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Honoring One of Ascendant's First Clients Former VP of 20th Century Fox & Universal Neal Lemlein

Neal Lemlein was a visionary marketing executive who left an indelible impact on the entertainment industry, including to help lead the marketing efforts on the original Star Wars film. A pioneer in his field, Lemlein's work inspired many and continues to influence the marketing landscape even today. It is with great sadness that we honor the life and legacy of Neal Lemlein, who passed away

Neal was one of the first four clients of Ascendant Group Branding back in 2004, and his impact on the company has been immeasurable. He went onto be a mentor to Ascendant CEO Raoul Davis, and provided rich experience and sound insights that helped shape the direction of the company. Neal's guidance, helped influence Ascendant Group Branding to develop a strong entertainment vertical, Ascendant Entertainment (, which has become a player in the literary space and found success in TV & film industry.

"Neal was more than just a client to us, he was a mentor, a friend, and a source of inspiration," says Raoul Davis, CEO of Ascendant Group Branding. "His passion for marketing, his creativity, and his unwavering commitment to excellence have been a driving force behind our success. He was instrumental in inspiring our entertainment vertical, and we will always be grateful for his contributions."

Leticia Gomez, who worked with Lemlein for several years, echoes this sentiment. "Neal was a true leader in the marketing industry," she says. "His insights and expertise were invaluable, and he always took the time to mentor and guide others. He was truly a joy to work with and will be deeply missed."

Neal Lemlein was known for his innovative approach to marketing and his ability to connect with audiences on a deep and personal level. His passion for the entertainment industry was contagious, and he was always looking for new and exciting ways to bring stories and experiences to life. He was a true visionary, and his impact on the industry will be felt for years to come.

At Ascendant Group Branding, we are proud to have had Neal as a part of our family, and we are committed to honoring his legacy. We will continue to work tirelessly to bring the best in marketing and branding to the entertainment industry, just as Neal would have wanted.

Neal Lemlein was a true pioneer in the marketing industry, and his passing is a great loss to all of us. We at Ascendant Group Branding will always remember him as a mentor, a friend, and a source of inspiration. His legacy will live on through the work that we do, and we are proud to have had the privilege of working with him.

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