Ernesta Procope Talks about Black Businesses and Black Succession

A Salute to A Business Legacy Builder: Ernesta Procope
Ernesta Procope is the founder and CEO of E.G. Bowman, Inc., the largest minority-owned insurance brokerage company in the U.S. Under her leadership the business grew from a small storefront in Brooklyn to the first minority-owned company on Wall Street. She is also credited as being an advocate for insurance reforms that provided coverage to low-income families.

In this video she candidly speaks about her decision to pass the business on to a successor.

Video Credit: Thank you to the The National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP),the premier resource for oral history interviews with African American elders who shaped the 20th century.


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