EO DC Stronger Together - Celebrate Diversity

When:  Jul 19, 2017 from 2:30 PM to 9:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  All Member Discussions

On July 19th 2017, we will kick off the new 2017 – 2018 Calendar year with a celebration of Community and Diversity.  As your incoming EO DC Chapter President, the theme for this year is to build a stronger internal and external community and celebrate our diversity as leading entrepreneurs.  We are an incredible chapter made up of so many rich and diverse experiences and backgrounds where we have the opportunity to learn and grow and celebrate our similarities and differences that make up the EO DC Chapter.  What better opportunity than the newly opened Museum of African American History & Culture.



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Louis Upkins, Jr. Bio

Founder and CEO of Look Up Enterprises, Upkins work to move people from idea creation to innovation and manifestation ‒ living intentionally in a nutshell.  His life’s mission is to help all people find the purpose that is so instrumental in making individuals and companies successful, and then put that purpose into a tangible plan of action. 

He’s committed to this mission because he knows the joy and harmony that purposeful living can bring – in business, personal life, education and sports. He’s confident intentional life planning has the potential to create not just any smile, but a confident one: a smile that speaks of a life lived completely.

Upkins is a leader to leaders, and author of Treat Me Like A Customer, Upkins is an entrepreneur having spent most of his career in branding and marketing. 

Committed to bringing ideas to life, Upkins has worked with some of the largest names in a variety of industries, across the board, from professional sports and entertainment outlets and personalities to Fortune 500 companies and celebrities

To name a few: Oprah, Starbucks, Bono and Product (RED), The Olympic Games, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, The Kings of Comedy Tour (Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer and Bernie Mac) Luther Vandross, UPS, Cracker Barrel, Joel Osteen, T.D. Jakes, O’Charley’s, Burger King, McDonalds, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Fleetguard.

His products have been featured in many prominent, influential national publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek, Time, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and People.

He is a strategic advisor to many and utilizes his gifts through coaching companies, executives and their families to live completely.

Upkins is the founder of Leadership Sports, which marries the worlds of the professional athletes to the corporate space, is on the NASBA, Friends of Warner Parks Board, Best Buddies and YMCA Executive Board and has served on the advisory boards of the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee, Leadership Middle Tennessee, New Hope Academy and the Nashville Chamber Public Benefit Foundation.

In May 2007, Upkins served as Co-Chairman of the highly successful Luis Palau Nashville Cityfest, which was attended by over 100,000 people at Nashville’s riverfront.


National Museum of African American History & Culture
1400 Constitution Ave NW- Entrance on Madison Dr


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