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Support Black Businesses

#PCBuysBlack Campaign

Each month The Presidents’ Council will draw from it’s full membership list 2 businesses, one in retail and one in professional services, who will receive free marketing via The Presidents’ Council website and social media outlets during that entire month. We will push for support and patronage to the businesses during that month and offer a booth/table at our next event to showcase their products and services!

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Chamber News

  • PC Business Forum - Technology
    Recap PCBC Business Forum: Technology: Responding to the New Rate of Change

    On Monday May 15th 2017, The Presidents’ Council Business Chamber held its Quarterly Business Forum- Technology: Responding to the New Rate of Change, in partnership with Baldwin Wallace University. PCBC members as well as local small business owners and entrepreneurs, had the opportunity to engage......

  • Hiring
    NOW HIRING – Full Time Executive Assistant and Communications Coordinator

    The Presidents’ Council has a current opening for a Full Time Executive Assistant and Communications Coordinator. The job description can be found here. Qualified candidates, please send your résumé to for consideration.  No Phone Calls Please.  Position open until filled....

    Business Spotlight: Tonya Anderson

    Tonya Anderson is the Regional Vice President of ACN and one of its top producers. Tonya is a business owner positioned in the industries of telecommunications, energy, smart home technology and merchant services just to name a few. She has a passion for connecting with......


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The Presidents Council' Business Chamber
The Presidents’ Council Business Chamber core mission is to establish a viable membership organization that supports African American businesses and advances African American entrepreneurship while also making investments and advocating politically.
To provide leadership, innovate ideas, and resources to advance African American owned and operated businesses thus contributing to the overall growth and economic development in Northeast Ohio.

This new organization will support and strengthen its members by providing valuable member benefits and services, facilitating member to member business transactions, developing strategic mainstream partnerships, and supporting nonprofit  activities. Emphasis will be placed on driving membership growth and deepening its penetration and presence in the African American business community.

Become a Member

The Benefits of Membership

Through its mission & values, the Presidents’ Council Business Chamber builds strong business leaders by focusing on their members in six key ways:


Sharing magnified voices on public policy issues that impact African American businesses.

Service Network Navigation

Connecting with organizations that can assist with bonding, certifications, raising capital, office and administrative assistance, concierge services, employee background checks, international trade, legal and banking services, sales and marketing, to name a few.

Direct Business Connections

Gaining easy access to members and supporters to provide business-to-business services and growth opportunities.

Member-to-Member Relationships

Gathering with fellow members to learn best practices at annual and quarterly events and through one-on-one interactions.

Group Purchasing Discounts

Taking advantage of group benefits through the US Black Chamber of Commerce. Reductions in insurance, travel, worker’s compensation, IT and telecommunications and energy/utilities rates, business brokerage, media and promotions are offered.

National Membership Affiliation

Benefiting from regional and national associations in other business chambers and clubs with one paid PCBC membership.