BRAND PRESENCE EXPERTS
Brand stories tickle our interest, flare us up, make us thirsty for more and poke us to think deeply about our choices. At MarketBrand, we get the power of how compelling narratives unlock what makes your brand magnetic, iconic and irresistible. Without a story that sticks, its nearly impossible to win attention or gain loyalty from consumers that crave relevance, meaning and connection. Our approach covers off on strategy to story to naming, from package design to experiences, and marketing support on-shelf, online, and in the field. And, while we have plenty of big brand achievements under our belts, we have a certain shine for the entrepreneur at heart and a joy for bringing emerging brands to life.
MARKETBRAND is a branding agency based in the San Francisco Bay Area, well positioned to understand what makes the millennial consumer tick and meet them there.
Eric has a boundless passion for creating meaningful brands. A consummate creative director with a nose for business, his instincts have benefited clients like Coca-Cola, Nestle, Wildwood, Kikkoman, FritoLay, Banana Republic, Microsoft, Intel and Hewlett-Packard. Eric’s tenure marks time with Primo Angeli, Co-founder of Brand Engine, Partner at both Plumbline and BrandMade, and Principal Director at Axion Design. Though he’s a few years in, it feels like he’s just getting started.
DEBORAH SMITH READ
Deb has worked with emerging brands, CPGs and private labels in most every food and beverage category. As a verbal and visual brand expert, her heart is at the center of connecting what consumers need and want to quality products worth their salt. With Anthem Worldwide, Fitch, Addis and her own consultancy, she has championed brands across consumer touch points including: Kraft, Hormel, SaraLee, Safeway, Conagra, Sephora, Logitech, and Williams-Sonoma.
Jeremy’s senior management and graphic arts resume is a salute to the country’s most iconic brands. Think Motorola, Levi’s, Paramount Pictures, Apple, PopChips, and Chobani. Most recently as a co-founder of Level One, now partnering with MarketBrand as the CEO of Launchpad, his deep understanding of bringing products to market is invaluable for emerging brands. Jeremy’s relationships with buyers and marketers draws on the most enviable connections in the industry.
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San Francisco Bay Area, CA