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Pepco/Exelon Merger Denial by the DC Public Service Commission “Shuts Door of Opportunities” to Diverse Businesses and the Community

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 […]

Congratulations to Sheila Brooks, President – Srb Communications and BGE for Winning the Greater Baltimore Committee 2014 ‘bridging the Gap’ Achievement Award

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. Congratulations to all the award winners. The Award Categories and winners are included below: Minority-Owned/Woman-Owned Business Outstanding Achievement – corporations or individuals […]

Calvin Butler Receives “Corporate Executive of the Year Trailblazer Award” from The Presidents’ RoundTable and PRT Reach Foundation

BALTIMORE (Nov. 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 […]

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

“As an entrepreneur and long-time advocate for women-and minority-owned businesses, I know that raising Maryland’s minimum wage will strengthen our businesses and our economy,” said Sheila Brooks, CEO of SRB Communications. “The O’Malley-Brown Administration is taking the right approach: bringing people together and fighting to raise the minimum wage so that more women in Maryland […]

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

With minimum wage standing as a hot button issue for the nation as a whole and for individual states, The Presidents’ RoundTable (PRT) and Maryland Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy joined together to hold a press conference in Annapolis, Maryland prior to the Maryland House Committee Hearing on February 11 to show their full support of […]