Khalilah Elliott 

Khalilah Elliott is the Founder & Chief Disruptor of  Gafford Communications, a revolutionary consulting firm focused on providing deliberate and impactful communications strategies that promote equity, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) throughout all aspects of a client’s business operations with an emphasis on multicultural marketing, brand management, strategic partnerships, corporate social responsibility, as well as ongoing engagement with internal and external BIPOC audiences. 
 
Prior to launching Gafford Communications, Khalilah worked as a marketing executive for major entertainment brands including Disney Theatrical Group and the world-famous Apollo Theater and throughout her career has worked with a number of major brands promoting multicultural initiatives including Coca-Cola, Live Nation, Essence Magazine and Festival, HBO, BET, Fox, MSNBC, ABC, etc.  She has also managed the marketing departments for off-Broadway companies (Atlantic Theater Company and New York Theatre Workshop) as well as developing multicultural marketing strategies for Broadway productions such as Tony-award winners Hadestown and Aladdin.

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