The one thing his employees and clients never doubted about bear was that he was passionate about his brand. Each day he came into work and immediately launched into whatever innovative thought popped into his head. Time and time again he would call out to everyone and get their opinion of his product. He branded his car with sticks about his product and would talk to nearly everyone he saw about it. Because of this, customers felt safe doing business with him. His brand was an extension of himself and they knew that by doing business with him, he wouldn’t let them down because it would be letting himself down.
Gresham “Gresh” W. Harkless Jr. is the founder of CBNation and Blue 16 Media. CBNation is a Business to Business (B2B) Brand focusing on increasing the business success rate by providing visibility and resources for CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners. CBNation consists of blogs (CEOBlogNation.com), podcasts (CEOPodcasts.com) and videos (CBNation.tv). Blue 16 Media is a digital marketing agency providing digital marketing services including web design & SEO to small to medium-sized businesses and organizations. Central to his marketing philosophy is that You Are a Media Company: Developing a Marketing Strategy to Connect with Your Target and Reach Your Goals. Gresham is proud a graduate of Howard University & Georgetown University. He also is a graduate of the 2020 Leadership Center for Excellence Young Professionals Program ’16 and recognized by the Alexandria Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 40 Under 40.