Source: blackenterprise.com Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO of Act•1 Group, is the first Black woman to own a billion-dollar company. In 2011 Act•1, the nation’s largest Black female-owned business, held the No. 3 spot on the BE Industrial/Service list of the national’s largest Black-owned companies, with $1.4 billion in revenues for 2010. Over the last 30 years Bryant Howroyd [...]
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Act•1 Group Chair and CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd will be among the distinguished women entrepreneurs driving the upcoming Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Conference. The largest event of its kind for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) in the nation, the event takes place in Las Vegas from June 21st through 23rd and will bring together [...]
From valuable advice for aspiring women business owners, to achieving and living the American Dream, to why now is the time to reinvent, reinvest and refresh our businesses and ourselves, Janice shares a wealth of empowering insights. Read Janice’s interview, A Well-Deserved Honor for an Exceptional NAWBO L.A. Member on NAWBO Focus, the official National [...]
Janice Bryant Howroyd, chief executive officer of Act 1 Group, always knew she wanted to start a family, but her plan to advance in her career was also at the top of her list. After several years of caring for her now over 30-year-old business and achieving financial stability, the founder of America’s largest black female-owned company and her husband, Bernard Howroyd, began their family of four.