Diverse & Inclusive

Forward Thinking

Problem Solvers

Revenue Driven

Our Story

 

The marketplace is changing rapidly and so are your customers and employees. We develop strategies that will help you leverage these opportunities and build a competitive advantage. Many organizations are still using old traditional methods to reach these new prospects and customers, and often find themselves disappointed with the results.

So, what makes GDM unique?

Our founder who is a marketer by education has dedicated his entire career in promoting Diversity & Inclusion and considered as a leading authority on D&I. Our leadership has an impeccable track record in helping leading organizations. We are a full-service D&I firm. GDM is unique in that we also offer business growth strategies. We know how to develop and grow your revenue from diverse markets, which include the multicultural, women’s, millennial, LGBTQ and special needs populations. We not only develop a strategy; we also execute along with you to impact your bottom line. 

We find diverse talent and new customers for you at a much lower cost!

MEET THE TEAM

TARIQ KHAN

Founder & CEO

Tariq Khan is a recognized business leader in marketing, branding, innovation, digital marketing, social media, and diversity arena.

KENIA BERRIOS

Director of Market Development

As the Director of Market Development, Kenia is responsible for developing business strategies for companies who need to grow in multicultural and diverse markets.

Mark Hug

Senior Advisor

Mark Hug is a recognized business leader who has shaped the life insurance industry over the last three decades. Mark’s work has been highlighted in interviews and articles that have been published in trade and industry publications such as the Wall Street Journal.

SARA FRANCE

Account Manager

As an Account Manager, Sara is responsible for maintaining relationships with our key clients.  This includes handling all communications, ensuring deliverables are met and acting as our client’s main point of contact for GDM.

Chisa Miller

Senior Consultant

As an accomplished trainer, facilitator and public speaker, Chisa brings a big bundle of enthusiasm and energy into every room. She has created and facilitated numerous courses that focus on cultural
shifts, implicit bias, leadership, and high-performance teams.

Rashmi Datta

Advisor / Consultant

Rashmi is a highly-skilled marketing professional with extensive experience in working with clients to develop effective strategies to increase revenue, grow the customer base and improve brand awareness and consistency.

Bob Zilg

Senior Advisor

Bob is a highly experienced insurance professional with almost 40 years in the financial services industry, including over 20 years with MetLife’s international operations.

Fabian J. De Rozario

Senior Consultant

Fabian is an entrepreneur who launched GlobalConnect Enterprises LLC, a consulting, training and coaching firm that helps organizations and individuals unleash the power of “connecting” by understanding and leveraging cultural distinctiveness.

Thomasina Skipper

Senior Consultant

Thomasina is a Chartered Financial Consultant and a Charter Life Underwriter with over 40 years of experience with several major financial services companies.

Shauna Weatherspoon

Senior Consultant

Shauna is a leading subject matter expert in the business world who possesses over 20 years of experience as a business woman, sales leader & entrepreneur. Her commitment to impact the masses have enabled her to effectively develop professionals towards reaching their goals.

Yara Hejazi

Project Manager

Yara Hejazi is a passionate young professional who is responsible for marketing, advertising and multicultural activities at GDM. She has proven experience in planning marketing and branding objectives and preparing marketing strategies.

BRIAN GOLBOURNE

Technical Consultant

Brian is responsible for managing the “behind-the-scenes” and technical aspects of the business.  This includes our website, 3rd party software, data management and more.

Our Experience

Testimonials

We asked Tariq Khan and Global Diversity Marketing to help lead our customer segmentation strategy by developing a plan tailoring our inventory assortment to specific customer shopping patterns targeting increased customer visits and sales. His strategic skills were useful in identifying customer trends and demographics and applying his research into actionable actions which addressed our customer needs. We considered Mr. Khan a subject matter expert with a keen sense of cultural influences impacting customer decisions.

Michael Fung

Former SVP & Chief Financial Officer, Wal-Mart Stores U.S.

Tariq is one of the most knowledgeable professionals in international marketing I have dealt with in the course of my career. He brings to any situation a compelling speaking style that blends his personal experiences with an understanding of corporate culture that is unmatched. He brings to any event, any work task, any assignment, any situation a sense of purpose that is contagious and will help any organization meet its goals.

Robert Underwood

Former U. S. Congressman / President, University of Guam, U.S.A.

Tariq has developed a mastery of strategic and innovative leadership while building upon core skill sets. With the ever-changing marketplace and broad diversity to meet the needs of any client base, Tariq has built a reputation of being the most professional thinker and developer within the industry.

Michael Hamilton

SVP, Sales & Distribution, RBC Insurance

Tariq’s marketing and strategy abilities are unquestioned. Moreover, he is a proven leader in business and the community, which drives his uncommon effectiveness and credibility in graduate and post-graduate education.

Craig Williams

President, JORDAN Brand at Nike Inc.

Tariq is an outstanding professional with extensive knowledge of strategy and leadership. His understanding of corporate culture and changing marketing trends along with his public speaking skills makes him a subject matter expert.

Kathleen Murphy

President, Fidelity Personal Investing