Gerry Foster
Gerry is: • A former strategic brander with Procter & Gamble (P&G), he shows owners how to brand as the big companies do - combining the best in entrepreneurial branding with the best thinking, methods, and approaches from the world of big branders • Recognized honored as the Father of Business in Los Angeles County by the City of LA for his tireless work with small businesses. o A former adjunct professor of branding, marketing and advertising for 10 straight years at California State University – Fullerton, California State University – Long Beach, Pepperdine University, & the University of California – Irvine (UCI) • At UCI he co-founded the Marketing Communications Certificate Program, a distinguished program that became extremely popular and successful for the university. A a graduate of the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business; BS and MBA degrees with honors (cum laude) in marketing with deep study in branding.

Gerry Foster is a highly accomplished brand strategist and President of Gerry Foster Branding - a Brand Development and Training Company based in Los Angeles, CA.  Hailed affectionately the Branding Evangelist, Gerry is the creator of the Big Brand Formula which shows small business owners how to create a big brand, and a strong message that sells, so you can excite, delight, and ignite your market and make it easier to get new customers. 

Since starting his company full-time in 1985, Gerry has helped over 100,000 small businesses from over 600 different industries.  He is a dynamic, high energy, charismatic professional international speaker, coach, and trainer. 

  • His presentations, training, and coaching are not about doing more of the same, maintaining status quo, or playing small
  • He assists, guides, and supports owners who want to flip the script, go to the deep end of the pool, and turn the tables in their favor by creating a big brand!
  • Gerry believes this can happen by creating brands so unexpected, so profound, and so striking … success to owners can only multiply over time