LGBT advocate Lonnell Williams featured in new book
Brandware Public Relations, a national leader in enthusiast brand development, has announced the appointment of Ryan Deal as senior vice president of strategy and content. Deal, who most recently served as a lead communications strategist for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will oversee Brandware’s continued growth, including campaign creative, strategy, planning and development for public relations, social media and reputation management.
“Ryan is a seasoned communicator who has managed high-stakes, multi-channel media campaigns in both the public and private sectors,” said Elke Martin, president of Brandware Public Relations. “His strong experience in crisis communications and award-winning journalism background is a perfect match for our clients’ reputation and brand management needs.”
Atlanta-based LGBT advocate and digital influencer Lonnell Williams is featured in the new book, “Hustle Believe Receive: An 8 Step Plan To Changing Your Life And Living Your Dream” by author Sarah Centrella. Williams’ personal story of moving from vi-
Delta, Atlanta’s hometown airline, has named Solomon McClain as one of its Brand Ambassadors. An Atlanta-based Delta flight attendant for over five years, McClain’s new role and commitment to providing a superior in-flight experience to Delta customers has elevated him among his peers.
As Brand Ambassador, McClain takes on an additional role as a peer support representative in Delta’s Peer Support Program and is also responsible for fitting new hire flight attendants into the 2018 Zac Posen designer uniforms.
A “Sky Sommelier,” McClain is also certified in wine tasting and serving onboard Delta flights by the famous Andrea Robinson.
He lives by the Ralph Waldo Emerson quote: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”