Town Hall Series: How to bail yourself out in a recession

On May 19, the Optimum Capital Management held a town hall meeting to discuss ideas and strategies on how to survive the current recession.

The panel was hosted by the Harlem Children’s Zone, and moderated by Ryan Mack, president of Optimum Capital Management, and a 40 Under Forty honoree for 2009 by The Network Journal.

Among the panelist were: Rosalind McLymont, editor-in-chief of The Network Journal; Reverend Charles Butler, director of Equitable Development for Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc (HCCI), Andrew Morrison, President of Small Business Camp; Regina Smith, executive director, Harlem Business Alliance; Victor Baker, president, The Mid Atlantic Investment Alliance; and Manyell Akinfe, financial representative, Optimum Capital Management. Photos by Ines Bebea.