Celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth




Click on the pictures below to read about these inspiring individuals and join us in celebrating their success!

In celebration of Black History Month, we’re sharing stories of the successful African American entrepreneurs and business owners that have participated in our programs. ICIC is proud to have helped them get recognition, grow, create jobs and strengthen local communities across the country.

Robert Wallace, Bithenergy It was critical that Wallace’s business not only made financial sense, but also addressed a social need.
Gloria Freeman, Olu’s Home As founder and CEO, Freeman continues to grow her company’s footprint in the healthcare industry.
Samuel Gude, Integral-Gude
With more than 30 years in the construction industry, Gude founded his own company in 2005.
Angelo Perryman, Perryman Building & Constructions Services Inc. Pray, Plan and Proceed: How a mother’s advice has guided the Perryman family business.
Adam Walker, Summit Container Corp. Mentored by the owner of the San Francisco 49ers, Walker’s packaging company now serves some of the largest consumer brands in the world.

Stephanie Hickman, Trice Construction Company After taking over the family business, Hickman visited work sites and expanded her knowledge about construction in order to grow.
Yolanda Jones, YCAT-C Jones is on target to add over a dozen employees this year as she continues to expand her work around San Francisco.
Bo Menkiti, Menkiti Group and Antwayne Ford, Enlightened Inc. At the 2014 Inner City 100 awards, the two CEOs quickly bonded and set the stage for a $25 million venture together.

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