Winners were announced at an April 11 gala in Dallas.
Pemberton, who plans to graduate from UNT in December, is the former president of the UNT AMA chapter.
While attending UNT, Pemberton works full-time as a project manager with SPYCH – a Dallas-based marketing research and strategy consulting firm. In addition, Pemberton owns an online business called Trending Global. He launched and still operates this business — with the help of his first hire, his mother — in the tech accessories market.
Pemberton was nominated for implementing a digital marketing strategy for Culinaire International. The project used emerging technology and social media to increase brand awareness, brand affinity and revenue for Belo Mansion.