2014 Honorees

Dr. MICHAEL DOUGLAS, Douglas Chiropractic and Medical

Dr. Michael Douglas is a Florida Licensed Chiropractic Physician practicing in Lauderhill and Miramar Florida for 30 years. Dr. Douglas has served as the team Doctor and Sports therapist for the

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KAYE CHANG, Account Executive with Caribbean Airlines

Originally from Jamaica, the South Florida-based Chong is currently an account executive with Caribbean Airlines formerly Air Jamaica. Kaye is loved for the exception work and total commitment to the Caribbean diaspora and she is known and seen everywhere representing her brand Caribbean.

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TONY SPADACCIA, Government Affairs Waste Management, Inc. Florida

Tony was born in Bethlehem, Pa. and has been a resident of South Florida for over 40 years. He graduated from Miami-Dade Community College in 1969 and served in the U.S. Armed Forces completing a tour of duty in Viet Nam as an Air Traffic Controller.

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LEVOYD WILLIAMS, Former City Commissioner Lauderdale Lakes

Born in Pensacola, Florida, Levoyd Williams graduated from Bethune Cookman College with a major in History and A minor in Mathematics and Business. He received a Master’s Degree from Nova Southeastern University. Williams worked for BellSouth for 28 years, the last five serving as a project manager responsible for converting analog office to digital.

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CARMEN BARTLETT, JN Money Services (USA)

Carmen Bartlett was born in, Westmoreland, Jamaica and started her career in banking with Westmoreland Building Society, which later became Jamaica National Building Society. This special lady is reputed for efficiency, charm and erudite professionalism in all areas of her multiple engagements in the company.

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RUBEN LUJO, Broward Meat and Fish Company

Ruben Lujo - Cuban-born Ruben Lujo moved from New York to Florida more than 20 years ago. Having worked in a family-owned meat market as he grew up, Ruben Lujo took that training to New York and after he and his wife arrived in South Florida, they purchased a building that housed a former meat market.

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ALBERT TUCKER, V.P. of Multicultural Business Development

Albert Tucker - serves as vice president of Multicultural Business Development for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB). Broward County Florida Multicultural Business Development department is tasked to ensure that organizations and families of color select Greater Fort Lauderdale as the destination of choice for conferences and family reunions.

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LINDA CREARY, President/CEO of The Bammy Factory

Linda Creary is a Stock Broker with Spencer Winston Securities in Aventura, Florida. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from The Berean Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After starting a family in Philadelphia, she relocated to Hallandale where she accepted a position at Dean Witter Reynolds (now Morgan Stanley), where she worked for over 18 years. After leaving Morgan Stanley, she accepted a position at Spencer Winston Securities where she has been working for 17 years in the area of Financial Planning.

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