Before starting his own company, Robert Gatewood worked in corporate America for over 20 years. He received his first business management position at Grand Union Supermarkets where he became a regional grocery buyer at the age of 22.
Gatewood was part of the start-up team that launched Tele-Grocery, one of the 1st home-delivery and online supermarkets in the country. In six years, he rose to the rank of president.
Gatewood served as Sr. VP of Marketing at Diet-to-Go where he created the company’s slogan and built the company’s first e-commerce website. He also served as a workforce consultant for the National Urban League.
Gatewood is currently president of Gatewood Marketing, a full-service advertising, marketing and web agency. In this capacity he helps businesses and individuals develop, grow and succeed. He also produces and hosts the Marketing Pulpit Radio Show, which broadcasts each Friday at 10:30am on Radio-One’s 95.9FM and 1450 WOL-AM.
Gatewood is an adjunct professor at Prince George’s Community College where he lectures on marketing, workforce development, website strategy, and social media marketing.