CINCINNATI--Brian Lamb, executive vice president, head of wealth and asset management, Fifth Third Bank (NASDAQ: FITB), has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2018 list of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – March 13, 2018 – The Courtleigh Hotel Group, a consortium of Jamaica’s premier business hotels comprised of The Courtleigh Hotel & Suites, The Knutsford Court Hotel, and The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, is extending a special welcome to attendees of EXPO Jamaica 2018. The Caribbean’s largest business exhibition, EXPO Jamaica will bring together more than 400 buyers and 20,000 consumers April

The Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program was created to provide financial and technical assistance to qualified for-profit small businesses that are approved for funding. This program has allowed small owned and operated businesses the opportunity to interact with local government under favorable conditions, and this relationship will ultimately bridge the gap between the two entities.

ESSENCE has a new home.  Essence Ventures, an African-American owned comp any founded last year by Sundial Brands founder Richelieu Dennis has acquired Essence Communication s.  Sundial Brands is a hair care and skin-care company.  The deal the Liberian-born entrepreneur engineered reestablishes Essence magazine as a totally, Black and independently-owned entity.  The 48-year-old lifestyle publication focuses on African-American women.  Essence Communications Inc. is a venerable multi-platform media firm whose assets include the popular Essence Festival
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