We are dreamers & thinkers - climbers & doers.We live for challenges and LOVE to solve problems.

Welcome to Brand Catalyst!

We believe there is GENIUS in simplicity and thrive in refining the complex to create powerful, effective, RESULTS oriented marketing and business consulting.

Brand Catalyst is part of L7, a multidisciplinary agency, with a proven track record for nimble and effective solutions for launching, growing, and selling brands. Our people are diverse, talented, crazy-smart, and just plain nice. We have a track record for turning obstacles into success. And we don’t stop there. Success comes from working together, and it is our goal to empower you to make the best, informed decisions ensuring you are not just one step ahead of your competition but in a whole different league.

We aim to be your real-life superheroes, saving your businesses from pitfalls, steering you in the right direction, and keeping you on track. Our commitment to excellence pushes us to continually raise the bar with unfailing accuracy. To do this, we bring you an extraordinary team of brand strategists, business consultants, marketing + PR experts, digital gurus, and creative visionaries – a team that is as passionate and dedicated to your success as you are.

We know you want and deserve the best. That is why GOOD is never enough for us. So let us be your team. We will work relentlessly with passion, to understand, imagine, strategize, and deliver for you. It is our promise to you to create incredible brands, strategies, and experiences that both deliver meaningful and measurable results to your business. You can rest assured that we will deliver nothing, but the BEST for you.

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Ethan Fialkow spearheads L7’s business and brand strategies. With almost two decades of experience, a Masters Degree in Business and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Mr. Fialkow is the consummate problem solver. His passion and dedication to his clients have empowered hundreds of businesses to maximize their true potential through ingenious strategies and tactics. He has worked with clients in diverse industries, and around the globe. He lives for challenges and loves to solve problems.

Mr. Fialkow brings a unique perspective to his strategies with his legal and technology background. Having practiced business, real estate and transactional law with extensive litigation, he brings a new dimension of understandings and considerations that go beyond merely succeeding, but to optimal solutions that mitigate risks. With an eye towards the future, and how technology plays key roles in every strategy, he always looks forward and considers variables that most people are not even aware of.

Mr. Fialkow has also lived and worked in Japan, where he developed a fluency in the language, and as a result of his time overseas, his strategies are empowered to consider both local and global implications.

Combined, his experience, expertise, and vision have led to the creation of L7 Marketing, and the bringing together a team uniquely qualified and passionate to solve all of your business needs.

Mr. Fialkow also heads up Eubiohacking and the Pain Relief Institute, two new ventures tied to empowering better decisions in how we live every day.

L. Burke Files, DDP, CACM


L. Burke Files leads the due diligence, investment, investigative, and research side of L7 Marketing. As a finance and corporate world insider, Mr. Files is keenly aware of the types and accuracy of the information required to make informed and timely decisions, and he brings this into the venture arena. For nearly three decades he has worked as a knowledge specialist in international finance and due diligence working on projects in over 100 countries. Previously, he was a partner in a regional business, finance, and securities consulting firm. He has served as the director of corporate finance for an investment banking company and the principal of a business and venture capital consulting firm. Mr. Files continues to serve on Boards for private companies working in international finance, due diligence, and Anti-Corruption.

These and a multitude of other experiences provide Mr. Files with a broad and exceptional knowledge base and contacts in the international finance, and corporate worlds. He has received a Commission and a Medal of Merit from the President of the United States is an award-winning author and is frequently sought out by media as a quotable and reliable source. When you meet him, you will no doubt enjoy the warm and distinctive personality that has led to his nickname.