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Meet Deon Graham, The Chief Brand Officer And Mastermind Behind Some Of Combs Enterprises' Brightest Ideas

Deon Graham boasts the title of Chief Brand Officer at Combs Enterprises. Before reaching this career milestone, Graham worked in the Miami, FL, nightlife scene for several years. He also worked with liquor brands and later launched his nightlife website, City Never Sleeps, in 2008. The pivot came after recognizing a lack of diversity within the space. Going forward, Graham knew it would be important to work in an environment that places diversity at its center. His wishes were answered. One year later, he landed the role at Combs Enterprises. “When I got into the club scene, I realized they don’t want certain crowds to represent their brands. My first instinct was — I have to try to fix this. Then joining the Combs team, which was Blue Flame at the time, was my first real corporate job, and all I know is Black and brown employees.” He continued: “What Puff is doing here, is really the example and the blueprint that we should be sharing across the industry. I see the genius. I see...

Aug 16, 2022

'Someone Saw the Hustle in Me,' Diddy Promotes Deon Graham to Chief Brand Officer of Combs Enterprises

The phrase, “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop,” was a manifestation uttered by Sean “Diddy” Combs in the ’90s that has continued to allow him to soar to new heights. When he isn’t revolutionizing the world of media through his television network REVOLT, he’s continuing to build his brands that fall under Combs Enterprises. Just as he has an eye for talented artists, Diddy continues to prove that he has an eye for hungry go-getters like Deon Graham who has been appointed to Chief Brand Officer of Combs Enterprises. “‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop’ is a fundamental part of our ethos at Combs Enterprises. In the Bad Boy tradition, we are relentless and will not be outworked,” said Combs Enterprises President, Tarik Brooks in an email interview with AfroTech. “We approach every situation knowing that there’s a solution, we just need to find it. The people who thrive here are competitive, enjoy working hard, and believe in the power of teamwork.” Graham’s rise spurred from a nightlife website that he...

Mar 19, 2021