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Jessica Modkins

"Successful Brand Development with the X-Factor: Humanity"

Jessica Modkins

"Successful Brand Development with the X-Factor: Humanity"

Saturday, June 1, 10 - 10:45 a.m.

Jessica Modkins is an accomplished brand influencer, thought leader and social curator.

For more than two decades, Jessica Garrett Modkins has influenced, developed, and built brands. She is the president of Hip Rock Star, an award-winning advertising agency that focuses on building today's socially conscious brands. Under Modkins' business acumen, the firm has received the Key to the City of Miami, Florida, and was nominated for 2019 Small Business of the Year by the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce.

She is the founder of Hip Rock Star, a trailblazing, award winning, advertising, marketing, and communications agency that focuses exclusively to build today’s socially conscious brands. Under Modkins’ business acumen, Hip Rock Star has been nominated as a 2019 Small Business of the Year by the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce, received the 2017 Key to Miami from Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Beacon Council, 2017 Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Alummi, 2018 and 2017 Marketing Firm of the Year from the Black Owned Media Alliance, and the 23rd Annual Communicator Award for Integrated Campaign Distinction from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts.

Her community activism led to her being appointed to the Economic Growth Task Force for the Town of Cutler Bay, FL. She was also listed as Legacy Miami Magazine’s Most Influential and Prominent Black Women in Business and Industry 2018. In 2017 she was honored as a Women of Substance Honoree by the Miami-Dade County Black Advisory Board, acknowledged as The Legacy Miami Magazine Power PR Professional 2016 awardee, an Honoree for the South Florida Black Journalist Association 2016 Outstanding Woman in Media, and Listed for Legacy Miami Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful and Influential Black Professionals in Business and Industry List for 2015.