WE ARE DREAM BUILDERS
Dream Builders is an adaptable, unique, and collaborative communication experience.
We are sought out to work with top-tier organizations; which is why we believe in hiring the biggest dreamers and best builders out there. Our organization is recognized as a Minority Business Enterprise and we are the largest supplier of professional development throughout the federal judiciary. This is largely thanks to our diverse team of Certified Master Coaches; who have over four decades of collective industry expertise and knowledge to share with our clients and colleagues alike. Read more to learn about our awesome Dream Team!
Kenston J. Griffin, CEO
After investing nearly 20 years into building his dream, Dr. Kenston J. Griffin says he learned a valuable lesson in both business and in life: “I can’t do it alone”. As the CEO of Dream Builders Communication, Inc., he has been responsible for giving his clients and team members the vision and support they need to succeed for more than two decades. “We all work hard to ensure our culture is one that thrives. My role is important because I provide direction and stability to the DBC organization.”
L. Alston, Chief Operating Officer
L. Alston is a best selling author, Certified Master Coach, Certified NLP Practitioner, master trainer, and motivational speaker. He is a native of South Carolina and holds a Bachelor's in Business Management from Southern Wesleyan University, a Master's in Information Technology Management, and is currently completing his Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences at Walden University.
Sherry Griffin, Director of HR & Business Operations
Sherry Griffin graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, she also earned a Master of Arts in Human Resources Management from Webster University. She is the Finance and Human Resources Manager and supports clients in a variety of industries including Education and Financial Services at Dream Builders Communication. Prior to working at Dream Builders Communication, she served as the Assistant Director of Education and Workforce for a variety of programs at the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. Sherry serves on the YMCA Stratford Richardson Board and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated with Richland County Alumnae Chapter.
Christopher McCoy, Training Coordinator
Christopher's duties have naturally evolved as he has been promoted within the organization over the years. His desire to help others is what drives him to build trust with their clients by effectively executing their tasks and providing tangible results. He likes to work with C-suite executives that genuinely want to better their employees, not just check off a box on their ‘to-do’ list. On a typical day, you can find Christopher managing a number of responsibilities around the DBC office including coordinating service deliveries, reviewing presentation materials, providing guidance for event planning, conducting business outreach and developing new ways to make the current processes stronger.
Marissa Clarke, Digital Media Coordinator/Office Assistant
”Being a Dream Builder is having the ability to learn every day by taking on new challenges and coming up with solutions”, Marissa believes. As the Digital Media Manager/Office Assistant, she is responsible for keeping the DBC audience connected and engaged on the company's social media accounts, while managing administrative duties in the office. Along with creating & posting content, Marissa has used her design skills to help completely rebuild this website! She says she is proud to work with clients who “like to keep an open mind” by meeting in the middle between what they want and being willing to follow her lead “outside the box” for what they need. As an avid art, movie, and music lover, Marissa enjoys spending her free time hiking the most; because it provides her with a physical workout and the mental space to dream of the theater posters she will soon create one day.
Charise Allen, Assistant Business Officer Coordinator
Charese Allen received her bachelors in interior architecture from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Masters in Design Management from Savannah College of Art and Design. Ms. Allen has a passion for using creativity and effective communication to turn visions into reality. She believes that with this mentality more positive work can be done within the community to impact and enrich the lives of others.
Chavis Gash, Business Analytics Coordinator
Chavis Gash is a Research Educational Practitioner that is well rounded in the education and business profession. Chavis holds two master’s degree in Divinity and Psychology as well as a Doctor of Education and Innovation. Dr. Gash is known across the country for his innovative methodologies and assist organizations in identifying gaps, trends, as well as research-based solutions that support the day to day operations of creating a successful culture.
Madyson Hayes, Assistant Marketing Coordinator
As the marketing assistant Madyson’s days are mostly spent between all of DBC’s social media platforms and raising our company profile. Her day is filled with creating content, posting, and interacting with their followers are the tasks that boosts engagement everyday. She excels in providing marketing strategies, organizing and managing marketing collateral, and has the ability to spot emerging trends. “Being a Dream Builder gives you the freedom to use your creativity while you’re learning and problem solving,” says Madyson. She plans on using that creativity and her communication skills to bring DBC’s social platforms to the next level.
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