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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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         Through Deborah Mitchell Media Associates, she will create your online personality with a customized website, book you on the right television show, manage your social media profiles, and connect you with the best and brightest digital influencers. Mitchell is a weekly contributor for Entrepreneur.com and the author of So You Want To Be On TV. Mitchell is a multimedia producer with knowledge in a wide spectru...


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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 ...


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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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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 an...


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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 ...


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Dr. Eugene Stovall

Dr. Stovall delights audiences with trends in public education, political insights on restorative justice and marketing strategies.

Dr. Eugene Stovall      Speaker with numerous radio, TV and personal appearances.   Advocate for restorative justice using his research on the Swedish Ombudsman gained when studying at the University of Lund in Sweden.   A recognized authority on Frank Yerby, the black novelist who created the literary genre known as the costume novel, Stovall receivied his PhD in Political Theory from the Political Science Department at the University ...


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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    • BlackEnterprise.com, 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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Jeff Shirley        Jeff graduated from CAU’s Graduate School of Business in May of 1990. In June of 1990, he began his career at Kraft Foods where he spent 11 years in Brand Marketing, Promotions, and eMarketing. During his tenure at Kraft, Jeff marketed some of the company’s largest brands including Oscar Mayer Lunchables, Kraft Miracle Whip and Mayo, Kraft Salad dressing and Log Cabin Syrup. He joined Coca-Cola as the Senior Director...


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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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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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Dr. Kecia Ashley

Dr. Ashley is an author, speaker, trainer and coach who uses the power of motivation, inspiration and affirmation to both add value and move leaders and youth to realize their worth and move from surviving to thriving and from success to significance.

Dr. Kecia M. Ashley        Dr. Ashley comes from a family of educators and has been in the field of education for over 20 years as a teacher, school and district-level administrator, consultant, and college professor. She is originally from Mississippi, but she currently resides in Alabama.Dr. Ashley is the founder of Kecia Ashley Enterprises, Professional Leadership Academy, My Purpose Academy and God’s Daughter which is a non-profit o...


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Kelvin Jones

KT Jones is a Branding and Marketing expert. He has seen it all. He is the go to guy for Entrepreneurship/Business /Politics and Life.

Kelvin Jones         Kelvin has been involved in the Marketing, Business Development, Public Relations and Promotional merchandising industry for over 15 years. He is an expert in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Branding. He attended Benedict College in Columbia S.C. where he excelled in the Men’s basketball program and received (dual degrees..) in Marketing and Public Relations.He entered the professional ranks in the area of Marketing...


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Demetrius Walker

Co-founder of dangerousNEGRO/Be Apparel and a leader of a new breed of young entrepreneurs in America, serial entrepreneur, author, public speaker, and DJ.

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 t...


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Dr. Deborah Stroman

Sports Entrepreneur and Marketing Leadership Professor at UNC Chapel HIll.

Deborah L. Stroman, PhD CLU         Dr. Stroman, an enthusiastic educator and entrepreneur, is a faculty member at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and the Director of Sport Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement assignment at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. Highly motivated to share her journey and life lessons, Dr. Stroman is a national speaker on topics such as leadership, ent...


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Lincoln Stephens

Muckracker. Motivator. Mentor. Former advertising executive turned industry activist and talent futurist.

Lincoln Stephens         Lincoln is a former Advertising Account Management Executive (Carol H Williams, Martin Retail, and TracyLocke) turned activist, muckraker and entrepreneur. In his professional career, Stephens has worked with top brands such as Frito Lay, Quaker, Pepsi, Cadillac, Hummer, Chevrolet, and Coca-Cola.        Born in Dallas, Texas, Lincoln is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia where he received a Bache...


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Lloyd J. Duggan, Jr.            Lloyd is a seasoned and innovative educator and marketing consultant. He is President of gL Market Research, a full-service marketing consulting firm based in Middletown, Connecticut. He has compiled a record of success in the electric and gas utility industry, financial services and small business consulting.   Lloyd earned his MBA from the Kogod School of Business at American University and Bachelor...


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Donnye Collins

Donnye has the uncanny ability to create unique user experiences that propels participants to unparalleled heights and extraordinary business and personal achievement.

Donnye Collins        Donnye is a successful author, mesmerizing speaker, “Streets” trained business leader, visionary, and entrepreneur whose transformational insights and strategies are redefining the “rules” of business and success!His Sales and Positioning philosophies are turning the business community on its’ head. As an author, speaker, entrepreneur, and achievement “amplifier;” Donnye introduces a revolutionary paradigm shift in...


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