Who runs it:

The Locomotus staff is comprised of a dynamic group of administrators, mentors and instructors, made-up of industry-leading working professionals from the advertising, marketing and entertainment industries.

Lincoln Stephens is an Advertising Account Management Executive and social entrepreneur. In his professional career, Stephens has worked with top brands such as PepsiCo, General Motors, McDonalds, AT&T, Lexus, and Coca-Cola.

BBorn 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 Strategic Communications and also holds a Master’s Degree in Entertainment Business.

He is the co-founder of the Marcus Graham Project, a national non profit focused on bringing more diversity to the advertising industry through mentorship, exposure and training.

Additionally, Lincoln has been acclaimed as one of Advertising Age's top 40 marketing leaders under 40, Ebony Magazine's top entrepreneurs under 34, the Dallas Business Journal's Minority Business Leader Award and holds the University of Missouri School of Journalism's Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in the Media Industry. The American Association of Advertising Agencies recently named him as one of the 100 People that Make Advertising Great.

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 holds an MBA in International Marketing which he obtained at American Intercontinental
University in London.