Cheryl Lawson, Founder of Social Media Tulsa, Tulsa’s go-to source for social media support, brings corporate marketing communications, entrepreneurial acumen, and deep social media and event marketing expertise to her clients, colleagues, and students. Social Media Tulsa’s annual SMTULSA Conference, has put Tulsa on the social media conference map and will celebrate 10 years as a Social Media and digital marketing conference in Tulsa in 2020.
Before returning home to Tulsa, Cheryl served as marketing manager for Fleetwood Enterprises and spent ten years in sales and marketing for General Motors. Cheryl holds a BA from Southern University in Baton Rouge and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University. Cheryl is a marketing course developer and adjunct professor for the University of California Extension Center where she first began teaching social media marketing, event marketing, market research, and event sponsorship courses. Cheryl now teaches Social Media Marketing at OSU-Tulsa and is currently working on a textbook for the course.
In addition to Tulsa’s Social Media Conference, Cheryl leads numerous social media teams for some of Tulsa’s favorite events and festivals, including Scotfest, Oktoberfest, and the Route 66 Marathon. Social Media is often what gets Cheryl in the door, but clients quickly realize that her knowledge of all marketing and communication is an invaluable asset.
The fact that she understands how to translate her marketing experience to the digital space is what makes Cheryl truly remarkable.