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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.
It was critical that Wallace’s business not only made financial sense, but also addressed a social need. Robert Wallace, Bithenergy
As founder and CEO, Freeman continues to grow her company’s footprint in the healthcare industry. Gloria Freeman, Olu’s Home
Samuel Gude, Integral-Gude With more than 30 years in the construction industry, Gude founded his own company in 2005.
Pray, Plan and Proceed: How a mother’s advice has guided the Perryman family business. Angelo Perryman, Perryman Building & Constructions Services Inc.
Mentored by the owner of the San Francisco 49ers, Walker’s packaging company now serves some of the largest consumer brands in the world. Adam Walker, Summit Container Corp.
After taking over the family business, Hickman visited work sites and expanded her knowledge about construction in order to grow. Stephanie Hickman, Trice Construction Company
Jones is on target to add over a dozen employees this year as she continues to expand her work around San Francisco. Yolanda Jones, YCAT-C
At the 2014 Inner City 100 awards, the two CEOs quickly bonded and set the stage for a $25 million venture together. Bo Menkiti, Menkiti Group and Antwayne Ford, Enlightened Inc.