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Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce celebrates Women's Business Month

Posted at 5:26 PM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 17:26:05-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Thursday, the Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce and the BBMC's Women's Business Council celebrated Women's Business Month and heard from a special guest.

Cheryl McKissack Daniel is the CEO of McKissack Group, Inc. That's the oldest minority-owned professional design and construction firm in the United States.

It's been a family owned business for more than 100 years. McKissack has been a leader in planning, design, and construction of more than 6,000 projects.

"Well first of all I hope that I inspire them to let them know that number one it starts within, if you can conceive it you can actually do it the brain is powerful," said McKissack.

McKissack has been a leader in planning, design, and construction of more than 6,000 projects.