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Gregory Nesmith is a Philly native, social entrepreneur, community advocate, award-winning marketer, and passionate about all things UNderdogstuff.

He is the new Director of Marketing of Campbell's Chunky, Well Yes!, Slow Kettle, and Homestyle soup brands at Campbell Soup Company. Key responsibilities include strategic leadership, brand building, P&L management, business planning, consumer insights, innovation & commercialization, and organizational leadership. He is an experienced global marketing director with a track record of leading the turnaround of businesses and building motivated teams at Kraft Foods and Mondelez International.

Recently, Gregory served as Community Relations Director & Entrepreneurship Mentor with Bridges To Wealth, a nonprofit with the University of Pennsylvania. He helped Philly public high school students with launching their business ideas and provided them early exposure to financial literacy. Additionally, he was one of the producers & hosts of the first-ever Bridges To Wealth podcast & blog series.

He is the Founder of UNderdogstuff. A social impact venture working toward every underdog having access to opportunities to build wealth. The journey starts in Philly. Additionally, Venture Lab at Wharton VIP-X accelerator program Fall 2020 Cohort.

 

In addition, Gregory is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and Certified in Energy Leadership (ELI-MP). Trained at Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), recognized as one of the world's top training programs for professional coaches. Gregory's coaching experiences have included being a Sr. Consultant on special projects at the leadership development companies Think Human and HireLearners. And he has hosted several UNderdogstuff leadership workshops.

Since 2015, Gregory's personal and professional life reboot has also included: co-founding a community real estate investment company (EMH United), co-founding a NYC men's lifestyle & coaching brand (Dudes of Disruption), co-hosting a politics & news talk radio show for black millennials on WURD 96.1 FM Philly (WURD Up Show), searching for and finding his biological parents, and more.

Gregory is a Wharton School alum and excited to be back in his hometown of Philly. One of his favorite quotes is: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” -African Proverb. Let’s go far together!

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