As Vice President and Director of Digital & Development at Identity, Brandon Chesnutt has spent the last 12 years helping organizations communicate more effectively on the internet. He has served as lead strategist and social media counsel to more than 200 organizations ranging from high-growth startups to members of the Fortune 100. He has also spent countless hours helping companies navigate digital crisis situations including bankruptcies, active shooter scenarios, mass casualty events and YouTube conspiracies involving Selena Gomez and organ harvesting rings. Yes, that last one is totally real. He is a frequent speaker and panelist on the topic of social media marketing and has shared the stage with leading strategists and analysts from the country’s biggest brands such as VISA, Taco Bell, Western Union, Chili’s Bar & Grill, GoDaddy and many more. A member of the Crain’s Detroit Business “20 in their 20’s,” Brandon’s business and community accomplishments have also been featured in Inc. Magazine, Washington Times, Huffington Post, Detroit Free Press, Ragan’s PR Daily and Detroit News. Outside of the office, Brandon is an avid gamer, craft beer snob and true crime addict.