by Sean Ryan, Reporter, The Business Journal
The African American Chamber of Commerce in Milwaukee is pursuing new programs, including a $200,000 loan fund for businesses, in an effort to improve its reputation and play a larger role in growing companies.
Leaders say the organization will contribute more to the effort of building wealth in Milwaukee’s African-American communities. The organization, founded in 1993, is coming off a leadership change and moving past a time during which — as long-term board members put it — the chamber was seen as working for the benefit of a few.
The chamber recruited new president and chief executive officer Eve Hall .