Who We Are2020-02-14T13:50:21+00:00

WE ARE BGrace Media.

CHASITI SHEPHERD

President/ Senior Account Executive

HERITAGE:
Born and raised in Huntsville Alabama by way of Wakanda. 🙂 A proud graduate of Stillman College. I had a little Brother. Rest Well DW.

HIGHLIGHTS:
Wife to Timothy
Mother of two beauties Bella and Brailee
Boss
Top 40 under 40 (Birmingham Business Journal)
Top Influencer (Birmingham Magazine)
Married on national TV

RANDOM FACT:
Extreme introvert

TOASTS TO:
Good Shoes, wine,
and girlfriends

DRESS CODE:
Dresses, dresses and more dresses!

LISTENS TO: 
Beyonce, Trap Music and Coltrane in that order.

QUOTE TO LIVE BY:
“A mosquito doesn’t get a slap on the back until it starts to work!
-if you do the work the awards will come!”

 

LAUREN WOODS

Public Relations Specialist

HERITAGE: 
Bessemer, AL

HIGHLIGHTS:
Having one of my newscasts nominated for a 2015 Mid-America EMMY Award. Becoming Noah’s Aunt 🙂

TOASTS TO: 
Good Health, Loving Friends and Family

DRESS CODE:
A fun skirt with a cute top! I appreciate a nice dress too!

LISTENS TO: 
R&B (I love Jazmine Sullivan!) and Gospel (Mississippi Mass and Chicago Mass speaks to my soul!)

QUOTE TO LIVE BY: 
“Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
Proverbs: 3:5-6

“Don’t worry about other people, you just do right.” Lizzie Ann Robinson (My great-grandma)

KARJIANA CADET

Social Media and Marketing Manager

HERITAGE:
Haitian-American born in Miami, FL and raised in Hoover, AL.

HIGHLIGHTS:
Dog parent, music lover, and bargain shopper

RANDOM FACT:
’80s music is my favorite!

TOASTS TO:
Meeting goals

DRESS CODE:
blouse and jeans

LISTENS TO:
R&B, Hip-hop, and pop from the 1960s to 2020s


QUOTE TO LIVE BY:
“Treat others as you would like to be treated.”

PAUL FRANKLIN

Communications Manager

HERITAGE:
I am an African American man from Birmingham, AL

HIGHLIGHTS:
Graduating from UAB in 2019 with a Communications Degree.
Getting a job after college in my career field.

RANDOM FACT:
When I’m bored, I google random facts about the victorian age and black renaissance.

TOASTS TO:
Following your dreams.

DRESS CODE:
GQ meets 90’s streetwear.

LISTENS TO:
Anything with a good beat that I can dance to.

QUOTE TO LIVE BY:
“If it’s not against your morals, it’s not beneath you.” -Myself

JESSICA WASHINGTON

Public Relations and Communications Manager

HERITAGE:
Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. Proud African American woman.

HIGHLIGHTS:
Graduating from UAB in 2017 with a Communications Degree.

RANDOM FACT:
I am a classically trained opera singer!

TOASTS TO:
Life, Love, and Prosperity.

DRESS CODE:
Over the top, but comfortable.

LISTENS TO:
Anything I can sing along to! R&B, Gospel, Rap, & Trap music. 😊


QUOTE TO LIVE BY:
“All things work together for the good of those that love God.” Romans 8:28

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