Gregory Nesmith is an entrepreneur, content creator, and investor, and into exploring how we rediscover our special stuff in today's society & culture. He is Founder & CEO of UNderdogstuff® company and creator of UNderdogstuff® live show & podcast.
Gregory currently serves as Community Relations Director & Entrepreneurship Mentor with Bridges To Wealth, a nonprofit with the University of Pennsylvania. He helps Philly public high school students with launching their business ideas and provides them early exposure to financial literacy. Also, he is the producer & host of the first-ever Bridges To Wealth podcast & blog series.
Gregory currently works with the Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship (PWE) Staff and Venture Initiation Program (VIP) to create multimedia content and helping with outreach and engagement. Also, Gregory and the UNderdogstuff® company have been accepted into the PWE VIP-C Incubator.
Gregory is a former Fortune 100 company global marketing executive that focused on leading the turnaround of brands and teams at Mondelez International (Formerly Kraft Foods). He left his marketing career and NYC a few years ago to explore entrepreneurship, financial freedom, and finding his way back home to Philly. His return to Philly includes coming back to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to finish his degree.
Also, he 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 personal growth workshops.
Since 2014, 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.
You can read more about Gregory's early days of his journey from corporate life to entrepreneur life in the SUCCESS Magazine article “How to Leave Your Boring Job.” He didn’t think his old career was that boring, but they picked the title. And Black To Business shared about the early days of the UNderdogstuff podcast in their article “31 Black Men Who Are Changing the Face of Entrepreneurship.”
You can contact Gregory here: Let's go on the journey together!Contact Me