Visionary & Founder, Sumnu Marketing
Shaundell Newsome became an entrepreneur at the age of 14 while attending the High School of Graphic Communication Arts in Manhattan when he started a graphic design company creating tape covers, invitations and fliers for events. In 2006, he founded Newsome Marketing Enterprises in Nevada to serve small businesses. Two years later, the Small Business Administration recognized Mr. Newsome as Nevada Small Business Champion of the Year.
Today, Mr. Newsome is the Visionary and Founder of Sumnu Marketing, which was SBA Nevada Family Owned Business of the Year 2015. Mr. Newsome successfully transitioned his daughter, Tiara Flynn, an Air Force veteran and the firm’s first intern, into the role of firm’s principal owner and CEO, allowing him to focus on mentoring and championing small business owners nationally.
Mr. Newsome is an Air force veteran and author of The Twelve Steps of Marketing, A Perfect Guide to Branding. Mr. Newsome is an instructor for the SBA Boots to Business program and Nevada SBDC NxLevel for Entrepreneurs. He is Chairman of the Board for the Urban Chamber of Commerce Las Vegas and an Advisory Board member of the Nevada SBDC.