Tim Jackson and Frank Kendrick of the NuJak Companies. (Image: Ryan Ketterman)
This week on The Urban Business Roundtable, UBR Contributor Dywaine Betts Jr. talks with Frank Kendrick and Tim Jackson, partners and co-founders of Lakeland, Fla.-based NuJak Construction, one of Florida’s fastest growing construction and property management companies. NuJak was recognized with a Black Enterprise Small Business of the Year Award in 2010.
Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity brothers Kendrick and Jackson are an excellent example of two people pooling their skills, knowledge, talents and resources to from a fruitful partnership. Headquartered at the epicenter of Florida’s high-tech corridor, NuJak serves Tampa Bay, Central Florida, North Florida and South Florida, specializing in the design and construction of commercial facilities for religious, educational and financial institutions. The company also provides construction management, general contracting and real estate services thought-out the State of Florida. Kendrick and Jackson join the Roundtable for a tag-team discussion about business partnerships and the amazing growth of their company.
Also on the Roundtable, UBR Contributor Samantha Pass speaks to JJ Ramberg, host of MSNBC’s Your Business, co-founder of GoodSearch.com and the author of the new book, It’s Your Business: 183 Essential Tips That Will Transform Your Business. Ramberg will share her take on how entrepreneurs can feel more in control of their business operations.
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, a weekly wrap-up of business news from USA Today business correspondent Charisse Jones, 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.