Brian Hemsworth

President & CMO

Brian Hemsworth is a communications renaissance man. He’s an award winning commercial producer, magazine editor, photographer, and advertising copywriter. He’s worked for advertising agencies, media companies, and as director of marketing for divisions of Fortune 500 firms. While he started his career as a “creative,” he went on to advanced studies in business and marketing, developing an expertise in small-to-mid-sized business marketing and branding. Brian is the CMO for Newman Grace, and heads up branding and marketing strategy for the firm’s clients. In addition to his work at Newman Grace, Brian has taught more than 50 semesters of marketing and advertising at Pepperdine University and Woodbury University. Brian professional focus and passion is developing brand building strategies for clients.

Brian is also a co-founder of Echelon Business Development Network and

Conversations about Bourbon or Coffee90%
Conversations about Marketing95%
Passion For Great Branding100%

Areas of Genius

  • Strategy
  • Coffee
  • Film & Video Production
  • Small Batch Bourbon
  • Copywriting
  • Travel Journalism

Education & Accolades

  • B.A., Telecommunications & Film, San Diego State University
  • Direct Marketing Certificate, CSUN
  • MBA, California Lutheran University
  • CBC, Certified Business Communicator
  • Adjunct Professor, Pepperdine University, Woodbury University and University of Texas, Dallas