WATCH: How One Black-Owned Small Business Survived 9/11 - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue


Bernard Beale, CEO of M.R. Beale & Company (a BE 100s Financial Services Company of the year) vividly remembers the days shortly after the 9/11 attacks. His investment banking firm, which is located in lower Manhattan on Wall Street, was affected greatly, and Beale found himself having to rethink his business, and go beyond the extra mile (including sleeping in his office space) to maintain.




-Editor’s Note: This article originally published on September 11, 2011. 



Kahliah A. Laney

Kahliah A. Laney is a multimedia journalist based in New York City. The California native attended the University of California, Davis, double majoring in English and Sociology. Kahliah currently attends the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. Her work has been featured in Government Technology magazine, the Mott Haven Herald, and on the New York City News Service. She has been a contributor to since June 2011.