He can give you money, connections and a name to drop. And though his status as the most powerful black businessman in the city has not shielded him from the glare of controversy — especially surrounding his investment adventures in nightclubs and bars — if you’re an up-and-coming entrepreneur, he’s the man to know. Just ask him.
Hoosier Momma co-founder K.C. Cranfill, personal-finance expert Pete the Planner, and Mayor Ballard brought some color to the downtown canal in an effort to encourage business skills among young people.