Chicago’s Black-owned businesses look to scale up

Written by on July 30, 2022

Asked to comment, Civic Committee President Kelly Welsh says: “We’re in early stages of addressing this challenge in business diversity and in developing a program in this regard. 

"The thinking is that this is going to be a long-term commitment over years. We’ve engaged members and also have gotten tremendous pro bono support from McKinsey and BCG and teams from those organizations to help us review best practices and undertake pilot programs to develop innovative and better ways to grow business diversity.”

Research provided by the Civic Committee shows that in 2017 . . .

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