Testimonials & Recognitions

  • "Dicky, you stand as a lighthouse to those of us who are navigating what can sometimes be a challenging journey of small business owners, especially black female business owners."
     Esther Lambert, President
    Corporate Project Services, Inc.
    Member of NABWIC, South Florida.

    "Dicky's passion for equity and inclusion is apparent in her actions to ensure, small businesses have access to professional development and the relationships necessary to grow and scale. Dicky and her team not only advocate for resources and pathways, they also help us learn how to use them efficiently and professionally." 
    Tylene Henry, President
    Ujima Services
    Member of NABWIC, Detroit.

    Dicky, thank you for the investments you have made in our community. Since I attended the Professional Workshop Series for Small Business in 2018, I have made tremendous progress in managing my business. Thank you for your continuing support and for being part of the change. Because of you, I say that I am "READY, WILLING, and ABLE." 
    Daniela Duval
    Duval Sheet Metal, Inc.

    "Please be assured of the strong interest, commitment, and heartfelt gratitude the principals and staff of Gartek Engineering have for supporting the efforts spearheaded by Ms. Sykes to make a difference in the communities served."
    Director of Business Development at Gartek Engineering, Corp.


    Thanks again for sharing your program, and providing goals for mine!”
    Terri H Sager, CSCM, CSDP 
    Project Manager III
    GSA Program & SBA Program (SBLO) 
    Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)