Meet Janice Bryant Howroyd, the first African American woman to run a $1-billion business

LA Times | By Ronald D White 

Janice Bryant Howroyd, 65, is founder and chief executive of Act 1 Group, an employment agency that also provides consulting and business services, including background checks and screening. She’s the first African American woman to operate a company that generates more than $1 billion in annual revenue, according to Black Enterprise Magazine. 

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