The Pontes Group is a leading public relations, personal/business branding, and marketing agency. We believe in taking big risks to do big things and encourage our team members, clients, and community to do the same. Because at The Pontes Group, we don’t just think outside the box – we build new boxes every day.
We strive to work with clients that are not afraid to do the unknown and take chances. They are innovators, risk takers and game changers that not only reject the status quo but find it completely unacceptable. The synergy we have is indescribable, and it allows us not just to be great in business but use success to do good within our community. We also happen to be extremely successful in landing our clients top-tier print, digital, broadcast, radio, podcast, and influencer/celebrity coverage.
The Pontes Group works with clients in various industries including entertainment, technology, luxury goods, education, cannabis, events, finance, real estate, nonprofits, consumer packaged goods, lifestyle brands, hospitality, and corporate businesses, spanning around the world. We utilize creative techniques and strong relationships with editors, writers, producers, celebrities, stylists, bloggers, vloggers, and other influencers, which enables us to effectively convey a brand’s message to their target audience to ensure the global visibility and profitability of their brand.
THE FOUNDER & PRESIDENT Lais Pontes Greene is the Founder and President of The Pontes Group, an award-winning public relations and branding agency. She was honored by Forbes Magazine as a 30 under 30 and in over ten years has evolved from a small fashion PR agency into a respected leader in the marketing world, helping private and public companies launch, grow and scale. Through top-tier media relations, personal and business branding, and high-level strategic partnerships, her clients quickly establish themselves as the #1 authority and most recognized thought leader in their respective industries. Lais has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Huffington Post, Today.com, NBC News, Fox Business, Yahoo!, MSN, Entrepreneur, and many others.
Passionate about community and a commitment to being a servant leader, Lais currently holds volunteer leadership positions with the Greater Ft Lauderdale Alliance, American Heart Association, Emerge Broward, and the Historic Stranahan House, joining the 30+ others she has supported. Those organizations include the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, United Way of Broward County, The FLITE Center of Broward County, Broward County, Cure SMA, Broward Partnership, and many more. The Pontes Group gives back through time, talent, and dollars to numerous charitable initiatives throughout the year.
Lais’ insight into entrepreneurship, public relations, branding, and strategic partnerships has garnered national attention. She has written for Entrepreneur, PR Couture, Worthy Magazine, and THINK Magazine, and has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Huffington Post, TODAY.com, NBC News, Fox Business, Yahoo!, MSN, and Entrepreneur, just to name few. Lais lives in downtown Fort Lauderdale with her husband and two sons.