both inbound and outbound channels, we achieve measurable results you can rely on.
We're proud to work with a diverse range of corporations and businesses; with our focus on sustainable marketing, real estate and technology.
I'm a creative brand-marketing strategist with more than 25 years of progressive leadership experience in both mature and high growth companies.
I have been recognized for my expertise at building business and rejuvenating brands by identifying the market opportunity, crafting a vision, developing core strategies, hiring and training talent, and leading high-performing teams.
I excel at strategic marketing planning, brand repositioning, creative advertising, Internet and direct marketing, marketing communications, public relations, social media marketing, business development and account management.
Throughout my career, I have been very fortunate to have helped create successful brand platforms and projects for Fortune 500 and internationally recognized companies such as Caesars Palace, Cox Communications, Discovery Channel, ESPN, Grand Sierra Resort, NBC Sports, The Montage, MGM Grand Hotel, Porsche Cars North America, Southwest Airlines and the Universities of Nevada in both Reno and Las Vegas.
I've also provided consulting services for regional development organizations such as the Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority and the Northern Nevada Development Authority.
My passion for giving back to his community is demonstrated through his continued work with the United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra, as well as other numerous nonprofit organizations such as the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission, Sierra Arts Foundation/Nevada Alliance for Arts In Education, and HAWC Community Health Centers, and others.
I've also been recognized with over 75 national, regional and local awards for professional excellence including numerous Addy's, Telly's and Communication Arts design awards.
marketing strategy, brand repositioning, creative advertising, internet marketing, direct marketing, marketing communications, public relations, social media marketing, business development and account management.