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Black PR Wire Power Profiler on Alvin Hartley

Alvin Hartley

Alvin Hartley is the illustrious founder and CEO of HBCULinkUp.com and TMI Partners, LTD (formerly known as Tri-Masters International). Mr. Hartley launched HBCU Link Up in 2010, positioning it as America’s first HBCU college recruiting and support services social networking website. HBCU Link Up was birthed from Hartley’s more than 20 years of experience in conducting black college bus tours and his zeal to increase the visibility of our nation’s HBCUs and their student enrollment. 

TMI is a full service urban marketing/promotion production company and is a national leader in targeting and marketing to both African American and Latin American consumers. However, TMI has full capabilities to perform services in the general market. 

With an extensive background and a wealth of experience, Mr. Hartley has over 25 years of success in coordinating strategic planning, and dedicated leadership to Tri-Masters International. He has assisted many organizations in developing customer service and leadership training, sales training, marketing plans, marketing budgets, marketing strategy, marketing concepts, training, and aligning their corporate vision to achieve their business objectives. He is known for his “In Your Face” grassroots marketing, which has helped to increase brand awareness, as well as sales. 

Under his leadership, HBCU Link Up has established corporate relationships and sponsorships with AOL/ Time Warner, Allstate Insurance, Ashley Stewart, Black Entertainment Television, The Bronx Health Plan, Career Expert Network, CK Calvin Klein, Gatorade, Harlem 10K, Jamaica Medical Center, The Money Group, New York Inner City Games, Nutrament, Oxford Health Plan, Pepsi, Reebok, T-Mobile, Waldbaum’s, WBLS FM, and WLIB 1190 AM.