Eddie Francis: What is the Gumbo Theory of improving your fraternity or sorority chapter chemistry?
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 members of African American fraternities and sororities how to enhance their leadership skills and “Lectures to Livelihood” to help college students prepare for their careers. 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.
In episode 359 of the Fraternity Foodie Podcast, we find out why Eddie chose Loyola University of New Orleans for his undergraduate experience, why he decided to join Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., what career lessons can we learn from stepping in Divine Nine organizations, what is the biggest challenge right now for higher education in the area of marketing and communication, what is the legacy of service that Divine Nine members must protect, how you can make the most of college, what is the Gumbo Theory of improving your chapter chemistry, how Fraternity men can help in the fight against sexual assault, and how Fraternity and Sorority leaders can improve their resume through their Fraternity and Sorority experience. Enjoy!