Donerik Black is a native Daytonian with 26 years of business development experience. Black is a 1993 graduate of Washington Adventist University with a B.S. in Business Administration and a 2017 graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with an M.B.A. in Business Administration.
After his undergraduate studies, Black returned to the Dayton area to partner with his father, Don Black to start the Dayton Weekly News. The Dayton Weekly News is Dayton’s longest running African American news publication.
In 2010 Black became President & CEO of Unified Health Solutions, a nonprofit organization that focused on health, education and workforce development for Dayton’s at-risk populations. In 2015 Black accepted a position with the Human Relations Council as the Director of the Minority Business Assistance Center for the City of Dayton.
Black provides HAN with expertise in Human Resources & Leadership Performance. Black also provides workshops and one on one counseling for business start-ups as well as existing businesses. These workshops focus on business plan formation, bookkeeping, loan package preparation, strategic planning and idea formation just to name a few.
In his spare time Black enjoys supporting organizations like the American Heart Association, Donate Life and Big Brothers Big Sisters.