Co-founders John William Templeton and Frederick E. Jordan Sr. P.E. in July 2010 Black Enterprise. They led the opposition to Prop 209 in 1996 and sparked the repeal effort through Prop. 16 in the 2020 election.
Co-founder John William Templeton predicts economic recovery in October 2008 New York Society of Securites Analysts newsletter. He is former editor of the San Jose Business Journal and has written the annual State of Black Business report each May since 2004. His 1992 book Success Secrets of Black Executives is described as the manual of corporate equal opportunity.