Donald Payne, Jr.
Member of Congress representing New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District
U.S. House of Representatives
Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Damien Hooper- Campbell
Chief Diversity Officer
Sr. Business Development Specialist
U.S. Department of Commerce/Minority Business Development Agency
Spice Shop Owner
Harry Thomas, Jr.
Vice President, Bethesda Field Office
McDonald’s USA, LLC
“Building Your Brand and Accessing Capital to Create a Business Empire”
This session will include an annual update on the advancements of African Americans in entrepreneurship and small businesses, and an esteemed panel will offer tips on building a thriving business in emerging industries that can withstand the test of time to create generational wealth.