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Eddie Francis
Black Greek Success Program Presenter

Eddie Francis is a marketing and communications professional, speaker, and award-winning mass media veteran who dedicates his time to helping people and organizations express the value of their identities so that their brands stand out.

Eddie produces and hosts the “For Our Edification” podcast as well as the Enrollify Podcast Network’s “I Wanna Work There!” He also presents “The Black Greek Success Program” to show member
s of African American fraternities and sororities how to enhance their leadership skills and “Lectures to Livelihood” to help college students prepare for their careers.

became a familiar voice to New Orleans as on-air talent and a show producer on WQUE-FM and WYLD-FM where he earned the Press Club of New Orleans’ Best Radio Entertainment Feature award for his interview with Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza. Seeing an opportunity to lead, Eddie moved on to higher education, directing marketing and communications at Southern University at New Orleans, Paul Quinn College, and Dillard University where he led the “Write Your Legacy” brand refresh. Because of his efforts, Eddie was nominated for the AMA Foundation’s Higher Education Marketer of the Year.

Through his career pivots, Eddie’s voice has remained in mass media. He hosted “The HBCU Lifestyle Podcast,” one of Podbean’s top 10 education podcasts; and he served as a contributor to “The HBCU Nation Radio Show.” His thoughts about everything from his work to social issues can be seen on The Huffington Post, LinkedIn, Careers in Government, Medium, Watch the Yard, HBCU Lifestyle, AFLV Connections, and his own Black Greek Success and Identity and Value blogs.

The New Orleans native earned his master’s degree in strategic leadership from Tennessee State University and his bachelor’s in mass communication from Loyola University New Orleans.

He is a member of the American Marketing Association and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Eddie is the proud husband of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. member, Dr. Halima Leak Francis, and the proud father of Stevie.

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