Raised in a small Native American community in NC, Aaron Locklear (he/him) understands the challenges and dynamic changes that can occur throughout corporate culture and business relations. He believes that relationships with clients are just as the vital as the relationships with team members and fellow employees. His passion is to ensure that organizations reach their maximal potential while at the same time allowing each individual involved to be genuine and most importantly respected.
Aaron’s background expands multiple identities in the medical, real estate, and music industries. He has been involved in leading corporate transactions but has also helped grow small businesses with a grassroots approach that enables organizations to become more community reliant. He also has a real passion for helping others understand their own value and achieving their internal/external objectives at a high level.
Aaron graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from UNC-Chapel Hill, which has fueled a more entrepreneurial journey. After college, he received a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license in NC and has specialized in business and real estate valuation and consulting services over the past 15 years. He also helped form and facilitate the award winning music group, Dark Water Rising, to over 1,000 performances across the US and Canada. Aaron also has been devoted to the advancement of his tribal community, the Lumbee/Tuscarora nations of NC. Currently, he resides in Pembroke, NC.