BigSpeak, the leading business speakers’ bureau is proud to announce the recent hire of four new team members in during the month of July—a company record for new hires in a single month.
In the past two years BigSpeak has experienced rapid expansion—making the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list three years in a row. Other Central Coast companies to make Inc.’s 5000 list include Invoca, HG Data Company, Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company, and Mission Wealth.
Joining the team are Blair Bryant Nichols, Executive Agent and Consultant; Kyle Crocco Marketing Coordinator; Matt Reinhardt, Finance Associate; and, Kenzie Gerr, Sales Associate.
Blair Bryant Nichols joins the BigSpeak team after completing his M.B.A at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. During and prior to business school, Blair served as the Speaking Manager and Chief of Staff to Keith Ferrazzi at Ferrazzi Greenlight Consulting. Blair will work with international BigSpeak partner clients and also specialize with clients located in Los Angeles to book keynote speakers for corporate events.
Kyle Crocco also joins BigSpeak after completing higher education. He recently completed his Ph.D. in Education at the University of California Santa Barbara. Kyle will write marketing content for BigSpeak and coordinate its externally published columns in various business magazines and blogs. In his spare time, Kyle is also the lead singer of the local Santa Barbara band Duh Professors.
After graduating from UCSB this June with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in Business Communication, Matt Reinhardt quickly transitioned into his role as Finance Associate. Matt is responsible for invoices, contracts, and client management.
Kenzie Gerr comes to BigSpeak as a Sales and Administrative Associate. She was also a UCSB graduate and has garnered much experience working previously at local tech companies such as Ontraport, Citrix, and Deckers.
“As the company grows we are proud to bring on new team members from the community,” says President Barrett Cordero. “There is a real value in human assets. Our employees are the ones driving innovation and growth, and now more than ever, companies are choosing to invest in their people.”
Serving 64% of the global fortune 1000, and in its 22nd year of business, BigSpeak still maintains the Santa Barbara vibe of leisurely Fridays (including taking Friday off for Fiesta weekend), community volunteering, and providing employees with opportunities for personal and professional development.
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