Who We Are
Passionate About the Success of Minority Business Development
Our associates are passionate about our mission: To improve the outcomes of minority business development initiatives. We are intellectually curious,
practical in our approach and experienced. We have strong backgrounds in corporate executive leadership, minority entrepreneurship, boards of community
organizations, and community development. Our expertise uniquely qualifies us to assist our clients in their efforts to improve the results of minority
Most importantly, we are professionally committed to the success of our clients. We value our role in aiding clients in positioning entrepreneurs, corporations,
and communities to strategically grow minority businesses.
When Black and White Make Green and his latest book, Getting to
the Next Level: Business, Race and Our Common Goal to Be Competitive.
Gravely is a sought after keynote speaker and respected advisor to major
corporations, chambers of commerce executives, urban city leaders, and
|About Our Leadership
Melvin Gravely II, Ph. D.
Dr. Melvin Gravely is professionally dedicated to developing
capacity and opportunity for minority entrepreneurs. He is
the author of the popular books, The Lost Art of
Dr. Gravely is a frequent guest on radio stations from Los Angeles to
New York and has been featured in many national publications including
Black Enterprise Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine and
American City Business Journals.
After ten successful years working for a large corporation, he
co-founded a civil engineering firm and grew it into a multimillion
dollar company. He is also an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. Dr. Gravely speaks and
writes on various topics related to entrepreneurial thinking and
minority business development. He is the author of six other
books, including The Lost Art of Entrepreneurship.