Brian Rodriguez

President




Brian is the Founder & President of Gatorworks. 

Gatorworks is a digital marketing agency that focuses on website design, web development, search engine marketing, targeted display, and traditional branding. Brian’s career as an entrepreneur and web consultant began at an early age. He founded Gatorworks during his time as an LSU student while earning a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems and Decision Sciences (ISDS).

Gatorworks has worked with hundreds of clients on design, advertising, web development, and online marketing projects over the last 15 years—mostly in the healthcare, education, industrial, retail, home service, food and beverage, and government sectors.

Brian was a 2012 honoree of the Baton Rouge Business Report’s Top Forty Under 40. Gatorworks is an eight-time honoree of the LSU 100 which recognizes the top 100 fastest-growing companies owned by LSU alumni. Gatorworks was honored with the #2 spot in the 2020 LSU 100. 

Brian served as President of the American Advertising Federation of Baton Rouge from 2013-2014. Under Brian’s leadership, the organization was named AAF District 7 Club of the Year, which includes associations from Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. He was also named President of the Year.

Brian is a founding board member of Baton Rouge College Prep (BRCP) public charter school serving students fifth through seventh grades in north Baton Rouge.  

Brian is a graduate of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber Leadership class for the 2016-2017 year. He also served on the Emerging Leaders Council at Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI). LABI recognized Brian with the inaugural Free Enterprise Young Businessperson of the Year award in 2016.

In August 2017, Gatorworks was acquired by Guaranty Media. Brian continues as president of Gatorworks with its full team intact. The agency has experienced smart growth with enhanced resources from Guaranty

Under Brian’s leadership, the company was honored as one of the Best Places to Work by Baton Rouge Business Report in both 2019 and 2020.

Brian resides in Baton Rouge with his wife, Brennan, and their two young boys Max and Miles. They also enjoy spending time with their sweet (and sometimes crazy) little Pomeranian named Kenzie.