Roland Martin's "NewsOne Now" Features Enlightened's CEO

Mr. Ford Discusses Best Strategies for Expanding Black Owned Businesses

Jan 30, 2014, 09:45 ET from Enlightened, Inc.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlightened, Inc. ("Enlightened"), a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) consulting services, announced today that its President and CEO, Mr. Antwanye Ford was featured on Roland Martin's "NewsOne Now" program that aired at 7 AM ET. Mr. Ford joined a live television panel discussion of the best strategies for growing black-owned businesses nationwide.    

The panelists included Marie Johns, former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration and current President of L&L Consulting LLC., Ron Busby, Director of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., Michael Grant, President of the National Bankers Association and Mr. Antwanye Ford, CEO of Enlightened, Inc. Each panelist shared their vision for the continued growth of this important business segment.  

A webcast of the program can be viewed at  

"I am deeply honored to have been among such distinguished panelists and hopeful that the strategies suggested will be helpful to business owners nationwide," said Antwanye Ford, Enlightened President & CEO.

About Enlightened
Enlightened is an award winning company that provides Cyber Security, IT and management solutions to resolve complex business problems for federal, state, and local government agencies. Enlightened holds GSA IT-70 and MOBIS schedule contracts, and is certified as a HUBZone and Small Business by the Small Business Administration. For more information please visit

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