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Ed Mitzen & Jahkeen Hoke

7 p.m. Thursday, November 30, 2023

Albany Black Chamber of Commerce, 141 Washington Ave. (Entry on Dove Street)
Tickets required. 

Ed Mitzen is the founder and CEO of Fingerpaint Group, a pharmaceutical marketing agency based in Saratoga Springs. His businesses have earned more than $1 billion.

Jakheen Hoke
Ed Mitzen
Ed Mitzen, Wealthy and White book cover

A believer in intentional philanthropy, Mitzen also co-founded the award-winning nonprofit Business for Good with his wife, Lisa. His new book is Wealthy and White: Why Guys Like Me Have to

Jahkeen Hoke is the former chief executive officer of the Business for Good Foundation, co-founder and chief development officer of 4th Family, and co-founder and board member of the Upstate NY Black Chamber of Commerce. He oversees the daily business activities and long-term strategies of the various organizations, teaches entrepreneurship to the proprietors of many start-ups and small businesses, and uses entrepreneurial skills to bring about meaningful change in under-served communities.

Show Up, Step Up, and Give a Hand Up (2023), a call to service for the privileged classes, and a manual for breaking down America’s caste system and addressing chronic social problems.

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