The Governor’s Minority Employment, Business Affairs and Economic Development Council

Mission

The Governor’s Minority Employment, Business Affairs and Economic Council in collaboration with major corporations, business owners, government entities, community and higher education institutions, seeks to develop outcome driven initiatives that can measurably grow minority business enterprises and minority employment opportunities within the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Vision

To be recognized as the “council” that eradicated disparity for minorities in business and employment opportunities in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Priorities

  • To develop programs and initiatives that will foster economic development among minority businesses in the Commonwealth of Kentucky;
  • To increase capital and market opportunities for minority businesses in the Commonwealth of Kentucky;
  • To provide tools and educational resources needed for entrepreneurial development and successful employment for minorities in the Commonwealth of Kentucky;
  • To educate the people of the Commonwealth of Kentucky on the value of minority employment and business growth;
  • To help foster the growth and sustainability of minority businesses.
 

Council Members

Richard Abraham
Terry Atwell
Tawana Bain
Tiffany Bowman
George Brown
Waymen Eddings
Claudia Elridge
Carl Felix
Verna' Goatley
Tonya Jackson
Donna Riddings
Kristel Smith
Yvette Smith
Charles Thomas
Dianet Valencia