FOUNDERS

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Adrienne Reed

Adrienne Reed is the founder of Hamba LLC, a marketing strategy firm specializing in activations, social media, and branding. Reed’s firm seeks out organizations committed to diversity and inclusion as potential clients. It’s Adrienne's goal to expand the reach of these organizations by amplifying their platform for change. Beyond her dive into marketing, fueled by her drive for purpose, the Los Angeles based entrepreneur has taken her commitment to culture and inclusion to new heights with some exciting new collaborative projects.

The Pomona native is co-authoring her first book, discussing the cultivation of purpose throughout the early stages of child development. Save the date, "Meet the Tiny Humans" is slated for release Fall 2018 and is written for anyone who wants to see a young person thrive in purpose from the beginning. While diving into creative endeavors, Adrienne has also jumped into digital entertainment, serving as a producer and co-director for upcoming web series, Outta Pocket, also releasing Fall 2018. Additionally, once she finds the time, Reed plans to launch a women’s collective, A Queen’s Table.

Following ten years in corporate America, Reed is committed to being in purpose more than ever before and she’s diving in head first. You don't want to miss what's next!

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DJ Benjamin Walker

Take a lifelong love of music, add an internship at one of LA’s most iconic radio stations, and you have one of the most versatile, well-liked, DJs in Southern California. Since 2006, DJ Benjamin Walker has focused his talents on bringing the party to the people. Benjamin specializes in creating an atmosphere that brings people together. Benjamin’s demonstrated excellence in song selection has constantly secured him residencies at some of Southern California’s hottest spots such as OHM, Playhouse, The Peppermint Club, Avalon, and The Conga Room.

Though a club resident, Benjamin has extensive experience in the corporate space having worked with by Viacom, MTV, Kia, Lexus, Stoli and more. Ben has spun with world renowned DJs like Grandmaster Flash and Biz Markie. He has also curated sounds for some of your favorite celebreties Pharrell, Jaime Foxx, Kerry Washington, Stephen Curry, Gerard Butler, Dave Chappelle, and more.

You can currently find Benjamin at The Strand House (Manhattan Beach), American Junkie (Hermosa Beach), Harlowe (West Hollywood), OHM (Hollywood), Rage (West Hollywood), and more. Benjamin is also currently retained for Swisher Productions, Netflix, LA Confidential Magazine, Cal State University Northridge, and more.