Shurman Riggins

Marketing, Business Development, Sales

Arlington, Virginia, US


Age Group



Every man is the artisan of his own future - Appius Claudius Caecus


Open minded. Creative. Competitive

Work Experience

Director of Development - National College Board

Special Olympics

July 2015 - August 2016

• Director of Development - One of five students chosen from around the country • Created multi-year strategic plan for developing collegiate Special Olympic clubs • Regional Captain for ten states • Speaker at the Special Olympics Vermont Project Unify Conference

Summer Marketing Associate

Philadelphia Insurance Companies

June 2015 - August 2016

• Pitched insuring “pop up shops” and “eSports” as new product ideas to senior executives in 2 separate competitions among (6) intern teams. Developed winning products that resulted in my team receiving the first-place award in consecutive summers • Collaborated with marketing, underwriting, risk management and claims departments • Analyzed account information and determined suitability for company • Marketed current lines of insurance through daily telephone calls and emails

Business Development Associate


January 2017 - January 0

• Engage with senior-level executives to proactively schedule and confirm sales meetings about CEB's Customer Experience Products • Partner with Business Development Managers to create customized plans for assigned territories to support sales cycles • Ensure CRM database ( is up to date with accurate information


West Virginia Universtiy

Business Administration - Marketing

2014 - 2016

West Virginia University

M.S. Integrated Marketing Communications

2017 - 2018