Eboni

Funderburk

EFG Promotions & Consulting

Eboni Funderburk is a 21-year Gospel industry veteran. A Mass Media Arts graduate of Hampton University, Funderburk entered the Gospel music industry with her dual role as Managing Editor of Gospel Industry Today and Assistant Editor of Gospel Today Magazines. In 1999, she began working in the radio promotions department of the then #1 Gospel record label, Verity Records. During her tenure at Verity, she was part of a three-member team responsible for working hits for A-list artists such as Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Fred Hammond, Darryl Coley, John P Kee, Richard Smallwood and many more! After a five year stint at Verity, Funderburk was recruited to head-up the radio promotions department for EMI Gospel (now MOTOWN GOSPEL). There, she was solely responsible for breaking hits at Gospel radio that included artists like Smokie Norful, Kierra "KiKi" Sheard, Donald Lawrence, Heather Headley, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, and others. In 2007, she was recruited to rejoin the promotions department of Zomba Gospel/Verity Records (now RCA Inspiration) as Sr. Director of National Promotions. As a part of a four-member team, she worked records from Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond and the hugely successful break-out record of 2007 and 2008 "Never Would Have Made It" by Pastor Marvin L. Sapp, which made history as the longest running #1 single across ALL genres. In August of 2008, she resigned from her duties at Zomba Gospel/Verity Records to launch her own independent promotions and marketing company, EFG Promotions & Consulting which specializes in supplemental Gospel radio promotions and some marketing for major labels and indie artists. Her past and current clientele include Motown Gospel, RCA Inspirations, Malaco Records, Thirty Tigers, Rhino Records, Red Alliance, Fairtrade, Pure Springs Gospel and artists like CeCe Winans, Smokie Norful, Tye Tribbett, Brian Courtney Wilson, Jekalyn Carr, VaShawn Mitchell, Maranda Curtis, Bebe Winans, Byron Cage and more. Since the Gospel airplay charts' conception in 2004 (R&R), Funderburk's career currently includes seventeen (17) #1 singles and over one hundred (100) Top 30 charting singles at Gospel Radio. She has been recognized for her work and has received numerous honors including the 2017 “Women In Gospel, Making Things Happen” Award, Mississippi Gospel Music Awards; the 2015 Institute of Ministry, Arts & Cultivation (I.M.A.C.) Honors Award; the 2010 Urban Soul Cafe Unsung Hero Award; and she is a three-time Radio & Records (R&R) Gospel Promotions Executive of the Year nominee, clinching the honored title in 2007. She was recently appointed as Chair, for the Gospel Music Association (GMA) Diversity Committee.