- Brian SmithStrategist + Marketing Consultant, 2007 - presentI operate as direct consultant to private businesses and as contractor for creative agencies. For direct clients, I develop and implement marketing strategies, sales programs, and change management programs. Direct clients have included Broadway Across America, Substance Abuse Training Initiative at University of Nebraska, private software developer, brewpub restaurant, and public speakers. As a contractor, I lead a full range of sales, project management, account management, quality assurance, and testing activities as a contractor for creative agencies. I manage external relationships as an account manager and internal employees as project manager. End clients have included NCAA Division I athletics department, events division of $17B financial institution, and regional retailer with 91 locations. Agency relationships have included The New BLK and Bozell.
Progressive strategist with experience leading internal and external teams in marketing and branding, website development, change initiatives, and complex events from concept to delivery. Utilize skills in communication, sales, analysis, and synthesis to advance organizations and connect people to movements. Active in global TED community. Expert in curiosity.
- University of Nebraska at OmahaEnglish, 1994 - 1997