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Our company helps companies strategically communicate their brand.

Our company helps companies strategically communicate their brand.

Our company helps companies strategically communicate their brand.

What’s in a name anyway?

Blue Ocean2 is inspired by the world famous Blue Ocean strategy® that’s produced hundreds of life changing companies like Starbucks®, University of Phoenix®, Circ Du Soliel® and Gillette®. Blue Ocean2 can create the same thinking, same approach and same success for your company. We do it through your brand.

Simple is Beautiful

THE CONCEPT IS SIMPLE … It’s A Unique Blend of Strategy, Technology and Video

Strategic Plans

Training Sessions

Videos

White Papers

Apps

Portals

We proudly serve the following companies

We Found The Gap

We found that most companies have a GAP. Their perfect corporate brand strategy is seldom or ineffectively communicated to employees, prospects and clients. That creates a HUGE Gap with HUGE problems. Blue Ocean2 fills that Gap.

If you want answers to important business questions, the best people to ask are your customers.

That’s how we were able to design these world class solutions.

If your life inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

TEAM

Advisory Team

Sam Reed

Sam Reed

Mr. Reed has an impressive 35 year business track record holding various executive roles such as Operations Manager, Regional Sales Manager, General Management and Director of Franchise for Beverages at Pepsico, with other key executive leadership roles at Frito Lay, In early 2012, Mr. Reed decided to pursue his lifelong goal of becoming an entrepreneur and purchased an AlphaGraphics franchise located in Irving, Texas. In 4 years he has moved a business to a explosive enterprise. This location is poised to be AlphaGraphic’s model with impressive annual revenue growth and marketshare. Blue Ocean2 was proud to announce Mr Reed to its Advisory team this year.

Doug Sweet

Doug Sweet

With 16 years experience as Regional Vice President of Brown Printing and most recently Senior VP at Trend Offset Inc, Mr Sweet has closed many lucrative revenue opportunities. His ability to move large scale sales and marketing organizations into the black is impressive. His 32 year career track record exemplifies vision mapping, strategic planning, market growth and social profit. As a master motivator and executive mentor, Mr Sweet brings a unique skillset to our advisory team.

Jeff Crilley

Jeff Crilley

Mr. Crilley retired from TV news after 25 years in the business to start a PR firm staffed exclusively with award winning journalists. During his news career he made hundreds of national news appearances including CNN, CNN Headline News, FOX News, The Discovery Channel, Good Morning America and The CBS Early Show.He has been recognized by his peers with dozens of national and regional awards including the Emmy, the National Headliners Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Thurgood Marshall Award and in 2004 was named by the Texas Associated Press, “The Best TV Reporter in the state.”Specialties:Publicity, marketing, branding, crisis communications, social marketing, online reputation management, public relations. Jeff joins our advisory team as a strategic partner.

Sam Reed

Sam Reed

Mr. Reed has an impressive 35 year business track record holding various executive roles such as Operations Manager, Regional Sales Manager, General Management and Director of Franchise for Beverages at Pepsico, with other key executive leadership roles at Frio Lay, In early 2012, Mr. Reed decided to pursue his lifelong goal of becoming an entrepreneur and purchased an Alphagraphics franchise located in Irving, Texas. In 4 years he has moved a business to a explosive enterprise. This location is poised to be Alphagraphic’s model with impressive annual revenue growth and marketshare. Blue Ocean2 was proud to announce Mr Reed to its Advisory team this year.

Doug Sweet

Doug Sweet

With 16 years experience as Regional Vice President of Brown Printing and most recently Senior VP at Trend Offset Inc, Mr Sweet has closed many lucrative revenue opportunities. His ability to move large scale sales and marketing organizations into the black is impressive. His 32 year career track record exemplifies vision mapping, strategic planning, market growth and social profit. As a master motivator and executive mentor, Mr Sweet brings a unique skillset to our advisory team.

Jeff Crilley

Jeff Crilley

Mr. Crilley retired from TV news after 25 years in the business to start a PR firm staffed exclusively with award winning journalists. During his news career he made hundreds of national news appearances including CNN, CNN Headline News, FOX News, The Discovery Channel, Good Morning America and The CBS Early Show.He has been recognized by his peers with dozens of national and regional awards including the Emmy, the National Headliners Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Thurgood Marshall Award and in 2004 was named by the Texas Associated Press, “The Best TV Reporter in the state.”Specialties:Publicity, marketing, branding, crisis communications, social marketing, online reputation management, public relations. Jeff joins our advisory team as a strategic partner.

Executive Team

William F. Coleman

William F. Coleman

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mr. Coleman has over 36 years of corporate management sales experience, gained from working in top-tier companies including IBM, Hewlett Packard, AT&T, Forrester Research and RCN. He spearheaded an impressive acquisition as a senior executive in one of the nations 1st internet service providers Mr Coleman aligns Blue Ocean’s vision to the company’s future He oversees all internal and external operations particularly in the areas of product development, finance, market growth, revenue development and international expansion. Whether Kenya or Kansas, Mr Coleman is always an ambassador of our brand.

Z. Curtis Thornton

Z. Curtis Thornton

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Z. Curtis Thornton has over 30 years experience in all levels of leadership from frontline manager to C-Suite Executive. He is currently serving as Interim-COO for Blue Ocean 2, while continuing to lead his current research company. Curtis is an accomplished public speaker, traveling the country sharing cutting-edge strategies on topics such as leadership, sales, service and life. He is finishing up his MBA at Texas A&M Commerce and Micro Masters at MIT.

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

CHIEF INTERNATIONAL OFFICER

Mr. Johnson joins the executive team bringing an extensive business career in global financial markets. With a proven track record at companies like Carlisle and Gallagher Consulting Firm and Green Solar Louisiana; which he has recently stepped into a board level position . His ability to measure and impact markets landed him at Blue Ocean 2. Mr Johnson joins our CEO in aggressive strategic planning around the top 5 emerging markets. Recent trips to Kenya, Tanzania, China and the Philippines have positioned Blue Ocean 2 in an enviable global position.

William F. Coleman

William F. Coleman

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mr. Coleman has over 36 years of corporate management sales experience, gained from working in top-tier companies including IBM, Hewlett Packard, AT&T, Forrester Research and RCN. He spearheaded an impressive acquisition as a senior executive in one of the nations 1st internet service providers Mr Coleman aligns Blue Ocean’s vision to the company’s future He oversees all internal and external operations particularly in the areas of product development, finance, market growth, revenue development and international expansion. Whether Kenya or Kansas, Mr Coleman is always an ambassador of our brand.

Z. Curtis Thornton

Z. Curtis Thornton

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Z. Curtis Thornton has over 30 years experience in all levels of leadership from frontline manager to C-Suite Executive. He is currently serving as Interim-COO for Blue Ocean 2, while continuing to lead his current research company. Curtis is an accomplished public speaker, traveling the country sharing cutting-edge strategies on topics such as leadership, sales, service and life. He is finishing up his MBA at Texas A&M Commerce and Micro Masters at MIT.

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

CHIEF INTERNATIONAL OFFICER

Mr. Johnson joins the executive team bringing an extensive business career in global financial markets. With a proven track record at companies like Carlisle and Gallagher Consulting Firm and Green Solar Louisiana; which he has recently stepped into a board level position . His ability to measure and impact markets landed him at Blue Ocean 2. Mr Johnson joins our CEO in aggressive strategic planning around the top 5 emerging markets. Recent trips to Kenya, Tanzania, China and the Philippines have positioned Blue Ocean 2 in an enviable global position.

Management Team

Chris Kingsley

Chris Kingsley

DIRECTOR OF CINETOGRAPHY AND PHOTOGRAPHY

With 7 years of video production experience, Chris is adept at telling a story with audio and visuals. Chris’ group can take a vision and make it a reality with a strategic production that is artfully constructed. Chris manages all activities related to video and photography strategy, creation, production, operations, editing and post production.

Maria Leverett

Maria Leverett

DIRECTOR OF KEY ACCOUNTS

Mrs. Leverett brings an impressive background originating at Chase Bank. She brings 27 years of experience managing account attrition, receivables, and development to a growing team at Blue Ocean 2, As a manager at Thomas Printworks, Mrs. Leverett’s team consistently exceeded receivable goals. She works closely with Blue Ocean’s executive team managing both domestic and international key accounts.

Megan Hennessey

Megan Hennessey

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

Ms. Hennessey has a proven track record for successfully researching, developing, and implementing social media marketing strategy as part of a broad marketing plan. Megan impacts businesses of all sizes from the Americas to Europe and the Middle East. Ms. Hennessey manages Blue Ocean2’s social media community, strategic planning and awareness that drives revenue and market share.

Talent Team

PRESS ROOM

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