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Joey Womack

Amplify 4 Good
Joey Womack is the Founder/CEO of Amplify 4 Good, a mission-driven agency that uses rapid problem-solving to help organizations create social impact as well as the Founder/CEO of Goodie Nation, a nonprofit that empowers everyone to play a role in using innovation to reduce disparities in education, environmental sustainability, financial access, health, and safety.

His life’s purpose is to equalize socio-economic disparities in communities around the world with the goal of helping 1 billion people by the year 2039. Since starting this journey in 2014, he’s on pace to impact 500+ million people by working with the likes of CARE USA, Google, NetHope, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Ford Motor Company, Coca-Cola, United Negro College Fund, Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Village Capital and the White House HBCU Initiative.

Evident as a Hive Global Leader, Inaugural White House Demo Day Invitee, and Outstanding Atlanta Alumnus, he has received the Technology Association of Georgia’s (TAG) Diversity in Tech Game Changer Award for Community Engagement and Equity Champion Award by Startup Atlanta, named one of the Top 10 social entrepreneurs in Atlanta by Hypepotamus, featured in McDonald’s Black Your Story campaign, recognized by PepsiCo as a Champion For Change, and listed by Huffington Post as one of the Top 20 Innovators in the Atlanta Tech Startup Scene.

Currently, he volunteers as the Co-Lead for the Atlanta Black Tech initiative; Advisory Board member for SXSW focusing on Social & Global Impact and Cities, Government, & Politics, Georgia Social Impact Collaborative, and SOCAP’s Spectrum Conference; as well as on the Recruiting Committee for Venture Atlanta.

A “Rebel with a Cause” at the leading edge of change, Joey was bitten by entrepreneurial bug in 2002 when he launched digitalguestlist.com as a graduate student at Florida A&M University. He grew the site to 80,000 users, and advertised thousands of events for Fortune 500 companies, agencies, and high-profile promoters during special events like NBA All-Star Weekend, Super Bowl Weekend, and Essence Music Festival. He also used forward-thinking digital marketing strategies to execute events in the Southeast for brands well known brands such as Crown Royal & Warner Bros.

Joey received his MBA from Florida A&M University in the Spring of 2003, where he was also initiated into Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc. He has been named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Alumni and received an Outstanding Alumni during FAMU's Quasquicentennial (125th) Anniversary Celebration.