Steven Jumper serves as partner and President of Strategy at Ghost Note - one of Washington, DC's fastest emerging boutique digital communications agencies. In this role he is responsible for leading the development of innovative integrated communications strategies and relationships with some the region's most notable companies and organizations. Current and previous clients and partners include Microsoft, EventsDC, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, the District of Columbia and Opterna - a global fiber optics solutions company.
Steven is also a cofounder of Technoir - a dynamic initiative to fund, showcase, and celebrate diversity in tech. To date, Technoir has awarded thousands of dollars to black and brown-owned startups and developed a network of partners that includes AT&T, hit ABC show "Shark Tank", General Assemb.ly, and Georgetown University.
Steven has developed an expertise in strategy and client engagement after previously serving as an executive at some of the region's leading boutique communications agencies. Before leaving to build Ghost Note, he served as director at The Walker Marchant Group, where he developed campaigns for leading companies and organizations including Walmart, Walgreens, Thompson Hospitality and Howard University. Prior, Steven served as account director at Bravery Corporation where he led accounts for clients including CSX Transportation, Douglas Development and Events DC.
Steven began his career as account executive at Impact Strategies – the nationally renowned agency that was the inspiration for ABC’s hit show “Scandal.” In this capacity supported the development of strategies for a range of clients including 20th Century Fox, Major League Baseball and VISA.
In 2016, Steven was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the DC Chamber of Commerce. In 2015, Steven was recognized as Leader of the Year by IMPACT DC.
Steven is a native son of Washington, DC and a proud graduate of Florida A&M University.
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