About TBE

Texas Black Expo, Inc. (TBE) has been a pillar in the state of Texas since 2003.

We believe that all people should be empowered to choose their own destiny and that their ability to do so is directly correlated with their economic prosperity.

Thus, we exist to create wealth within underserved communities by building strong businesses, which we believe are the cornerstones of strong, sustainable communities.

Our Vision

Texas Black Expo envisions a world where individuals and families are empowered to choose their own destiny and a society free from economic inequality.

We focus on 3 critical areas:

01

Assist Startups

Assist startups and underserved businesses through financial education, business plan development and organizational formation.

02

Empower Businesses

Empower existing underserved businesses through operational development, strengthening business models, and providing access to capital.

03

Inspire Youth

Inspire underserved youth by providing training and resources to prepare them for entrepreneurship and/or college life.

Our "Four E" Focus

Educating aspiring and new business owners in finance, business plan development and organizational formation.

Equipping established business owners through operational development, strengthening business models, gaining access to capital to scale and preparation for potential acquisition.

Empowering those with entrepreneurial aspirations from corporate backgrounds to acquire existing businesses.

Encouraging youth by providing training and resources to prepare them for entrepreneurship and or college life to attain gainful employment.

Leadership Team

Damon
Hoyle

Dr. Johnny
O’Connor

Jason
Payne

Ron
Reynolds

Sahira
Abdool

Dr. Shannon
Williams

James
Smalls

Dr. Dana
Carson

Cindy
Perry

Jerome D.
Love

Ways to Support

Sponsor our Events

Sponsors help us produce impactful events and programs that enhance quality of life and advance economic prosperity.

Partner with Programs

Our Elite partners assist our organization in our day to day work and is designed to accommodate any person at any level.

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