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Own It: Starting a Business after Prison

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Apr 26, 2018

Bob Pelshaw was a very successful real estate developer in the midwest before spending 10 months in prison on a felony charge for misspending federal loans.

While in prison, he was struck by the untapped entrepreneurial potential amongst the community of incarcerated people he served time with.

Through working with...

Apr 12, 2018

Tracey Syphax is the author of “From the Block to the Boardroom.” It is a memoir detailing his youth in Trenton, New Jersey, his time on the streets as a drug dealer, his stint in prison, and his twenty plus years experience since as a successful entrepreneur.


Today, Tracey is a strong advocate for reentry reform...