Daily Walk/Run Facilitator, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Walter hails from Mount Vernon, New York. He is a graduate of Mount Vernon High School where he earned a full athletic scholarship to Rutgers University located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He graduated with a B.S. degree, and was a 4-year All American Track & Field athlete. He won several National NCAA Awards during his athletic career. And was recently inducted in the Rutgers University Hall of Fame 2019. Walter has worked in several high profile Marketing / Public Relations roles with Samsung, Honeywell, and Xerox . He has over 20 + years of sales / PR Marketing experience and community outreach / engagement with Corporate accounts, politicians and nonprofits. He has brokered over $50 Millions in closed deals for clients nationally over the last 10 years!!!
He is also a graduate of Columbia School of Broadcasting (2010), and the host of a weekly community TV show called KIRKLAND’S KORNER in the Washington, DC region.
Walter has been trained in SPIN Selling, Miller Heiman, Total Quality Management (TQM) and has worked on several national PSA’s / Marketing engagements. He also the FoundingPresident of the 100 Black Men of Prince Georges County Inc.(2012),Executive Chair of the March for Dimes (2013). He currently mentors over 100 (+) youth in the Washington region via these organizations.
Favorite Quote: “MAKE YOUR IMPOSSIBLE HAPPEN TODAY”
Walter really believes in a “WIN/ WIN” customer focused approach. His consultative “coaching” style has helped him earn numerous Leadership and Community awards over the years. Copa Style Magazine “Man of the Year 2019, 2017 Community Award Winner / Ward 6, DC Nitelife Community Award 2016 and 2017, Ernest Just Outstanding Mentoring Award 2015, and “Toys for Tots” Community Award 2015. 2018 MarKii Community Service Award, 2018 Made Man Award for the Washington region, “Be There Lifetime Community Award 2018”, and Walter sits on several Boards in the region.