Clarence Otis Jr, CEO of Darden Restaurants, Inc.

Each week tens of thousands of diners eat at an Olive Garden or Red Lobster restaurant. Few of these diners know that the CEO heading these large restaurant chains is a black man. Clarence Otis Jr. Is the CEO of Darden Restaurants Inc., the largest casual dining operator in the nation. The firm operates nearly […]

Thinking of starting your own business?

Finally we kick the new year off with the new Business section on AlumniRoundup.com. So for those business minded individuals that are or have been dabbling with the idea of going out on their own and starting their own business, may I suggest to you the first book that you…

Two brothers, no fears and $1 billion empire

Michael and Steven Roberts, both African-Americans, built a $1 billion empire. “Black folks need legacy. We have to have examples of successes in order for us to be able to let the generations to come know that many of the successes that occurred by African-Americans in this country can be seen and pointed out and can be emulated,”