Brian Forrester

Co-Founder & CEO

“As a business owner, creating an environment that fosters the growth and development of our team brings me the greatest joy. It’s the most fulfilling work I do.”

Brian has spent over a decade in digital marketing. He is most passionate about building a sustainable business with an emphasis on culture, community involvement, and the development of our number-one resource, our team.

Since his days at James Madison University, Brian has always sought to give back to the community. Brian now sits on the Executive Advisory Council for JMU’s College of Business, Marketing, the FETCH a Cure Board of Directors, and sits on the IMPACT Awards Selection Committee. Brian’s agency is also a 4-time winner of Generosity, Inc., an award celebrating top charitable corporate givers in Richmond, VA. Brian is also on the Board of Directors at Northern Neck Insurance Company, in Irvington, VA.

During Brian’s time as Co-Founder & CEO of Workshop Digital, the agency has won numerous awards including the 2016 Richmond Chamber IMPACT Award, Virginia Best Places to Work (2017 - 2022), Outside Magazine Best Places to Work in the U.S. (2017 - 2022), and is a three-time winner of the RVA25 Fastest Growing Companies in Richmond. Brian was also selected for the Style Weekly 40 under 40 list in 2017.


Favorite Animal

The majestic Pug


Favorite Food

Really fresh tuna sashimi


Favorite place in Richmond

The Fan