Carl brings a rare mix of over 30 years of entrepreneurship, business management and leadership skills pertinent for teaching entrepreneurship and running the Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce.
As a former White House Conference on Small Business delegate, Carl has continually fought for small business issues and access to capital, contracts and resources for African American and other minority and women owned businesses.
Carl was instrumental in starting the Center for Entrepreneurial Development’s small business incubator program which is still in existence today.
Carl thinks global and has expanded his outreach as he’s recently met with the presidents of Tanzania and Zanzibar along with their top business officials during a recent trade mission.
Carl currently operates as president of the Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce and is also certified as a US Small Business Development Center Business Advisor.