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Brian Newmark

Entrepreneur Marketer  Systems Administrator Restaurateur Digital Strategist

Overview of Brian Newmark

Brian Newmark of Villanova, PA (Suburban Philadelphia) is an accomplished restauranteur and entrepreneur with proven and highly successful expertise in areas such as: business development, public relations, marketing, brand management and development, reputation management, search engine optimization (SEO), social media promotion, pay-per-click (PPC),  and sales expertise.   Newmark also has 12 years experience as a Salesforce System Administrator and is Certified by Salesforce.com as an Administrator #18120395.

In 2002 Brian Newmark began utilizing the Internet as a primary tool for marketing.  For more than a decade Brian has honed his skills allowing him to stay at the forefront of marketing strategies in today's digital age where Internet based campaigns are critical.  Brian's ability to both develop the marketing message and means of reaching the audience, while at the same time possessing the ability to execute the program  set him apart from many who can do one or the other.

From 1999-2008 Brian Newmark was President and CEO of a large marketing company with sales exceeding $60mm annually.  On a daily basis, Brian was challenged to provision solutions to highly complex operational, technological and process problems.  This experience cannot be taught in classroom, he refers to it as a Street MBA.  Newmark sold his interest in the company to pursue digital marketing full time.

Today Brian Newmark is sought out by Executives, Entrepreneurs, and High Profile Individuals throughout the world for his critical thinking skills as well as his hands-on approach for driving results. 

In 2014, Brian Newmark launched, Naan Ventures, Inc., with the goal of becoming the largest operator of Indian restaurants in the Philadelphia region.  The first acquisition was Tandoor India, a University City icon established in 1991.  In Q1 2015, his team launched a new build location in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia under the Tandoor India brand.  Being a blank canvas build out, Newmark and his partners were able to utilize an open kitchen model which is popular with diners today.  In Q3  2015, the aggressive expansion plans continued with the take over of a 150 seat Indian restaurant in Collegeville, PA.  The location was rebranded under the Tandoor India name.  As of 12/2016 Brian Newmark divested all of his restaurant holdings with a successful exit. 

What is next for Newmark? Glad you asked.  As if running multiple companies from the back of an Indian restaurant wasn't enough, in 2014 Newmark and long time associates launched Deaflix Inc. Deaflix will air broadcast quality programming exclusively in sign language.  To date the founders have made tremendous progress and expect to air pilots 2018

Work experience

2014Present

Co-Founder, Board Member, Vice President

Deaflix Inc.
Dec 2014Dec 2016

CEO

Naan Ventures, Inc

In 2014, Brian Newmark  launched Naan Ventures, Inc. Naan's goal is be the largest operator of Indian restaurants in the Philadelphia region.  This business experienced rapid expansion and a solid exit in December 2016.

Jul 2014Present

Founder

Augment Marketing LLC

As a Partner at Augment Marketing, Brian Newmark has built a team with decades of digital marketing and sales expertise to offer services including: New Product Launches both messaging and execution, Sentiment Analysis, Mobile App Installs, Reputation Management, Brand Development, Public Relations, Crisis Management, Social Media Promotion (not to be confused with the dribble put out by companies every day that drives away followers), Facebook Ad Management/Optimization, Pay Per Click, Wikipedia Consulting and generally anything related to Marketing.

Augment Marketing harnesses the most well respected minds in digital marketing, PR and crisis management to achieve client goals. The Augment team includes industry experts in: United States, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, Morocco and India. These brilliant team members allow Augment to handle campaigns and challenges throughout the world and on nearly any scale.

2012Jul 2014

Senior Strategist & Director International Accounts

Brand com

At Brand com Brian Newmark served as Director of Brand's International Division.  In this capacity, Brian helped international corporations, organizations, political figure and celebrities develop a strategy for building, protecting or repairing their online image. Other Expertise include: Public Relations, Content Marketing, Brand development, public sentiment, crisis management, and mass media campaigns. Brian Newmark also helped develop Brand's Salesforce platform which created efficiency between lead generation to client management.

Served on the development team for Brand's roll out of the Salesforce platform.

20112012

Director of Sales And Marketing

PekaSys
Jan 1999Jan 2010

President

EPA Corp

Brian Newmark was founder and President of this firm which he grew from zero to sixty million in annual sales during his ownership.  Newmark sold his interest in the company, but has remained actively involved  in a consultative roll as well as being the company's Salesforce Systems Administrator to the present day (2018). 

May 1996Aug 1999

National Sales and Marketing Director

Addison Group

Brian Newmark was National Sales and Marketing Director of a nationwide insurance marketing organization with sales exceeding $250,000,000 in annual premium.  Responsible for overseeing 3 regions and 21 sales offices. 

Jan 2001Present

Board Member

Hawaiian Island Shine

International manufacturer and distributor of premium care care products. Brian Newmark serves on the Board and maintains a significant equity position in the company.

Jan 1995May 1996

Protégé

SFG, Corp.

Brian Newmark served as protégé to a successful entrepreneur with businesses including insurance, real estate management, quick serve restaurants, commercial lending and transportation. Newmark had significant exposure at an early juncture in his career to profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow concepts.

Interest

Brian Newmark is a a big fan of Porsche automobiles. Newmark ordered a Boxter when they first came out in 1998 and a 911 convertible more recently. Having twice chartered a yacht with friends, Newmark has developed a strange fascination with yachts.  While owning a 100+ foot cruiser is probably not in Newmark's future, he never tire of reading about them. Showboats Magazine is the last paper magazines he receives. Brian has traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States. Since childhood, he has enjoyed skiing in Colorado, but has given that up to stay warm in the winter preferring the South Florida and the Caribbean.  To stay in shape Brian Newmark jogs 3 miles a day.  When the weather allows, he jogs the beautiful streets of Villanova, PA where he lives with his wife of 20 years and his two teenage children.   

Education

1991May 1995

Bachelors of Science

University of Delaware
Jan 1994Jan 1994

Study Abroad Program

American College In London

Skills

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Salesforce Certified Administrator (credential ID 18120395), Content Marketing, Reputation Management, Brand Developing, Monitoring,  Restaurant Management, Business Development and much more.

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