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A purpose-driven, narrative-focused, creative agency

We are dedicated to uncovering the untapped potential of brands. With a relentless passion for innovation, we reimagine their narrative, breathing new life into their story. Our team harnesses the power of creativity and strategic thinking to build unstoppable momentum, propelling brands to new heights of success. Through our comprehensive approach, we aim to transform ordinary brands into extraordinary forces in their respective industries. 

“Sam is AWESOME! When you work with Sam, he invests an amazing amount of time and energy into your business. He becomes vested in your success. I can’t think of anything more valuable that someone in marketing could offer.”

Our goals

Embrace change

Drive growth

Build relationships

Discover potential


Our history

Before SixLAVA
Having worked in a variety of industries prior to starting SixLAVA, the team of individuals we've gathered has over 50 years of combined experience in private, public, and nonprofit industries. Our combine experience has allowed us to work with Fortune 500 companies, Higher Education, Medical, Financial Services, U.S. Federal Contractors, SAAS, Engineering firms, and so many others. Our plethora of experience enables us to work in any industry and help them create the brand that fits their values, goals, and mission.
Our foundations
Since its inception in January 2018, SixLAVA has carved a niche in providing strategic business consulting services tailored for C-level executives, focusing on addressing the unique challenges and opportunities they face in their industries. This specialized guidance has helped numerous businesses streamline operations, enhance strategic planning, and achieve sustainable growth. In addition to consulting, SixLAVA has developed a robust B2B marketing and sales training program. These services are designed to equip businesses with the necessary tools and knowledge to effectively engage their target markets, improve sales techniques, and drive business growth. This training is particularly beneficial for companies looking to enhance their teams' skills in a competitive marketplace. Recognizing the digital transformation in business operations, SixLAVA also ventured into offering specialized website content services tailored to the needs of SaaS companies and nonprofit organizations. This initiative focuses on creating high-quality, impactful content that resonates with their respective audiences, helping these organizations improve their online presence, attract more traffic, and convert visitors into loyal customers. By diversifying its offerings and adapting to market needs, SixLAVA has established itself as a versatile and dynamic agency that supports its clients across multiple aspects of business and marketing strategies.
Branding & narrative services
At SixLAVA, our commitment to exceptional branding is unmatched, and it begins with a comprehensive understanding of each client’s unique needs and market dynamics. By incorporating Mark into our team, we've expanded our capacity to deliver full-service branding, design, and marketing solutions tailored to each client’s objectives. Our expertise is particularly evident in our approach to brand audits, an integral part of our strategy. These audits meticulously assess all facets of a brand, including visual identity, messaging, audience perception, and market positioning. This thorough analysis helps pinpoint opportunities for enhancement, ensuring that a brand not only communicates its unique value effectively but also stands out in a competitive market. Our agency excels in crafting new brand identities and rejuvenating existing ones. Whether it's developing a new brand from scratch or undertaking a complex rebranding project, our team works closely with clients through a collaborative five-step process. This process ensures that every aspect of the brand evolution is handled with precision, from the initial strategic planning and creative design to the digital rollout and ongoing brand management. Rebranding at SixLAVA involves a careful blend of preserving core elements while introducing modern aesthetics to appeal to today’s market. This balance helps maintain brand continuity with a refreshed appeal, attracting new interest while retaining loyal customers. Our strategic modifications typically include updates to logos, color schemes, and messaging, all aligned with current trends and customer expectations. In summary, SixLAVA’s branding services are designed to ensure that every brand we touch not only resonates with its audience but also achieves sustainable growth and a strong market presence in the digital age. Through innovative strategies and a detailed-oriented approach, we help brands navigate the complexities of today’s marketing environment, ensuring they are well-positioned for future success.
Fundraising & sales
Since our founding, we have focused on optimizing brand experiences and enhancing marketing strategies for both B2B and nonprofit sectors. Our initial engagement involved raising over $800k for a local nonprofit, drawing support from major entities like Walmart, Kroger, the Eccles Foundation, and the State of Utah . This success set a precedent for our commitment to leveraging strategic partnerships to benefit community-focused organizations. Our work has extended to a variety of local and national nonprofits, enhancing their market presence and engagement strategies. Notably, we've collaborated with The Cache Food Pantry and Cancer Camps for Kids, where our targeted campaigns significantly raised their profiles and operational funding. A Child's Hope Foundation also benefited from our tailored branding initiatives, which improved their outreach and donor engagement. More recently, in 2024, we broadened our scope to include cultural institutions such as The Utah Opera Festival & Musical Theatre and The Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival. These collaborations aimed to revitalize their branding and audience engagement tactics amidst a changing cultural landscape, ensuring they remain relevant and impactful. Through these diverse partnerships, we've not only driven substantial fundraising efforts but have also refined our expertise in adapting marketing strategies to various industry needs, ensuring each client's unique objectives are met with precision and creativity.
Professionals join the team
As we have hit several milestones as a company it has become necessary to expand and bring on more and better talent. Therefore, we’ve brought on partners in sales and marketing who focus efforts on the West Coast. We have also expanded our offerings by bringing on Jordan Augustine who is an award-winning director and corporate video production executive to oversee client video production projects for our clients. Grace Brand, our dedicated Social Media Manager, uses her creative flair to weave compelling narratives across our digital platforms. Her exceptional content creation has not only garnered millions of views but has significantly amplified our online presence. A recent graduate from Utah State University, Grace's fresh perspectives and strategic content development continue to foster community engagement and brand growth. When she steps away from her role, Grace explores her passions for travel, 2000s chick flicks, and her ongoing craft projects, enriching her creativity. Tom Broschinsky, our Senior Ad Buyer, brings over a decade of specialized experience in digital marketing and social advertising. Tom has been instrumental in expanding our social media footprint and enhancing our email marketing strategies. His profound knowledge and analytical prowess, honed at Utah State University, have enabled him to oversee and effectively manage substantial advertising budgets, setting new benchmarks for our advertising campaigns.
National sales expansion
Continuing the expansion of our team at SixLAVA, we are thrilled to highlight the unique talents and contributions of our latest member, Ryan Nye, who bring a wealth of expertise digital sales marketing. Ryan Nye adds a dynamic layer to our strategy division as an independent digital strategy consultant. With a robust background in digital marketing validated by his Duke University certification, Ryan's strategic insights have led to significant business advancements. His expertise in managing large-scale projects and formulating bespoke digital strategies ensures our clients receive innovative and effective solutions tailored to their needs. Together, Grace, Tom, and Ryan embody the spirit of innovation and dedication at SixLAVA. Their collaborative efforts are pivotal in steering our company towards greater creative achievements and sustained business growth, as we continue to serve our clients with cutting-edge digital marketing solutions.

Our team

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Sam Brand

Owner & Chief Executive Officer

Corporate Overseer
Strategic Sentinel
Boardroom Battler
 Decision Dynamo

Meet Sam Brand, a seasoned CEO and Owner with an impressive 23-year career spanning diverse sectors, including finance, marketing, and advertising. His academic journey began with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Family & Consumer Sciences from Utah State University in 2001, followed by a Master of Science degree in Financial Planning from Kansas State University in 2005. Samuel’s expertise spans various domains, including Business Development, Sales Training, Corporate Sales, Marketing, Creative Design, and Business Strategy. Throughout his distinguished career, he has achieved over $175M in sales goals through a strategic blend of networking, fundraising, business development, and storytelling.

Sam is renowned for his ability to build and lead teams, harnessing the power of a vast professional network of over 21,000 connections on LinkedIn. His work ethic is characterized by a tenacious problem-solving approach, diving deep into challenges to uncover innovative solutions that drive businesses to new heights. He is an active contributor to professional organizations, constantly refining his craft and contributing to the advancement of his field. Samuel’s passion for the ever-evolving digital marketing landscape propels him to be at the forefront of innovation and adaptation. In sum, Sam Brand is a standout leader in the business world, embodying the spirit of innovation and the relentless pursuit of excellence.

Mark Ellsworth

Chief Creative Officer

Visionary Maestro
 Creative Conjuror
 Aesthetic Avenger
Inspiration Instigator

Mark’s interests, experiences, and passions lie in pedagogies, mythologies, and phenomenologies. In other words, he is a teacher and storyteller with an aim to create memorable experiential moments.

Mark has three degrees in media studies, including a BA from Brigham Young University (BYU) and a Masters degree in Film Studies from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand (VUW). He has lectured at both BYU and VUW on video production, film history, East Asian cinema, and various other topics as well as taught in K-12 classes.

Mark has worked and consulted with multiple companies, including startups, to create brand identities that convey their corporate story, express their core values, and help establish and maintain expectations. While he has also written, edited, and consulted on various novels and screenplays, he fancies himself predominantly a visual storyteller.

Brett Parson, Chief Operations Officer

Brett Parson

chief operations officer

Chief Everything Officer
Master of Making Things Happen
Operations Overlord
Supreme Systems Strategist
Grand Poobah of Getting Things Done
Captain of Complexity
Wizard of Workflow
Sultan of Systems
Boss of Busy
King of Coordination

Brett Parson is a dynamic marketing strategist and business leader, renowned for his Google marketing strategies that drive impressive results. His keen eye for detail and aesthetics anchors his ability to create powerful concepts from start to finish. Brett has a proven track record of managing production teams across web, print, and various scales of marketing campaigns, demonstrating his versatile project management skills.

He excels in adapting to different industries, boosting client exposure and traffic, which significantly enhances revenue streams. Brett’s strong sales acumen is evident in his high closing ratios. His professional portfolio is diverse, encompassing startup development, online marketing dominance, new business brand development, strategic growth marketing, and talent management.

Additionally, Brett is an engaging motivational speaker and workshop leader. His expertise as a Google strategic consultant and his role as a venture capitalist demonstrate his broad understanding of the business landscape. Brett is also a published author, having written eight books that contribute to his reputation as a thought leader in marketing and business strategy.


Social Media Manager

Social Sorcerer
Engagement Empress
Content Crusader
Community Captain
Hashtag Hero
Digital Influencer
Trend Tracker
Social Strategist
Conversation Catalyst
Brand Ambassador

Grace is the Social Media Manager here at SixLAVA. She is no stranger to the digital world and loves to create imaginative content that tells a story. Grace first started creating on social media two years ago as a way to share about the things she loves and cultivate a community of others who shared her interests, and now she is so excited to bring the skills she has learned to SixLAVA to help businesses grow their own social platforms and engage with their communities. Grace has found some amazing success on social media, and has even had several videos receive over 1,000,000 views. She focuses on developing material that generates excitement and intrigue in an audience, and keeps them coming back for more. When she isn’t filming videos and posting pictures, Grace loves to travel, especially if it’s to one of the Disney Parks. She will watch any and every 2000’s chick flick under the sun, and always has a half-finished craft tucked away somewhere that she’ll finish eventually.

Jordan Augustine

director of Video Production

Cinematic Sentinel
Motion Picture Magician
Reel Revolutionary
Directorial Dynamo

Jordan Augustine has 20+ years of experience as a producer, writer, and director of feature length and short form scripted and unscripted content for film and television. Jordan has worked on studio and independent productions, from Disney’s The Lone Ranger to National Geographic TV’s Dangerous Encounters with Brady Barr. Being fluent in the Cambodian language, Jordan produced an award-nominated feature length documentary early in his career called River of Victory about a young Cambodian mother’s journey to heal her sick son while living in a garbage dump. He is currently producing a number of projects in various stages of development, including an animated children’s series called Adam and the Octopus Club and a sci-fi horror feature film called Oubliette, estimated to be completed in 2023.

Tom Broschinsky


Advertising Alchemist
Media Maestro
Acquisition Ace
Audience Architect
ROI Ruler
Budget Ninja
Targeting Trailblazer
Data Doyen
Conversion Commander
Ad Buying Dynamo

Meet Tom Broschinsky, a seasoned Senior Ad Buyer with an extensive 11-year background in Digital Marketing and Social Advertising. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Utah State University, majoring in Public Relations & Corporate Communications and minoring in Business Management. His knowledge of Meta Ad Buying, Conversion Rate Optimization, Content Marketing, and Influencer Marketing comes from years of hands-on experience managing and consulting on over $10 million in ad spend.

He has led extraordinary growth, taking a company’s social media presence from a modest 14,000 to a staggering 650,000. His efforts didn’t stop there – he also expanded the email list to over 200,000.

Tom’s work ethic is characterized by an analytical approach to problem-solving. He delves into the minutiae of the challenges at hand and the goals to be achieved. He is passionate about finding solutions within the guardrails of specific platforms, such as Meta.

As a board member of the Logan Silicon Slopes chapter, Tom is deeply embedded in the professional network, where he continues to grow and learn.

Tom’s love for the ever-changing landscape of digital marketing fuels his drive. This dynamic industry is not just his job, but his playground for innovation and adaptation.

Ryan Nye, National Sales Executive

Ryan Nye

National Sales Executive

Market Maverick
Client Cultivator
Opportunity Orchestrator
Deal Dynamo
Strategy Sage
Growth Guru
Networking Ninja
Revenue Rainmaker
Partnership Pioneer
Innovation Instigator

Ryan Nye is a seasoned independent digital strategy consultant with a proven track record in helping startups and established businesses flourish through effective and innovative digital marketing solutions. With over six years of management experience in the service industry, Ryan has refined his skills in interpersonal communication and problem-solving, crucial in navigating the complex digital marketing landscape.

He holds a certificate in digital media and marketing from Duke University, supplemented by multiple certifications in pay-per-click (PPC), conversion optimization, and digital marketing strategies. His expertise is further evidenced by his significant role in the successful launch and strategy development for a multi-million dollar startup in the residential painting sector.

Ryan’s ability to conduct comprehensive digital marketing audits and craft tailored strategies has been instrumental in optimizing business outcomes for various clients. He is passionate about leveraging digital channels and tools to achieve maximum results and is eager to collaborate with companies that prioritize creativity, collaboration, and a customer-centric approach. Ryan seeks partnerships with organizations ready to invest in pioneering digital marketing initiatives that drive substantial growth and success.