Dr. Contrecia Tharpe


Dr. Contrecia T. Tharpe, affectionately known as Dr. T, is a marketing, branding, and communications practitioner and founder of FayeVaughn Creative formerly neuIMC, a boutique integrated marketing and communications firm in Nashville. With over 14 years of experience in the industry, she has worked with national and international brands, businesses, and individuals in the non-profit, sports, entertainment, travel, small business, and education sectors.  She is an advocate for small and medium business success and works to maximize and identify opportunities, craft strategies, and create solid business foundations for her clients.

Contrecia is a current board member of women’s leadership organization Nashville CABLE and youth advocacy organization Impact Youth Outreach.  She is also a mentor with SCORE and Nashville’s Entrepreneur Center. Having obtained her doctorate from Trevecca Nazarene University in 2019, she is currently a faculty member at Nashville’s Tennessee State University in the communications department where she teaches marketing and communications courses.

Her second book, Getting to Done, will be released in 2024.