Brian Sooy is the founder and design director of Aespire, a marketing agency that partners with leaders who don’t have the time, capacity, or expertise in branding and marketing to get the results that help their business grow.

He is a graduate of Lorain County Community College and Bowling Green State University, with a 30-year history as a design professional and branding consultant.

Brian Sooy is a StoryBrand Certified Guide.

Brian is the author of Raise Your Voice: A Cause Manifesto, a book that explores how purpose, character, and culture help organizations grow by aligning mission, messaging, and marketing. His thought leadership regularly appears in numerous books, magazines, and online publications. Connect with him: @briansooy or