Jeff Shuford

Member Since 2021

Jeff Shuford

Harvard Business Review Advisory Council Member

National Invest In Veterans Week

Washington D.C. Metro Area

An award-winning technologist, Harvard Business Review Advisory Council Member, Iraq War Veteran, and nationally syndicated columnist, Jeff Shuford is a dynamic thought leader specializing in innovative digital marketing. Prior to launching National Invest In Veterans Week, Shuford led brand strategy at Tech From Vets, a veteran-owned technology development company. Under his direction, Tech From Vets won the 2017 BizTech Award presented by Comcast Business. Shuford became a nationally syndicated columnist at age 30, making him one of the youngest nationally syndicated columnists in the country and one of the youngest African-American nationally syndicated columnists of all time. In his role with the American City Business Journals, Shuford's monthly column appears in more than 43 regional business newspapers. In his previous position with GateHouse Media, Shuford's weekly column appeared in 144 daily newspapers, 684 community publications, and over 569 local-market websites in 38 states, making him one of the country's most syndicated African-American columnists of all time.


SKILLS

  • Digital Strategy
  • Brand Development
  • Brand Design and Strategy

RECENT CONTENT

June 10th, 2021

11 Surprising Lessons Culture Leaders Learned About Monetizing Virtual Content

The pandemic required a quick pivot to online events and new ways of thinking about revenue.

May 24th, 2021

15 Telltale Signs of Inauthentic Marketing That Could Be Hurting Your Brand

If your messaging feels inauthentic, consumers will walk away in favor of a brand that's more genuine.

May 13th, 2021

13 Positive Characteristics to Look for in a Potential Networking Connection

To build a positive business network, you need to quickly identify the right people to connect with.

May 10th, 2021

Tips on Developing a Dynamic Social Impact Strategy for Brand Growth

Establishing an impactful social impact strategy is necessary to grow your brand in the modern era.


COMPANY INFO

National Invest In Veterans Week

National Invest In Veterans Week is a veteran-owned, award-winning social impact organization dedicated to advocating for veteran entrepreneurs nationwide. Celebrated March 1st through March 7th annually, National Invest In Veterans Week is an organization dedicated to advocating for veteran entrepreneurs nationwide. Co-founded by nationally syndicated columnist Jeff Shuford, National Football League star Drayton Florence, and retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Rickey L. Pope, the organization’s mission is to honor aspiring and established veteran business owners and their contributions to the economy. National Invest In Veterans Week was named Best Social Impact Initiative of 2021 by The Ritz Herald, 2021 Veterans in Business Award Winner by the Hudson Weekly, and won the Innovative Media Excellence Award from the Belmont Star. The founders of National Invest in Veterans Week won a BizTech Award presented by Comcast Business in 2017 for their innovative digital development and media strategies.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Media and Entertainment
  • Digital Media
  • Brand Marketing

INDUSTRY

Media