ABOUT ME

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Brian L. Fontenot

Creative and Technology Professional

Brian L. Fontenot is an experienced technology and creative/digital media executive and manager who specializes in advising small-and-medium businesses on leveraging technology to improve processes and functionality and improving branding to reach new clientele beyond geographical barriers.

Fontenot has worked for top-tier corporations and entrepreneurs providing sales, technical and procurement training support to increase technology uses and workflows.

Fontenot is a co-founder of Elevation Firm, A Creative Agency that assists companies in bridging their products and services to their new clients through creative graphical designs and website creations.

Fontenot is an active member of the Austin start-up and innovation scene, providing thought-leadership and technical support for globally renowned technology and entrepreneurship conferences.

If you can’t find him immersed in technology, you can find him working in the community through his many civic affiliations.

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  • Phone : +1 (512) 861-5368
  • Email : info@brianlfontenot.com
  • Website : http://www.brianlfontenot.com

       Years of Experience

11

IT

6

Social Media

7

Creative

11

Media

Media

Avid Photographer and Videographer, with an emphasis on catch the best views, portraits, and events.

Website Design

Skilled in development to ensure that even the simplest page connects your brand to many new clients.

Technology

Strong understanding with IT focus on ensuring your company can efficiently implement technology in your work place with maximum efficiency

MY SKILLS

80

Creative

Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Lightroom.

100

Web Design

Skilled in HTML, CSS, PHP and CMS services for Website Development.

100

Photography

Skilled adventure, commercial, documentary, event, and portrait photographer

80

Video Production

Skilled in advertising, corporate, event, and small business marketing production and video editing.

100

Information Technology

Skilled in network administration, Windows and Mac OS, server administration, and support end users.

100

Digital Marketing

Skilled in social media management, advertising, branding, and marketing through digital platforms.

  • Leadership 100%
  • Interpersonal Communication 90%
  • Creative 80%
  • Social Media 100%
  • Marketing 90%
  • Operational Execution and Organization 90%
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ELEVATING YOUR BRAND, REINVENTING YOUR BUSINESS

The most important impression is the first. Clients remember a business by the visual presentations that are provided through products, websites, advertisements, and other marketing vehicles. Presentation changes your clients outlook towards your ability to deliver your business services. The quality of your presentation leaves a lasting perception of your brand.

Elevation Firm is a creative agency that works with brands and companies to reach their maximum potential through first, second, and lasting impressions. Elevation Firm has decades of experience in a variety of advertising and marketing products to help your company “elevate” to the next level of brand recognition, clientele growth, and brand loyalty.

Through illustrations, out-of-home, photography, printed advertisements, social media, video production, and web design, Elevation Firm is committed to the most impressive presentations of your business.

Elevation Firm believes that through high quality presentation, you will in return attract loyal clientele, further lead generation beyond traditional geographical barriers, and reach a higher level of regional and national awareness. Our success lies in working in close partnership with our clients to ensure we are reaching not only desired outcomes, but accomplish all marketing and advertising goals. We are deeply invested in your success.

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Connecting Austin, Growing your Circle

Austin Social Circle was birthed with the sole purpose of cultivating the community of Austin, establishing relationships both personal and professional, and to serve as your social tour guide to all things Austin.

To accomplish this task, Austin Social Circle promotes and creates community in three different ways:
1. Through Personal Relationships
2. Through Professional Mentorship and Network Expansion
3. Through Career Opportunities and Partnerships.

Dedicated to solely providing various events through Austin’s very diverse entertainment and professional venues, we invite you to join us for developing new friends and colleagues. Allow us to be your Austin Social Tour Guide and join our network!

MY Recommendations

What people are saying about me

"I first met Brian at the local Apple store, when he helped me with some transition problems to my new laptop. He's incredibly knowledgable. He's my 'go to' person whenever I have questions about any of my systems. But more than that, Brian is super bright and personable. He would be a great asset to any organization, not just the Genius bar. I can highly recommend him"

He’s incredibly knowledgable. He’s my ‘go to’ person whenever I have questions about any of my systems

Keri Pearlson - KP Partners

"Brian is a pleasure to work with. I enjoy coming to work and seeing his smiling face! I can also rely on him to be responsible with whatever task I give to him. He works with clients with a professional and calm demeanor. Intelligent and kind."

“He works with clients with a professional and calm demeanor.”

Tara French - Team Manager at AppleCare / Enterprise

"Brian, from the moment I met him, showed an indomitable willingness to learn and to grow. His ambition was only matched by his kindness, his positivity, and his willingness to help those around him. I thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent working with him, and I know that he would be a valuable asset to any team that's lucky enough to have him."

“His ambition was only matched by his kindness, his positivity, and his willingness to help those around him.”

Sam Cooke - Training Program Manager at Apple, Inc.

"Brian came to me to move from Apple Retail to Apple Corporate in our worldwide call center. He was poised, professional, and energetic at his interview. I knew from that moment he was an amazing talent I needed to secure. I hired him within a week. Upon agreeing to the role, he embraced the opportunity like I've never seen anyone before. He received little training in the role due to him joining the team mid-cycle. Normally this…"

“Honored. That is one word in which I can describe the relationship I have with Brian Fontenot.”

John Hennings - AOS Sales Team Supervisor/ Sales Manager at Apple, Inc.

Some of my clients

MY PROCESS

  1. Brainstorm

    As a partial creator, partial idea generator, with every project or opportunity, I constantly bring new ideas to apply various…

  2. Plan

    As a meticulous planner, I develop plans to reach the idea and goal first developed.

  3. Action

    With every plan, I ensure that I lead by example. I devote myself to exceeding the requirements though being a…

  4. Lead

    As important is to act, I also serve as a leader to ensure that the goal is exceeded, not just…

  5. Exceed

    With a plan, action, and leadership, I ensure that we stay steadfast to the goal and not only meet but…

  6. Reflect

    Most importantly, as we reach success, I identify was to improve the process as not only a learning lesson for…

My Blog

  • What to know before visiting your first pot shop

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    SEATTLE, Washington — Washington state has banked more than $120 million in sales since recreational marijuana first hit the market there in July 2014, according to the state's Liquor Control Board. And as sales have…

  • HTC One M9, law-abiding cars and other stories you might’ve missed!

    March 28, 2015

    Saturday is finally here and it's a great time to catch up this week's top stories. We review the HTC One M9, learn about Ford's new car that will force you to obey the speed…

  • Congressman: Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted emails

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    Rep. Trey Gowdy said the former secretary of state has failed to produce a single new document in recent weeks and has refused to relinquish... ...read more Read more here:: USA Today      

  • Memorial president: Vietnam statue ‘not a jungle gym’

    March 28, 2015

    A photo showing children playing on the Vietnam Women's Memorial has outraged some. ...read more Read more here:: USA Today      

  • 5 creative ideas for one-second Snapchats (besides full frontal)

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    Image: Mashable, Tyler TronsonSeriously, why do one-second Snapchats even exist? Well, besides the obvious... We've got some super cute ideas for one-second Snapchat messages for your nearest and dearest See also: 10 clever Snapchat puns…

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GET IN TOUCH

info@brianlfontenot.com
www.brianlfontenot.com

(512) 861-5368

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