Vera K. Fischer
CEO / President
Vera Fischer is the President and CEO of 97 Degrees West, the Brand Marketing Agency. Self-made in the city of Austin, Texas, the small but mighty agency has helped their clients sell thousands of products and services.
Vera has fueled dynamic agency growth with 26 years of marketing knowledge and entrepreneurship. 97 Degrees West has received more than 20 creative and business awards, including Austin Business Journal’s 2018 Top 25 Marketing Agencies.
She is the host of the System Execution podcast in which she explores strategies and systems behind today’s successful people. The award-winning podcast shines the spotlight on business leaders throughout the world in an interview format.
Her entrepreneurship experience has brought forward mentorship positions with companies like Capital Factory, the leading start-up incubator in the United States, and Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
She is frequently invited to speak at a variety of conferences and events for her expertise in integrated marketing, digital marketing, podcast advertising processes, and systems.
Vera lives in Austin, where she is Mom to creatures two- and four-legged.
She is a collector of 1950s and 1960s Bitossi and Fenton housewares, a freakishly fast reader, and a lover of real estate trends.
She gets her inspiration from traveling, meeting new people, and researching her random thoughts.