about our founder

Ron Marcus, brand & marketing consultant


Ron has been working in branding and marketing communications for 28 years. He has both broad and deep experience with branding and marketing strategy and tactics. He is a true multi-disciplinarian with a combination of big-picture thinking and tactical execution. He’s worked for many years on both the client side and the agency side. Ron’s forte is helping both startups and companies that are reinventing themselves to develop and align their mission, culture and brand, then create and execute winning branding and marketing strategies. He’s worked with a wide variety of B2B companies in diverse industries. He’s also helped a number of nonprofits optimize their marketing programs.

Ron is an accomplished public speaker and presenter, corporate video producer, musician and martial artist. When he’s not working, Ron plays in bands, teaches karate, and volunteers. He is a Southern California native and has called San Diego home since 1985. He lives with his wife Galina and their two cats.

Ron enjoys:

  • Cycling & jogging
  • Karate and yoga
  • Playing bass and keys in bands
  • Volunteering
  • Tech
  • Foreign travel

Favorite Quotes:

  • “Fall seven times to stand eight times; life starts from now.”
  • “There is no failure; only feedback.”
  • “If you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re probably right.”
  • “To fill your cup, you must first empty your cup.”