Kelli M. Coleman

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Kelli M. Coleman is a principal leading the Impact Entertainment practice at The Raben Group. She is a unique talent, blending national agency experience with start-up and entrepreneurial success — experiences she brings to her clients at Raben.

Kelli honed her branded entertainment and marketing expertise for just over a decade at GlobalHue, the largest minority-owned full-service marketing and communications agency in the country. As an executive vice president at GlobalHue, she built traditional and multicultural marketing campaigns and developed business strategies for Fortune 500 companies including Walmart, Coca-Cola, FCA North America (Chrysler), and Verizon. 

Kelli then pursued her entrepreneurial passions, co-founding The TEN Nail Bar, an elevated, scalable beauty and self-care destination that has become a lauded success story. A serial entrepreneur, she also led the KMColeman Group, a brand consultancy focused on brand strategy, development, and management. KMColeman Group specializes in innovative branding concepts, content creation, and strategic planning. Kelli is passionate about uplifting women and launched a mission-minded, women-focused initiative, She Who Dares (www.swdares.com) — a movement created to empower women by emphasizing the power of personal development in reaching professional success.

Kelli received her bachelor’s degree from Spelman College and is a former board member of the Charles H. Wright African American Museum and Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit. She also co-founded the Coleman Leadership Scholarship, which is dedicated to students interested in entrepreneurship and attending Spelman College. Recognized for her results-driven approach, Kelli has earned accolades from Essence, Ad Age, Allure Magazine, Black Enterprise, and the Spelman College New York Alumni Association.