2021 – Marco Kpeglo LeRoc, class of 2007
Marco Kpeglo LeRoc, Creator & Director, Global Leadership Africa Summit & Awards
Marco Kpeglo LeRoc is an emerging thought leader and a leading personal achievement expert. He’s the founder of Marco LeRoc & Co., an organization that inspires people to grow personally and financially.
Marco is the author of three books: Activate Your Untapped Potential, Screw College Debt, and Cash In with Your Money. He has been featured on many news outlets nationally and internationally, including: Huffington Post, ABC7 Good Morning Washington, Yahoo Finance, CBN News, Black Enterprise, Good Morning Ghana, WGN and Forbes Africa.
An international speaker, Marco has engaged audiences in the Americas, Europe, and Africa on the subjects of financial literacy education and self-leadership/leadership.
Marco is a go-getter and is impacting others through coaching and his show Inside a Great Mind on Marco LeRoc TV.
In addition, he is the creator and the director of the Global Leadership Africa Summit (formerly Leadership Africa Summit) the #1 gathering of global young professional African leaders, entrepreneurs, people who cherish Africa and value diversity.
With a passion of enhancing and impacting the lives of others, Marco is the founder and president of The League for African Advancement, Inc., serves on the board on the board of the Midlands African Chamber of Commerce, the Hidden Talent Foundation and volunteers for other organizations.
Marco has been featured on the Metro Magazine as a very inspiring person and is a 2019 Midlands Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree.
The 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award is sponsored by America First Investment Advisors, L.L.C.