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July 01 2016

John Hope Bryant Joins Black Enterprise Magazine’s Contributor Network

Operation HOPE founder to develop content on leadership and entrepreneurism for the leading business publication’s digital platform.

ATLANTA – July 1, 2016 – John Hope Bryant, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Operation HOPE, Inc. has joined the Black Enterprise Contributor Network as a contributing writer on the magazine’s digital platform,

Bryant’s monthly content pieces to the publication's highly engaged audience of business innovators, will focus on leadership in the small business space.

“I grew up reading the pages of Black Enterprise, which is effectively the Wall Street Journal of the African-American community, and from time to time over the four decades since I started my first business at age 10, I would find our work mentioned in its pages,” Bryant said. “Today I am proud to say that I have joined the movement—Black Enterprise is much more than a magazine these days—as a contributing writer.

Bryant’s first contribution, entitled, “What My Biggest Failures Taught Me,” can be accessed via the following link:



About John Hope Bryant

John Hope Bryant is an American entrepreneur, author, philanthropist, and prominent thought leader on economic empowerment and financial dignity. He is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Operation HOPE, Inc., and chairman and chief executive officer of Bryant Group Ventures. He is the author of bestsellers, “How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class”, and “LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World”.



About Operation HOPE, Inc.

 Since 1992, Operation HOPE has been moving America from civil rights to "silver rights" with the mission of making free enterprise and capitalism work for the underserved—powering the broadest financial inclusion network in the country. Through its core programs, the nonprofit has provided financial dignity and economic empowerment to over 2.6 million individuals worldwide, and $2 billion in economic activity for the disenfranchised—turning check cashing customers into banking customers, renters into homeowners, small business dreamers into small business owners, and minimum wage workers into living wage consumers. Project 5117 is Operation HOPE’s multi-year four-pronged approach to combating economic inequality that aims to improve financial literacy, increase business role models and business internships for youth, and stabilize the American dream by boosting credit scores. Operation HOPE recently received its second consecutive 4-star charity rating for fiscal management and commitment to transparency and accountability by the prestigious non-profit evaluator, Charity Navigator—further establishing it as a best-in-class organization. For more information: