Blacklock Van LLC, the longest continuously operating Black-owned investment bank in the U.S., is offering its expert services to help companies, pension funds and investment managers in their inclusion of Black- and women-owned firms.
CEO and president Eric Standifer is confident that they are well-positioned to help companies and government agencies impacted by the pandemic. Blaylock Van has advanced capabilities to help clients with supplier diversity and diversity and inclusion initiatives. It can also help in corporate banking, real estate financing and equity and debt underwriting. Aside from diversity and inclusion services, Blaylock has been training diverse civic leaders for decades through its CORO Foundation. The program aims to create a pipeline of diverse leaders in different industries.