SOURCE: NEWSOBSERVER.COM The husband and wife team behind Will Johnson Building Company recently learned that they qualified for a state tax break that would save them at least $3,875. The money was a welcome surprise for owners Laurie and Will Johnson,… Read More
SOURCE: Forbes.com I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the year of the female founder is upon us. No, women won’t out-earn men this year, and in fact continue to trail in all… Read More
SOURCE: GAZELLEINDEX.COM A great deal of research has been conducted on the differences in performance between minority-owned and nonminority owned firms. However, almost no research explains why some minority-owned firms grow faster than others.
This article looks specifically at… Read More
The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) awarded Andrea Harris, President of the NC Institute of Minority Economic Development with the 2012 Abe Venable Award for Lifetime Achievement. This national award is… Read More
Traci Williams, owner of Crescent Construction and WBC client is an outstanding example of women leading the way in non-traditional industries. In addition to counseling, the WBC has worked with Traci over the years as a partner with the Greater… Read More
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