Episode 92: Jamael Hester Chief of Staff, Office of The President of North America at The Coca-Cola Company

Episode 92: Jamael Hester Chief of Staff, Office of The President of North America at The Coca-Cola Company

Jamael Hester is Chief of Staff, Office of The President of North America at The Coca-Cola Company. He graduated from University of Tennessee with a degree focused on Marketing. At Tennessee, Jamael was one of five undergraduate students selected to enroll in coveted Executives in Residence (EIR) MBA course with 25 UTK MBA candidates led by the renowned Dr. Dick Reizenstein. He also was the 1st African American Male Intramural Athlete of the Year in school history in 2003-2004.
Episode 89: Ashley Smith Founder of GSD Advisory

Episode 89: Ashley Smith Founder of GSD Advisory

Ashley Smith is currently the founder of GSD Advisory, a marketing advising and strategy company.  GSD Advisory leverages Smith’s passions and 25 years of experience in connecting consumers and brands across music, sports, and entertainment. Prior to launching GSD Advisory, Smith was the Vice President of Brand Marketing for Madison Square Garden overseeing marketing, digital content and customer experience for the MSG portfolio of venues including The Garden, Beacon Theatre, Radio City Music Hall and Chicago Theatre.
Episode 86: Hayes & Missy Johnson

Episode 86: Hayes & Missy Johnson

Hayes Johnson is the President at Swimmingly LLC, based in Raleigh-Durham. Hayes has been with Swimmingly for 7 years now, previously as VP of Marketing. He graduated from University of Texas with a B.A in Sociology & Education. Missy (Franklin) Johnson is a 5-time Gold Medalist. In her Olympic debut in 2012, she was 17 years old, winning 5 total medals….4 gold!
Episode 84: Frank Bracken CEO of Foot Locker

Episode 84: Frank Bracken CEO of Foot Locker

Frank Bracken is CEO of Foot Locker. He oversees Digital Transformation, Revenue Growth, E-commerce, and Digital Marketing as well. Frank graduated from University of Michigan with a degree in Marketing. He also received Masters in Marketing/Strategy from Georgetown! Frank went to Melbourne Business School in 1998 as well!