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The 2016 PRT Scholarship Gala Celebrates Black Business Wealth
September 5, 2016

The Presidents’ RoundTable honored some of the region’s most prominent African-American entrepreneurs and corporate executives and awarded scholarships to future student entrepreneurs at five historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) at its annual Scholarship Awards Gala on Nov. 5.


PRT congratulates SRB Communications on being awarded three International Communicator Awards of Distinction!
May 12, 2016

PRT congratulates member Dr Sheila Brooks and her company SRB Communications, Inc. as they have been awarded three International Communicator Awards of Distinction.


PRT to be honored at ABC GALA on June 11
April 14, 2016

The Associated Black Charities (ABC) will honor The Presidents' Roundtable (PRT) with the Community Investors for More in the Middle Award at their Black & White Gala on Saturday, June 11, 2016.


Mahogany, Inc. celebrates 25 years in business
April 12, 2016

PRT congratulates member Jeffrey Hargrave and his company Mahogany, Inc. as they celebrate 25 years in business.


Robert L. Wallace named to the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber (BWCC) Business Hall of Fame
January 2, 2016

PRT congratulates Robert L. Wallace, founder and CEO of BITHGroup Technologies, Inc, for demonstrating leadership and business success in the Baltimore area.


Ideal Electric Supply Corporation has been selected by the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council to become a member of Corporate Plus®.
January 1, 2016

Ideal Electric Supply Corporation has been selected by the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council to become a member of one of the nation's most prestigious business programs, Corporate Plus®.


Armentha "Mike" Cruise Receives Honorary Doctorate recognition from Morgan State University
December 18, 2015

PRT congratulates Armentha "Mike" Cruise for her Honorary Doctorate recognition from Morgan State University. Cruise was honored for her role in non-violent student sit-ins and mass protests against discrimination in public places. She was conferred at the December 18 commencement ceremony.


Kevin Johnson and Bob Wallace Honored at CRMSDC 34th Annual Leaders & Legends Awards Ceremony and Gala
October 30, 2015

Congratulations! Kevin Johnson and Bob Wallace Honored at CRMSDC 34th Annual Leaders & Legends Awards Ceremony and Gala


PRT President Dr. Sheila Brooks Wins Advocate of the Year Award from Mid-Atlantic Region Organization
October 29, 2015

PRT President Dr. Sheila Brooks Wins Advocate of the Year Award from Mid-Atlantic Region Organization


Baltimore, tarnished by riots, tries to rebuild its economic image
October 10, 2015

"Baltimore, tarnished by riots, tries to rebuild its economic image" through the leadership of Robert L. Wallace, President & CEO, BITHGroup Technologies, Inc.


Pepco/Exelon Merger Denial by the DC Public Service Commission "Shuts Door of Opportunities" to Diverse Businesses and the Community
August 26, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The decision by the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia Wednesday, August 25 to deny the Pepco/Exelon merger is a devastating blow to the minority business community and residents in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. "Economic growth is vital to this region's economy. Minority businesses significantly contribute financial support to the community. We create jobs, provide training to employees, and are a source of substantial income for vendors," says Dr. Sheila Brooks, president of The Presidents' RoundTable, an organization of African-American entrepreneurs which oversees and controls assets exceeding $1.1 billion and employs more than 1750 workers in the Washington, DC metro area. Dr. Brooks, also a business owner for 25 years in Washington, D.C. adds, "As business leaders, we believe the community has suffered a substantial financial loss to the future and betterment of the community".


CONGRATULATIONS TO SHEILA BROOKS, PRESIDENT - SRB COMMUNICATIONS AND BGE FOR WINNING THE GREATER BALTIMORE COMMITTEE 2014 'BRIDGING THE GAP' ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
December 8, 2014


The Greater Baltimore Committee Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards were presented on Monday, December 8, 2014 at the Grand Historic Venue, Baltimore, MD with featured remarks by Calvin G. Butler, Jr., CEO, BGE.

Calvin Butler Receives "Corporate Executive of the Year Trailblazer Award" from The Presidents' RoundTable and PRT Reach Foundation
November 7, 2014

BGE Chief Executive Officer Calvin G. Butler Jr., was recognized for his support of regional minority and women-owned businesses by The Presidents' RoundTable (PRT), an organization of African-American entrepreneurs in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. region. The PRT, in conjunction with the organization's charitable arm, the PRT Reach Foundation, presented Butler with the "Corporate Executive Trailblazer Award" at the organization's annual scholarship award ceremony in Baltimore.


Sheila Brooks, President, The Presidents' RoundTable, Inc. participated in Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown Roundtable discussion on the importance of raising the minimum wage on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in Annapolis, MD
April 8, 2014


Sheila Brooks, President, The Presidents' RoundTable, Inc. participated in Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown Roundtable discussion on the importance of raising the minimum wage on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in Annapolis, MD

PRT and the Fair Wage Initiative - The Presidents' RoundTable shows support for raising the minimum wage in Maryland
February 11, 2014


PRT and the Fair Wage Initiative - The Presidents' RoundTable shows support for raising the minimum wage in Maryland



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