Thank You for joining us at the YBE Awards and Luncheon

Year of the Black Entrepreneurs Awards Luncheon

Thank you

to these amazing people!

Ryan Ray

Founder/Visionary

Angela Milton,
AEM Hi Solutions

Implementor

Thom Ruhe,
NC Idea

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Media Sponsor

Lauren Johnson,

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Award Winners

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YBE Awards

Jerry Smith

ENTREPRENEUR OF
THE YEAR

Sidney & Jessica Hamilton

ENTREPRENEURIAL
EXCELLENCE AWARD

Layla Quick

TEEN-PRENEUR OF
THE YEAR

Kimberly Wyckoff

START-UP OF THE YEAR

Diesha Banner

GAME CHANGER OF
THE YEAR

Ramona Grady

COMMUNITY IMPACTOR
OF THE YEAR

Quincy Jones

ENTREPRENEURIAL
RESILIENCE AWARD

Ken Branson

TECH-PRENEUR OF
THE YEAR

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