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Leadership

Klinton Briney | Co-Founder and CEO

A graduate of Butler University, Klint Briney founded BRANDed Management following a tenure working for now-retired Indy 500 driver Sarah Fisher, as well as having spent time with Just Marketing International and MTV Networks.

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Briney studied business marketing, sports entertainment and public relations at Butler University and grew up on a working grain and livestock farm in Central Illinois where he started his first business (web design) at the age of 10.

While serving as Executive Brand Manager for Fisher, Briney secured endorsement deals with companies such as TAG Heuer and AAA Auto Insurance, raising Fisher's profile as the most marketed athlete in Indianapolis, according to the Indianapolis Star . He handled a multi-million dollar sponsorship programs with The Dollar General Corporation, as well as assisted in landing a sponsorship with Service Central (Big O' Tires/Tire Kingdom/National/Tire & Battery/Merchants). He consistently put Fisher in popular culture landing her on programs such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Today Show, The Price is Right, and entertainment programs like EXTRA and in the pages of People, Glamour, and Women's Health, among many others.  

Briney was at Fisher's side as she started Sarah Fisher Racing in 2008, assisting with her Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) certification, growing her business by 100 percent as she entered her second year of business and in facilitating a two-car race team effort by the third, before bowing out to start his own agency in 2010.

Added-value creative opportunities is something Briney has leveraged to drive awareness for his clients, including orchestrating the front row for the 2009 Indy 500 (Helio Castroneves, Dario Franchitti, Ryan Briscoe) in a milk chugging contest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon that became a YouTube sensation. He staged a national visit by then-presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton in May 2008 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, producing the largest media presence at the speedway in its storied 100-year history. He also assisted with VH1's "I Love The 90s" launch week, produced a national promotion with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and has worked with FocusDriven in conjunction with Oprah Winfrey's No Phone Zone.

While working at MTV Networks, a division of media conglomerate Viacom, Briney worked at the Spike TV network in Consumer & Ad Sales Marketing. Through his agency, Briney also assists with handling celebrity talent for the annual Video Music Awards (VMAs) and the MTV Movie Awards (2004-present). Briney has also served as a concert director, landing such acts as Michelle Branch, The Roots, Jason Mraz, as well as one of The Fray's first national shows. While working at Just Marketing International, he worked on accounts ranging from Crown Royal to Subway to Brut and with NASCAR drivers like Kurt Busch and Greg Biffle and NHRA's Ron Capps.

While running BRANDed, Briney has helped build the brands of many athletes, consumer-facing brands, and raised the profile of star-studded events.

He has helped lead the production of three SuperBowl Kick-Off Parties (New Orleans, New York City, Phoenix), ABC's Bachelor/Bachelorette Premiers & Finale parties, as well as the annual pre-ESPYs party at The Playboy Mansion, where in 2013, he delivered the largest media turnout on the red carpet in the history of events at the Mansion.

Under his management at BRANDed, Briney has built brands around several prodigy athletes and consumer brands, putting them in print ads alongside Neil Patrick Harris with sponsor TAG Heuer, and on media platforms including TODAY, Good Morning America, Steve Harvey, Gayle King/Oprah, Teen Vogue, Larry King, and MTV.

In addition, he has helped lead the charge with celebrity and brand integration for such sports properties as the Indianapolis 500, where in 2014, BRANDed secured the National Anthem Singer and the Honorary Starter in LeAnn Rimes and Mark Cuban, respectively and in 2015, secured Jordin Sparks to deliver the National Anthem. In television, he has assisted with brand integrations for such assets as CBS' The Dr. Phil Show (#1 in daytime) and The Doctors for product and service segment integrations, including integrations for Dr. Phil's new book, "The 20/20 Diet" segment with brands including POLAR Heart Rate Monitors, Palace Resorts, JetBlue, and Delta Airlines, among others. 

Briney is a published author and an expert in brand marketing, having been featured and quoted in many media outlets including, Forbes Magazine, CNN, MTV, Street and Smith's, US Weekly,  Sports Business Journal, ESPN.com, AOL.com, Bloomberg.com, CareerBuilder.com, Mashable.com, the New York Times, and the Washington Post, among others. He was also a finalist for the 2012 White House Empact 100 List of The Top Entrepreneurs Under 30. 

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Klint may be reached at: klint@brandedmgmt.com.

 

Jennifer Beaver | Co-Founder and CEO

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Jennifer Beaver founded All Access Promotions (now BRANDed Management) in 2001 after a successful career with the Indiana Pacers, Fox Sports, and the Indianapolis Colts.  She passionately parlayed those experiences into owning and producing some of the most exciting, high-profile events in the sports and entertainment industry. In addition to events, she has negotiated seven figure sponsorship contracts for both NFL teams and the NFLPA.

 


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Her clients range from non-profit organizations and elite professional athletes to corporate industry power-players.

Jennifer's relationships and talents extend throughout every aspect of the sports business industry including event creation and production, corporate branding/marketing, social and digital media, promotions, sponsorship sales, and marketing for both professional teams, the corporate sector, and personal clients.

Jennifer's event highlights include: Annual Playboy All-Star Celebrity Poker Tournament(s) at the Playboy Mansion to kickoff ESPYS week, Annual Super Bowl events for companies like Moves Magazine, Playboy and Playboy Golf, "The Race Party," a three-day extravaganza to celebrate Indianapolis 500 weekend, IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves' "Party Like a Race Star," "Wishing on Stars Celebrity Serve" hosted by and featuring star players from the Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts, NBA Celebrity Poker in Las Vegas and more.

Jennifer has more than 18 years experience in sports marketing, brand development, event management, consulting, and celebrity endorsements.

 A health and fitness enthusiast, Jennifer was captain of her college tennis team while obtaining degrees in Spanish, Business (Marketing /Advertising), and Education from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She also earned a Spanish degree from Cuauhnauhuac Spanish Language Institute in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

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Jen may be reached at jen@brandedmgmt.com.