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Bryan Thornberg

Bryan Thornberg is the Managing Partner of the Pittsburgh Business Show. He is also the CEO of Higher Images, a 18-year old digital marketing company and media firm in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.

Under his leadership, Higher Images has been named one of the fastest-growing companies in the Pittsburgh area, one of the best places to work in Western Pennsylvania, and one of the largest area multimedia and digital marketing. Higher Images has also been recognized by the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Bryan leads his team in all digital projects, consultations, development, marketing, public relations, sales, analytics, account management, and product support.

His company and 20-person staff works with business of all sizes and serves local, regional, and national businesses who are growing their companies, capturing larger audiences, assisting more customers, and increasing their revenue.

As a seasoned business owner in Pittsburgh, he knows how important it is for business owners to connect. “For businesses that are considering new strategies to expand their customer base and reach, Pittsburgh offers a high-tech environment, an experienced and eager workforce, and inviting surroundings for both start-ups and established companies. Using Pittsburgh to increase your revenue and influence is the key to growing your business now and in the future,” he says.

Most recently in Bryan’s accomplishments include becoming a Board of Director Member for MAPE. The Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAPE) is a 501c(3) non-profit corporation that helps all types of organizations improve their performance and outcomes throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

Bryan has also been a member of the The Alternative Board member since 2011. The Alternative Board brings solid business owners and leaders from non-competing industries together in a group setting – similar to a board of directors on a monthly basis.

His past experience and achievements in his career include being the National Sales Manager for Zaxis International, where he developed and implemented worldwide marketing and distribution to OEM and sold BioTechnology products and reagents. He was also the National Sales Manager for Twin Teach Learning Solutions where he developed and implemented a national sales force to sell online training for professionals to take for continuing educational credits through universities.

He is a Robert Morris University graduate and continues his Alumni relationship as an Advisor today. He is always looking for ways to give back to the community, including helping the Keystone Young Marines, Carnegie Theatre, Monessen Library, Relay for Life, and the Veterans of America.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters, scuba diving, and traveling.