Photographer Jonathan Puente and Guest Host Ryan Parker with Xpleo Media
Jonathan Puente Photography is a commercial lifestyle photography brand, taking entrepreneurial experience, and applying it to specific photography content brands need. Currently their focus is on small to established businesses in interiors and real estate, eCommerce and other businesses that fall under the lifestyle umbrella (i.e. food, headshots, events).
Jonathan Puente has been shooting photography artistically since his teens, but professionally for over 10 years. Starting his first job at 14 sealing asphalt driveways for a co-owned business with his brothers, he expanded into his own small landscaping business while completing his Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Arizona.
After college his passion for photography took somewhat of a backseat while he pursued the typical corporate 9-5 jobs. However, taking experience and knowledge from renowned companies like Ritz Carlton and Charles Schwab, allowed him to apply business models around customer service to his own photography business.
Xpleo Media is a marketing and leadership consultation firm where stories build brands, ideas spark opportunity and game changing strategies develop new possibilities. From marketing consultation to leadership development; Xpleo’s band of creative, character driven and innovative collaborators are passionate about delivering real world (and, awe inspiring) actionable ideas and strategies that drive new possibilities and opportunities. At Xpleo, we stretch the possibility of “what is” to “what can be.”
Ryan Parker is fiercely passionate about helping entrepreneurs and businesses grow. He strives to live with character by doing the right things whether someone is watching or not and thrives on igniting the passions in others they may or may not see in themselves.
Connection is in Ryan’s DNA and that is why he surrounds himself with like minded entrepreneurs that believe that business is a place where amazing legacies can be built and where business starts with interpersonal relationships. Ryan believes that through the hard work of entrepreneurs and leaders, communities and the people entrepreneurs and leaders serve can be profoundly changed for the positive.
Ryan is always looking to connect with other like minded individuals that thrive on being character driven, creative, innovative, purposeful, empathetic and thoughtful.