Larry Brantley has more than 30 years of experience in the communications, marketing and advertising fields. One of his first key jobs was as a packaging designer at Frito-Lay where he developed his networking and people skills. He eventually started the first creative staffing firm in the DFW area.
Since then he has been involved in recruiting and placement of industry professionals both nationally and internationally.
Larry has worked with such firms as JCPenney, HP, EDS, Texas Instruments, Lord&Taylor, Sears, TracyLocke, Ryan Partnership, ConocoPhillips, Frito-Lay and Alcone Marketing. He has placed brand, creative, account service, interactive/web, public relations, marketing, media, traffic, production and other executive level talent.
Larry has been interviewed as a staffing industry expert by The Wall Street Journal, The Dallas Morning News, The Houston Chronicle, PROMO Magazine, Communication Arts Magazine, Dallas Men Magazine, The Dallas Business Journal and The Houston Business Journal. He is an award-winning designer through IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) and is an active member of AAF (American Advertising Federation) where he serves as a part of the executive leadership for one of its largest districts.
He currently splits his time between Dallas and NYC. He has 3 sons.
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Greatest accomplishment: My 3 sons.
Best advice I’ve ever received: Don’t sweat the little stuff. In the big picture, it’s all little stuff.
Recipe you know by heart: My seafood gumbo.
People would be surprised to know: I am an identical twin.
My fantasy dinner guests: Cher, Leonardo DaVinci, Bette Midler, Dolly Parton, Abraham Lincoln and Steve Jobs.
Favorite place I’ve travelled: Ireland.