2015 Honoree Daryl D. Parks

Attorneys Daryl Parks and Benjamin Crump attended Florida State University School of Law, which conferred the degree of Juris Doctorates upon them in 1995.  Upon graduation they started their law practice of Parks & Crump, LLC in Tallahassee, Florida. In 2008 Parks and Crump received the distinction of Philanthropists of the Year from the Big […]

2014 Honoree – Angelo & Kimberly Crowell

Company: Kalo Restaurant Group, LLC Franchisee: Jersey Mike’s Subs Angelo Crowell and his wife, Kimberly, co-founded Kalo Restaurant Group, LLC in 2009, where Angelo serves as CEO and Kimberly serves as President. Their company currently owns and operates 5 Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurant franchises in Tallahassee and Gainesville, Florida and employs close to 70 people. […]

Gabrielle K. Gabrielli, Ph.D., CGMP

Dr. Gabrielle K. Gabrielli is an author, speaker, coach, entrepreneur, and educator who inspires leadership in others and helps improve motivation, performance, and learning. She is CEO of Gabrielle Consulting, Inc. where her clients include education, large corporations, small businesses, nonprofits, and government. She juggles a variety of projects at her Leadership Development Center from […]

Welcome To Big Bend Med Week

The Big Bend Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Conference is North Florida’s premier event for minority entrepreneurs and business owners. The MED Week Conference helps minority-owned firms grow through a series of educational, training and business to business networking events. During the week of September 28 – October 1, 2015 we will celebrate our 23rd […]

2013 Honoree – Karen B. Moore

Karen B. Moore, APR, CPRC CEO and Founder, Moore Communications Group Karen Moore is an acknowledged leader in the media relations, public relations, crisis communications and public affairs arena.  Called by Henry Kissinger, “one tough lady,” Karen is the CEO and Founder of Moore Communications Group.  This innovative marketing communications firm, with offices in Tallahassee/Miami/Washington […]

2012 Honoree – Dr. Carolyn J. Ryals

Dr. Carolyn J. Ryals Dr. Carolyn J. Ryals is a distinguished educator with more than 30 years of experience in the field.  A native of Boca Grande, Florida, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business education from FAMU, Master of Science degree from Indiana University and a Doctor of Education degree from Nova […]