ThumbStopper President & CEO Matthew Brown Accepted into Forbes Agency Council

by | Jan 28, 2020 | News

Forbes Agency Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Executives in Successful Public Relations, Media Strategy, Creative, and Advertising Agencies

Tampa, Fla. — ThumbStopper® President & CEO Matthew Brown has been accepted into Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only community for owners of and executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies.

Brown was vetted on behalf of ThumbStopper and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Matthew Brown into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Agency Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Brown – on behalf of ThumbStopper – now has access to connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Brown and his team at ThumbStopper will also be able to share valuable insights discerned from managing thousands of retail social media pages in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

“I’m honored to have been selected to join such a prestigious organization,” said Brown. “I’m excited to have a platform like Forbes to share some of the key learnings we’ve uncovered over the past few years through our management of millions of pieces of content distribution across thousands of social media business accounts. I hope we can help large brands and small businesses with the best practices we’ve discovered.”

About Forbes Councils

Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.

About ThumbStopper

ThumbStopper® helps brands and retailers generate micro-moments of engagement through the curation, segmentation, and syndication of high-value content across leading social media platforms. ThumbStopper’s Brand Manager™ seamlessly connects branded digital assets to your most likely consumers via native organic social posting and advertising at scale.


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