Marketing Speakers

To find success in the world of marketing you need excellent business skills, in-depth knowledge of consumer markets and most importantly, creativity. The best way to have an advantage in the marketing industry is to learn from a current successful marketer who knows all the ins and outs of the trade. At Great Black Speakers we have gathered a variety of African-American marketing field experts that are qualified and experienced public speakers to engage audiences about the lucrative world of marketing. Great Black Speakers gives you the ability to book one of our highly successful and recommended marketing professionals to speak and inspire at your next function.

Marshawn Evans         As one of the nation’s leading experts on the art of maximizing potential, Reinvention Strategist™, Entrepreneur and Entertainment Attorney, MARSHAWN EVANS is Founder of ME Unlimited®, a consulting firm focusing on reinvention, diversity, women’s empowerment, leadership and peak performance strategies. She is founder of ME University® - The Ultimate Business & Branding Bootcamp, the industry’s premiere summit for ...

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Michael Graves

Change in Order to Survive...The Professional and Personal Challenges of Starting a Business in a Recession

Michael Graves        An exceptionally motivated, sales and marketing professional who has effectively led large and diverse organizations to achieve profitable results and consistently exceed industry growth averages.  A results-driven executive with a proven track record of success; designing, establishing, launching and revitalizing corporate brands by utilizing consumer insights, social media and analytics. A charismatic leader, com...

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Lawrence Watkins         Lawrence is one of America’s leading entrepreneurship and personal achievement experts. His journey has taken him from an ultra-underachiever in high school to a graduate of an Ivy League business school as well as the Owner of Great Black Speakers, Great Pro Speakers, and Co-Founder of Watkins Media Group. Lawrence was born and raised in Louisville, KY to a police officer father and a mother who was a counselo...

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Deborah Mitchell

Emmy-nominated network television producer Deborah Mitchell is a veteran of ABC and CBS News, a member of the Producers Guild of America, and a board member of the James Beard Broadcast and Media Awards Committee.

Deborah J. Mitchell         Most recently Deborah was the Executive Producer of Arise On Screen, a 30 minute weekly socially interactive movie review show on Arise TV. The network airs nationally and internationally via SKYTV. Emmy-nominated network television producer Deborah Mitchell is a veteran of ABC and CBS News, a member of the Producers Guild of America, and a board member of the James Beard Broadcast and Media Awards Committee...

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Jullien Gordon         Jullien, The PurposeFinder, is the country’s leading voice on purpose and motivation for the millennial generation. He already has 10 years of experience working with millennials as a CEO, coach, and counselor.     Jullien is the Founding Partner at New Higher, a high performance consultancy for organizations, individuals, and teams that want to increase employee performance, motivation, engagement, and retention. He has wo...

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Lisa Nicole Bell         Lisa is the personification of what happens when art and commerce collide. A passionate communicator, creative businesswoman, and relentless solution finder, Lisa is a unique hybrid of social change agent, on air personality and behind-the-scenes powerhouse. As an award winning filmmaker, media personality, international speaker, and media entrepreneur, Lisa sits at the helm of a burgeoning empire that includes business a...

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Detavio Samuels

Advertising Executive • Best Selling Author • Voice of Millennial Generation

Detavio Samuels          Detavio is one of the advertising industry’s youngest executives and has helped some of the world's biggest companies (including Walmart, Chrysler LLC, NBA and Johnson & Johnson) build their brands and connect to consumers. Currently Detavio operates as the President of GlobalHue-Detroit, the nation's leading multicultural advertising agency, where he leads teams to develop crossover strategies and ideas that ...

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Clay Cane

Filmmaker, TV Personality and Award-Winning Journalist.

Clay Cane         Clay is a New York City-based, television personality and award-winning journalist. His work covers various topics: pop culture, sexuality, race, religion and social justice. Clay is a graduate from Rutgers University, Phi Beta Kappa, with a B.A. in English and African-American Studies. Clay has provided commentary for television networks such as MTV, HLN, ABC, MSNBC, BET and FOX. He has contributed to numerous print a...

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Erica Nicole         Small Business Influencer • The Voice of Small Business • Influential Women in Digital Media     Erica Nicole is making headlines as a small business expert source by serving up fresh, provocative and insanely addictive behind-the-scenes business know-how.One of the most dynamic, young female serial entrepreneurs of her generation, Erica Nicole is the Founder and CEO of YFS Magazine, a Young, Fabulous & Self-Employe...

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Daria Burke

Founder & CEO of Black MBA Women, Speaker, Writer, Lecturer, Advocate for Women, and Independent Strategic Marketing Consultant in New York City, helping luxury, beauty and entertainment clients with a range of marketing initiatives.

Daria Burke         Daria is a luxury marketing and brand strategist. Through Burke Luxe Lab, Daria offers strategic marketing, branding and business strategy services to emerging and established beauty, fashion, retail, design and consumer-driven companies. She brings more than 12 years of experience in developing winning brands and executing successful marketing campaigns across broadcast, print, online.A passionate speaker, writer and lecturer...

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Kevin Johnson

Successful entrepreneur and author who specializes in giving people practical steps to achieve greatness in business and life.

Kevin D. Johnson            Kevin, 34, President of Johnson Media Inc. and a serial entrepreneur, has several years of experience leading his multimillion-dollar marketing and communications company that now serves many of the most notable Fortune 100 businesses. As an innovative leader, he has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS, Oprah Radio, and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Moreover, he has appeared on CNN freque...

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Hajj Flemings

History curator, Branding expert, and author, The Brand YU Life: Re-thinking Who You Are Through Personal Brand Management

Hajj Flemings is . . .         • CEO and Founder of Brand Camp University    • CEO and Co-Founder of Gokit    • Digital Brand Strategist/Author/Speaker    •, Tech Columnist    • Founder of Student Ventures         Hajj is the founder of Brand Camp University the largest personal branding conference in the Midwest. He has expanded his personal branding conference to New York and Boston. He is also the author of “T...

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Kaneisha Grayson         Kaneisha is an entrepreneur, writer, and speaker who provides practical tips for achieving one’s dreams despite the odds. She founded her business “The Art of Applying” to coach non-traditional applicants as they apply to top MBA and other graduate programs. She uses the power of effective storytelling to propel people to achieve their most audacious goals and dreams. Kaneisha Grayson has been featured on MBAPodcaster as ...

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Dezmon Landers         Dezmon is a startup entrepreneur, blogger and avid traveler. He specializes in the study and execution of startup businesses and is the founder of Startup Expert, an entrepreneurial advisory service in Atlanta, GA.   Dezmon loves startups and has started 8 technology and service based companies since 2003. Along the way, he's gained an immense amount of knowledge on building startup companies. In 2005, he realiz...

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Candace Reece

Global PR Strategist and Sales Executive • Entrepreneur • Empowerment Speaker • Inspirational Coach • Executive Influencer

Candace Reese         With a reputation for challenging small visions and transforming them into global notoriety, Candace Reese is a nationally-recognized entrepreneur and inspirational speaker. Specializing in corporate and philanthropic strategy management, Reese has a strong track record in exceeding expectations. At the inception of her career, she quickly gained a reputation for her progressive sales and marketing techniques.After...

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Selena Cuffe         Selena is the President and CEO of Heritage Link Brands, LLC, the largest company in North America dedicated to importing and marketing wine produced by indigenous Africans. With wines that have been featured by media outlets including TIME and PBS, the company’s South African portfolio has won industry accolades from the International Wine Challenge, Decanter Magazine, and Wine Spectator, among others. Customers include hous...

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Philip Lewis

The Master Builder who specializes in Motivation for Business Sales, Health/Fitness, Motivation, Inspiration, Image and Self Esteem, Christian, Religious

Philip Lewis         Phil Lewis is a Business Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach and Ordained Minister. He is the founder of Phil Lewis We Network, Evangelism Network. and Co Produced Joy and Strength Today TV Programs.   Phil has well over 20 years of business-planning and sales experience. He is a former Mr. Toronto, Mr. Ontario and Mr. New York bodybuilding champion. Phil Lewis started the first Walmart ...

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Dr. John Oda

When your messages must be amazing, your presentation exceptional, and your sales unlimited, call Dr. John Oda.

Dr. John Oda         Following a successful career as a mental health professional, Dr. John Oda founded Oda Research International a leading consulting company that conducts Business and peak performance coaching, workshop shops and seminars for business professionals around the world.Dr. John Oda is recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs worldwide. He was featured in “Meeting the Giants,” working with renowned speakers such as Ant...

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Demetrius Darnell Walker         Demetrius is a native New Yorker. Born in Brooklyn and raised in the Bronx, Demetrius represents not only the merits of higher education, but street knowledge as well. Growing up in New York City, Demetrius was exposed to the struggles of the urban community. Avoiding the common pit falls of fellow friends and family members was a daily battle. An exceptionally gifted student, Demetrius left the city turmoil to s...

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Dr. Deborah Stroman

Sports Entrepreneur and Marketing Leadership Professor at UNC Chapel HIll

Dr. Deborah Stroman         Dr. Debby is a faculty member of the Sport Administration specialization of the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Her teaching focus is the theory and practical application of economics and finances, leadership, and the marketing of sport. Her research interests are leadership, entrepreneurship, and social issues of sport. Additional responsibilities i...

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Dr. Kay Green

Award-winning Marketing, Management, and Distance Learning Expert

Dr. R. Kay Green          Dr. Kay is the CEO/President of RKG Marketing Solutions LLC. and author of “I’ve been called the B* Word…Now what do I do? 13 Rules for the “New-Age” Professional Women.For over 13 years, Dr. Kay has devoted her existence to developing a greater understanding of the Marketing and Business disciplines. Dr. Kay is currently featured on Great Women Speakers, Great African-American Speakers, Marketing Experts, Black Experts...

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Maisha Walker

Helping marketing executives and entrepreneurs understand how to leverage the Internet to build a brand and drive traffic and revenue.

Maisha Walker        Maisha is the president of message medium, a New York City Internet Strategy firm that uses Web site design, Internet marketing, and educational and strategic consulting to help small businesses create the greatest impact, the highest ROI, the biggest digital footprint and the most dynamic brand online. Maisha's firm has provided strategic, design, marketing and technical guidance for initiatives in every space of i...

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Melanie Bonita

#1 Amazon Bestselling Author and Award-winning Inspirational Speaker, helping people to get more determined to achieve their dreams.

Melanie Bonita         Melanie is a #1 Amazon Bestselling author, award-winning international inspirational speaker, faith coach, praise dancer and gospel fitness instructor. She’s on a mission to help people get more determined, dedicated and driven to achieve their dreams and destiny. Her “Daily Dose Series” show others how to maximize their life and achieve their dreams by using daily strategies to get there. Melanie Bonita started ...

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James Nemley

The Xtra-Ordinary Business Builders, Inc.

James (Jim) Nemley, LPBC, CBP, CFLT, CEDP, CMA, CF, President      “If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got.”         Jim is into Attitude Adjustment. He feels that it is important to change the mind of the individual in order to affect different results, especially in the case of business owners.         For more than 30 years, Jim has put entrepreneurs and business owners on the right track to succe...

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