Whether online or in-person, we host live workshops that aim to train our members how to systemize and scale their business for infinite growth and profit potential.
Our Government and Community Affairs Committee Speaks Up
We speak up on behalf of our members to ensure black business owners are considered for lucrative business opportunities when they arise.
Our Marketing and Public Relations Committee Engages the Community
We realize the core of our success is engaging the community. This is why we host events that call for unity in the community, no matter the ethnic make-up.
Our Membership & Outreach Committee Grows Our Community
We realize there's strength in numbers. That's why we're dedicated to growing our community of members throughout the Mobile Area because the more members, the greater the impact we can have on the community.
Our Special Projects Committee Keeps Us Innovative
Innovation is the key to longevity. Our Special Projects Committee embodies this fundamental truth and sources out opportunity for innovation in our organization so that we can better serve the community and our members.
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Only Three Percent of Businesses In Mobile County Are Black-Owned
This daunting statistic is troubling since, statistically speaking, business owners are more likely to hire people who look like them.
We Need All Hands On Deck
The lack of diverse representation in commerce is everyone's problem and requires everyone's effort to ensure businesses are a direct reflection of the community in which they serve. We realize that forming alliances and strategic partnerships with communities and institutions that support our mission and purpose are critical for the success of our members.
Get Involved NOW! Join the Mobile Area Black Chamber of Commerce (MABCC)
We're a non-profit organization, so your membership fee is tax deductible.
Leavie is a Certified Speaker and Trainer and the CEO and Founder of CoachedUp 2 Success. He empowers professionals through his engaging and riveting speeches.
Maria Lloyd, Vice-Chairwoman
Maria is the author of Words Are Wealth, the owner of an email copywriting and marketing automation firm, and a Founding Board Member of the Mobile Area Black Chamber of Commerce.
Alonzo McCants, Treasurer Alonzo is the Operating Manger and Real Estate Investor for Prime-one Investment L.L.C. In addition, he's a Founding Board Member of the Mobile Area Black Chamber of Commerce.
Carlos W. Jones, Jr., Secretary Carlos is the owner of CWJ Group, LLC which provides tax and insurance services. Through his work, he's become a key contributor to the growth and success of businesses.
Deryl is the founder and CEO of Ararat Business Services and million-dollar producer for National Guardian Life Insurance Company. He is also a pastor at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. In addition, he is the Founder of the Mobile Area Black Chamber of Commerce.
Michele is a Mobile-native whose work in the faith-based community has yielded her a vast network of contacts throughout the city. In addition, she is a Founding Board Member of the Mobile Area Black Chamber of Commerce.
Deborah is a licensed realtor who was elected as the first African-American President of the Mobile Area Association of Realtors in 2018.
Ronald is the owner of Gulf Coast Supply Chain Leadership Coach. A Mobile native.
Sheria has more than 15 years of Workforce Development experience and is a community advocate who has served in a number of local organizations in Mobile.
Business Is Changing: Are You Keeping Up?
Technology is at the core of the success plan we provide members of the Mobile Area Black Chamber of Commerce (MABCC). Our members are trained on how to reach and speak to the hearts and minds of their customers by way of advanced technology.
Mobile Area Black Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Passing of the Gavel event in recognition of our new leadership. This event is free and open to the public; however, registration is required to ensure we have adequate food, beverages, and seats for everyone in attendance.
The Mobile Area Black Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Alabama State Port Authority on Wednesday, April 13th to host a members-only event titled "Doing Business With the Port." This provided our members insights on how to position their businesses to work with the port.
The Mobile Area Black Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Black History Luncheon on Friday, February 18th at 11am CDT at the Marriott Hotel on Airport BLVD. Our featured speaker is Mr. Fitzgerald Washington, Secretary of Alabama Department of Labor.