ICABA® Sparking a “Wealth-Building Movement” With Dr. Dennis Kimbro

Dr. Dennis Kimbro and other Speakers Make the Case for Wealth-Building

Dr. Dennis Kimbro

Dr. Dennis Kimbro

Weston, FL, June 16, 2014 — On Friday, June 6, a sellout audience was on hand to hear Dr. Dennis Kimbro passionately deliver a “preacher styled” speech on all things related to wealth for the black community.  Dr. Kimbro challenged, encouraged and provided a pathway to wealth for a sold-out audience when he shared insights from his book: “The Wealth Choice” and laid out his “7 Laws of Wealth”.  Florida International University’s Executive MBA Program hosted the ICABA Business Forum at its Brickell Campus (downtown Miami), which attracted a diverse audience of local professionals ranging from entrepreneurs, doctors, lawyers, corporate executives, civic leaders, and students.  The audience gave Dr. Kimbro several standing ovations and swarmed him afterwards to buy his books and get his signature.

Forum attendee, Velton Showell, CEO, Strategic Solutions commented: “I know that every participant received valuable information from all the presenters. I thoroughly enjoyed the networking and transparency of all the participants especially the opportunity to personally meet Dr. Dennis Kimbro, and receive a copy of his latest book “The Wealth Choice”.  It was truly a memorable experience. I also enjoyed meeting the other presenters and business owners, all brainstorming and sharing ideas to further themselves individually, as well as collectively.”
In addition to Dr. Kimbro’s presentation, attendees participated in three (3) workshops:

Entrepreneurs-How they Built Wealth and Keys to Success 

Dinah Stephenson, co-founder and CAO, D. Stephenson Construction

Carlton “Ricky” Wade, McDonalds Franchisee (15 stores)   

Managing Wealth-Wealth Management Experts Share Best Practices

Justin Sullivan, V.P., Investment Advisor, PNC Wealth Management

Michael Brin, V.P., Wealth Advisor, BB&T

 Wealth Transfer-Passing Wealth to the Next Generation

The Tinsley Family (George Sr., Seretha, George, II) who own/operate over 40 restaurants

Evett L. Simmons, Estate Attorney & Shareholder, Greenspoon & Marder, P.A.

 The ICABA Business Forum concluded with a networking reception that gave attendees an opportunity to meet and connect. There was great consensus that everyone had experienced a value-rich day that was beneficial on multiple levels.  A post-event online survey generated the following comments:

  • “I felt inspired. To be in a room filled with successful people of color was refreshing. All of the speakers were great; they all shared something different and unique. Very valuable information.”
  • “Extremely informative; open honest dialogue – so refreshing!”
  • “Great job. Dr. Kimbro and the Tinsley family were outstanding! Very honest and helpful.”
  • “It was AMAZING!!!! you must bring him back I will try to read ALL of his books!!!!!”
Presenting sponsors for the ICABA Business Forum included

Florida International, College of Business Chapman Graduate School MBA Programs, PNC Bank, CareerSource South Florida and BB&T Bank.  Additional sponsors included MetLife and the South Florida Times.

About ICABA Media Group, LLC

ICABA Media Group is a social media company integrating print and digital publications with signature events to profile and connect accomplished black professionals and entrepreneurs.  ICABA delivers valuable connections, information and opportunities to support the career, business and lifestyle aspirations of black professionals and entrepreneurs. ICABAWorld.com also engages its affluent black consumers with Fortune 500 companies and luxury marketers to help them grow revenue and market share with access to this high-value consumer market.

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About Kerline K. Jules (675 Articles)
A native of Miami, Florida, Kerline Jules is one of South Florida’s leading young professionals and community leaders invested in public service and passionate about elevating the message of social and economic empowerment. Kerline believes a legacy of good intentions is no legacy at all; her very focus is on making sure that her life’s work makes an impact.

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