Why we need more Black business owners (3 ways to help)

Posted on July 15, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Development.

Today’s blog is a collaboration between PPR CEO Sandy Dubay and our Economic Inclusivity Coordinator, Jay Mason. Jay is a community leader in Frederick, a member of the school board, and a commercial real estate agent. He also brings his perspective as a Black business owner with a passion for creating more economic inclusion in …

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3 steps towards creating more diversity and inclusion

Posted on June 17, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, Diversity & Inclusion.

Earlier this year, I was a speaker at Interise 2020, a 3-day event where we explored sustainable solutions for closing the wealth gap and ending systemic inequality. Attending the event was an amazing learning experience for me and very eye-opening. Today, I’m sharing 3 takeaways from the conference which we can all apply while working …

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Is your marketing inclusive?

Posted on February 5, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Communications, Digital Marketing, Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Development.

February has arrived… and so has Black History Month! This month is about celebrating the contributions African-Americans have made to America and the world. It’s also a time to bring more awareness to the necessity of inclusivity, equity, and diversity in the workplace… And to marketing! As Economic Developers, we play a key role in …

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