About Foremost Marketing and Media (FMM)

Foremost Marketing and Media is a one-stop marketing and media company.

Foremost Marketing and Media (previously named Brownell Photo & Video) is an active member of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Keizer Chamber of Commerce, SEDCOR, and Travel Salem, and has earned a solid reputation with each of these organizations as a provider of quality marketing and media service.

Marlin Brownell started in 2003 as Brownell Photo, focusing on photography. In 2009 Marlin added commercial photography and high definition digital video services which is when the “Video” portion of the name was added to Brownell Photo & Video.

Marlin Brownell holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin – La Cross in Communications, Photography and Audiovisual Instruction. He also has a Masters degree in an unrelated field.

Foremost Marketing and Media Clients

Some past and current FMM clients include:

  • K&E Excavating
  • DeSantis Landscapes
  • Wurdinger Manufacturing
  • Rich Duncan Construction
  • Centurion Real Estate Management, LLC
  • High Impact Technology
  • Rural Metro, in cooperation with VanNatta Public Relations
  • West Coast Bank
  • Salem-Keizer Transit
  • Salem Residence Inn, Marriott
  • Marshall Composite Technologies
  • MINET Fiber
  • Salem Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Advantage Precast
  • Wheelchair Glider Company
  • Marion Polk Food Share
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon)
  • Advanced First Responder Solutions (Firefighter Response System software)
  • Oregon Ballistic Laboratories
  • Construction Alliance (SEDCOR)
  • Composite Materials Research and Development
  • Valley Insurance Professionals
  • Starlight Limousine
  • Keizer Chamber of Commerce
  • Extreme Home Makeover
  • Travel Salem
  • Gerry Frank’s Konditorei
  • KMC Communications
  • Golden Rule Remodeling
  • Environmental Resources Inc.
  • Salem Chiropractic Clinic
  • Grace Real Estate
  • Bravo! Wedding & Event
  • Oregon Life Quote (Instant Legacy)
  • Real Tech Auto & Truck Repair
  • Disaster Contingency Specialists
  • A Team Heating and Cooling
  • Trachsel Body & Paint
  • Allain Enterprises
  • North Santiam River Trips
  • Arne Jensen Landscaping
  • Casablanca Meal Service
  • Star Builders
  • Taste and See Salem
  • Crockett Chiropractic
  • Prudence Uncorked
  • Allied Video Productions
  • Olive Boutique
  • Jet Industries
  • Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Willamette Valley
  • Holleyworks Auto Detailing
  • Ankeny Vineyard and Winery
  • Real Tech Auto and Truck Repair
  • Stephenson & Company
  • Valley Insurance Professionals
  • The Darling Company LLC (Slotto for Kids)
  • Cruise Master Engraving

FMM Is Community-Minded

FMM is proud to have produced video productions and/or done photography for:
Marion Polk Food Share the Marion Polk Food Share (a training video for their dry and frozen repack systems, to eliminate the need to take staff time to train new volunteers)
salem-chamber the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce (including videos for the First Citizen Banquet, photography for the Business of the Year awards, photography for the Young Pros Golf Tournament, and photography for the main Golf Awards)
Keizer Chamber of Commerce the Keizer Chamber of Commerce (a sponsorship trade for volunteer work to produce a number of videos promoting the Iris Festival)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (we are currently producing a set of training videos that will be used state-wide in Oregon to encourage participation in the SNAP program and show applicants how to fill out the application; one version will incorporate English-speaking actors, while the other will incorporate Spanish-speaking actors; captioned versions in both languages will also be produced, for the benefit of hearing impaired persons; this project is funded by a grant)
Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Salem, Oregon, 2010 Extreme Home Makeover (volunteer photography for eight days, at the community build of the dorm at the School for the Deaf in Salem, Oregon, September, 2010)

At FMM, we consider working with nonprofit organizations to be an important part of our service to our community.