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Mr. Preston Racette - Racette Group Business Warriors. Toronto | Sudbury, ON, CA

Mr. Preston Racette Mr. Preston Racette

Founder, The Brand Knight | Racette Group Business Warriors

Toronto | Sudbury, ON, CANADA

Avid fisherman | "Marketing Genius" | Business Strategist and Consultant | Mr. PR

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Biography

Preston C. Racette is known for his vision, passion, attention to detail, creativity, and innovative ideas. He has the ability to see and the creativity to build life improving realities.

By age 17, Mr. Racette built an online discussion forum for NHL fans, served his first client, and accepted his first substantial advertising cheque from Google. He has won multiple design awards from organizations in Canada and the United States.

Shortly after graduating with honours from his post-secondary studies, Mr. Racette was hired by Max Gray, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Hard-Line. Hard-Line is an innovative multinational technology company headquartered in Canada. Mr. Gray led the executives to refocus the organization and it’s brand. Mr. Racette assisted Mr. Gray and together they brought Hard-Line from obscurity to a global leader in their field.

Industry Expertise (24)

Market Research Advertising/Marketing Design Management Consulting Media Production Media - Online Direct Marketing Printing Print Media Religious Institutions Non-Profit/Charitable Corporate Training Business Services Telecommunications Mining and Metals Photography Graphic Design Education/Learning Training and Development Media - Broadcast Animation Audio Visual Media - Print Public Relations and Communications

Areas of Expertise (8)

Strategic Planning Leadership Brand Management Business Design Brand Identity Design Research & Analysis Brainstorming & Planning Brand Governance

Education (2)

Nipissing University: Expecting A Bachelor's Degree, Honors Business Administration (HBA)

He wants to study a cross-section of business disciplines to obtain a broad foundation in subjects such as Economics, Accounting, Marketing, Organizational Studies, and Management.

Cambrian College: Ontario College Advanced Diploma (OCAD), Design 2012

Winner of 3 Awards:
• Finalist - Sudbury Design to Art, Sudbury Design Society, August 2012
• Semifinalist - Adobe® Design Achievement Awards, Adobe, August 2012
• Finalist - Before & After Contest, RGD, April 2012

Affiliations (4)

  • Racette Group - Business Foundation Specialists
  • Sudbury Media - Radio and Internet
  • The Association of Registered Graphic Designers
  • Sudbury Design Society

Testimonials (3)

Max Gray, Vice President of Sales and Marketing | Hard-Line

Preston's attention to detail and intense dedication, has been a much needed addition to Hard-Line. He is attentive, understands the big picture and ensures the quality of design for our company.

Brad Dowdall, Human Resource Director | Hard-Line

Preston is a skilled business person and marketer that is able to take a concept to reality. He is a very talented addition to our company and is just what the company needed to get back on track. He has played a major role in increasing Hard-Line's brand recognition and continues to demonstrate his abilities in other areas of our marketing department. It is my pleasure to recommend him personally and professionally.

Jeff Sutton, Founder and President | MyCommittee.com Ltd.

We contracted with Preston to design our new logo and front-end web presence. Preston listened, understood our requirements and delivered on time and on budget. He show great artistic creativity and all dealings with Preston were amiable and professional.

Media Appearances (2)

Design in the spotlight

Sudbury.com (Formerly: The Northern Life)  online

2013-05-26

Preston Racette was a finalist in Sudbury Design to Art 2012. The Sudbury Design Society highlighted some of the city's most outstanding creative talent during the Sudbury, Design to Art (SD—A) Gala and Builders' Night.

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Big Fish Contest

The Sudbury Star  print

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Availability

  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader

Fees

1000 to 5000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee

Articles (1)

How do I grow a extraordinary brand? Racette Group - Business Foundation Specialists

Preston C. Racette, Founder and Marketing Management Specialist on the Racette Group team.

2016-07-20

How do I grow a extraordinary brand? This is one of the most crucial questions you should be asking yourself.

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