Cosmetics entrepreneur Vera Moore. (Image: File)
This week on “The Urban Business Roundtable,” UBR Contributor Dwaynes Betts speaks with cosmetics maven Vera Moore, CEO of Vera Moore Cosmetics. Moore’s products can be found on the shelves of major departments such as Duane Reade and Walgreens.
Moore is a history maker. She was the first black actress on the popular NBC soap opera, Another World. As an entrepreneur, she can be credited with being the first black-owned business to set up shop in the 50 year history at Green Acres Mall Valley Stream in Long Island, New York. She joins the Roundtable to share how she launched her company to become one of the most progressive and prestigious cosmetic and skincare lines.
Also, UBR Contributor Samantha Pass talks with Progress Investment Management President and CEO Thurman V. White Jr. White speaks on smart investment moves for today’s market. White’s expertise comes from his 22-year tenure in the financial services industry. His company manages $9 billion in assets for institutional investors including the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund, The Cook County Pension Fund and Boeing.
And finally, every week on UBR, you’ll hear Pepper Miller’s Y.O.U.-TURN segment, get motivation and inspiration from author and educator Dennis Kimbro, Ph.D., a wrap-up of tech news from the Chief Digital Aggregator for Johnson Publishing Co., Jun Mhoon, and our Patient Investor Report from Ariel Investments.
Pepper Miller is the founder and president of The Hunter Miller Group and the host of “The Urban Business Roundtable,” a weekly radio show, sponsored by Ariel Investments, airing CST Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m., Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. on WVON-AM 1690, the Talk of Chicago. You can also listen live online at WVON.com. Check back each week for UBR Spotlight, which features additional resources, advice, and information from and about the topics, entrepreneurs, and experts featured on the show. If you have a question you want answered or a topic you want addressed on “The Urban Business Roundtable,” connect with us on Twitter @UBR1690.