Carol Y. Guess Sworn In As Board Member With The Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce
On January 23, 2014, Carol Y. Guess was sworn in, along with five other distinguished Houston area leaders, as a new board member for the Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Guess will serve a two year term, and will work with the other board members in furthering the strategic plan of the Chamber and its overall goals.
About The Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Houston Black Chamber was founded in 1935 as the city’s first African-American civic organization. It is a 501 (c) (6) not-for-profit, private, member-driven organization serving the greater Houston area. With a database of more than 2,000 unique resources and members, the GHBC is Houston’s premier source for identifying quality and qualified African-American, multi-sectored small businesses with which to do business. The Chamber has built solid alliances with Port of Houston Authority, Shell, Marathon Oil, CenterPoint Energy, Reliant Energy, United Healthcare, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiative, Greater Houston Partnership, Rice University, Houston Community College System, Texas Southern University, Houston Minority Supplier Development Council and other organizations to ensure it is providing accessible resources to its members and the business community.