Black Female Entrepreneur / HBCU Alum Takes Another Victory With NBA Milwaukee Bucks
The Milwaukee Bucks are currently three wins away from an NBA title, but team co-owner Valerie Daniels-Carter has already created a championship pedigree off the field.
At a young age, growing up on 44th and Hampton Streets on the north side of Milwaukee, Daniels-Carter had a love for entrepreneurship, sports and her community, which all paid off for her.
Daniels-Carter, a graduate of Lincoln University of Missouri, a historically black institution, currently runs a four-state conglomerate of more than 100 multi-brand restaurant franchises – Burger King, Pizza Hut, Auntie Anne’s Soft Pretzels and Captain D’s Seafood, between other. , according to hbcugameday.com.
With his minority stake in the Bucks franchise, Daniels-Carter sits on the board of directors of the Green Bay Packers. It also counts NBA Hall of Fame member Shaquille O’Neal among its business partners.
“I am made by God”, she recently told NBC’s local Milwaukee branch. “I have had the chance to work all my life. When I started this journey, I had a mission and I was able to carry it out.