MEM Enterprise CEO Michael E. Melton is the featured Power Player on the next edition of the Black Enterprise Business Report, hosted by Caroline V. Clarke. MEM Enterprise’s portfolio franchise restaurants includes 20 Taco Bells, five Five Guys Burger & Fries and two KFC restaurants.
Melton’s story is one of success across a variety of professions, including as a patent attorney, electrical engineer, NFL certified sports agent and entrepreneur. He’s also excelled in corporate America, holding management positions representing Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. and internationally. Melton is currently a partner with Norris & Melton, P.L.L.C, and its intellectual property management, consulting and licensing arm IP Counsel Consultants. In addition, Melton is the chief intellectual property counsel for PH2 Solutions, Inc.
This week’s Entrepreneur of the Week is Tiana von Johnson, of the estate brokerage firm GoldStar Properties of New York. Von Johnson founded GoldStar Properties in 2009 with just four members in Manhattan’s Financial District. Today, the company is comprised of a dynamic team of more than 50 ambitious and motivated team members. As president, CEO, and principal broker, Von Johnson oversees all company sales and rentals transactions, commercial real estate division, business development, international affairs, finance, training, and marketing.
Also, in our Wealth for Life segment, we explore what everyone wants to know: Where are the jobs? And this week’s Executive Style segment shows how you can be a DJ for a day.
Black Enterprise Business Report is the award-winning weekly, half-hour program offering a mix of one-on-one Power Player interviews with top Black corporate executives, Wealth for Life discussions on personal finance, Entrepreneur of the Week profiles of successful small business owners, Quick Tips providing actionable advice from top business leaders, and Executive Style featuring the hottest lifestyle trends and luxury living for today’s consumer.