Apollo Woods spent the past 13 years providing client partners with technology and consulting solutions to improve productivity and bottom-line profits. Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth, Apollo consistently ranks among the top sales performers North America. In 2016, he was awarded the prestigious Schlumberger President’s Award for Excellence In Selling and ranked #1 in North America.
Born in Duncan, Oklahoma, Apollo learned the value of service with his local church, an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America and various community organizations. Over the years, he became the recipient of numerous recognition, Texas Southern University's 40 Under 40, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Man of The Year finalist and nominated for The Journal Record 40 Under 40.
In August 2017, Apollo founded OKC Black Eats to increase awareness and visibility of Black-owned restaurants and culinary artists in OKC. Our goal is to stimulate the local economy by circulating local dollars in predominately African/African American communities. In October, OKC Black Eats designed the first NEOCK Developers Conference designed to educate & increase Black owned real estate developments in NE OKC. The event will occur March 23, 2019 in partnership with the NEOKC Renaissance Inc at Metro Tech Springlake.
Apollo holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston. As well as, an Executive MBA in Energy and Finance from Texas Southern University in Houston, TX. Currently, Apollo is an active board member with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Oklahoma and Mental Health Association of Oklahoma.
In 2005, I created Get Connected Mixers and a series of social happy hours in Houston, TX. Over the years, my connection to happy hour and social interaction inadvertently created my personal branded. Today, my interests have evolved into my God-given purpose to stimulate a movement of foodies to support Black culinary artists and business owners in Oklahoma and abroad.
OKC Black Eats is a platform that highlights Black hospitality in Oklahoma City. Followers are exposed to new culinary experiences and reintroduced to existing restaurants. Our mission is to stimulate the local economy in predominately African/African American communities in Oklahoma City. Food is our tool to build bridges and inspire meaningful interaction across all cultural communities.
@OKCBlackEats can be found on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter. For additional questions, feel free to send us a message or email firstname.lastname@example.org.