African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee

African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee Economic Empowerment of the African American Community Membership in the African-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) has many benefits. The Chamber strives to promote the creation, growth, innovation and sustainability of Black owned businesses in the Wisconsin.
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Membership benefits continue to be enhanced to support and reflect our diverse membership. The Chamber offers a wide range of programs and services to its members to enhance their business success and provide better value to our members.

Membership benefits continue to be enhanced to support and reflect our diverse membership. The Chamber offers a wide range of programs and services to its members to enhance their business success and provide better value to our members.

Mission: Economic Empowerment of African American businesses.

Operating as usual

Findley Foundation, Inc.
10/02/2020

Findley Foundation, Inc.

Inquire about our workforce training program "ConstructionASAP". We have helped many get back into the workforce in weeks. Our next training starts November 2nd.

Call our office today to register 414.988.3079.

Appointments are available with no waiting. Please call our office today for an appointment 414.988.3079.
04/09/2020

Appointments are available with no waiting. Please call our office today for an appointment 414.988.3079.

Appointments are available with no waiting. Please call our office today for an appointment 414.988.3079

Findley Foundation, Inc.
01/25/2020

Findley Foundation, Inc.

You must attend an informational session to apply. Registration is closing soon.
04/23/2019

You must attend an informational session to apply. Registration is closing soon.

You must attend an informational session to apply.
04/18/2019

You must attend an informational session to apply.

04/12/2019
Informational session tomorrow at 5:30pm at Center Street Library. Pass it on. Thank you.
04/10/2019

Informational session tomorrow at 5:30pm at Center Street Library. Pass it on. Thank you.

04/04/2019
Come sign up today at 4pm - Hillside Resource Center 1452 N. 7th Street
03/27/2019

Come sign up today at 4pm - Hillside Resource Center 1452 N. 7th Street

03/20/2019
Findley Foundation, Inc.

Findley Foundation, Inc.

We are recruiting for our 16 week ConstructionASAP Pre-Apprenticeship April 1, 2019 training in concrete & masonry, carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, laborers, traffic control, roofing and painting. Classes are held on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 6pm to 9pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. You must attend an informational session to sign up. Our next session is Monday, March 25, 2019 at Martin Luther King Library 310 W. Locust Street in the large Community Room at 5:30pm.

03/18/2019
Findley Foundation, Inc.

Findley Foundation, Inc.

We are recruiting for our 16 week ConstructionASAP Pre-Apprenticeship April 1, 2019 training in concrete & masonry, carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, laborers, traffic control, roofing and painting. Classes are held on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 6pm to 9pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. You must attend an informational session to sign up. Our next session is Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Villard Library 5190 N. 35th Street Community Room at 5:30pm.

It was never easy, but it sure was worth it.  Today, the African American Chamber is the best chamber operating in SE Wi...
05/31/2018

It was never easy, but it sure was worth it. Today, the African American Chamber is the best chamber operating in SE Wisconsin, bar none. That was always our objective. Thanks be to God!

12/22/2017
Insperity

Well done Ossie Kendrix..#soproud! to have played a role in helping the Chamber become an asset to the African American community and all of the City and State of Wisconsin as well. To infinity and beyond!

Ossie Kendrix shares how the African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee helps foster #business growth. http://bit.ly/2z9PrEr #entrepreneurs

God is so good. What a blessing.
05/14/2017

God is so good. What a blessing.

AACC awarded $100,000 to start initial $200,000 Microloan program for the Black community from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation at annual meeting last night 5/16/2012 - held at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.

Tammy Ristow, president of Rams Contracting joins the #AACCW panel for the upcoming #WIB luncheon on November 4th. Rams ...
11/01/2016

Tammy Ristow, president of Rams Contracting joins the #AACCW panel for the upcoming #WIB luncheon on November 4th. Rams Contracting, an earthwork construction company, has provided contracted services on key local projects including the Milwaukee Bucks arena and practice facility developments, Milwaukee General Mitchell Airport, Westlawn Gardens, MMSD Flood Management. Meijer Foods, WisDOT Highway 83, and Summerfest.

Register today at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edacwudm55e41667&oseq&c=14f3ffd0-ca8e-11e5-85e5-d4ae5292c4dd&ch=8a87a3b0-f82d-11e5-8a7b-d4ae5292c2ac

According to the OSHA website: the number of women employed in the U.S. construction industry grew substantially, by 81....
10/31/2016
Women in Business Luncheon - Perspectives from Women in Real Estate Development and Construction

According to the OSHA website: the number of women employed in the U.S. construction industry grew substantially, by 81.3% from 1985 to 2007; however, due to a loss of over 2.5 million construction jobs from 2007 to 2010, there has been a sharp decline of women working. Join #AACCW for a critical conversation for its November 4th #WIB2016: Perspectives from Women in Real Estate Development and Construction.

Register today: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edacwudm55e41667&oseq&c=14f3ffd0-ca8e-11e5-85e5-d4ae5292c4dd&ch=8a87a3b0-f82d-11e5-8a7b-d4ae5292c2ac

Please join us!

Melissa N. Goins, founder and president of Maures Development Group, LLC joins the #AACCW as a #WIB panelist. Maures, a ...
10/31/2016

Melissa N. Goins, founder and president of Maures Development Group, LLC joins the #AACCW as a #WIB panelist. Maures, a real estate development company, has earned a reputation in Milwaukee for being one of the premier real estate developers with a particular knack for addressing the challenge of revitalizing blighted neighborhoods. Because of Melissa's tenacity, expertise and determination she quickly earned a reputation for developing innovative projects targeted to historically neglected neighborhoods. Under her leadership, Maures has developed 232 units of apartments with an aggregate development total of $45 million.

Donsia Strong Hill, executive director, LISC-Milwaukee, joins the panel of the #AACCW #WIB luncheon. She is accountable ...
10/28/2016

Donsia Strong Hill, executive director, LISC-Milwaukee, joins the panel of the #AACCW #WIB luncheon. She is accountable for LISC’s strategy, partnerships, and operations. For the last decade, she worked with indigenous American Indian tribes on governance and program development. She has represented tribes and financial institutions in developing infrastructure and other economic development projects to create long-term sustainable income streams. Her recent experience also includes working with community development organizations and local government to build charter schools, affordable multi-family housing and catalytic economic development projects.

Register at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edacwudm55e41667&oseq&c=14f3ffd0-ca8e-11e5-85e5-d4ae5292c4dd&ch=8a87a3b0-f82d-11e5-8a7b-d4ae5292c2ac

#AACCW is proud to have Linda Graves as a panelist for the #WIB Luncheon. Linda is the vice president of diversity and c...
10/27/2016

#AACCW is proud to have Linda Graves as a panelist for the #WIB Luncheon. Linda is the vice president of diversity and community affairs at Gilbane Building Company. In this national leadership role, Linda works to position Gilbane’s diversity and inclusion efforts as a comprehensive strategy to achieve business and workforce commitments. She is responsible for developing and implementing Gilbane’s community benefits commitments within key markets and promoting and engaging with historically under- utilized businesses, minority, women-owned, small and local business enterprises.

Register at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edacwudm55e41667&oseq&c=14f3ffd0-ca8e-11e5-85e5-d4ae5292c4dd&ch=8a87a3b0-f82d-11e5-8a7b-d4ae5292c2ac

Sandra Botcher joins the #AACCW for its #WIBLuncheon on November 4th as a panelist. Sandra serves as vice president of c...
10/25/2016

Sandra Botcher joins the #AACCW for its #WIBLuncheon on November 4th as a panelist. Sandra serves as vice president of campus and event experiences. She is responsible at both campuses for enterprise business continuity, security and life safety, air operations, construction, improvements and maintenance of buildings and grounds, space planning. Sandra is also the chairperson for the Campus Connection project, leading the company’s downtown expansion project. Register at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edacwudm55e41667&oseq&c=14f3ffd0-ca8e-11e5-85e5-d4ae5292c4dd&ch=8a87a3b0-f82d-11e5-8a7b-d4ae5292c2ac

#AACCW #WIB Luncheon Series on November 4th will feature entrepreneur Carla Cross, president, Cross Management Services....
10/25/2016

#AACCW #WIB Luncheon Series on November 4th will feature entrepreneur Carla Cross, president, Cross Management Services. With over 30 years of corporate knowledge, Carla has spent 20 years developing, coordinating or monitoring supplier and workforce diversity inclusion. Carla has coordinated the supplier and workforce diversity participation on several major Wisconsin projects; like the Overture Center, Lambeau Field, Froedtert’s Center for Advanced Care; and GE Healthcare World Headquarters.
Register today at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edacwudm55e41667&oseq&c=14f3ffd0-ca8e-11e5-85e5-d4ae5292c4dd&ch=8a87a3b0-f82d-11e5-8a7b-d4ae5292c2ac

Join the AACCW for Professionals Night at The Rep to see The Royale on November 4th. Purchase your tickets today at www....
10/21/2016
Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Join the AACCW for Professionals Night at The Rep to see The Royale on November 4th. Purchase your tickets today at www.milwaukeerep.com using the code: PROS. #AACCW #MKERep

Milwaukee Repertory Theater ignites positive change in the cultural, social, and economic vitality of its community by creating world-class theater experiences that entertain, provoke, and inspire meaningful dialogue among an audience representative of Milwaukee’s rich diversity.

African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee's cover photo
10/18/2016

African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee's cover photo

African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee
06/13/2016

African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee

Goitom Ghebreyohannes (pictured third from left), owner of Zara, LLC was recently awarded $35,000 through the AACCW Revolving Loan Fund. Zara, LLC is a hauling and dump service provider operating as a for-hire and private dumping service in the state of Wisconsin. Ghebreyohannes' mission is to provide the most dependable, reliable and efficient truck hauling and dumping services to his clients. Zara specializes in hauling sand, mulch, gravel, concrete, rock or other bulk disposal materials.

Joining Ghebreyohannes in the award presentation are (pictured from left to right): Kermiath McClendon, AACCW, Vicki Stone, Wisconsin Business Development, Dr. Eve Hall, AACCW and Shawntel Mosby, AACCW.

Goitom Ghebreyohannes (pictured third from left), owner of Zara, LLC  was recently awarded $35,000 through the AACCW Rev...
06/13/2016

Goitom Ghebreyohannes (pictured third from left), owner of Zara, LLC was recently awarded $35,000 through the AACCW Revolving Loan Fund. Zara, LLC is a hauling and dump service provider operating as a for-hire and private dumping service in the state of Wisconsin. Ghebreyohannes' mission is to provide the most dependable, reliable and efficient truck hauling and dumping services to his clients. Zara specializes in hauling sand, mulch, gravel, concrete, rock or other bulk disposal materials.

Joining Ghebreyohannes in the award presentation are (pictured from left to right): Kermiath McClendon, AACCW, Vicki Stone, Wisconsin Business Development, Dr. Eve Hall, AACCW and Shawntel Mosby, AACCW.

Join the AACCW for Black Business Week with the Milwaukee Urban Leagues. #AACCW
06/13/2016

Join the AACCW for Black Business Week with the Milwaukee Urban Leagues. #AACCW

Great workshop for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs - and those who want to build their brand! Presented...
06/13/2016

Great workshop for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs - and those who want to build their brand! Presented by Tammy Belton-Davis of Athena Communications and hosted by the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 15th. https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg… #AACCW #teamAthena

Great workshop for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs - and those who want to build their brand! Presented by Tammy Athena of Athena Communications and hosted by the African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee on Wednesday, June 15th.
Register today at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ecfk0rvc1cc7b369&oseq=&c=14f3ffd0-ca8e-11e5-85e5-d4ae5292c4dd&ch=8a87a3b0-f82d-11e5-8a7b-d4ae5292c2ac #teamAthena

Address

633 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
53203

The AACC is located on multiple bus lines. Parking is on 7th Street

General information

Dr Eve M. Hall - President Randy Crump - Board Chairman Avery Goodrich - 1st Vice Chair Wallace White - 2nd Vice Chair, Secretary Warwees Holt - Treasurer Jim Gaillard - Parliamentarian Jim Milner Shannon Jefferson Art Delaney

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(414) 462-9450

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