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Echos Communications hires Fornes as senior account manager

Published July 12, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Echos Communications has hired bicycle industry veteran Brian Fornes as senior account manager for the bike division. Fornes spent 10 years at Raleigh, most recently as marketing manager and product manager, and also served as brand manager at Kona Bicycles

"I am thrilled to have Brian join us. He brings a wealth of experience to the table and a passion for cycling culture that is authentic and strategic," said Billy Sinkford, senior partner at Echos. "We were looking for the right person who has a mix of industry knowledge, marketing experience, with a dash of radness — and I'm certain we've found him."

Fornes will focus on media communications and operational management for the Echos bike division, which includes such clients as Castelli, Paul Components, Showers Pass, Riese & Muller, Argonaut Cycles and the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

"I've watched Echos grow for years within the industry and have respected their talent to partner with brands that truly define the cycling culture," Fornes said. "I'm eager to bring my history and experience to help the team continue to grow authentically."

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