Clients

CLIENTS/WORK


 Ronald E. McNair Public School 5, Brooklyn, NY

Create, secure and pilot sustainable, community-based curriculum that aids in increasing test scores while broaden students’ horizon in meeting state standardized testing

  • Program Creator/Instructor – Financial Literacy Leadership Program
    • Explores basic and practical methods to educate, inform and enlighten students on becoming financial stewards over their finances while preparing them for the emerging economy by taking them on an entrepreneurial journey
    • Collaborate with Brooklyn Public Library to create inventory and pricing curriculum in preparation for self-sufficient school store
  • Secure press, publicity while promoting and providing a wide range of strategic brand, media and event marketing strategies to bring awareness to PS5’s advance practical curriculum, activities and dedicated staff and students
  • Evangelize, build and create narratives around the schools’ academic, performance achievements, its commitment to community, student population, staff and faculty in an effort to secure funding and community support

Cultural Collaborative JamaicaJamaica Arts & Music Summer (JAMS) Festival 20th Anniversary, Jamaica Queens, NY

  • Brand strategist responsible for re-positioning CCJ trademark in an effort to bring awareness and secure sponsor support for its 20th annual multi-cultural street festival that attracts over 20K visitors
  • Redeveloped and re-designed agency’s sponsorship package to include SEO key terms, helping to secure of $75K in funding
  • Created and designed updated marketing materials that included but is not limited to press release, media advisory, digital/on-line content, canned stories, bios and brochures

OneBrooklyn Fund/Brooklyn Borough President office – inaugural – “Central Brooklyn Arts & Culture Walk

Key architect responsible for producing, coordinating and managing Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams signature event celebrating Brooklyn’s cultural heritage

  • Served as chief consulting liaison strategically creating collaborative alliance with Brooklyn’s vast and diverse cultural institutions, businesses and civic organizations including but not limited:
    • Brooklyn Museum
    • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
    • Brooklyn Public Library
    • Brooklyn Children’s Museum
    • Jewish Children’s Museum
    • Wildlife Conservation Society
    • New York City Parks
    • Prospect Park Alliance
    • New York City Police Department Community Affairs
    • New York City Department of Aging
    • New York City Department of Health & Hygiene
    • City Council
    • NYC Mayor’s Office
    • Community Board
    • Washington Avenue Merchants Association
    • Nostrand/Flatbush Junction BID
    • Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
    • Secured Media partnership with WABC TV, News 12, Emmis Broadcasting, New York Daily News, NY 

 Brooklyn’s Best Honors, Brooklyn, NY – Quarterly

Quarterly celebrations that honors the people and places that make Brooklyn great!

  • Secured funding and donation for Safe Horizon’s Jane Barker Brooklyn Center for Child Advocacy in access of over $10.5 in in-kind donation
  • Overwhelming response led to the creation of the Bed Stuy Holiday Sock Hop & Clothes Drive
  • Secured media partnership with NY Daily News, Our Times Press while forming partnership with Brooklyn Borough Presidents Office
  • Secured local sponsorships from neighboring institutions and businesses
  • Secured NYC Councilman/Chair of the Small Business Committee Robert E. Cornegy; Executive Director Bed Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District Michael Lambert; BRIC TV Producer Fred Brown as host
  • Increased sponsored venues daily traffic by 50% with daily income streams doubling 

Professional Golf Association’s (PGA) 16th Annual Original Tee Golf Classic

Secured proclamations from township of Hardingston honoring OTGC and Beverly Johnson

Medgar Evers College – Men of Medgar Week 2016, Brooklyn, NY – April 2016

  • In partnership with campus Male Development & Empowerment Center (MDEC) designed, executed annual seminar celebrating male populations on CUNY campus
  • Created and developed engaging, educational panels that fully addressed current issues and needs for the undeserved, marginalized population including but not limited to
    • Being Your Own Boss: Strategies for Success” addressing entrepreneurial opportunities for minority
    • “Sons, Brothers, Uncles, Fathers” addressing social issues and stereotypes facing minority men
    • “First Impressions: Dressing for Success” – addressing male grooming and hygiene; table etiquette and business/casual protocol
  • Secured national cast of panelist including but not limited to
    • Associate Administrator, Office of Entrepreneurial Development, US small Business Administrator – Tameka Montgomery
    • Senior Advisor to Associate Administrator, Office of Entrepreneurial Development, US Small Business Administrator – Christopher Upperman
    • Administration (SBA) Assistant Director of Brothers Keepers Program for Millennial Entrepreneurs –
    • New York City Small Business Services Commissioner Gregory Bishop
    • New York City Councilman/Small Business Chair Robert E. Cornegy
    • New York City Housing Authority Director Jeanique Riche-Druses

Von King Conservancy Halloween Fest, Brooklyn, NY – October 2015

Secured Listings in weekly and daily publications & on-line sights

  • Negotiated and purchased ad-buy for local press

Community2Community: Hope and a Future – A Celebration of Haiti, Brooklyn, NY

Created international/national platform for CEO/Fire Starter Marie Yolaine Eusebe

  • Secured appearances
  • Launched the annual Hope and a Future Benefit Concert for Haiti
    • Inaugural event was recognized by Mayor Bloomberg as NYC’s official Haiti Relief event
    • Received proclamations and citations from US Congressman Charles Rangel; US Senator Charles Schumer; State Senator Bill Perkins; City Councilwoman Inez Dickens
    • nd Annual Concert was declared an official Borough of Brooklyn event by BP Marty Markowitz
  • Help launched, promote and market Hope and A Future: A Celebration of Haiti

 2015 Power of Now Conference 10th Anniversary – Newark, NJ

  • Increase audience capacity by 60%
  • Produced Honors program acknowledging creators contribution to City of Newark Essex County
  • Secured Proclamation and honors on behalf of city of Newark, NJ 

500 Men Making A Difference, Inc. 5th Annual MLK Jr. Service Day Shut In, Brooklyn

  • Secured the following press:
  • NY-1 News live site broadcast
  • FOX 5 News
  • Brooklyn News 12 News
  • PIX 11 News Coverage
  • CBS-2 News
  • 1010 Wins
  • NY Daily News
  • DNA Info
  • NY Post

 Rev. Dr. Renee Frances Washington Gardner’s 10th Pastoral Anniversary

  • Secured proclamations from US Congressman Charles B Rangel
  • Secured letter of recognition for Mayor de Blasio
  • Secured Proclamation and presentation from Manhattan Borough President Gail Brewer claiming October 19, 2014 Rev. Renee Frances Washington Gardner Day in Harlem
  • Secured Proclamation and acknowledgement from NY State Senator Bill Perkins
  • Secured Proclamation and acknowledgement from NY City Councilwoman Inez Dickens
  • Coordinated guest speakers, attendees and special celebrity guests

Harlem’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony – a cause marketing effort promoting good will in the village of Harlem

Booked major talent to host and perform below budget

  • Secured media partnership with Fox5, CBS-2 News, NY-1 to broadcast and host
  • Secured media partnership with New York Daily News to promote and cover

 

Celebrities/Personalities

  • Brooklyn BP Eric L. Adams
  • Ray Chew
  • Edwina Findley-Dickerson
  • Julius “Dr Jay” Erving
  • Cheryl Wills NY-1 News
  • Shawn Gables/CBS2
  • Mike Woods/Fox 5
  • Jason Michael Webb
  • Jeff Redd
  • Maurice Chestnut
  • Marie Yolaine Eusebe
  • Beverly Johnson
  • Alonzo Mourning
  • Rev. Renee Washington Gardner
  • BeLO
  • Yolanda Adams
  • Charlie Sifford
  • Dr. Lucille Farrell-Scott
  • Dr. Sunne-Ryse Smith
  • Bill Cosby
  • Darlene Love
  • Cicely Tyson
  • Cuba Gooding, Sr.
  • Sandra Bookman/ABC7
  • Dwana Smallwood
  • George Faison
  • Dante
  • Ananda Lewis

Executives

  • Eric L. Adams, Brooklyn Borough President
  • Angela Glover Black, Founder/CEO – Policylink
  • Ronnie Sykes, Founder/CEO – Sykes Global Media
  • Voza Rivers, Chairman – Harlem Arts Alliance
  • Lloyd A Williams, President/CEO – Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
  • Wendell Haskins, Director – Professional Golf Association (PGA)
  • Marie Yolaine Eusebe, Founder – Community2Community
  • Jae Gardner, President/CEO – Ivy Key
  • Dan Spiner, President – Edison Group
  • Wayne Devonish, Executive Director – Von King Conservancy/500 Men Making A Difference

Event

  • Jamaica Arts & Music Summer (JAMS) Festival
  • Central Brooklyn Arts & Culture Walk
  • 500 Men who Make a Difference Annual MLK Day Shut In
  • Brooklyn’s Best Honors
  • 5th Annual Power of Now Conference
  • Hope and a Future – A Celebration of Haiti
  • Inaugural Haiti National Heritage Month
  • HARLEM WEEK
  • A Great Day In Harlem
  • Harlem Tree Lighting Ceremony

 

Organizations

  • One Brooklyn Fund
  • Cultural Collaborative Jamaica
  • Community2Community
  • 500 Men Making A Difference
  • Memorial Baptist Church
  • PolicyLink
  • Apollo Theater Foundation
  • Kings Bridge Heights Community Center
  • Brooklyn’s Borough President’s Office
  • Harlem Arts Alliance
  • Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
  • Harlem Jazz & Music Festival
  • Community Board 3
  • The Balm In Gilead
  • Heritage Health and Housing
  • NYC Mayor’s Office
  • NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
  • NYC & Co.

 

Productions

  • Central Brooklyn Arts & Culture Walk – Architect/Director
  • The Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS
  • Brooklyn’s Best Honors – Founder/Producer
  • Game On: We Are Not Alone – Producer/Writer/Director
  • I Don’t Know Why He Loves Me – Assistant Director/Stage Management
  • Daniel Beatty’s  Through The Night – Promotions
  • Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess – Audience Development
  • August: Osage County – Audience Development
  • If This Hat Could Talk – Media Relations/Tour Press
  • BK Got Music – Media Relations/National Tour Press