About Us

Black Digital is a diverse team of marketing experts. We’re ready to use our expertise to take your digital strategy to the next level.

Our origins

Black Digital was created to fulfill a need. As the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations to shift major operations to a virtual space, many were left unprepared. They needed a consistent voice to reach their audiences in the ever-changing and increasingly crowded digital space. They shouldn’t have to waste their precious resources experimenting with ineffective digital marketing solutions. They needed an expert partner in marketing.

We are are a mighty digital marketing agency who utilize our collective experience to deliver effective marketing solutions for our partners. We practice radical empathy by listening and execute based on those engagements to deliver superior business value. Our aim is to provide your business with a return that’s greater than your initial investment.

Our Clients

Non-Profits. Government Agencies. Membership Associations. Fortune 500 companies.
We're proud to have worked with some of the best organizations around.

Meet the Team

Mike Utaegbulam

Founder & Creative Director

Mike oversees the strategic direction of all digital products, including website development, social media marketing, and online advertising. With more than 14 years in the creative industry, Mike brings a wealth of experience from his roles in non-profit, higher education, and healthcare. In his free time Mike loves to watch anime and workout.

Coco Crowder

Assistant to the CEO

Coco is a highly skilled administrative professional who is equally accomplished and comfortable working with all ranks of stakeholders and executives in both the non-profit sector as well as small business organizations. She carries a Bachelor's Degree from the University of South Florida. In addition to improving clients' day-to-do tasks through customized systems, she enjoys developing unique and minimalist processes that enhance and promote structure, productivity and profitability among others.

Lee Coleman

Senior Graphic Designer

Lee is a multidisciplinary artist, from Houston, TX, that manages the creative process, translates marketing objectives into clear creative strategies, and ensures visual communication and brand standards are up to par. With more than 7 years in the industry, Lee brings innovative insights to brands. Outside of work, Lee is a husband and a father who enjoys traveling, bike riding, and gardening.

Jhori Parrish

Account Manager

Jhori is a marketing professional, creative strategist, and avid problem-solver, passionate about creating appealing digital content. She is a recent HBCU grad based in Maryland, responsible for managing client social media channels, assisting with overall strategy, design, and branding. Jhori takes pride in her strategic mindset, resourcefulness, and diligence.

Nancy Utaegbulam

Project Manager

Nancy is a highly motivated individual seeking to evolve into the market of health care administration. Excellent customer service, organizational, and executive skills with more than 15 years of experience in administrative support and leadership.

Willie Brown

Web Developer

Willie is a creative from Upstate South Carolina focusing mainly on front end web development. Being a front end web developer using wordpress for 10+ years, Willie has the tools needed to give you a great website! Outside of work, Willie is a husband, portrait photographer, Twitch streamer and a huge pro wrestling enthusiast.

Andre Ellis

Software Developer

Andre is a seasoned front end developer with 6 years of experience designing and developing websites and software applications. Proficient in web development, UX design principles, modular systems, and process improvement for rapid growth and team management. Skilled in building application's user experience to deliver information effectively and aesthetically to site visitors.

Dominique Wingate

Marketing Assistant

Dominique Wingate is a unique creative professional with an exceptional skill level in Business Administration, Graphic Design, and Marketing. While well-versed with various programs such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Premiere, she possesses a high degree of creativity and professionalism. Dominique is excited to help clients design, create, and innovate.

Elexia Johnson

Digital Designer

Elexia is a graphic designer, based on the West Coast, with over 5 years of experience in digital design and an avid nerd. She is always eager to try new things, create new methods, or introduce new ideas. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, roller skating, and video gaming with her furbaby Macaroni.

Melanie Cheston

Graphic Designer

With a creative eye and creative thinking, there is no wonder that Melanie became a graphic designer. Her eye for detail and design has allowed her to gain experience in creating all mediums of work such as print, digital, motion graphics, logos and clothing.

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