Starr Gladson

Brand + Marketing Strategist


Starr Gadson is a media liaison, artist developer, businesswoman, and humanitarian. Born and raised on the Southside of Chicago, IL to a musically inclined family. Starr always desired to give back to her community and use her love of the arts to help others. Starr started her journey partnering with philanthropic organizations and corporations across the state leading to the launch of her organization, Connect the Starrs.

Connect the Starrs covers the full spectrum of entertainment, including but not limited to, brand and image development, networking, concert and event management and consultation for other industry professionals. In 2017, Starr leveraged a corporate partnership to provide financial literacy for youth in the Chicagoland area. As a mother of two, she understands the importance of educating children on money management and navigating financial systems.

Starr also excelled in the radio industry lending her talents in sales, promotions, and marketing to several stations like Power 92.3, 106.3 and Rejoice 102.3. Starr also is a fulltime employee with the WNBA’s Chicago Sky Organization as the one and only VIP Experience Executive. Though she has already accomplished so much, this is only the beginning for Starr. The sky is not her limit and “I can do all things through Christ” will always be her mindset.

As an inspirational speaker Starr engages people of all ages and motivates audiences to overcome obstacles and achieve goals. She is currently on a school tour titled, “Whole Time Tour,” with Korporate, Skinbone, and Lil Tiff, clients she manages, to motivate students and young adults to slay their dreams.




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