Andrew B. Clark – The Brand Chef
President of SPOKE Communications, LLC
Andrew is president and owner of SPOKE Communications, LLC, a business marketing communications company in Des Moines, Iowa. Andrew is an internationally recognized expert on integrated branding and marketing communications, technology and cultural trends and a leading advocate for applying emerging media tools and techniques to make the world a better place than he found it. He is a writer and online publishing veteran who learned from and owes his success and drive to his remarkable teachers and mentors.
He has been featured as a marketing and social media marketing professional in The Business Record in 2011 and 2012 as well as featured in The Des Moines Register in June of 2012. With speaking engagements ranging from civic groups and agricultural communities to keynotes for business and manufacturing conferences, Andrew’s passion for delivering TRUE Brand-integrated education to those struggling to define the Truth, Relevance, Uniqueness and Engagement with their target audiences.
Andrew has published his TRUE Branding workbook that can be downloaded from his Website (TheBrandChef.com) for free and is in development of the accompanying book “TRUE – Truth Relevance and Unique Engagement for Business” which is due out in December of 2012. With other books utilizing the TRUE model (Truth, Relevance, Uniqueness, Engagement) there promises to be MANY more books in the near future.
He Studied photography and illustration at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Communication Arts at Des Moines Area Community College in Des Moines, Iowa as well as photography and printmaking at The Museum School of Fine Art in Boston, Massachusetts. Andrew lives with his wife, daughter, two sons and two dogs in Des Moines, Iowa.