Company: Big D Business Development
Location: Portland, OR
Career History: Founder/Owner, Big D Business Development, 2019-present;
Oil company, (20 years);
Dexter Morrison, Owner and Founder of Big D Business Development, has been recognized as a Marquis Emerging Leader for their contributions and achievements.
Mr. Morrison was inspired to go into his profession because he was an avid sports fan and athlete, which taught him to never give up, as well as his support by many people who wanted him to succeed. One of his earliest successes was getting a job at the oil company when he was very young. He remained with the company for two decades, and in that time, carved out various skills that have aided in his professional development. During this time, he took on leadership roles as he felt he wanted to look after the kids in his community. He began coaching his children, along with children in the community, imparting them with confidence and the ability to overcome obstacles. Mr. Morrison founded his current venture, Big D Business Development in 2019, bringing with him myriad skills and experiences. He then launched Property of America as a means to connect people and their political views.
Mr. Morrison has an eye for innovation, and in 1991, he created one of the first NFL light switch cover plates back. This invention incorporated all teams’ logos and he received an advanced royalty payment of $5,000. He was able to market and sell on a national level. In his career, Mr. Morrison received the 100 Percent Excellence in Customer Service Award twice. With his latest venture, he endeavors to continue helping his community, especially the youth.