They’re all in: Why Authentic Brand’s conversion to 100% W2 employees is a category-shattering revolution

They’re all in: Why Authentic Brand’s conversion to 100% W2 employees is a category-shattering revolution

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - August 3, 2021 Authentic Brand announced today that as of August 1, 100% of their team has voluntarily converted to W2 employee status – a shift that’s unique in the category of fractional executive services and reflects Authentic Brand’s strategic vision of thoughtful growth and development of an aligned, values-driven team that’s fully committed to the company, to each other, and to their clients. (more…)
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An open letter in recognition of a deserving leader. Meg Van Sloun promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Authentic Brand.

An open letter in recognition of a deserving leader. Meg Van Sloun promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Authentic Brand.

Meg Van Sloun (L), Authentic Brand COO, with Jennifer Zick (R), Authentic Brand CEO MINNEAPOLIS, MN – June 10, 2021 I had planned to craft a formal press release to announce Meg Van Sloun's promotion to Chief Operating Officer for Authentic Brand. But before I drafted the public announcement, I first shared a letter with our internal team. And then I realized that I want to share with all of YOU just how truly grateful I am for Meg, and how excited I am for her and for…
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Transformational tech marketer, Peter Zaballos, joins Authentic Brand as Fractional CMO

Transformational tech marketer, Peter Zaballos, joins Authentic Brand as Fractional CMO

A seasoned Chief Marketing Officer, board leader and venture capitalist, Zaballos accelerates SaaS companies (and race cars). MINNEAPOLIS, MN - June 9, 2021 Authentic Brand continues expansion of its national fractional CMO team with the addition of Peter Zaballos, a Chief Marketing Officer with a reputation for building brands that disrupt the technology landscape and fundamentally change the world. Zaballos' career includes past roles with LSI Logic, C-Cube Microsystems and RealNetworks: companies that changed the landscape of computing and launched Zaballos' passion for transformational technology and rapid-growth entrepreneurial…
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Kent Huffman, Brand Builder & Published Author, Joins Authentic Brand as Fractional CMO & Consultant

Kent Huffman, Brand Builder & Published Author, Joins Authentic Brand as Fractional CMO & Consultant

Huffman, an experienced growth driver and fractional executive, ushers in Authentic Brand's national expansion of regional and remote CMO solutions. MINNEAPOLIS, MN - April 27, 2021 Authentic Brand announces the expansion of its fractional CMO team with the addition of Kent Huffman, a veteran fractional CMO, brand builder, growth driver, customer advocate, change agent, and published book author. Based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas, Huffman joins Authentic Brand at a time when the fractional CMO firm is actively shifting gears from its origin as a regional…
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Daneen Kiger, Global Marketing and Brand Leader, Joins Authentic Brand as Fractional CMO & Consultant

Daneen Kiger, Global Marketing and Brand Leader, Joins Authentic Brand as Fractional CMO & Consultant

Kiger’s leadership experience spans healthcare, medical devices, education, retail, eCommerce, and technology sectors. MINNEAPOLIS, MN - October 13, 2020 Authentic Brand announces the expansion of its Authentic Fractional CMO™ team with the addition of Daneen Kiger, an experienced global marketing and brand leader whose background includes scaling teams, growing channels, and developing international product strategies for businesses $20M - $1B+ in annual revenue in over 40 countries. (more…)
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Ruth Glaser joins Authentic Brand as Fractional CMO & Consultant, extending firm’s B2C, retail, franchise, and e-commerce expertise

Ruth Glaser joins Authentic Brand as Fractional CMO & Consultant, extending firm’s B2C, retail, franchise, and e-commerce expertise

Co-Founder & Former Co-CEO of Let’s Dish! brings consumer marketing depth and entrepreneurial growth chops to Authentic Brand’s SMB clients MINNEAPOLIS, MN - May 18, 2020 Authentic Brand is delighted to announce the addition of Ruth Glaser as Fractional CMO and valuable member of our growing marketing mindshare and team. A seasoned entrepreneur and marketing executive, Glaser is the co-founder and former co-CEO of Let's Dish! - an innovative retail meal preparation business with a blended bricks-and-mortar and e-commerce model. Under Glaser's leadership, Let's Dish! raised $4M in…
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