NASCAR team owner John Cohen explains why he took a different route

John Cohen always knew he wanted to take a different route. The owner of the NY Racing Team recently spoke with rolling out to detail his journey as an entrepreneur and share what it’s like working within the world of NASCAR. Why did you decide to launch a NASCAR team? Just doing some[thing] different. For […]

Music exec Fred Frenchy creating hope by mixing cryptocurrency and hip-hop

Fred Frenchy is an entertainment and music executive, CEO and founder of Culture Shock Galleries. Frenchy joined rolling out to provide insight and spread awareness on non-fungible tokens (NFT’s), what they are, and why they are beneficial. He hopes to shed light on the new cryptocurrency “wave” and how it can be used for economic […]

CEO Johanna R. Jones is positioning Black professionals to lead through IT

Johanna R. Jones is the newly appointed president and CEO of Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF). With over 20 years of experience in nonprofit executive leadership, fundraising, and workplace development, she is fully qualified to lead ITSMF into the future. Jones spoke with rolling out about ITSMF and its importance in the community. For […]

Jarrhod Johnson, co-founder of BLK & Bold, recounts rush seeing product hit shelves

Jarrhod “Rod” Johnson is the co-founder and chief marketing officer of BLK & Bold, the specialty coffee and tea company that prioritizes domestic social impact. Through their 5% For Our Youth Program, the brand donates to youth in need. The brand has quickly become the first Black-owned nationally distributed coffee company, a top seller at […]

CEO Lisa Williams bringing a fresh take to multicultural dolls

Lisa Williams is the founder and CEO of The World of Entertainment, Publishing, and Inspiration™. The World of EPI is a multicultural children’s toy company manufacturing and design firm, seeking to celebrate diversity. Her doll collections feature The Fresh Dolls, The Fresh Squad, Simply Fresh, and Positively Perfect Doll Collections. Below, she explains the why […]

CEO Jeffery Beckham shares the 7 key ingredients to a successful business

Jeffery Beckham Jr. is Chief Executive Officer at Chicago Scholars as well as a community leader, artist, and entrepreneur. In his role, Jeffery is responsible for leading the organization that serves more than 5,000 first-generation and low-income students to reach their dreams while pursuing a college education. He shared his seven key ingredients for a […]

Anthony Joiner is CEO of Blooksy, a platform that makes life easier for writers

Anthony Joiner, a native of Leesville, Louisiana, is an entrepreneur, software solutions architect, and so much more. He is also the founder of Blooksy.com. Blooksy is the world’s first web-based book writing and publishing platform that makes life a lot easier for those interested in publishing. Joiner has published the works of close to 200 […]

Spelman alumna Damali Peterman answering the call of conflict resolution

Spelman and Howard University graduate Damali Peterman was thriving in her position as attorney and mediator, but she recognized a societal shift and brewing conflict and took action. Now her company, Breakthrough ADR, leads the conflict resolution industry, sought after by Fortune 100 brands, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. She joined rolling out to discuss […]

Black woman CEO builds successful national firearms company and gun clubs system

After retiring from a stellar 25-year career as a United States probation officer in the city of Chicago, Javondlynn M. Dunagan used her power and prowess to launch JMD Defense, LLC in 2017. Only four years later, JMD has grown into a safety education business that empowers, trains and educates women about responsible firearm ownership. […]

President of Detroit Urban League rode with police to hold them accountable

N. Charles Anderson, the current president and CEO of the Detroit Urban League, was reappointed in Jan. 1997, after previously serving from 1987 to 1994. He is responsible for implementing the vision, leadership and direction of one of Detroit’s premier human services and civil rights organizations. Anderson enjoys reading, golf and travel. A native of […]

President Biden selects Girls Who Code CEO to discuss cybersecurity

Tarika Barrett, who originally started her career as an educator, is now the CEO of Girls Who Code. The international nonprofit organization committed to closing the gender gap in technology has served over 450,000 students to date. Barrett joins rolling out to discuss this renowned organization as well as her meeting with President Biden to […]

Atlanta Urban League President Nancy Flake Johnson expresses anger over wages

Nancy Flake Johnson became president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta in 2008. She has also served as vice president of Programs for the Detroit Urban League and led Howard University’s Small Business Development Center. Johnson, a Howard University and DePaul University graduate, promotes empowering people and communities as well as economic […]

Joe Handy, president of NBMBAA, calls for companies to live beyond hashtag

Joe Handy, originally from New York, serves as the newly appointed president and chief executive officer of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)®. Handy is a multifaceted business and operations executive with a strong history of leadership and over two decades of experience in cultural institutions. He joinedrolling out to discuss a very promising opportunity. […]

Black Wealth Summit CEO Cedric Nash wants you to take control of your finances

The inaugural Black Wealth Summit™ (BWS) will be held Oct. 20 – 22, 2021. The inclusive wealth-building virtual experience is billed as “Unapologetically Invested In The Prosperity of Black People.” The non-profit entity was founded by Cedric Nash and his volunteer team as an inclusive wealth-building virtual experience focused on offering every Black person access […]

Lindsay Guion, CEO of Guion Partners Inc., gives tips on building a star

Lindsay Guion is chairman and CEO of Guion Partners, Inc., and a personal manager who represents the best interests of high-profile clients. Guion joined rolling out to discuss life as a CEO and his ongoing expansion into the space of lifestyle, including entertainment, sports, media, real estate, apparel and more.  How does a manager feel […]

Victoria Randle shares the secret cocktail to running a business

Victoria Randle, a nurse and entrepreneur, launched The Secret Cocktail® to help individuals and institutions start CNA and nurse’s aide training schools. A member of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative, Randle shares how the program assisted in her company’s growth. How did you come to be a part of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative? I heard about […]

CEO Hanni Berger offers insight on how to become the best you

CEO Hanni Berger

Hanni Berger, CEO of JOYVIAL, joined rolling out’s CEO Munson Steed to share details regarding her journey in business as well as in the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative. Combining science-backed data with her own experience, Berger strives to guide her clients in finding their healthiest and happiest selves.  How did you become a CEO? What motivated […]