Branan Ward a lifelong St. Augustine resident, is the President of Ward Design Group, an award-winning web design firm renowned for its innovative solutions and commitment to client empowerment. With over 20 years of experience, Branan has cultivated a reputation for excellence, leading his firm to receive prestigious accolades such as #1 Web Design since the inception of “Best in the 904”.

As part of Branan’s commitment to helping others build their dream business, he is an active member of Business Network International (BNI) - Northeast Florida in St. Johns County. BNI is a prestigious business organization that fosters growth and collaboration among its members through structured networking and referral opportunities. A former BNI President, Branan is a 2 Million Lifetime Giver Award winner. His dedication to success is further demonstrated by his anticipation of receiving BNI's $3 million award this year.


Before founding Ward Design Group, Branan honed his skills as a Communication Director for 20 years, pioneering digital media and print marketing. A devoted community leader, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Johns County, with the last two years as the Chairman. Branan has also volunteered and given time to St Francis House, Tail Waggers, Somebody Cares St. Augustine, Kids Inc. and more…


Blessed with a loving family, Branan has been married to his beautiful bride, Jackye, since 1985, and they have three children and four grandchildren. In his leisure time, he enjoys traveling, fishing, and reading. Driven by his extensive experience and passion for helping others achieve their goals, Branan and his team at Ward Design Group stand ready to partner with you in bringing your vision to life passion for helping others achieve their goals by crafting innovative business solutions for his clients.