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Gale V. King Named Chair of The Executive Leadership Council

Gale V. King, Independent Board Director and Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (retired) at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, has been elected Chair of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC). The ELC is the preeminent global membership organization for Black CEOs, C-Suite and senior executives, board members, top-tier entrepreneurs, and global thought leaders.

5 Tips to Become a Homeowner in 2023

Homeownership is the largest financial undertaking for most Americans and a key to building generational wealth. It can provide a base of security, as building home equity provides you with more financial options in the future. For instance, home equity can be used to pay off debt, increase savings, start a business or invest for the future.

Meet The Woman Helping Women Entrepreneurs Change Their Brain to Increase Their Income

The poverty crisis is increasing like never before. With events such as the pandemic, inflation and jobs being at risk the pressure on individual's everyday way of life is in jeopardy. The coaching industry is in the perfect position to help. Coaching is designed according to Dr. Faith Abraham to enhance the quality of life for anyone who engages with it.

Keva Latham Named to Color Magazine's Power List 40 Under 40

First Horizon is pleased to announce that Keva Latham, SVP Director of Compensation, has been recognized by Color Magazine in its 2022 Power 40 Under 40 list. The honorees were celebrated and are highlighted in the online publication.

MasterClass Announces Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Rosalind Brewer to Teach Business Innovation

MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Rosalind “Roz” Brewer will teach a class on business innovation and leading with integrity. Brewer’s class will trace her journey as a leader—from her early experiences as a research scientist through leading innovation and change across five different industries. MasterClass members will learn Brewer’s real-life strategies for making innovative decisions and driving change in uncertain times. Brewer’s class is now available exclusively on MasterClass, where subscribers get unlimited access to all 180+ instructors with an annual membership.

OPERATION HOPE’S 1 MILLION BLACK BUSINESS INITIATIVE HAS SUPPORTED MORE THAN 155,000 BLACK BUSINESSES TO DATE

Operation HOPE, the nation’s leading non-profit dedicated to financial empowerment for underserved communities, announced that its groundbreaking 1 Million Black Business (1MBB) initiative has supported more than 155,000 unique businesses to date through its HOPE Inside network and 1MBB partners. According to the 1MBB 2022 Impact Report, which will be released in Q1 2023, this accounts for approximately 5% of all Black-owned businesses in the U.S.

Phocas Financial Issues First Quarter 2023 Investment Outlook for REIT Market

Phocas Financial Corporation ("Phocas"), an employee-owned registered investment adviser specializing in equity REIT and small-cap value equity investing, issued its Q4 2022 commentary and Q1 2023 REIT investment outlook.

The Gift That Keeps Giving for Your Child This Holiday Season

Financial education is crucial to longterm success – and that education begins at an early age. Research suggests many of the habits we carry into adulthood are set by age seven. For parents, it’s important to lay a foundation early that children can build on. Gifting a child a bank account this holiday season is one step to promoting financial literacy, empowering them to learn and develop healthy savings goals and budgeting habits that can help set them up for future financial success.

Association of African American Financial Advisors Announces New Leadership

The Association of African American Financial Advisor (“AAAA” or the “Association”), a non-profit membership organization for African American financial advisors and other wealth management industry professionals, announced the appointment of Alex David, President and CEO of Stifel Independent Advisors, as its incoming Chairman Emeritus. In this position, Mr. David will provide strategic guidance to the Association as it embarks upon the next stage of its vision for driving a more equitable wealth management industry.

Farmers National Banc Corp. Announces Board Addition

Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ: FMNB) (“Farmers”) welcomes a new member to its Board of Directors, Mr. André Thornton, who will bring a wealth of business experience to Farmers. Mr . Thornton was appointed by the Board of Directors effective Jan. 1, as a Class II director with a term expiring in 2024.

Tenia Davis Joins NORC as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

NORC at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce that Tenia Davis, PhD, has joined the organization as its first-ever senior vice president (SVP) and chief human resources officer (CHRO). An accomplished HR leader, Davis brings more than two decades of demonstrated expertise in leading HR strategy and operations for global, highgrowth companies.

This the season to save. Eight tips to stretch your money this holiday shopping season.

Consumer purchasing power is more diverse than ever , with Black consumers as central drivers of seasonal spending. As you prepare your holiday shopping list – and your budget – remember, a little bit of planning can go a long way toward achieving a financially healthy holiday season. With the holiday shopping season upon us, here are eight essential money-saving tips:

Black-Owned Fintech Company Launches Free Grant Search Platform

Black owned fintech and finance company Novae LLC has announced the launch of a new online tool designed to help small businesses to find grants and tax incentives that can help them to grow exponentially.

InteliChart Expands Leadership Team with New Chief Operating Officer

Inteli- Chart, a leader in patient engagement solutions forhealth care providers of all sizes, announces the appointment of Anthony L. Carter as its new chief operating officer. Carter brings over 20 years of experience in overhauling products and services to InteliChart, identifying opportunities to grow top-line revenues, driving product development, and guiding leadership teams to success.

THE GREAT RESTORATION: The Knowledge House Launches its 2022-23 Fellowship Campaign to Increase Tech Workforce Nationwide

The Knowledge House (TKH) will continue its eight-year journey with its 2022-23 Fellowship Campaign. This year’s theme is the “Great Restoration” to answer the call to corporations in need of Black and Brown technologists through its successful nationwide programming at its satellite locations in New York City, Newark, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.