The WBENC National Conference is right around the corner, June 20th – 23rd

A-Check Global, an ACT•1 Group company is exhibiting in Booth # 1221 at the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference Business Fair at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Please visit our booth to learn more about how A-Check Global offers organizations Screening Made Smart. Mention you saw our posting and we will provide you with a special gift for stopping by.   Continue reading “The WBENC National Conference is right around the corner, June 20th – 23rd”

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NBC TODAY SHOW Spotlights Achievements Of CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd

NBC TODAY SHOW Spotlights Achievements Of CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd

Forbes Magazine recently compiled its first ever list of the nation’s top 50 most successful women as measured by their net worth. Ranking at #24, business leader and entrepreneur

Janice Bryant Howroyd caught the eye of the NBC Correspondent Jenna Bush. This exclusive interview aired on Wednesday, July 15, during the Today Show’s eight o’clock hour. What makes this recognition so special is Bryant Howroyd, a self-made success, continues to help others, lifting as she climbs. Not only does she support the next generation’s workforce, she practices what she preaches by endowing educational institutions with financial support and scholarships and mentors a host of female global executives. As one of only four African Americans on this prestigious list, Bryant Howroyd joins TV Tycoon, Oprah Winfrey (ranking #5), Sheila Johnson, Co-founder of BET (ranking #22) and Beyoncé Knowles, Solo Artist (ranking #29) all of whom work in the entertainment industry. Continue reading “NBC TODAY SHOW Spotlights Achievements Of CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd”

A-Check CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd in the News: The $1 Billion Entrepreneur

ACT-1 Group and A-Check CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd found herself in great company in the February issue of Black Enterprise Magazine’s Incredible Women of Power.

Featured alongside Ms. Bryant Howroyd were First Lady Michelle Obama, Debra Lee, CEO of BET Networks, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, General Motors SVP Alicia Boler-Davis, and Sheila Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hospitality.

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A-Check CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd Honored at Los Angeles Area Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Los Angeles – Ernst & Young 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipients in Greater Los Angeles were anounced today, with A-Check and ACT-1 Group CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd being selected for this prestigious honor.

The awards program recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Award recipients were selected by a panel of independent judges and honored at a gala event, with over 700 entrepreneurs and business leaders at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

Award recipients included:

  • • Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO, The Act 1 Group – Torrance, CA
  • Clarence Daniels Jr., Chairman & CEO, Concession Management Services, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA
  • Sam Naficy, President & CEO, DTT – Los Angeles, CA
  • Jeff Stibel, Chairman & CEO, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. – Malibu, CA
  • The An Family, Managing Partners and Executive Chef, House of An– Beverly Hills, CA
  • Bob Sinnott, CEO, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. – Los Angeles, CA
  • Moctesuma Esparza, CEO, Maya Cinemas North America, Inc – Los Angeles, CA

Collectively, these award recipients have created over 1,100 jobs over the past two years. On average, they have increased their workforce by 40% and have grown their revenues by 42% between 2010 and 2012.

The regional award recipients now go on to compete at the national level. Award recipients in several national categories, as well as the National Entrepreneur Of The Year overall award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2013.

The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

 

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June 18, 2013 – Ernst & Young announces 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipients. From left to right: Brian Ring, Ernst & Young Partner and EOY Program Director; Christine Devine, KTTV Fox 11; Moctesuma Esparza, CEO, Maya Cinemas North America, Inc., Antonia Castro, Cool Sleeve; Katharyn Howroyd, daughter of award recipient Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO, The Act 1 Group; Sam Naficy, President & CEO, DTT; Helene An, Executive Chef, House of An; Clarence Daniels Jr., Chairman & CEO, Concession Management Services, Inc; Monique An, Managing Partner, House of An; Catherine An, Managing Partner, House of An; Jacqueline An, Managing Partner, House of An; Hannah An, Managing Partner, House of An; Elizabeth An, Managing Partner, House of An; Bob Sinnott, CEO, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P.; and April Spencer, Ernst & Young Partner and EOY Program Director. Not pictured, Jeff Stibel, Chairman & CEO, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. (Photo: Business Wire)