Kyle Golding – Chief Strategic Idealist

Kyle Golding is a born entrepreneur who started 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 nonprofits to local, national and worldwide success.

Along with The Golding Group, Kyle also owns Share Furniture, a former partner (purchased 2017) at 1219 Creative Co-Work Space + Art GalleryCo-Founder and CMO of VORTTX Training and invested in and consulted for numerous start-ups and venture projects. Kyle is quoted in 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 AFPHe 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.

Some of the many individual and group honors Kyle has received includes:

  • 12 ADDY awards in 5 years
  • 6 International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) awards in 2 years
  • 2013 IABC Professional of the Year nominee
  • 11 American Marketing Association awards in 3 years (1 Judges Choice)
  • 2 PRSA Upper Case Awards
  • 2 Oklahoma Department of Tourism Redbud awards
  • 2 Oklahoma Museums Association awards
  • Name to the Forty Under 40 list by OKC Biz magazine in 2005

With a long history of business ownership, marketing and management, 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. This currently includes:

  • Junior League Community Advisory Board (2015-2017)
  • Treasurer & Marketing Chair (2015-2017) Inclusion In Art

and in the past:

  • Tree Bank Foundation – Tree To Table Committee (2015)
  • Visual Arts Scholarship Event (VASE) Committee (2014-2015) Oklahoma State Fair
  • Board member (2011-2015) Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Oklahoma City Chapter
  • Centennial Camporee Promotions Chair (2014) Boy Scouts of America Last Frontier Council
  • Inclusion In Art (2012-2013) Board President
  • Marketing Committee (2011-2014) Boy Scouts of America Last Frontier Council 
  • Leadership Arts (2012) Oklahoma State Arts Council
  • Marketing Committee (2011-2012) Mental Health Association of Central Oklahoma
  • Board member and Sponsorship Committee (2011-2012) American Marketing Association
  • Public Relations and Marketing Committee (2011-2012) Oklahomans for the Arts
  • President (2010-2011) Oklahoma City Philharmonic Associate Board
  • Executive Committee (2010-2011) Oklahoma City Philharmonic Board
  • Marketing Chair (2009-2011) Oklahoma City Philharmonic Associate Board
  • Presidents Mentoring Round Table (2011) League of American Orchestras
  • League of American Orchestras Leadership Panel (2011)
  • Director of Marketing and Creative Services for United Way of Central Oklahoma (2006-2008)
  • Pro-Bono Creative Director (2005-2010) for Harn Homestead Museum

Kyle has been featured in multiple publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine, OKC Biz and Journal Record. He has been interviewed on the OOMPHCAST podcast about online marketing techniques and Oklahoma Horizon TV about creativity in the workplace. Kyle has been quoted/referenced by the American Marketing Association, Express Employment and League of American Orchestras.

Kyle has a Communications B.A. from Oklahoma City University (double major: Public Relations and Radio/Television/Film Broadcasting). Contact him via email, follow on Twitter: @KyleGolding or check out one of these great links:
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Golding Group Facebook
Personal Blog
Share Furniture
Vimeo Channel
Golding Group YouTube Channel
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