Shelonda Stokes

Shelonda Stokes is no stranger to leadership and accomplishment.  She is a results oriented professional with over 15 years of management, communication and media experience in the entertainment, government and commercial business arenas. 

As President and CEO of greiBO media, Shelonda is responsible for the overall management of the digital media company, helping organizations create an edge in their marketplace using creative and non traditional media. 

Since joining greiBO in 2001, Shelonda has helped market many organizations including: The Maryland Department of Business and Economic, Hewlett-Packard and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. 

Shelonda created and produced The Ultimate Business Makeover (UBM), a hit reality television show that fostered the development of small businesses.  The show debuted on ABC2 WMAR-TV to rave reviews and was created in partnership with State Farm, The State of Maryland, and University of Maryland University College.  Shelonda also successfully managed Baltimore Digital Village, a $5M investment from Hewlett-Packard to help bridge the digital divide in East Baltimore.

Shelonda is currently producing Letz Kick It!TM, a kid’s health and fitness show that won the Daily Record’s 2007 Innovator of the Year Award and Third Option an independent film highlighting the choices of war.

Shelonda was recently recognized by The Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs and the Daily Record as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Minority Business Enterprises, The Examiner and Mix 106 for outstanding achievement by a woman in business, The Daily Record as a “Rising Star in the Advertising Industry”, The Sun Newspaper as a local African American Achiever , awarded “Top 40 under 40” by the Baltimore Business Journal, “CEO on the GO” by CEO Review for her outstanding accomplishments in the areas of business and community development and Associated Black Charities for philanthropy.  greiBO media also won the “Bridging the Gap” award from the Greater Baltimore Committee. 

Prior to greiBO, Shelonda spent five years at HP where she was responsible for managing, marketing, consulting and sales for a $10M Government account.  Additionally, she led the reengineering of HP’s Government Business Center’s configuration and support system. Shelonda’s additional work history includes stints at General Electric (GE), where she helped develop GE’s web brand identity and at the Maryland State Highway Administration where she led a team of developers in creating the prototype for Maryland’s soil test database.

Shelonda was appointed vice-chair to the Lieutenant Governor on the Governor’s Commission on Minority Business Reform, and as a board member for Maryland’s Information Technology Board. Additionally, Shelonda serves on the board for Network 2000, Women President’s Organization (WPO), the Advertising Association of Baltimore, and the Executive Women’s Forum.

Shelonda received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University and her certificate for audio and video engineering from Sheffield Audio/Video.   She is married with 2 children.