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From Small-Time Dreamers to Industry Leaders.

#TeamWDB Your Personal Marketing Team.

“In over 10 years, WDB Marketing has been the business partners and marketing engine behind several brands. To date, we have provided marketing services to thousands of businesses from larger corporations to everything in between. Our mission to positively impact our business community.”

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Meet Your Personal Marketing Team

From Brand Developers to Graphic Designers #TeamWDB has an array of talent and experience to bring your vision to life.

Keeana Barber

CEO

This is the philosophy that Keeana Barber, owner, and creative mastermind behind
WDB Marketing lives by. Uniquely prepared for entrepreneurship, Keeana has had a
lifetime of experiences to prepare her, beginning with graduating from
Northwestern University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Learning and Organizational
Change. Upon graduation, Keeana learned the intricacies of running a small
business at boutique executive firm, Monar Consulting where she was responsible
for client correspondence and bookkeeping. And although these early work
experiences proved to be awesome, Keeana knew that she ultimately wanted to be
an entrepreneur.

James Wheeler

Chief Operations Officer

James Wheeler graduated from Eastern University with a degree in Industrial Technology in 2006. Shortly after graduating, James acquired an internship with Johnson Publishing and Danielle Ashley, working on publications such as Ebony and, then leading big-name accounts such as Walgreens and Illinois Lottery. In 2010, James decided it was best to pursue his design dreams on his own and created design company LIA Visual (Life Is Art). For 3 years, James successful ran his design firm, before merging with WDB marketing in 2013. To date, James has used his industrial technology background to expand the in-house production capabilities of WDB Marketing.

Leah Barber

Executive Administrator

Leah Barber is not only one of the Account Managers at WDB, but she is Keeana Barber's mother. Her entrepreneurial endeavors prior to WDB include being a creative artist and running a clothing boutique out of her home. On the Art side, she's a self-taught artist who has been drawing ever since she could remember. Mrs. Leah has hosted one-woman shows, showcased her Art in a number of galleries, and was one of the first people to bring awareness to Winnie Mandela through artwork. She began working for WDB to fulfill the legacy and dreams of a deceased son and original owner, Bobby Barber.

Octavia Daniels

Corporate Account Manager

Octavia Daniels graduated from Northwestern University in (year) and has spent 14 years in the finance and banking industry at Chase Bank. She owns her Anti-Money Laundering Certificate (ACAMS). She's most proud of her self for leaving corporate to puruse her purpose and passion in life. The oppurtunity seemed ideal once she learned there was a Corporate Account Manager position avialable where she could not only use her corporate experience but also get a crash course in small business operations.

Timothy Hodges

Lead Graphic Designer

Tim received a BA in Visual Communications from Westwood College in Downtown Chicago in 2008. This is where he discovered it was possible to digitally create whatever picture he saw in his head. As a result, he has been an artist for the past 10 years and truly gains fullfillment from his work. Tim spends his time away from WDB creating digital artwork and from showcasing his pieces at various artshows Chicago annually.

Ashley Harris

Account Manager

Ashley Harris, rooted in the WDB family, is a graduate of the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champagne with a BBA in Communications. Ashley is an inspiration to the WDB team because she's found a way to remain an effective member while battling Lupus and her dialysis appointments. She admits that her strength to keep pushing on her bad days stems from remembering all the people she has helped being apart of the WDB family.

Gerald Spratlin

Production Manager

Gerald has a passion for mentoring the youth, males in particular, in urban communities in Chicago. Gerald's mentorship efforts have been impactful that he has dedicated his life to mentorship. In addition, he changed his rapper name to ``Gerald G The Mentor``. Gerald is grateful to have crossed paths with WDB because he's able to use his hands and create satisfied customers all through production and printing.

Andrea

Social Media Manager

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Gregg McKee

Developer

Greg aspires to be a multi-faceted business owner of his own media company and splits his time between WDB and building his brand. He loves working at WDB because it allows him to pursue his passion for design while making a difference in his community.

Gabrielle Richmond

Social Media Specialist

Gabrielle is a recent graduate from St. Bonaventure University and former D1 athlete with a BBA in Marketing and an MBA in General Business. Before graduating, the majority of her time was dedicated to basketball and her sports career. However, interning with CPS in the sports communications department inspired her newfound passion and career path of starting her own media company offering photography and videography services. Gabrielle also aspires to be a multihyphenate in the Film industry as it relates to directing, writing, and acting. WDB has given her a headstart on all of her dreams by allowing her to create meaningful visual and written content for WDB and their clients.

Jessica

Account Manager

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Maurice Gunn

Graphic Designer

Maurice Gunn has 15 years of experience in business management, marketing, promotions and graphic design. He is an entrepreneur, business owner and former producer of Chicago Only Radio. In those roles, he has demonstrated his ability to facilitate revenue growth, increase profit and gain market share in a competitive industry. As a strategic thinker, competent mediator and persuasive communicator, he engages well with stakeholders, customers and team members. Best known as a man with integrity and commitment, he is positioned to take Save Our Streets to the highest level of success.
#TeamWDB Members
21
Referrals
479
New Accounts
247
Dedication
100

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