VP MARKETING + TECHNOLOGY
Bryan Garabrandt is the Vice President of Marketing and Technology for MJ Venture Partners, Inc. He manages all consumer branding, distribution channels, and deployment of sales for the organization. Bryan oversees all marketing and digital communication strategies as well as the development of all web properties owned by MJVP and its subsidiaries.
Bryan is a successful entrepreneur and marketing communications professional. Experienced and honed in digital media, data analysis, and marketing psychology; Bryan takes a very methodical and analytical approach to developing and improving brand presence, reputation, website effectiveness, and user experience. As a trained statistician, he puts his trust in the data and believes having quality analytics in order to make calculated decisions is the best approach to great marketing and strong ROI.
Bryan completed his undergraduate studies at The College of Wooster where he earned degrees in both Psychology and Religious Studies. He pursued his graduate work in California, studying Addiction Counseling and Media Psychology respectively; culminating in nearly 7 years studying the psychology of marketing, communications, and media to develop a strong understanding of how consumers best respond to online and offline content. Moreover, his studies and background in Addiction make Bryan a strong advocate for medical marijuana.
After completion of his studies, Bryan entered the workforce as a technical writer, developing Business Plans for small business start-ups and expansions. He continued his career at Live Deal (Now Live Ventures), a NASDAQ company trading under the stock symbol LIVE as a member of the Search Operations Team.
Inspired by assisting others in achieving their entrepreneurial dreams, Bryan partnered in opening SEM Exposure in 2009, a boutique digital marketing agency focusing on web development, social media marketing, and search marketing. Upon selling the agency in 2012, Bryan worked as a digital consultant on various projects to include Exotics Racing, the Las Vegas-based exotic car driving experience; SureSale, the first used car warranty program offered to auto dealers; and SPEEDVEGAS, a Las Vegas racetrack purpose-built for exotic supercars.
Bryan has over a decade of experience in consulting, managing, executing, and optimizing marketing media across all channels and 5+ years of experience in successful leadership and team building strategies.
When not at work, Bryan enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He also enjoys sport shooting, politics, law, boxing, kickboxing and is an avid sports fan.