As CEO of Walker-Miller Energy Services, a Black- and woman-owned company committed to changing lives through energy efficiency, I wanted to speak to CEOs, who like me, lead companies of 100 team members or more. Our co mpanies are the economic engines of our region, state and nation. We help define the way residents live and help determine what community causes are important.
My 20-year old company is headquartered in Detroit, a city with a population that is about 80 percent Black. Part of our reason for being is to empower people and enrich communities. Our core value of Inclusive Stewardship is borne of the belief that we are not just an employer, but a steward of the very livelihoods and thus the well-being of our culturally diverse team members, customers and collective communities.
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