Owner, Founder, Creative Director

Ebony Grimsley

Ebony Grimsley-Vaz

Ebony T. Grimsley-Vaz is the Owner and Creative Director of Above Promotions. Her instinctive business sense and passion for assisting others in achieving their dreams creates a perfect match for success for all of her clients. Her accomplishments and experience in corporate business and technology gives her the ability to generate profit and growth opportunities for those she educates and leads campaigns for in the marketplace.

Considered a well-respected expert in her field, Ebony is invited to speak on digital marketing and publicity strategies, entertainment industry topics, leadership and organizational techniques. Even in her role as creative director for advertising campaigns and photography shoots, she is called upon to produce what captures the eye and sales of her clients’ consumers.

Ebony has spent years working with corporate executives, attorneys, small business owners, entertainers, professional athletes, film organizations and non-profits to produce winning results these fields for over a decade. Often considered an innovative thinker, savvy communicator and leader of business evolution through publicity and marketing campaigns, she has been featured on MSNBC.com, Food and Wine, Social Media Today, BizBash, AdWeek, PR Daily, Yahoo.com, the Retail Customer Experience, Business 2 Community, NewsOne.com and and other publications, as well as a monthly guest on WEAL in North Carolina.

When in need of savvy communication skills for legal or negative media matters, immediate and sustainable results in sales or celebrity placements and endorsements, Ebony is an invaluable resource to peers and clients. Over the years, Ebony has worked with and planned events for celebrities alongside industry personnel for noted people such as Korn, Marilyn Manson, Ginny Owens, Rachel Lampa, James Earl Jones, Tavis Smiley, Carrot Top, Tom Joyner, Kid Capri, Winky Wright, Don Lemon and others.

For more information on Ebony Grimsley-Vaz, please feel free to send requests for event emcee, interviews and speaking requests to contactus@abovepromotions.com.



Promotions and Technology Manager

Ramon Grimsley

Ramon Grimsley, Tampa native, is experienced in events promotions. From in-person to online, his knowledge of growing awareness to the public about brands spans over a decade. His charismatic approach towards the public and innovative outlook on growing sales with the use of technological resources provides for a perfect combination for clients.



Ron Vaz

Ron Vaz is the Owner and Lead Photographer of Broadway Photography. Born and raised in New York, Ron relocated over 10 years ago to Tampa where he began his passion behind the lens. His keen eye and creative talents have benefited clients in creating more than just photos, but stories of life, love and inspiration through images captured. These things have helped him to expand in working with various clients in achieving their dreams to create stunning photos for personal or public use.



Creative Team and Partners

Our creative team of copywriters, video production, web designer and graphic artists are award winning. Their backgrounds span from former editors of major newspapers, television production crew members of Emmy nominated shows and more.

Because of our virtual structure and low overhead, we are able to deliver superior quality at an excellent value on an as-needed basis. Whatever your communications requirements moving forward, whether large or small, our team of highly skilled creative professionals are ready to take your brand to the next level for increased sales.