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Bronx Chronicle | 7/20/2015
GOP Congressmen and Black Business Leaders Break Bread
WASHINGTON, DC – Following a meeting between The Committee of 40 – a bipartisan group of black business leaders – and Republican Congressional leaders earlier this month, John Burnett, CEO of JLB, Holding, LLC and Strategic Advisor for the New York Republican State Committee, issued the following statement:
“Our current political landscape often unfairly paints Republicans in Congress as out of touch with the needs of Americans – particularly as they relate to our urban centers. Fortunately, the tide has turned after The Committee of 40’s Black CEO/C-Suite Summit in Washington, D.C that brought together Republican leaders in Congress and black business leaders from across the country.”
Atlanta Daily World | 7/14/2015
Black CEO’s/C-Suite Executives meet With Republican Congressional LeadersTo Discuss Economic and Sustainable Growth in Urban Centers
WASHINGTON — Republican Policy makers are often criticized for not understanding or supporting policies that reflect all of America particularly our Urban Centers.
That changed when a bipartisan group of over 55 black CEO’s/C-suite executives came to Washington DC, Wednesday, July 8th to participate in The Committee of 40’s Black CEO/C-Suite Summit with Republican Congressional Leaders.
The founding advisory board members also met on February 12th 2015 with House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy. William Pickard, former Vice Chair of the Michigan Republican Party, CEO of the Automotive Group and CJ Jordan, founder of The Committee of 40, GOP strategist, convened the Fly-In. The event was titled “An Opportunity Agenda Towards Economic and Sustainable Growth in Urban Centers”
Bond Buyer Magazine | 5/1/2015
P3 Discussed for Philadelphia Gas Works
Though the City Council rejected privatization plans for the Philadelphia Gas Works last year, the future of the nation's largest municipally owned gas utility is back in play and a public-private partnership could be part of the vision.
Philadelphia Tribune | 11/12/2013
Mt. Airy native hopes to create jobs for working class
CP Executive | 10/23/2013
Chariot Unveils $1B Revitalization Plan for Philadelphia
Chariot Companies L.L.C. has big plans for Philadelphia’s working-class neighborhoods and a big budget to make them happen. The certified Community Development Entity has announced that it will invest $1 billion in projects–including the 1 million-square-foot Chariot Clean Energy Center and a 1,050-unit residential community dubbed Chariot Landing–designed to help revitalize underserved areas and put the city on the map as an energy leader.
PRWEB | 12/11/2014
Chariot Health Joins Enroll America for Mass ACA Enrollment Drive at the Winter Health and Resources Fair at the Gallery
Chariot Health provides high quality star-rated medical insurance, Medicare and other products in 20 states across the U.S. Chariot Health offers a community benefit component in which 20 percent of net profits directly assist low-wealth seniors and children.
PRWEB | 06/19/2014
Chariot Health and SRG Partner Bring to Market Medicare Plans with a Social Purpose
Chariot Health and Senior Resource Group (SRG) today announced a partnership to bring innovative Medicare health insurance products to seniors through a minority-owned Community Development Entity (CDE). The goal of the new alliance is to provide Medicare insurance products to all seniors while giving back 20 percent of the net profits to the Philadelphia Foundation to make investments in local non-profit organizations that serve low-wealth seniors and children.
PRWEB | 3/13/15
Chariot Companies Unveils Innovative Public Private Partnership to Establish Philadelphia as Leading Global Energy Hub
Chariot Companies, a minority-owned, mission-based diversified community development entity headquartered in Philadelphia, today introduced City Council to its bold plan to create a legacy public-private partnership (P3) for the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW). As Council rethinks a structured agreement for PGW, this plan outlines what P3 opportunities exist, and serves as a blueprint for the region as Philadelphia reimagines itself as a world energy hub, community development pacesetter, and model of innovation.
PRWEB | 10/15/2014
Governor Corbett Joins Chariot Companies to Discuss Strategies for Low-Wealth Neighborhoods
Governor Tom Corbett was on hand at a recent gathering of 30 leaders and partners from the African-American and Latino community representing the civic, business, legal and energy sectors to discuss social impact strategies for collective impact in low-wealth neighborhoods. The Union League luncheon was sponsored by Chariot Companies, LLC., a minority-owned Community Development Entity (CDE) rooted in social impact business strategies with five portfolio companies. The objective of the luncheon was to raise awareness for the social needs of low-wealth neighborhoods and to discuss sustainable business strategies to enrich residents in those areas.
PR Newswire | 11/1/2013
City of Orange Township Invites Chariot Companies to Serve as Community Redevelopment Partner on Highland Avenue Train Station
"This appointment is proof that our vision promoting innovative economic development and experience revitalizing communities that serve all citizens and give voice to community issues is how smart growth is happening in the 21st century," John Henry, Chariot Companies CEO, said. "This is a tremendous partnership around a major piece of the city's transportation infrastructure that will transform the neighborhood and bring more jobs to Orange."
Committee of 40 | 2/12/2015
The Committee of 40 Fly-In
Black CEO’s/C-Suite Executives meet With Republican Congressional Leaders To Discuss Economic and Sustainable Growth in Urban Centers
Washington, DC. – Republican Policy makers are often criticized for not understanding or supporting policies that reflect all of America particular our Urban Centers. That changed when a bipartisan group of over 55 black CEO’s/C-suite executives came to Washington DC, Wednesday, July 8th to participate in The Committee of 40’s Black CEO/C-Suite Summit with Republican Congressional Leaders. The founding advisory board members also met on February 12th 2015 with House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy.
William Pickard, former Vice Chair of the Michigan Republican Party, CEO of the Automotive Group and CJ Jordan, founder of The Committee of 40, GOP strategist, convened the Fly-In.
PRWEB | 9/29/2014
Chariot Companies Adds Three Executives Tasked with Strengthening Community Involvement
Chariot Companies, the minority-owned Community Development Entity (CDE) with business platforms focused on revitalizing low-income communities, today announced the addition of three new members to its executive team. Mariska K. Bogle comes to Chariot as Vice-President of Community Engagement and Content, Antoinette Crawford has been named Vice-President of Community Enrichment, and Maurice Goodman joins as Vice-President of Business Development for Chariot Companies.