Roby Mercharles doesn’t want any Black business owners to put a limit on what they can accomplish. At the National Alliance of Black Business retreat at Clark Atlanta, Mercharles spoke to rolling out and gave business owners useful advice to take their ventures to the next level. Why do you think Black businesses need to […]
Kiyundra Jones is the president of the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce. In that capacity, she is deeply involved in Oak Cliff’s economic development advocating for businesses in the community. What do you consider your superpower to be? My superpower is that I’m a passionate visionary. At the start of my career, the organization that […]
Chelsey Carter launched her brand Alex Carter in 2015 and has been curating statement pieces ever since. The Art Institute of Chicago graduate incorporates abstract designs in every collection.
As 2022 is coming to a close, the year’s end is welcoming new beginnings with bundles of joy. From Jhené Aiko to Summer Walker, these ladies are the true definition of the “grind never stops” as they are working hard to secure legacies for their future children. Amid all of their hard work, they are sure […]
Lauren Powers is a seven-figure business marketing coach based in Atlanta with one simple goal: “Help health entrepreneurs and small business owners not suck at business,” Powers told rolling out. She serves as president and partner of Microsite Digital Marketing agency. In the role, she helps hundreds of healthcare practitioners generate millions of dollars in […]
For many, wealth building starts with entrepreneurship, and that path often begins with a dream and a vision for the future. Rolling out had the opportunity to speak with a young North Texas couple who recently celebrated the grand opening of Modern Fit Menswear. This retail brand caters to men who enjoy comfort but are […]
On Sept, 22. Spelman students gathered in Sister’s Chapel to gain financial insight from comedian Kevin Hart. Students told rolling out what they learned during the event and investments they hope to make in the future.
Social media does a great job of camouflaging the road to success by dazzling viewers with glitz and glamor but falls short in addressing the reality of the seemingly unending grind and hard work. However, Draya Michele navigates this rough road with grace and aplomb, while maintaining her integrity and direction. Michele explained to rolling […]
Anthony and Karriemah Muhammad are the co-owners of Magnolia Crescent Orchards & Non-Alcoholic Winery. For people that love to enjoy a luxury beverage that doesn’t contain alcohol, Magnolia Crescent would be a good option to consider. Anthony and Karriemah spoke with rolling out about why they got into the wine business. What was the inspiration […]
Mike Fawaz is the senior vice president of sales at Rocket Mortgage TPO (third-party origination). He recently spoke with rolling out about his passion for helping communities of color build the wealth they deserve through homeownership. Tell us what you do at Rocket Mortgage. I’ve been with Rocket for 11 seasons. We call them seasons […]
The Essence Festival of Culture is a weekend-long celebration dedicated to Black people. On July 2, the company BLK Men in Tech was present at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention, which is where the festival was being held. Kham Ward, the founder of BLK Men in Tech, spoke with rolling out about the […]
Shantel Jackson is an acclaimed model and actress who suddenly found her passion for both was waning. Jackson decided to find something to put her all into, so she created a product that she and other high-heel-wearing women could appreciate — a new kind of shoe pad. Jackson is the owner of Shoe Gummi, which […]
As CEO of Salter Financial Management, Toi Salter has accomplished great things for her community and business. On June 18, 2022, she will be honored with the Trailblazer Award by the UNCF for her work. Rolling out spoke with Salter about her career and why God is so important to it.
Meet AJ Dewberry, owner of Level 1o Repairs. With technology being his passion as a kid, he began building more advanced devices and systems as he grew older, which led friends and family to ask him to assist them with their technological endeavors. Dewberry studied engineering in high school, where he built several high-tech modules. […]
Nicole Monay is the founder of Brandifi, which was launched to help small businesses and corporations with creative branding solutions. The firm offers services such as creating tailor-made logos and packaging, web content development, brand identification, and personalized coaching. Monay talked with rolling out about her firm and offers tips to people looking to create […]
Meet Dalton Patterson, professionally known as “DPatt,” is a former athlete turned successful entrepreneur with several businesses. Patterson first won acclaim as a star football player at Western Kentucky University, before building the brand company Spade Blvd., which operates in multiple industries including; clothing, electronics, marketing, real estate, car rental and more. Patterson’s business interests […]
Publicist Nasha Clark, who began as an intern at Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation, now owns and operates her own entertainment agency that features clients like Support Black Colleges and Queen Naija. Clark’s agency has now exceeded over $1 million in brand deals. Clark recently spoke to rolling out about her career and commitment to raising awareness […]
In a historic move, First Independence Bank is venturing outside of Detroit for the very first time in more than 50 years and opened two locations in Minnesota. On April 26, the first Black-owned bank opened in Minneapolis First Independence Bank senior vice president and the Minnesota regional market president Damon Jenkins; and Kiko Davis, […]
Yvette Caslin is the CEO of The Pinkprint, which helps individuals form a plan when filing taxes, building credit through business, having a tax strategy for business entities, and repairing credit.
Melissa Ingram, SVP, multicultural networks and strategy at UP Entertainment, is the Black media executive driving growth at AspireTV
Melissa Ingram is the SVP, multicultural networks and strategy and the top executive at UP Entertainment, where she is responsible for driving the growth and success of AspireTV, Cine Romántico and other multicultural brands from UP Entertainment. From Ingram’s lead, AspireTV is impressively almost entirely run by female executives and women in leadership in every […]