Devon Moody-Graham, MBA is a native East St. Louis, IL dedicated to seeing a positive shift in small business, community and economic development. She earned a BS in Consumer and Textile Marketing from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign and received her MBA from the University of Phoenix-St. Louis campus in 2006.
She started Creatively Strategic Solutions and has assisted over 100 businesses with the marketing strategy, startup and business development firm since 2008. In this capacity she helps others to turn their Passion Into a Paycheck as a small business advocate and consultant, assists corporations and non-profits with building partnerships, program development, and non-profit management. This passion to see others succeed turned into a startup and small business membership organization called Passion Into a Paycheck University where she offers affordable business plan, marketing strategy and private coaching to individuals and small startups.
She is now working to build the East St. Louis community through The Biz Spot; a community business center, incubator, and accelerator.