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Folake O.

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  • Joined July 2016

Stanford (BA), Harvard (MPA) & Columbia (MBA) grad with 15+ years of marketing & management experience. Self-directed and results-oriented.

  • New York, NY, United States
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Folake O.
New York, NY, United States

Worked with



Marketing Email Strategy



Started my career working for a nonprofit accelerator in Nigeria, followed by a stint as Chief of Staff to the President of an NYC nonprofit. Post grad school, I transitioned to marketing- first at Amex and then at a nonprofit investment firm.

Work history

Marketing Consultant
Lead marketing execution of a monthly eNewsletter distributed to over 1mm small business customers. Manage creative agency and email vendor, lead highly detailed creative review and compliance approvals process, oversee monthly reporting and insights.
Marketing Director
Oversaw, devised and executed organization’s marketing and communications strategy, including sales collateral, PR, branding and social media. Key accomplishments included a comprehensive website refresh and coordination of annual staff retreat.
Multiple Positions
Business Platinum Card product manager with P&L oversight responsibility; Evaluated television, print and online advertisements as Global Brand and Advertising marketing manager; Instituted event marketing program as Wealth Management marketing manager.
Special Assistant to the President
Supported organization's success in driving results by serving as liaison between President and program staff in day-to-day operations.
Alumni Consultant
Devised and executed services for alumni of entrepreneurship training program including annual survey, newsletter, business assessment visits and alumni association.



Master of Public Administration
Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of International Relations



branding crowdfunding campaigns proofreading digital marketing data analysis B2B marketing


Basecamp Bitly Powerpoint Pinterest Facebook


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours only


  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Consumer Products Education Government Health & Wellness Kids & Parenting PR & Communications Philanthropy Social Enterprise

What I read

For news: Huffington Post, NY Times, the Skimm, NPR, The Daily Show; my fave blogs: Honest Toddler, Awesomely Luvvie; currently on my Kindle - Presence (Amy Cuddy), Growth Hacker Marketing (Ryan Holiday); I love podcasts esp Startup & This American Life.

Side projects

I'm the Founder of GoodHair, a quick service hair salon startup designed specifically for women with ethnic or textured hair - See:

Ideal team

I prefer working on smaller teams (e.g., 10 or less), nonprofit or small business clients, flexible management styles.