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Shreveport Chamber names Minority Business Opportunity Award nominees


The Business Development Connection (BDC) of the Greater Shreveport Chamber will recognize outstanding minority individuals and businesses who are making a difference in our community with the Minority Business Opportunity Award Thursday, June 22, beginning at 5:45 p.m. at Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino, 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport.

Nominees for this year’s categories are:

Emerging Business

  • AZUR Medi Spa, LLC – Debbie Chandler, MD, MBA
  • Eagle Industries, LLC – Kimerea Walker
  • Mama Noel Designs – Jennifer Maxwell-Lebleu

Small Business Owner

  • Sylvester Marshall – The Social Circle of Louisiana, LLC
  • Justin Palmer and Terrell Hall – PHD Homes, LLC
  • LaToya Phelps-Amos – POWERR Management Group, LLC
  • Mavice Hughes Thigpen – Eddie’s Seafood & Soul Food Restaurant

Top Business Professional

  • Connie R. Hayes
  • Gregory D. Odums, CRL
  • Dr. Kenya Claiborne Roberts
  • Toni Tyner

Non-Profit Professional

  • Carla Buntyn
  • Katrina D. Early
  • Jill Margaret Lucero
  • Al Moore
  • Wendell Riley
  • M. Tyler Spears
  • Yolanda L. Thomas

Nominees for these awards consistently exemplify the highest standard of professional excellence, service to the community and are members in good standing with the Greater Shreveport Chamber.

As defined by BDC, a minority for the purposes of these categories includes not only racial minorities, but also includes gender and ethnicity i.e. women, Hispanics, Asian American, African American, Native American, etc.

To learn more or register, CLICK HERE.

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