LaVon Lewis, a renowned authority on branding, design, and marketing, is the Co-Founder, President, and Creative Director of Connect Branding. Based in Atlanta, Connect Branding is an award-winning firm that transforms conceptual ideas into iconic brands for companies worldwide. LaVon’s expertise and accomplishments have made him one of the most sought-after professionals in the industry, recognized by publications like Black Enterprise Magazine.

LaVon’s entrepreneurial journey began at 19 when he founded his first company with his business partner and Connect Branding Co-Founder, Sherrod Shackelford. Despite facing rejection from multiple employers after graduation, LaVon’s ambition, passion, and vision propelled him forward. Over the years, he has provided creative direction for Fortune 100 companies and thousands of small businesses, earning him recognition as one of Atlanta’s Top 25 Rising Stars.

With over two decades of business achievements, LaVon and the Connect Branding team have amassed over 50 prestigious awards worldwide, including the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Technology Firm of the Year and Entrepreneur Of The Year. Their impressive clientele includes renowned names such as SeaWorld, Panasonic, The Home Depot, Wal-Mart, AT&T, and Coca-Cola.

Beyond his professional success, LaVon is also an accomplished author, with his book “Today is a Great Day for a WOW Image!” serving as a valuable resource for business owners and aspiring professionals. He has been featured in numerous publications, websites, and TV shows, including and ABC. LaVon is also a highly sought-after public speaker, hosting conferences, seminars, and workshops. He is a Co-Founder of the Make Them Buy Marketing and Branding Boot camps.