Gresham  Harkless Jr.

Gresham Harkless Jr.

Gresham “Gresh” W. Harkless Jr. is the founder of CBNation and Blue 16 Media. CBNation (CEO Blog Nation) is a Business to Business (B2B) Brand focusing on increasing the business success rate by providing visibility and resources for CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners. CEO Blog Nation is a community of blogs for entrepreneurs and business owners. Started in much the same way as most small businesses, CEO Blog Nation captures the essence of entrepreneurship by allowing entrepreneurs and business owners to have a voice. Gresham’s Blue 16 Media provides website design, social media, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) services for entrepreneurs, startups and business owners. CBNation consists of blogs (, podcasts ( and videos ( Blue 16 Media helps change lives through media and technology including a digital marketing agency that provides digital marketing services focused on web design and SEO for small to medium-sized businesses. Central to his marketing philosophy is that You are a Media Company: Developing a Marketing Strategy to Connect with Your Target Market and Reach Your Goals. Gresham is a proud graduate of Howard University and Georgetown University. He is also a graduate of the 2020 Leadership Center for Excellence Young Professionals Program ’16 and recognized by the Alexandria Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 40 under 40. For more information on Gresham, follow @CEOBlogNation or visit and/or