Episode 9

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Published on:

1st Jun 2021

Black Entrepreneurs as Investors in Communities

“What have you planted into someone else’s life?”

This is a selfless perspective on entrepreneurship from this episode’s guest. We spend a lot of time at The Corporate Minister focusing on men working in corporate spaces but this time we look at how entrepreneurs can operate in ways that provide a return to the communities they inhabit.

Scriptural Reference: Matthew 25: 14-30 - The Parable of the Talents.

Guest: Mr. Karim Hutson, CEO, Genesis Companies

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About the Podcast

The Corporate Minister
The Corporate Minister podcast is a safe space dedicated to the hearts and minds of Professional Men of Color.
Our objective is to speak a word of support, encouragement, and healing to Professional Men of Color, as well as to those who love and support them. We also seek to provide a means for others to understand them -- their hopes, dreams, and challenges – in order to bridge the gaps and create a dialogue.

Our guiding principles in these discussions are the Word of God and the love of Jesus Christ. Our bedrock scripture and the one that underpins all of our work here can be found in Matthew 11:28-29 where it is written:

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.”

About your host

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Dwayne Dixon

Rev. Dwayne Dixon is a Technology Executive with over 25 years of corporate experience, including successful stints at IBM, Xerox, and currently Unisys Corporation, where he is a Client Director. He is Licensed and Ordained (National Baptist Convention, USA) and serves bi-vocationally as an Associate Minister at Progressive Baptist Church in St. Paul, MN. Additionally, Rev. Dixon is a member of the National Clergy Council of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

Rev. Dixon is a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity (Omicron Boule), Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. (Life Member), Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity (Life Member), and 100 Black Men of America. He holds a B.S. degree from Southern Illinois University and is an M.A. candidate at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.