Raoul Davis is CEO of Ascendant Group Branding (ascendantgroupbranding.com), an award-winning CEO branding firm.
Ascendant Group Branding is ranked #3 world-wide out of 11,400 branding agencies on Ad World Masters top agencies list and #1 ranked minority owned PR firm by Clutch and Manifest.
The agency offers one of the most integrated models in the world including brand strategy, PR, literary representation, design, social media, video, photography, and strategic relationships. In his tenure, both he and Ascendant have been recognized multiple times for their work including by the Philadelphia Titans 100 Executives, receiving invitations to small business forums at the U.S. Senate, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and The White House, and winning multiple awards for PR, design, and company culture.
Recently, Ascendant has become more active in the Metaverse/web 3 space helping companies launch NFT collections, launch Metaverse businesses, and Davis recently penned an article published on Forbes called “Important Communication Tips for NFT and Metaverse Leaders.” Davis is also working in stealth on a Metaverse industry business that will launch by Q1 of 2023.
Ascendant clients are Fortune 500 executives, INC 5000 CEOs, high performing and high potential entrepreneur brands, and best-selling self-help authors looking to amplify their reach and develop brands that emotionally connect with their audiences. Ascendant has multiple divisions including Ascendant Entertainment, which is led by the #13 ranked Self-Help literary agent in the world, Ascendant Global, the international division with team members spanning five continents, and Reformat Agency; the ad agency side of the business expanding Ascendant’s offering to provide support for corporate brands.
Davis is a Forbes contributor and author of the book Firestarters: How Innovators, Initiators and Instigators Can Inspire You to Ignite Your Own Life.
He speaks regularly for Joseph Business School and has given talks for leading organizations such as UPENN, Young Entrepreneur Council, as well as various universities and Chambers of Commerce across the country.
His life philosophy, “paving the way for others” is inspired by the example of John the Baptist. He has volunteered for the likes of Women of Global Change, The Kingdom Business Network, Life in Christ Cathedral of Faith, and the Horn Entrepreneurship Program at University of Delaware.