NBC's entertainment contributor Lola Ogunnaike served as the event's host.
|(Left to right) The Honorable Rodney Hood, Steven Kinder, Andrea Hoffman, Keisha Vaughn, Laurence Boschetto, Jennifer Comiteau, & Noel Hankin|
|Keith Clinkscales, Madeline Nelson-Small, & Emil Wilbekin|
|Derek Thompson, Emil Wilbekin, & Tai Monique Beauchamp|
|Francis Poku & Latoya Henry|
|Joeli Coste & Kenneth Smaltz|
|Kenny Frimpong, Ingrid Bentil, Shawn Pride, & Kojo Bentil|
|Lola Ogunnaike & Deen Solebo|
|Princess Keisha Omilana & Prince Kunle Omilana|
|Ron Myers, Reggie Van Lee, Marco Candini, Nicole Townsend, & Corey McCathern|
|Ron Myers, Dr. Erika Faust, & Paul Wilmot|
The event was inspired by the book, Black Is The New Green: Marketing to Affluent African Americans, co-authored by Andrea Hoffman with Len Burnett. The event's committee included: Princess Keisha Omilana, Diana Hinson, Latoya Henry, Nkrumah Pierre, Fabrice Armand, Dr. Erika Faust, and Chuck Bone.
Congratulations to Andrea and all of those who made the event a smashing success!
Photo credit: Margot Jordan!