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Minority Business RoundTable


"…groups such as the Minority Business RoundTable continually renews my confidence about what…we can achieve together.”

Joseph Biden, President

Meet the Founder

Roger A. Campos is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Minority Business RoundTable and served as its first CEO and President until his appointment to the Cabinet of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. He served as Maryland’s first Business Ombudsman and now serves as Assistant Secretary in Maryland’s Department of Housing where he leads business and economic development under the Governor’s Project CORE initiative.

Prior to establishing MBRT, he served as Executive Vice President for Government Relations managing




Past Chairmen & Leadership

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Albert C. Zapanta

CEO, U.S. Mexican Chamber of Commerce

Houston Williams

CEO, PNS Communications

Janice Bryant Howroyd

CEO, Act-1 Group

Betty Manetta

CEO, Argent Associates


The Minority Business RoundTable (MBRT) was established in 2002 as a national nonprofit organization for CEOs of African-American-, Hispanic-American-, Asian-American-, and Native-American-owned top-tier businesses, representing a variety of trades and industries. Members hold positions equivalent to chief executive officer (CEO) or chairperson in their respective businesses. MBRT functions as the vehicle for its members to analyze and help formulate effective public policies that impact minority-owned businesses.


Serve as the unified voice for minority CEOs in the United States. Advance opportunities for minority entrepreneurs in the public and private sectors. Work across racial, ethnic, and cultural barriers to promote greater economic participation; and inform and influence public policies on critical importance issues to the minority business community.
"Roger, you and the Minority Business RoundTable are to be congratulated on your great reputation and leadership serving small and minority businesses..."
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Donald Trump, President
"Minority business leaders contribute to our country’s…economic health…and are valuable role models…for others to follow"
Bill Clinton, President
“Organizations like MBRT advocate on behalf of minority business owners and their employees...”

Barack Obama, President
“Minority business owners have made our Nation stronger. Our thriving and resilient economy is the envy of the world, and minority business owners are expanding opportunities…”
George Bush, President



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