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Locomotus is an intensive media, marketing and advertising training ground, consultancy and laboratory.

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  • Industry Marketing / Advertising
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

Our goal is to develop a network of the best digitally centered, brand management, brand strategy, media service innovators and creative architects the industry has ever seen. Locomotus is an expansion of the Marcus Graham Project (MGP) , and will operate under a hybrid for-profit/non-profit entity, supporting the mission of MGP.


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    Lawrence Hancock
    Managing Director

    Lawrence is a seasoned marketing leader with more than 15 years of increasingly responsible positions in marketing and advertising on the agency and
    corporate side.
    Lawrence has extensive knowledge of diversity markets, a global marketing vision, and successful implementation abilities, in tandem with the talent to tap into existing marketing channels to develop strategic alternatives. He has developed and sustained relationships with C-level

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    Lincoln Stephens

    Lincoln is a former Advertising Account Management Executive (Carol H Williams, Martin Retail, and TracyLocke) turned activist, muckraker and entrepreneur. In his professional career, Stephens has worked with top brands such as Frito Lay, Quaker, Pepsi, Cadillac, Hummer, Chevrolet, and Coca-Cola.
    Born in Dallas, Texas, Lincoln is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia where he received a Bachelor’s in Journalism with a focus in Strate

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    Larry Yarrell

    Larry is a graduate of Morehouse College from Dallas, TX. He is well traveled, having lived in Atlanta, New York, Dallas, and London in the last 7 years.
    Yarrell’s passion for understanding different cultures has fueled his quest to become a successful social entrepreneur. In addition to being one of MGP’s co founders he’s worked with brands such as Jose Cuervo, Crown Royal, Motions Proline, E! Entertainment UK & Verizon Telecom. Yarrell also ho

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    Jamil Buie
    Business Development + Content Director

    The classically trained “account guy” participated in the stewardship of brands like DeBeers, Ford, McDonalds and Chrysler. Noticing a need to be well versed in the creative realm he took it upon himself to cross-train as a Writer, Strategist and Cultural Curator. Buie had the opportunity to work across a number of disciplines:Traditional, Multi-cultural & Digital Advertising and Marketing, Commercial production, Copy writing, Interactive project

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    Geoff McGann
    Managing Creative Director

    Geoff is one of the country’s top creative educators, with over twenty years experience as a Creative Director, Writer/Director, Photographer, Fine-Arts Designer and Teacher. He is one of the original staff-members responsible for the building of Wieden+ Kennedy’s work and culture (accts: Nike, MTV, Miller Lite, Subaru), and his teaching experience spans over 15 years at schools including Art Center College of Design and Otis, as well as having h

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    Cheeraz Gormon
    Strategy + Curriculum Director

    Cheeraz Gormon is a life-long activist, internationally touring spoken word artist and published poet, documentary photographer turned award-winning copywriter to organic creative brand strategist, curriculum developer, program facilitator and studying cultural anthropologist who took her parents and mentors words seriously when they said she could do anything (as long as she promised to do all things well). Referring to herself as creative probl