• 5+ Years Sales and Marketing Related Work Experience
  • 2 Years of Professional Sales Experience
  • Effective Public Speaker/Presenter
  • Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced Account Manager
  • 4 Years Experience in Social Media Marketing
  • Six Sigma White Belt
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office and Graphic Design Software



Winston-Salem State University               AACSB Accredited

Bachelor of Science in Marketing – December 2010

  • Cum Laude Graduate
  • Honors Program Student
  • Fall 2010 Top Specialist Graduating Senior in Marketing


Altria Group Distribution Company            Morehead City, NC            Feb. 2011 – Present

Territory Sales Manager

  • Manage sales of portfolio brands in 120 retail accounts generating approximately $20M in annual revenue.
  • Establish consultative relationship with retail and wholesale customers to grow tobacco category business.
  • Developed strategic plans that grew territory volume 3% and annual revenue 4% over the course of one year.
  • Effectively sell and implement retail trade programs and consumer promotions
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate invoicing and payment of accounts within territory

Best Buy Stores Inc.                             Winston-Salem, NC                     Nov. 2009 – Jan. 2011

Wireless Sales Consultant

  • Assisted customers with wireless needs including new contracts, upgrades, pre-paid phones, and accessories
  • Created a positive shopping experience by providing friendly service and expert product knowledge
  • Maintained high standards through achieving store and district sales goals and customer satisfaction standards

North Carolina State University                 Raleigh, NC                      May 2008 – Aug. 2008

Summer Intern-Center for Integrated Fungal Research

  • Conducted research pertaining to fungal pathogens and their genetic connection to pathogenecity.
  • Contributed to the existing knowledge base of background research
  • Productively collaborated with a diverse team of peers and supervisors to accomplish established goals.

Uplift Media Network LLC.                 Winston-Salem, NC                    Dec. 2007 – Jan. 2010

Vice President, Marketing and Media Sales

  • Collaborated with functional leadership and executive team to define corporate growth strategies
  • Directed market research and competitive analysis projects during operational planning phase.
  • Developed and managed implementation of the company’s marketing, digital/social media and ad sales infrastructure.
  • Lead team of Directors in aligning functional operations with long term growth strategies.


  • AGDC Southeast Region Advisory Committee 2012 – Present
  • New Hire Peer Trainer/Mentor 2012 – Present
  • Winston-Salem State University Talent Acquisition Team 2011 – Present
  • District Leadership Workshop Participant – 2011
  • District Microsoft Office Suite Training Support Team – 2011


  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges – 2010 Honoree
  • Pi Sigma Epsilon National Fraternity in Sales, Marketing, and Management Inc. – Zeta Lambda Chapter • President and Founder 2009 – 2010
    • Chapter Charter Member
    • President Emeritus and Alumni Advisor 2010 – Present
  • NAACP WSSU Collegiate Chapter
    • First Vice President 2008 – 2009
    • Chair – Marketing and promotions committee 2007 – 2008
    • Chair – Gospel Explosion Planning committee 2007 – 2008
    • Mr. NAACP 2007 – 2008
  • National Black MBA Association – WSSU Undergraduate Chapter
    • Vice President of Marketing and Communications 2008 – 2009
  • 7th Annual North Carolina State University Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium Raleigh, NC
    • Presented results of research completed during a 10 week summer program.

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