Black History In The Making: LaRese Purnell Of The Real Black Friday

Giving back has been an essential part LaRese Purnell’s life since childhood. Even when his family didn’t have a home, his mom made sure they volunteered to help others. Today, that message of giving back informs everything Purnell does — from his role as the Managing Partner of CLE Consulting Firm, an Accounting, Tax and Payroll services company with 74 employees in downtown Cleveland, to the founding of The Real Black Friday to bring awareness and opportunity to Black-owned businesses throughout Greater Cleveland. He is also a co-owner of Black Box Fix restaurant.   Click here to read full article