Built Environment Consultant
Dwayne is the Program Director at the Creative Coast for the Idea Accelerator Bootcamp and is a budding serial entrepreneur. At the age of 28, Dwayne started his entrepreneurial journey as the Owner & Operator of a retail business in Savannah’s Historic Landmark District. He has since launched another venture as a Built Environment Consultant where he advises companies and everyday people alike on how to navigate building projects. Additionally, he is part-owner of a small tech venture. To date, Dwayne has amassed 10+ years of entrepreneurial experience and is committed to continuously contributing a positive impact to building the ecosystems in the communities where he resides.
To learn more about Dwayne, check out his latest ‘Reality of Entrepreneurship’ with Creative Coast here.
Systemic inequities have long plagued black small business owners and entrepreneurs. Black-owned businesses are still 20 percent less likely than white-owned businesses to obtain a loan from a large bank. And black founders raised just about 0.43% of the nearly $43 billion deployed in Q3 of 2022. COVID only exacerbated things with more black-owned businesses […]