Archive for the 'Work-Life Balance' Category

Janice Bryant Howroyd Selected as a Regional Recipient of the Greater Los Angeles Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award

June 30th, 2013

TORRANCE, CA, June 30, 2013 ?C The Act•1 Group, Inc., a global leader in the human resources industry, is proud to announce that the company??s Chairman and CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd has been selected as a regional Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 award winner. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who […]

JBH Shares How She Built a Billion-Dollar Business

July 2nd, 2012

Source: 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 […]

JBH to Deliver Keynote Address at 2011 WBENC National Conference

June 9th, 2011

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 […]

JBH Featured in NAWBO Focus

December 8th, 2010

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 […]

Can CEO Moms Have It All?

November 3rd, 2010

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.