WBENC’s partner, Ron Busby, leads the U.S. Black Chamber, Inc. as the President and CEO. This month he was recognized for his commitment to the diversity community. Busby brings business management skills as well as a lifetime of community development experience to their organization. The Minority Business Development Agency recognized his commitment to diversity and leadership and awarded him the Advocate of the Year Award. In addition, the Rhode Island Black Business Association awarded him with the Outstanding Leadership Award.
Busby is a former successful business owner himself and has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading CEOs. Mr. Busby grew his first business, USA Super Clean, from $150,000 annual revenue to over $15 million per year. He serves as a Member of the Advisory Council on Underserved Communities at United States Small Business Administration. Prior to coming to Washington, D.C., Mr. Busby was the President of the Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce and the 100 Black Men of the Bay Area (Oakland, Calif.). He serves on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Governor's African American Leadership Council. He is a Co-chairman of the XL II Super Bowl Host Committee. He is recognized as one of the country's best Chief Executive Officers. He currently serves on Pfizer’s Small Business Council, National Newspapers Publishers Foundation Board of Directors and the White House African American Leadership Council.