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Briana Ford

Briana's Work


My Story

What happens when you give an 8 year old her own computer, or when you let a 12 year old moderate an online forum? Well, she sort of turns into this person. Find out who that person is.

“Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.”

– Albus Dumbledore


My Resume

Years Experience

largest community i've managed

Years in DFW

Trips home (LAX) per year (average)

Starring Role

Community Manager @ Facebook

March 2021 – Present

I manage a group of Black and Brown business owners, professionals, and job seekers for the Elevate program.

Previous Roles

Media Buyer @ Spigot

May 2020 – February 2021

I acquired new users for Android apps using Google and Facebook Ads.

Community Manager @ Khoros

June 2020 – February 2021

I manage and moderate Facebook communities for a Fortune 100 company using Groups and Pages.

Senior Social Media Buyer
@ Active Network

January 2019 – April 2020

I lead digital marketing agency services (paid search, social, and email), managed campaigns for high budget clients, and managed partner relationships. Also responsible for team training and SOPs.

Digital Operations @ DexYP
(now known as Thryv)

May 2012 – January 2019

Multiple roles including Campaign Manager (2017-2019), Senior Website Consultant (2016-2017), Digital Support Supervisor (2015-2016), and Social Media Specialist (2012-2015).



Facebook Community Manager (Exp. Oct 2022)

Facebook Media Buying Professional (Exp. Aug 2021)
Facebook Digital Marketing Associate (Exp. June 2022)
Google Ads Search (Exp. Jan 2022)
Google Ads Display (Exp. Jan 2022)

College Education


Studied marketing, psychology, and instructional design at CSU Long Beach, Kaplan University, and Ashford University. 30 credits away from BA.

the boss


Where you see me, you’ll probably see this kid (dog). Layla is the real boss of the show. She is a Boxer / American Staff / Rottweiler mix, and an adoptee. She enjoys extreme weather (hot or cold), naps, and food. Specifically your food.

Layla Bear