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Thursday, March 18, 2010, Los Angeles, CA

17th Annual Economic Awards Dinner Greater Los Angeles
African American Chamber of Commerce

ESP’s Everett Glenn and Sonya Dukes, Senior VP and Director, Corporate Supplier Diversity, Wells Fargo, Media Presentation Sponsor for the Summit

ESP President Everett Glenn joined actor Dorien Wilson of the series The Parkers, California State Assembly Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass, Congresswoman Diane Watson, California Assembly Member Steven C. Bradford, Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III, State Senator Curren D. Price, Jr., State Board of Equalization Vice Chair Jerome E. Horton, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and 500 business and corporate leaders from Bank of America, Wells Fargo Bank, Honda Motor Co., Microsoft Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Sempra Energy, Toyota Motor Sales, Turner Construction Company and Verizon.

Bob Blake, President, Bob Blake Insurance, his lovely wife, Dr. Rosalyn Blake, and GLAAACC Chairman Gene Hale

Founded in 1991, the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) advocates and promotes the economic growth and development of African American businesses at the local, national and international level. GLAAACC's efforts to enrich and empower the African American business community

White House representative, GLAAACC Chairman Gene Hale, and Master of Ceremonies, actor Dorien Wilson

through the development of business opportunities, business alliances, community outreach, educational opportunities and legislative advocacy. GLAAACC's Annual Economic Awards Dinner was created to acknowledge those who work towards the advancement of African American business enterprise.

Los Angeles Chief of Police Charles Beck and Clifton Albright of Albright, Yee & Schmit, Los Angeles

Each year, individuals and companies are recognized for their commitment to advocating for small business enterprise including the Banking & Financial Institution Award, the Commercial Construction Company Award, and the Corporation, Engineering Company, Government Agency, Developer, Public Works Contractor and Utility Company of the Year Awards.

California State Assembly Speaker Pro Tem and Congressional candidate Karen Bass and Yolanda Parker, CEO, KMS Software

ESP’s Everett Glenn, Ricky Ivie of Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt, LA’s largest Black law firm, and Jerome Horton, Vice Chair, California State Board of Equalization

Maxine Wilburn Ransom, President, Winmax Construction, and Charisse Bremond Weaver, President/CEO, Brotherhood Crusade, share a moment at the Summit with ESP’s Everett Glenn