“What I look for in companies is potential and people,” said Whitener. “NCLUSIVE is full of young creative entrepreneurs who are looking to change the face of brand marketing and I couldn’t be more excited to help them in this quest."
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 17, 2015
Building upon it’s successful track record of innovation in the branding, marketing and technology space, NCLUSIVE is excited to announce a significant addition to their team as Gordon Whitener will be joining their board of advisors. Whitener, principal in his eponymous Whitener Company, is known for tapping into his extensive network to help accelerate expansion of high-growth companies.
“For the previous four years we have continued to invest in ourselves, knowing that we would eventually look to bring on strategic advisors as our company grew” said Justin Giangrande, COO of NCLUSIVE. “There is a lot that goes into the decision to bring on a partner at this level, and Gordon’s relationships and most importantly invaluable experience as an executive checked every one of our proverbial boxes.”
As a former President and CEO of one of the nation’s leading providers of affinity, multimedia, and promotional services, Gordon will be lending his expertise to NCLUSIVE’s suite of services that extend from digital branding and marketing, to web and mobile app development, to public relations. By understanding the core identity and pairing that with the latest technology trends, NCLUSIVE is able to provide brands and start-ups with rich and engaging programs that speak to today’s most coveted demographics.
“What I look for in companies is potential and people,” said Whitener. “NCLUSIVE is full of young creative entrepreneurs who are looking to change the face of brand marketing and I couldn’t be more excited to help them in this quest. You can really feel the energy and hunger with this group and I get a little more pep in my step each time I leave their office. With my network and their capabilities, we are undoubtedly going to drive tremendous value for brands across multiple platforms.”
Whitener will also be investing in NCLUSIVE Sports, a division of NCLUSIVE that specializes in brand building, marketing and endorsements, and public relations for athletes across all major sports. This intersection of digital capabilities and sports enables NCLUSIVE to maximize the value of any athlete/brand partnership and Whiteners history of developing major sports properties as well as connections within the industry will help position NCLUSIVE Sports as a leader in the sports business space.
About Gordon Whitener
Gordon Whitener built his executive career on a unique ability to construct highly successful teams and inspire results-driven leadership. Now, as a principal in his eponymous Whitener Company, Gordon taps into his extensive network of resources and executive skills to help position companies for growth.
Gordon served as Chairman and CEO of SportsMyx Holdings, LLC (SportsMyx), which owned Action Sports Media until late 2009. Prior to that he was President and CEO of Host Communications, one of the nation’s leading providers of affinity, multimedia, promotional and event management services to universities, athletic conferences, associations and corporations. He also served as President and CEO of Interface Americas, the global leader in commercial carpet manufacturing. Gordon also founded the United States Cowboy Tour, a rodeo and sports marketing company that is still family-owned.
NCLUSIVE is an LA-based digital creative agency that specializes in creating and executing digital solutions that effectively build, develop, and promote brands from the ground up. Working with a wide range of clients extending from tech startups to consumer brands to athletes and celebrities, NCLUSIVE assists with brand consultation, web & app development as well as marketing programs. Through their venture studio, NCLUSIVE also identifies early stage tech opportunities to accelerate development and lead the investment and management process.