Leon C. Richardson is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chemico Group, one of the largest minority-owned chemical management and distribution companies in the United States. For 30 years, Richardson has guided what was originally Chemico Systems, Inc., from a single employee start-up to an internationally recognized player in the chemical and environmental services space. Today, Chemico employs more than 400 people across 30 states and four countries and amasses more than $100 million in sales annually. Black Enterprise has named Chemico to its list of the top 100 Black Businesses nine times.
March 26, 2020
A town hall focused on a frank discussion with minority business owners on of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on their business, how are they coping, what can corporate customers do to support them and what advice can they give to other MBEs. What do the federal, state and local governments need to do to support minority businesses?