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Storehouse in a Box CEO Tamira Chapman Wins Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in Michigan and Northwest Ohio

Respected Minority Business Owner Recognized for Exceptional Entrepreneurial Achievements

Key Takeaways

  • Tamira Chapman, founder of Storehouse In A Box, is honored as the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Michigan and Northwest Ohio Award winner.
  • The award highlights the accomplishments and influence of minority entrepreneurs.
  • Storehouse In A Box, starting from humble beginnings, has now exceeded $150M in revenues and ranks as the world’s 8th fastest-growing women-owned business.
  • Chapman’s success stands as a beacon of hope and inspiration for the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council and other minority entrepreneurs.

About Storehouse In A Box, LLC

Storehouse In A Box, LLC, a Detroit-based logistics and supply chain company, aims to empower small businesses and individual entrepreneurs by simplifying inventory management and distribution processes. Under Chapman’s leadership, Storehouse In A Box has become an indispensable resource for small businesses across Michigan and Northwest Ohio.

The Journey of a Trailblazer: Tamira Chapman, Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023

Tamira Chapman, founder of Storehouse In A Box, stands tall among her peers as the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Michigan and Northwest Ohio Award winner. Recognized by Ernst & Young LLP (EY US), Chapman’s exceptional journey has led her to be honored alongside previous distinguished winners.

Chapman’s journey is marked by resilience, community impact, and innovation. “Every entrepreneur’s journey is unique,” she shares. “What sets my business journey apart is the deep-rooted sense of purpose derived from my heritage and my experiences.”

Her story of starting her business with less than $100, her family’s support, and a clear vision to serve has evolved into a multimillion-dollar venture, breaking stereotypes associated with Black woman-owned businesses. She is also a proud member of the Women Presidents Organization, demonstrating unwavering commitment to shattering glass ceilings.

Recognition That Speaks Volumes

Chapman’s success is a testament to the caliber of minority-owned businesses, significantly impacting the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council. The council aids in positioning minority-owned companies for success through a rigorous MBE certification process. Chapman’s triumph, thus, showcases the potential of such businesses.

Reflecting on her journey and the importance of her MBE status, Chapman remarks, “Holding the Michigan MBE certification is a symbol of progress. It has opened up a world of networking opportunities and created a platform to inspire and be inspired.”

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year® is a global business awards program honoring visionaries who deliver innovation, growth, and prosperity. The program connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship worldwide. For more information, visit ey.com/us/eoy.

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