The Up and Comers: Lais Pontes Greene

Meet Lais Pontes Greene The Pontes Group, an honoree in the marketing and PR category of the 2020 Up and Comer Awards

SFBW’s Up & Comer Awards honors young professionals who have achieved excellence in their careers, shown a commitment to their community and demonstrated leadership. To learn more about this year’s event, taking place Oct. 14, click here.


Lais Pontes Greene is the Founder and President of The Pontes Group, a leading, public relations, social media, and influencer marketing agency. She was honored by Forbes Magazine as a 30 under 30 and in over eight years of being in business has evolved from a small fashion PR agency, into a respected leader in the marketing world, working with top industry leaders in finance, law, entertainment, tech, cannabis, and more. Lais currently co-chairs Broward PULSE for the American Heart Association, is a Board of Director for Emerge Broward, is a founding co-chair and current member of the Emerging Leaders Council for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, and sits on the committee for the Historic Stranahan House’s Pineapple Jam. Her story has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Huffington Post, and other national media. Lais currently resides in downtown Fort Lauderdale with her husband and two sons.

Favorite quote: “Someone once told me not to bite off more than I could chew. I said I rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity” – Unknown


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