Taylor Trask
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Hello. My name is

TAYLOR TRASK

A multidisciplinary producer and creative executive with over 20 years of experience.  Currently a Managing Partner at realistic and host at the Panelism Network.

Experience

  • Managing Partner & Co-Founder
    realistic

    realistic is a creative agency focused on storytelling, brand awareness and growth. We do this through strategy, story and design. As Managing Partner, I’ve had the opportunity to work with each of our clients one-on-one, helping them implement best-in-class solutions resulting in 5-10x increase in engagement. My role encompasses everything from project management and client engagement to team leadership, sales, UX design, media production, marketing, design, research, and overall business strategy.

    Key clients include: NIKE, Paralyzed Veterans of America, 5Five Fashion, Cannara Biotech, Urban Works Real Estate and the Pikes Peak Community Foundation.
    2018
  • Co-Founder & Host
    Panelism Network

    Panelism is a show about the comics and graphic novels worth having on your shelf. Since it's launch, we've built a network of six shows and hundreds of episodes.
    2015
  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner
    Strategic Blend

    As the leader of SB, I managed a team serving over 300 clients across a variety of industries including entertainment, healthcare, B2B, D2C and nonprofit sectors. Our core services covered strategy, design, digital marketing, activations and web development.

    Key clients include: The Colorado Nonprofit Association, Trim Healthy Mama, Ethos Veterinary Health, South Shore Insurance, Terri Clark and Reba McEntire.
    2008
  • Sr. Community Manager
    echomusic

    At echo we laid the foundation for the digital music business today, from ticketing to online music subscriptions, merchandising and social media.

    While in this position, I created brand advancement strategies and managed sponsorships and paid communities for superstar artists and record labels – doubling and tripling their online fan bases and revenue streams. I also coordinated a full transition of the digital marketing, fan engagement and ecommerce across multiple departments for the Professional Bull Riders organization.

    Key clients include: Rascal Flatts, Kelly Clarkson, Dierks Bentley, Universal Music Group, Dreamworks Records, Professional Bull Riders
    2004
  • Director of New Media & Marketing
    Lofton Creek Records

    Lofton Creek was a forward-thinking, independent record label based in Nashville. Coming on board, I was able to develop innovative marketing and new media strategies for emerging artists. I also coordinated national sales campaigns and built the first LCR website.
    2003
  • Production Coordinator & Air Talent
    KELO AM

    In my first official gig in radio, I coordinated in-studio production for various programs on KELO AM and was on-air talent for news, weather and program announcements.
    2000

About Me

I’ve spent over 20 years bringing innovation, leadership, and problem-solving to businesses and brands.

Working with everyone from large sports companies to A-list artists, healthcare, the cannabis industry, nonprofits, startups, B2B companies and consumer brands of all sizes, I’ve helped generate millions of dollars in sales, new consumer acquisitions and exposure.

My current focus is on creative advisory at all levels, helping my clients cut through the clutter of changing trends and technology to create meaningful engagement.

Advisorships

2014-2015 | studio HEFT
2007-2008 | Please Forward
2003 – 2005 | Compass Records

Volunteer Work

Exponential Impact
HopeKids
Peak Startup
South Dakota Ambassadors of Excellence

Get in touch

Have an idea or opportunity to work together?

I offer high level consulting, brand development and a wide range of strategic services for companies of all sizes.  If you’re looking for a smart, unique POV to provide new context for your project, use the form to get in touch.

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