Michael K. Reynolds

A HEART AND MIND FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Michael is an entrepreneur whisperer, marketing enabler, agency founder, historical novelist, photographer, songwriter and producer of Emmy award-winning documentary campaigns.

With 25 years of marketing experience, and over two decades of owning his consulting agency, Global Studio, Michael  has been blessed to work with more than a thousand entrepreneurs through the years.

With expertise in most aspects of sales, advertising and marketing and with his pulse on the latest technologies, he loves assisting business owners in developing innovative strategies so they can reach their beautiful islands of success.

Michael also is the host and producer of the Global Studio Marketing Podcast, where he provides listeners with deep insights into the single most important success factor in business: the Marketing Mindset. 

He also co-hosts and produces the Two Are Gathered Leadership Podcast. As a partner project to the Global Studio Marketing Academy, the Two Are Gathered Leadership Academy provides leadership training for entrepreneurs.

Michael celebrates daily his 23 years of being married to Debbie, who is both an elementary school teacher and the sharpest financial mind in his business. He has three daughters, each of them excelling daily as Daddy’s favorite.

 

SKILLS FOR YOUR SUCCESS

HIGH-LEVEL MARKETING STRATEGIST | Developed and executed high-level message development and communication strategies for hundreds of companies and organizations. Gifted at taking complex and multilayered qualities and honing them down to a concise and powerful message. Assisted through the years in taking dozens of companies from cocktail napkin concepts to commercial success.

SEASONED ADVERTISING PROFESSIONAL | Worked with many firms in developing and executing full-scale advertising campaigns. Comfortable with all aspects of directing advertising including: strategic planning, concept development, copywriting, filming, editing, post-production, media buying and coordinated launches. Created and managed the Crystal Darkness Campaigns which reached more than 30 million people in the United States and Mexico through mass media.

MEDIA SAAVY | Conducted countless interviews on television, radio, print and served as co-host of a weekly radio program on KKOH for more than a year. Have composed media talking points for governors, first ladies, attorney generals, superintendents, mayors and police commanders. Through the Crystal Darkness Campaign generated nearly $100 million dollars in donated media and produced documentaries that were among the most-watched programs of all time in the communities they aired.

LEADING WEB DEVELOPER | Participated in the design and development of hundreds of websites of all sizes and scopes. Keen understanding of all aspects of web marketing and technology and possess a unique ability to coordinate the diverse talents of graphic artists, copywriters, programmers and videographers to create compelling websites.

ACCLAIMED PUBLISHED AUTHOR | Elite level of skills in written communication. Have authored everything from ad copy, slogans, press releases, Blogs, newspaper stories, magazine articles, documentaries and a traditionally published series of award winning historical novels (Heirs of Ireland Series) now available in bookstores).

EMMY AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY PRODUCER | The writer and producer of the Crystal Darkness series of anti-meth documentaries as well as the Winning Roads anti-bullying video. Handled all aspects of production. Also produced many films for organizations and companies employing video as a powerful medium for communication.

SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT | A Social Media expert and speaker capable of designing, coordinating and launching broad based campaigns involving community-wide participation. Have one of the largest online platforms in the state with more than 120,000 Twitter followers.

POPULAR SPEAKER | Sought after orator in the area of business and written communications. Have spoken before audiences of up to several thousand throughout the country.

VERSATILE TEAM LEADER | Provided leadership in all facets of life including business executives, corporate staff, non-profit organizations and church. Through the Crystal Darkness Campaigns lead teams of volunteers and professionals that numbered in the thousands.

COMMUNITY MINDED | Volunteered at and provided pro-bono or discounted services to dozens of non-profit organizations including Boys & Girls Club, Salvation Army, YMCA, Food Bank, Special Olympics, First Tee of Northern Nevada, Secret Witness, Rotary and the Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission.

ENTREPRENEURIALLY ROBUST | Started a company from the ground up, raising it to annual revenues of $1.3 million within five years. Through this process developed a wide and robust skillset in the areas of budgeting, human resources, sales, marketing, networking and client relations.

TRUSTED ADVISOR | Served as a trusted advisor to hundreds of company owners and community leaders in both their business and personal lives. Provided high-impact and sometimes life-changing counsel. Understands the complexity and stresses of high-level leadership and the need to have confidential and trustworthy advice.

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EDUCATION

University of California, San Diego
John Muir College | Graduated 1991
Bachelors of Arts in Literature/Creative Writing | Minor in Spanish

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BOARD EXPERIENCE

  • Secret Witness
  • Salvation Army of Reno (Board Chair)
  • Reno-Sparks Rotary
  • Reno Christian Fellowship Church
  • First Tee of Reno
  • South Meadows BNI
  • Sierra Harvest
  • Incline Presbyterian Church
  • Fellowship of Companies for Christ International (FCCI)

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SERVICES PROVIDED TO NON-PROFITS PRO-BONO OR DISCOUNTED

Special Olympics |  Boys & Girls Club |  YMCA |  FCCI |  Salvation Army |  Rotary Club | The Food Bank | Secret Witness | Sierra Harvest | ABWA | House Calls | Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission | Reno Air Races | A.C.C.E.P.T. Reno | CASAT | Nevada CASA | MH Opus Foundation | Reno-Tahoe Open | Crisis Pregnancy Center | Thunderbird Lodge Preservation | American Cancer Society | Sierra Nevada Teen Ranch | Reno-Tahoe Winter Games | Grace Community Church | Summit Christian Church |  Reno Christian Fellowship Church

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