Posts Tagged "black history month"


UpwardAction Salutes JoAnn Price

UpwardAction Salutes JoAnn Price


Posted By on Feb 22, 2014

A Trailblazer in the Private Equity Industry As co-founder and managing director of Fairview Capital, JoAnn Price is helping raise billions of dollars for businesses, including those owned by women and minorities. She serves on several advisory boards and has been inducted into the National Association of Investment Companies Hall of Fame, where she has served as president. For more than 30 years, Ms. Price has been at the forefront...

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Quintin E. Primo III is the Co-founder, CEO and Chairman of Capri Capital Partners – a multi-billion dollar firm – where he oversees all business and investment activities. 9 Facts About Mr. Quintin E. Primo 1. Quintin E. Primo III was born March 14, 1955, in Rochester, New York. 2. His mother, Winnifred Primo, and father, Episcopal Bishop Quintin E. Primo, Jr., were both raised in the South and had ancestral roots in the...

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Mr. Michael Lee-Chin is a billionaire business mogul, investor and philanthropist.   He is the founder and Chairman of Portland Holding, Inc., a privately-held investment company that owns a number of businesses in industries that are as diverse as media, health-care, tourism and financial services.   He is also the Executive Chairman of the Canadian mutual fund, AIC Limited, and the National Commercial Bank of Jamaica.  10 Facts...

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UpwardAction Salutes Jason Hinton

UpwardAction Salutes Jason Hinton


Posted By on Feb 19, 2014

Mr. Hinton is the founder and CEO of Concepts and Strategies.  Launched in 2005, Concepts and Strategies specializes in research and providing communications strategies and services to government agencies and non-government organizations worldwide. He is a lawyer by training, but left the practice of law to start his own business empire. Impressively, during the past 7 years, Mr. Hinton has grown his empire into an 8 figure business...

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Isabel José dos Santos is an entrepreneur and investor who, in January 2013, was named by Forbes magazine as Africa’s first female billionaire with a net worth estimated at USD $1.9 billion.  Forbes also named her as one of Africa's richest people. 9 Facts about Angola's Isabel dos Santos 1. Ms. dos Santos was born on April 1, 1971 and is a citizen of Angola. 2.  Her father Jose Eduardo dos Santos, has been President of the oil-rich...

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