Joey Womack is the Founder and CEO of Amplify 4 Good, a social enterprise startup using rapid problem-solving to help organizations create social impact, and the Co-Founder/Executive Director of Goodie Nation, a nonprofit social impact pre-accelerator that empowers everyone to play a role in an innovative process solving some of society’s toughest problems.
Since founding in August 2014, he’s led Amplify 4 Good to a cumulative potential impact of 500+ million people by working with the likes of CARE USA, Google, NetHope, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Ford Motor Company, Coca-Cola, United Negro College Fund, and the National Black MBA Association. Evident as a Hive Global Leader, Inaugural White House Demo Day Invitee, Outstanding Atlanta Alumnus, and Awesome Atlanta Foundation Board of Trustee member, trying to equalize socioeconomic disparities in communities around the world is his life's purpose with the goal of helping 1 billion people by the year 2039. Recently, he was named one of the Top 10 social entrepreneurs in Atlanta by Hypepotamus, featured in McDonald’s Black Your Story campaign, recognized by PepsiCo as a Champion For Change, and listed by Huffington Post as one of the Top 20 Innovators in Atlanta Tech Startup Scene.
A “Rebel with a Cause” at the leading edge of change, Joey was bitten by entrepreneurial bug in 2002 when he launched digitalguestlist.com as a graduate student at Florida A&M University. He grew the site to 80,000 subscribers/users, and advertised thousands of events for Fortune 500 companies, agencies, and high-profile promoters during special events like NBA All-Star Weekend, Super Bowl Weekend, and Essence Music Festival. He also used innovative digital marketing strategies to execute events in the Southeast for brands well known brands such as Crown Royal & Warner Bros.
Joey received his Master's from Florida A&M University in Spring 2003, where he was also initiated into Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc. He has been named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Alumni and received an Outstanding Alumni during FAMU's Quasquicentennial (125th) Anniversary Celebration.