TBE President & CEO Receives Prestigious Honor as GHBC Advocate of the Year

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, the Greater Houston Black Chamber (GHBC) will continue its tradition of celebrating African American businesses that have achieved success in business while having a positive impact on the African American community.

The 27th Annual Pinnacle and Upstart Awards, which will be a virtual event, is themed “Excellence Has Arrived: Black Businesses Take the Lead.”

Texas Black Expo congratulates Jerome D. Love, our President and CEO, for being selected as the 2021 Larry V. Green Advocate of the Year Community Award recipient.

Mr. Love is in distinguished company with other Community Award recipients, including Ruth Simmons, President of Prairie View A&M University, and Teneshia Hudspeth, Harris County Clerk, among other notable community leaders demonstrating Black excellence.

The Pinnacle Awards celebrates Black excellence on every level of business at this highly-anticipated event. From established businesses of every size, to entrepreneurs, to nonprofit organizations and influencers in the community, those who have demonstrated leadership, resilience, and social responsibility while making significant strides in business are honored.

With the Pinnacle Award, GHBC honors the business achievements and community service of African American-owned businesses. With its Upstart Award, GHBC recognizes African American entrepreneurs who have achieved startup venture success. For a list of Pinnacle and Upstart Award Finalists and Community Award recipients, click here.

The 2021 Pinnacle Awards will be broadcast on October 23, 2021 at 7 pm on each of the Greater Houston Black Chamber’s social media platforms, and on Quest Texas Channel 55 (KTBU).

The mission of the GHBC is to secure and retain a broad and diverse base of members that reflect the culture of the Greater Houston community and provide financial and volunteer resources to implement the Chamber’s initiatives. For more information, contact https://ghbcc.com.