Scott A. Shuford
Scott A. Shuford developed FrontGate Media, a company that has grown to become the #1 pop-culture media group and marketing service reaching the faith and family audience. Established in 2001, Scott & FrontGate (http://www.FrontGateMedia.com) have recently been featured by The Daily Beast, and won two top honors as the “Best Marketing Website” and the “Best Faith-based Website” in the advertising industry’s 2014 Internet Advertising Competition. Serving as “Your Gateway To The Christian Audience,” FrontGate’s web network provides reach to more than 10 million people and 5 million email subscribers, generating more than 34 million page views each month. The firm also provides Strategy Development, Faith-based Media Buying, Public Relations, and Social Media. The company plays a key role in the success of for-profit and non-profit organizations seeking the faith-based and faith-friendly audiences. The firm has mounted successful campaigns for Thomas Nelson, Tyndale, Zondervan, EMI CMG, Word Entertainment, Provident, Disney/Buena Vista, Walden Media, Focus on the Family, Opportunity International, and Gospel For Asia among others. World Vision has repeatedly honored FrontGate Media by declaring the company its #1 Emedia Partner. Prior To FrontGate, Scott served as a principal in the Orange County based ad agency he co-founded, launching consistently successful, innovative campaigns for notable companies such as IHOP, World Vision, Initium Eyewear, Krikorian Premier Theaters, and American First Credit Union. Additionally the firm received the coveted Standard of Excellence WebAward from the Web Marketing Association for their work with Del Taco where the firm served as the web agency of record for six years. With a heart for the intersection between philanthropy and the arts, Shuford has also served on Advisory Boards for the Biola Media Conference, Christian Comic Arts Society, My Broken Palace, and Grove Center for the Arts, and is active with The Barnabas Group, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association and Visual Story Network.