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BE 100s: Nation’s Most Successful Black-Owned Businesses

Black Enterprise ranks the most successful black-owned businesses via its 42nd annual BE 100s list.…

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2012 Best Companies for Diversity

This year, Black Enterprise focused on supplier diversity, because winning contracts to provide products and…

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The 15 Best Companies for Workforce Diversity

They raised the bar in diversity recruitment, retention, and inclusion

Every July, Black Enterprise magazine identifies the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” (on newsstands now).…

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How We Compiled the 40 Best Companies for Diversity

Our survey measured companies against four key categories:

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Success is not luck. It’s what happens when preparation meets opportunity. And those who begin this preparation process out of the starting blocks tend to acquire key leadership assignments and professional reputations that, in some cases, exceed those of colleagues more than a decade their senior. The female entrepreneurs and corporate executives identified in our latest “editors’ choice” roster—40 Rising Stars 40 and Under—have made moves that have placed them on the path to power and success in business, all before their 41st birthdays.

In consulting the nation’s largest public and private corporations, major trade associations, established entrepreneurs, and senior executives over the past several months, our editorial research team discovered this cadre of remarkable women. They operate within a range of industries and disciplines, including science and technology; advertising, marketing, and public relations; finance; energy; food and beverages; and entertainment. Some run large or significant divisions of their companies and report to a chief executive or division head, others have launched and managed successful independent entities. These women are innovators and influencers, trailblazers and pioneers who reshaped and refreshed disciplines with cutting-edge processes, or transformed ideas into tangible, lucrative products or services.

We chose not to include managers or employees of law firms, unions, nonprofit organizations, or government agencies, or those employed in fashion or the arts, medicine, and education.

Having attained this much power and success early in their respective careers, there’s no telling what groundbreaking achievements the women who made this year’s list will accomplish in coming years. Judging from the drive that put them in their current positions, it appears as if nothing will stop them from reaching the pinnacle of global industry.

40 Rising Stars 40 & Under

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75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street

Saying there’s been a bit of change in the world of finance since Black Enterprise…

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40 Best Companies for Diversity

Black Enterprise compiles a list that goes beyond race

Black Enterprise takes the list beyond race and procurement and includes best companies for the…

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BE 100s: Rethinking Business, Reaching Success

Many firms are taking a new approach to building their businesses

Each year, BLACK ENTERPRISE ranks the largest black-owned businesses in the nation. While a monumental…

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Top Executives in Diversity

Our editors identify the leaders of corporate inclusion

True diversity happens at the top—that’s why Black Enterprise focused on this select group.

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Top Executives in Advertising & Marketing

Our editors identify the innovators who drive sales of the world's leading brands

On the following pages, you’ll find a list of executives and entrepreneurs seeking to raise…

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The 40 Best Franchises for African Americans

Black Enterprise provides you entrepreneurial options that promise growth in any business environment

When Donald King retired from the Army in 2002, he looked at starting his own…

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40 Best Companies For Diversity: They Want YOU!

The organizations on our list know that hiring diverse employees and leveraging differences sharpen their competitive edge.

Regaining its footing after one of the worst economic downturns in our nation’s history, corporate…

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The 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America

We identify the best and brightest leaders in business and industry

Our nation has officially been in a recession for roughly a year—one already characterized as…

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The 2009 Black Enterprise 100s

Our 37th Annual Report on Black Business, featuring the nation's largest black-owned companies

Black Enterprise’s 37th Annual Report on Black Business features lists of the largest black-owned businesses,…

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75 Most Powerful Women In Business

From technology to finance, these professionals are changing global business

What does it take to be named one of Black Enterprise’s 75 Most Powerful Women…

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73. Park Dodge Chrysler Jeep

Park Dodge Chrysler Jeep is the nation’s 73rd largest African American-owned auto dealership. Jerome D.…

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72. Queen City Lincoln Mercury

Queen City Lincoln Mercury is the nation’s 72nd largest African American-owned auto dealership. Otis H.…

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71. Franklin Pontiac Buick GMC Inc.

Franklin Pontiac Buick GMC Inc. is the nation’s 51st largest African American-owned auto dealership, and…

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70. Signature Automotive Group

Signature Automotive Group is the nation’s 70th largest African American-owned auto dealership, and Michigan’s seventh…

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69. Saginaw Valley Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.

Saginaw Valley Ford Lincoln Mercury is the nation’s 69th largest African American-owned auto dealership. Ford…

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68. Everett Chevrolet

Everett Chevrolet is the nation’s 51st largest African American-owned auto dealership and Washington’s largest minority-owned…

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67. River View Ford

River View Ford is the nation’s 67th largest African American-owned auto dealership. Ray…

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66. Cross Road Chrysler Jeep

Cross Road Chrysler Jeep is the nation’s 66th largest African American-owned auto dealership, and Oklahoma’s…

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65. Metro Ford Lincoln Mercury

Metro Ford Lincoln Mercury is the nation’s 65th largest African American-owned auto dealership, and Mississippi’s…

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64. BMW of Corpus Christi

BMW of Corpus Christi is the nation’s 64th largest African American-owned auto dealership, and the…

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63. Vicksburg Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc.

Vicksburg Chrysler Dodge Jeep is the nation’s 63rd largest African American-owned auto dealership, and Michigan’s…

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62. Lexus of Mishawaka

Lexus of Mishawaka is the nation’s 62nd largest African American-owned auto dealership and Indiana’s largest…

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61. Courtesy Ford Lincoln Mercury

Courtesy Ford Lincoln Mercury is the nation’s 61st largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Illinois’…

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60. Mike Johnson Auto Group

Mike Johnson Auto Group is the nation’s 60th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Michigan’s…

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59. Universal Ford Sales Inc.

Universal Ford Sales Inc. is the nation’s 59th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Virginia’s…

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58. Chino Hills Ford

Chino Hills Ford is the nation’s 58th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and California’s largest…

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57. Ukiah Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Inc.

Founded in 1989, Ukiah Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Inc. is the nation’s 57th largest African American-owned auto dealership;…

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56. Bessemer Chrysler Jeep Dodge Inc.

Bessemer Chrysler Jeep Dodge Inc. is the nation’s 56th largest African American-owned auto dealership;…

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55. Summerville Ford Mercury Inc.

Summerville Ford Mercury Inc. is the nation’s 55th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and South…

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54. Ford of Montebello

Ford of Montebello is the nation’s 54th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Golden state’s…

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53. Stone Mountain Chrysler Jeep Dodge

Stone Mountain Chrysler Jeep Dodge is the nation’s 53rd largest African American-owned auto dealership; and…

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52. Superstition Springs Chrysler Jeep Inc.

Superstition Springs Chrysler Jeep Inc. is the nation’s 52nd largest African American-owned auto dealership; and…

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51. Paradise Ford

Paradise Ford is the nation’s 51st largest African American-owned auto dealership; and the Sunshine state’s…

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50. JK Chevrolet

Founded in 1983, JK Chevrolet is the nation’s 50th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and…

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49. Southaven Pontiac Buick GMC Inc.

Southaven Pontiac Buick GMC Inc. is the nation’s 49th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and…

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48. Lexus of Huntsville

Founded in 1992, Lexus of Huntsville is the nation’s 48th largest African American-owned auto dealership;…

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47. Hunterdon BMW

Founded in 1999, Hunterdon BMW is the nation’s 47th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and…

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46. Champion Chrysler Jeep Dodge Inc.

Founded in 2003, Champion Chrysler Jeep Dodge Inc. is the nation’s 46th largest African American-owned…

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44. Henderson Automotive Family

Henderson Automotive Family is the nation’s 44th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and New York’s…

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45. Noble Automotive Group

Noble Automotive Group is the nation’s 45th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Iowa’s largest…

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42. BMW of the Hudson Valley

BMW of the Hudson Valley is New York’s second largest minority-owned auto dealership. The Poughkeepsie-based…

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43. Briarwood Ford

Briarwood Ford is the nation’s 43rd largest African American-owned auto dealership and Michigan’s sixth largest…

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41. Gulfgate Dodge

Gulfgate Dodge is Texas’ fifth largest minority-owned auto dealership. The Houston-based company is the…

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40. Mike Pruitt Honda

Mike Pruitt Honda is the nation’s 40th largest African American-owned auto dealership and Ohio’s second-largest…

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39. Infiniti of Chantilly

Infiniti of Chantilly is the nation’s 39th largest African American-owned auto dealership and Virginia’s second-largest…

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37. Massey Automotive Group

Massey Automotive Group is the nation’s 37th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Florida’s seventh…

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36. Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Tulsa

Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Tulsa is the nation’s 36th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and…

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35. Barnett Auto Group

Barnett Auto Group is the nation’s 35th largest African American-owned dealership; and the Lone Star…

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34. Davis Automotive Group Inc.

Davis Automotive Group Inc. is the 34th largest African American-owned auto group in the…

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33. D.G.G. Inc.

D.G.G. Inc. is the nation’s 33rd largest African American-owned auto group; and the Sunshine State’s…

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32. Rodgers Chevrolet

Rodgers Chevrolet is the nation’s 32nd largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Michigan’s fifth largest…

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31. Superstition Springs Lexus

Superstition Springs Lexus ranks as the 31st largest African American-owned auto dealership in the U.S.;…

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30. Saturn of Central Florida Inc.

Saturn of Central Florida Inc. is the nation’s 30th largest auto dealership; and Michigan’s fifth…

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29. Bob Ross Buick GMC/Ross Motors Mercedes-Benz

Bob Ross Buick GMC Mercedes-Benz is the nation’s 29th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and…

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28. Paramount Nissan

Paramount Nissan is the nation’s 28th largest African American-owned auto dealership; and Louisiana’s largest minority-owned…

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27. Jackson Acura

Founded in 2006, Jackson Acura is the nation’s second largest African American-owned Acura dealer; and…

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26. Stephens Automotive Group

Stephens Automotive Group is the 26th largest African American-owned dealership group in the country; and…

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25. Malcolm Cunningham Automotive Group Inc.

Two thousand and eight was a stellar year for Malcolm Cunningham Automotive Group. The Decatur,…

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24. Walker Family Auto Group

Walker Family Auto Group is the nation’s 24th largest African American-owned auto dealership group; and…

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23. Kristal Auto Mall Corp.

Kristal Auto Mall Corp. is the nation’s 23rd largest African American-owned auto dealership. Kristal Auto…

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22. The Matthews Automotive Group

The Matthews Automotive Group is the nation’s 22nd largest black-owned auto dealership. Founded by…

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25. Citizens Savings Bank & Trust Co.

Founded by R.H. Boyd, Preston Taylor, and J.C. Napier in 1904, Citizens Savings Bank &…

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24. United Bank of Philadelphia

Founded in 1992, United Bank of Philadelphia is the largest minority-owned and managed financial services…

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21. Avis Ford Inc.

Since its previous ranking on the BE Auto Dealers list, Avis Ford Inc. has moved…

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23. Commonwealth National Bank

The Commonwealth National Bank is the second largest black-owned full-service bank in Alabama. In February…

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22. Advance Bank

Advance Bank is a federally chartered minority-owned mutual savings bank. The Baltimore, Maryland-based bank specializes…

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21. First Tuskegee Bank

Founded in 1894, First Tuskegee Bank is the country’s oldest black-owned savings and loan institution.…

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20. South Carolina Community Bank

South Carolina Community Bank is the largest black-owned Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in the…

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20. Homestead Holdings

Homestead Holdings is the third largest minority-owned dealership in the state of Florida. Founded…

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19. North Milwaukee State Bank

Founded in 1971, North Milwaukee State Bank is the oldest and second largest minority-owned bank…

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18. Highland Community Bank

Highland Community Bank is the third largest black-owned commercial bank in Illinois. The Chicago-based bank…

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17. Tri-State Bank of Memphis

The Tri-State Bank of Memphis is the largest minority-owned and managed commercial bank in Tennessee.…

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16. Illinois Service Federal Savings & Loan Association

Founded in 1934, Chicago-based Illinois Service Federal Savings & Loan Association is the oldest and…

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15. First Independence Bank

First Independence Bank is Michigan’s largest black-owned bank. The Detroit-based bank operates four branches throughout…

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14. Independence Federal Savings Bank

Independence Federal Savings Bank is the second largest black-owned bank in the District of Columbia.…

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13. Legacy Bank

Legacy Bank, a subsidiary of Legacy Bancorp Inc., is the largest black-owned Community Development Financial…

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12. Urban Trust Bank

Urban Trust Bank (UTB) is the largest black-owned federally chartered bank in Florida. The full-service…

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11. Mechanics & Farmers Bank

Mechanics & Farmer Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of M&F Bancorp Inc., is the largest minority-…

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19. Heritage Ford-Mercury Inc.

In just one year, Heritage Ford-Mercury Inc. moved up twelve places on the BE Auto…

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10. The Harbor Bank of Maryland

When The Harbor Bank of Maryland opened for business, it had already acquired $2.1 million…

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9. Capitol City Bank & Trust Co.

Atlanta-based Capitol City Bank was chartered on Jun 30, 1994. The financial services firm operates…

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8. Citizens Bancshares Corp.

Citizens Bancshares Corp. is the parent holding company of Citizens Trust Bank, Atlanta’s oldest and…

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7. Seaway Bank and Trust Co.

Seaway Bank & Trust Co. was created by a group of Chicago businessmen in 1965…

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6. Industrial Bank

Industrial Bank was founded in 1934 with just six employees and $192,000 in assets. The…

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5. Liberty Bank and Trust Co.

Liberty Bank & Trust Co. was established in 1972 with the opening of its first…

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4. Broadway Federal Bank

Broadway Federal Savings and Loan Association was founded in 1946 with a $150,000 investment from…

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3. City National Bank of New Jersey

City National Bank is a subsidiary of City National Bancshares, a one-bank holding company, founded…

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2. OneUnited Bank

OneUnited Bank is a U.S. Department of Treasury certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).  The…

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1. Carver Federal Savings Bank

Carver Federal Savings Bank was founded on November 5, 1948 in New York City’s historic…

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18. Lexus of Memphis

Lexus of Memphis is the nation’s third largest African American-owned Lexus dealership; and Tennessee’s largest…

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17. Royal Oak Ford Sales Inc.

Royal Oak Ford Sales Inc. is the third largest minority-owned car dealership in Michigan. Founded…

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16. Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead

Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead is owned by husband and wife duo, Gregory and Juanita Baranco. Formerly…

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15. Corley Automotive Group Inc.

Even with a 15.5% loss in 2008 revenues, Corley Automotive Group Inc. moved up eight…

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14. Fitzpatrick Dealership Group

Fitzpatrick Dealership Group is the largest African American-owned dealership group in California. Founded by Ed…

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13. Bill Perkins Automotive Group

Bill Perkins Automotive Group is the premier Pontiac, Buick, and GMC auto dealer in Ann…

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12. Advantage Auto Group

Advantage Auto Group is the largest African American-owned Chevrolet franchise dealer in Illinois. Desmond…

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5. Jackson Securities L.L.C.

Atlanta-based investment bank Jackson Securities was led by two of the BE 100s most legendary…

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4. Rice Financial Products Co

Rice Financial Products Co., founded by J. Donald Rice Jr. in 1994, is one of…

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3. M.R. Beal & Co.

Founded by Bernard Beal in 1988, M.R. Beal &  Co. is one of the largest…

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2. Loop Capital Markets L.L.C.

Founded by James Reynolds’ Jr. and Albert R. Grace Jr., Loop Capital Markets L.L.C. is…

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2009 B.E. 100s Freshman Class

There were 19 freshman on this year’s list–companies who have never appeared on the BE…

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10. M.R. Beal & Co.

Founded by Bernard Beal in 1988, M.R. Beal &  Co. is one of the largest…

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9. Jackson Securities L.L.C.

Atlanta-based investment bank Jackson Securities was led by two of the BE 100s most legendary…

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8. Toussaint Capital Partners L.L.C.

Founded in 2003, Toussaint Capital Partners L.L.C, debuted on the BE Investment Banks list in…

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7. Utendahl Capital Partners L.P.

Utendahl Capital Partners was founded in 1992 by prominent businessman John Utendahl. Utendahl Capital Partners…

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6. Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. L.L.C.

Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. L.L.C. is the largest minority- and woman-owned investment bank in…

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5. CastleOak Securities L.P.

Founded in 2006, CastleOak Securities, L.P. is one of the nation’s largest minority-owned investment banks. …

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4. Blaylock Robert Van L.L.C.

Founded in 1991, Blaylock Robert Van LLC is the largest black-owned boutique investment firm on…

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3. SBK-Brooks Investment Corp.

SBK-Brooks Investment Corp., is the largest black-owned investment bank in the Midwest. The firm specializes…

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2. The Williams Capital Group L.P.

Founded by Christopher J. Williams in 1994, The Williams Capital Group L.P. is the largest…

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1. Loop Capital Markets L.L.C.

Founded by James Reynolds’s Jr. and Albert R. Grace Jr., Loop Capital Markets LLC is…

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11. BMW of Sterling

Founded by Thomas A. Moorehead in 2001, BMW of Sterling is Virginia’s largest BMW dealership.…

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10. JMC Auto Group

JMC Auto Group is the largest African American-owned automotive enterprise in Texas. The Austin-based automotive…

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15. Profit Investment Management

Profit Investment Management was founded by former pro football-player Eugene Profit in 1996. The firm…

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14. Hughes Capital Management Inc.

Founded by Frankie Hughes in 1993, Hughes Capital Management Inc. is Virginia’s largest minority- and…

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13. Brown Capital Management Inc.

Baltimore-based Brown Capital Management is Maryland’s largest minority-owned money management firm. Founded by Eddie C.…

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12. Pugh Capital Managment Inc.

Founded by Mary Pugh in 1991, Pugh Capital Management Inc. is the largest minority- and…

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11. Holland Capital Management L.L.C

Founded by legendary business leader Louis Holland in 1991, Holland Capital Management L.L.C. is an…

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10. Piedmont Investment Advisors L.L.C.

Piedmont Investment Advisors L.L.C. is an asset management firm specializing in core equity and fixed…

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9. NCM Capital

Founded in 1986 by Maceo Sloan, NCM Capital is the largest African American asset management…

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8. Utendahl Capital Managment L.P.

Utendahl Capital Management L.P. was founded by prominent businessman John Utendahl in 1992. Utendahl Capital…

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7. Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors L.P.

Smith, Graham & Co. Investment Advisors L.P., founded by Gerald B. Smith in 1990, is…

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6. Advent Capital Management L.L.C.

New York and London-based Advent Capital Management L.L.C. was founded by Tracy Maitland in 1995.…

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10. R.J. Dale Advertising & Public Relations Inc.

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9. Prime Access Inc.

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2. March Hodge Automotive Group

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5. Sanders/Wingo Advertising Inc.

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4. Burrell Communications Group L.L.C.

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