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is a multi- media marketing agency. Offering services ranging from Brand Development Graphic Design, Messaging & Public Relations, Social & Digital, Influencer Engagement and Sponsorship Activation, Authentique serves a wide variety of clients with customized offerings. Authentique offers masterfully curated 360 marketing plans that create authentic connection to diverse audiences, explained founder Roy Broderick Jr. We have deep general market and multicultural experience. At our core, we are a collective of consciously disruptive creators and strategists passionate about designing campaigns that redefine the narrative. Authentique works to challenge the status quo with their innovative marketing services. They not only help companies to unearth their true selves and share their stories accordingly, but they bring their own selves fully to the table as well. Authenticity is who we are - we dont code switch, Broderick Jr. said. We always challenge the status quo - we understand that change doesnt happen without disruption. Authentique Agency sought out LGBTBE (LGBT Business Enterprise) certification to ine-tune their service offerings and obtain market penetration. We strategically positioned ourselves within conversations where our capabilities would aid in driving positive business results while aligning our service offerings to meet market demand, Broderick Jr. explained. Joining NGLCC also was a personal venture for me as I wanted to feel connected to this part of my multifaceted identity. With the help of NGLCC, Ive been able to do that nation- ally and locally through the OUT Ga Business Council. Find Authentique Agency on Instagram or LinkedIn at @authentiqueagency.
Bridge Philanthropic Consulting (BPC)
is a full-service fundraising firm and Certified LGBTBE supplier. Under the guid- ance of founder & CEO Dwayne Ashley, BPC focuses on providing counsel to plan or enhance capital campaigns, event and program development and planning and a series of other strategic team building and organizational development initiatives. Functioning as the nations only full-ser- vice, Black-owned fundraising firm led by a Black gay man sets BPC apart from most agen- cies in the fundraising/philanthropic space, said Ashley. BPC prides itself on its strong connection to the Black community, most notably through creating 500 jobs for Black people to supplement their income, begin their careers and gain work experience while attend- ing college. Ashley joined the NGLCC and obtained cer- tification for BPC to boost his business's suc- cess, as well as to set a positive example for other Black gay entrepreneurs. Joining the NGLCC was a decision I made with the idea of economic expansion for the LGBTQIA+ community top-of-mind, as opportunities for our community can be scarce due to unfair stereotypes and general- izations, he explained. The NGLCC has cre- ated a space where I feel understood regarding the challenges I encounter as a business owner and member of the LGBTQIA+ community through its supportive team and inclusive LGBTBE certification. Connect with BPC on Instagram at @bpc. fund. For more information on how LGBT certi- ication can work for your company and brand visit nglcc.org.
COURTESY OF AUTHENTIQUE AGENCY
Roy Broderick Jr., founder of Authentique Agency
COURTESY OF BRIDGE PHILANTHROPIC CONSULTING
Dwayne Ashley, founder and CEO of Bridge Philanthropic ConsultingPrevious Page