Founder & CEO Ayona Anderson was born, nurtured and raised in Dallas, TX. After becoming a first-generation college graduate, Ayona went on to gain more than 15 years of experience leading and executing integrated marcomm, public relations, and digital + social media strategies with global agencies and corporations. Prior to starting EJP in 2016, she helped to propel ExxonMobil’s social media presence as the first-ever ExxonMobil social media advisor. As the founder & CEO of EJP Marketing Co. LLC, an award-winning marketing and public relations consulting firm in Dallas, Anderson’s team provides consulting services and packages designed to help brands and agency partners – of all sizes – gain access to Fortune 500-level experience. Named a Top Dallas PR Firm four consecutive years by Expertise, EJP Marketing Co. LLC is a Millennial-led Dallas marketing & PR firm delivering solutions for BUSINESSES and AGENCY partners through public/media relations, social media strategy, multicultural communications, and marketing. During her career, Ayona has earned more than 500 million media impressions for clients in top national media outlets and blogs, e.g. New York Daily News, Austin-American Statesman, Huffington Post, LA Daily News, Sacramento Bee, etc. A 2008 graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington and a 2016 Digital Marketing Certified Associate.