I have spent the majority of my 22 year career in public relations, marketing, branding, government and community affairs and have worked in the entertainment and sports industries as well as government and corporate America, handling everything from publicity and crisis communications to global marketing and branding. I am currently President and CEO for a statewide nonprofit. Prior to that I was chief marketing officer for a global nonprofit that worked on behalf of children.
I've been very active in the community, having served on as many as 15 different boards of directors at once, including serving two terms as chairman of the board for Indiana Black Expo, Inc. Elected at age 35, I am still recognized as the youngest chairman of the board in the history of the 41 year old not-for-profit.
Born and raised in the steel city of Gary, Indiana, I graduated from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN completing an internship with the former nationally syndicated “Siskel & Ebert Show” and earning a bachelor’s degree in Radio/TV/Film Communications. In 2008 I published my first book, ; an autobiography entitled, “Unflappable”. My professional accomplishments and opinions have been featured in Black Enterprise, JET and Indianapolis Woman (cover story) magazines.