Fernando is a Storyteller Designer who masterfully translates individuals and teams’ ideas, experiences, and data into powerful, “brain-staining” presentations. His stimulating narratives beautifully capture the most meaningful moments from venture-building journeys, helping clients to empathize with customers and recognize the opportunities ventures have the potential to unlock.
Before joining Mach49, Fernando founded a highly successful remote advertising agency in Atlanta, where his clients included The Coca-Cola Company, Gibson Guitars, and Dupont. He later served as a freelance Creative Brand Director for startups and established corporations in the Bay Area, during which time he designed strategic presentations, updated brand stories and styles, and directed multichannel marketing efforts for Uber, The North Face, HP, Asics, Jaunt, Edelman Digital, and Sephora.
Fernando holds a BA in fine art from the Art Institute of Atlanta, where he studied graphic design and digital media production and received a leadership award for his time as LGBT+ Org President.