Our Business is Helping Black Businesses Grow and Thrive.
November 2020 Speakers
FEATURED BUSINESS EXPERTS
Dr. George Fraser
Dr. George C. Fraser is the Chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc., a company he founded some 30 years ago, to lead a global networking movement for people of African descent. He spent 20 years in leadership positions with Procter & Gamble, United Way and Ford Motor Company before starting his own business in 1987.
Dr. Fraser is the author of 6 best-selling books. He has been named as one of the best speakers in America, and President Barack Obama recently awarded Dr. Fraser “The President’s Lifetime Achievement Award”.
Growing a Multi-Million Dollar Network.
Urban Philanthropy Institute
Kim Anthony brings more than 25 years of experience in the small business and community development sectors to her role as National Director & Principal Consultant of Urban Philanthropy Institute, (UPI) a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing world-class nonprofit launch and development consulting to emerging nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs who have a commitment to creating a positive impact in historically low socio-economic communities.
What's Next after Covid-19?
Rev. Dr. Joseph Bryant,Jr.
Director Tech & SportsTech 2020
Dr. Joseph Bryant, Jr. is the National Tech & Sports Director for Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, organizing events and engagements with current and retired athletes, local sports programs, as well as being a liaison to the NCAA, NFL, NBA, NCAA and Major League Baseball. He is also Co-Director of the PUSHTECH 2020 Silicon Valley Diversity Project, Dr. Bryant also created the FAITHTECH 2020 program within the broader PUSHTECH 2020 initiative.
Success in the new world.
Building Corporate Client Relationships.
Ex-NFL, CEO, Speaker and RPC member
A little background about Marques, in 2003, he was drafted into the NFL as an offensive lineman, after 5 years of playing in league, he decided to retire and pursue a career in construction and contracting. At the age 27, Marques founded a construction company called Kayden Premier Enterprises. The company had fast growth and in 2010, Marques won The African American Subcontractor of the Year Award in the state of Maryland. Eventually, his business went bankrupt, losing almost 2 million dollars on one project in a matter of 90 days.
During his darkest hours, he pulled himself together, got a part-time job as a custodian, and with hard work and determination became an inspirational keynote speaker, executive coach, best-selling author, and marketing leader, helping to build the success of others.
Building a Sustainable Buy Black Movement
We passionately believe that we as African American’s have an opportunity to create a Sustainable Buy Black Movement. The foundation has been laid but we need to continue to deliver the message and create collaborative efforts. The Los Angeles Black Business Expo serves as a platform to discuss and inform more people about the framework and implementation strategies for a Sustainable Buy Black Movement.