Partner and Chief Strategic Idealist | The Golding Group
Oklahoma City, OK, US
Strategic Idealist for The Golding Group
Kyle Golding is born entrepreneur who stated his first business as a teenager. Over his 30 year career, he has owned and operated businesses in multiple industries. Kyle has positioned, marketed and managed musicians, start-ups, small businesses, corporations and non-profits to local, national and worldwide success.
Along with The Golding Group, Kyle also owns Share Furniture, is in partnership at 1219 Creative Co-Work Space + Art Gallery, Co-Founder and CMO of VORTTX Training and invested in and consulted for numerous start-ups and venture projects. Kyle is quoted in the Feb. 2016 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine about “what it takes to be a creative entrepreneur”.
A dynamic public speaker, Kyle has been the featured presenter for many top marketing, PR and advertising groups such as AMA, PRSA, IABC, Oklahoma Arts Council, Ignite OKC and AFP. He is the featured speaker of the Beers And Branding quarterly series of live business development and marketing events. Contact him for information about speaking to your professional organization.
Kyle has created a huge amount of success for his clients:
• Metro 50 Awards for Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce (multiple time winners, multiple clients)
• Beacon Award for Community Involvement (multiple time winners, multiple clients)
• Inc. 5000 Listing (first time in client history)
• Quality Magazine Manufacturer of the Year (first time in client history)
• Quality Magazine Leadership 100 List (multiple times)
Kyle also has a tremendous background in non-profit marketing, management and serving on boards and committees:
• Junior League Community Advisory Board (2015-2016)
• Treasurer & Marketing Chair (2014-2016) Inclusion In Art
• Vice-President of Makers Mile District
and in the past:
• Board member (2011-2015) Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) OKC Chapter
• Board President (2012-2013) Inclusion In Art
• Marketing Committee (2011-2014) Boy Scouts of America Last Frontier Council
• President (2010-2011) Oklahoma City Philharmonic Associate Board
Executive Committee (2010-2011) Oklahoma City Philharmonic Board
• Presidents Mentoring Round Table (2011) League of American Orchestras
• League of American Orchestras Leadership Panel (2011)
Kyle has been featured in many publications and his blog has also garnered national attention by the American Marketing Association and League of American Orchestras.
Industry Expertise (3)
Areas of Expertise (3)
12 ADDY Awards (Local and District) (professional)
The ADDYs are given by the American Advertising Federation every year for successful achievements in advertising design.
11 American Marketing Association awards (professional)
Recognized by the AMA for outstanding work in marketing and strategic planning.
6 IABC Bronze Quill awards (professional)
Recognized for highly effective communications work by the International Association of Business Communicators.
OKC Business Forty Under 40 Achievers (professional)
Recognized as one of the top 40 young leaders in Oklahoma for 2005.
5 IABC Awards (professional)
Recognized for excellent work by the International Association of Business Communicators.
2 PRSA Silver Upper Case Awards (professional)
Awards for excellence in Public Relations planning and execution.
Nominated for IABC-OKC Professional of the Year (professional)
One of four nominees recognizing excellence in IABC members.
Oklahoma City University: B.A., Mass Communications 1992
Event Appearances (10)
Beers And Branding 4th Qtr
Beers And Branding Quarterly Oklahoma City
Don’t Sell. Build Audience.
IABC-OKC August Meeting Oklahoma City
Non-Profit Master Class
AMA-OKC Special Interest Group 1219 Creative, Oklahoma City, OK
Know your market and audience
Oklahoma Online Marketing Power Hour Oklahoma City
Credit Union Event Marketing
Oklahoma Credit Union Association, June meeting Oklahoma City, OK
The Not So Subtle Nuances of Marketing Your Non-Profit
Association of Fundraising Professionals, June meeting Bethany, OK
Everything You Need To Know About Starting Your Own Business
New PR Pros, May meeting Oklahoma City, OK
The Perfect Pitch - Securing Sponsorships For Non-Profits
Oklahoma Arts Conference Oklahoma City, OK
Creativity In Public Relations
PRSA Arkansas, October meeting Little Rock, AR
Cause Marketing: Overcoming Stigma and Other Challenges
IABC-OKC August meeting Oklahoma City, OK
Sample Talks (1)
Everything I Know About Starting A Business I Learned From Riding A Motorcycle
Everyone wants to own their own business because everyone wants to be the boss. Why, because it’s awesome! You know what else is awesome, riding cool motorcycles. The problem is that both activities are much harder than they look and if you don’t know what you’re doing, you can end up hurting (or even killing) yourself. Here are a couple of key things to consider when riding a motorcycle or starting your own business.
- Workshop Leader
- Corporate Training