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"…groups such as the Minority Business RoundTable continually renews my confidence about what…we can achieve together.” 


Joseph Biden, President

Minority Business RoundTable


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The Minority Business RoundTable (MBRT) was established in 2002 as a national nonprofit organization for CEOs of African-American-, Hispanic-American-, Asian-American-, and Native-American-owned top-tier businesses, representing a variety of trades and industries. Members hold positions equivalent to chief executive officer (CEO) or chairperson in their respective businesses. MBRT functions as the vehicle for its members to analyze and help formulate effective public policies that impact minority-owned businesses.


Serve as the unified voice for minority CEOs in the United States. Advance opportunities for minority entrepreneurs in the public and private sectors. Work across racial, ethnic, and cultural barriers to promote greater economic participation; and inform and influence public policies on critical importance issues to the minority business community.


Providing advocacy, influencing public policies, and strategic partnerships. We are committed to taking minority business to another level. We accomplish our goals through establishing partnerships, setting standards, and building businesses. Whether it's legislation, public policy, networking, or marketing opportunities, MBRT is essential to successfully grow your minority business. 


CEO Conferences & Workshops

Network with CEOs & Executives

Connecting with Government & Corporations

Business Building Opportunities

Education, Research, and Advocacy

Access to Contracts, Capital, and Grants

White House & Congressional Briefings 

Meet the Founder

Roger A. Campos is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Minority Business RoundTable and served as its first CEO and President until his appointment to the Cabinet of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. He served as Maryland’s first Business Ombudsman and now serves as Assistant Secretary in Maryland’s Department of Housing where he leads business and economic development under the Governor’s Project CORE initiative.


Prior to establishing MBRT, he served as Executive Vice President for Government Relations managing Washington operations for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.  


He has a distinguished public service career and has worked for several federal government agencies, including the White House's Office of Management & Budget and the Small Business Administration where he drafted the policy procedures for the federal government's 8(a) minority business program.

Roger is a published author writing the first Rock Novel and is the father of singer and songwriter Jon Campos who arranged and performed the music for the 13-song track music CD which accompanies the book.


He graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara and earned his law degree from United States International University (California Western Law) in San Diego, California.

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Roger A. Campos named winner of the 

“Congressman Parren J. Mitchell

Vanguard for Justice Award”

at the Top 100 MBE Awards Ceremony.

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Past Chairmen & Leadership

Albert C. Zapanta

CEO, U.S. Mexican Chamber of Commerce

Houston Williams

CEO, PNS Communications

Janice Bryant Howroyd

CEO, Act-1 Group

Betty Manetta

CEO, Argent Associates

Andra Rush

CEO, Dakkota Intergrated Systems

Howard Li

CEO, Waitex International


“The good work of the Minority Business RoundTable is critical to the success of minority business owners....and if there were no Minority Business RoundTable, Congress would have to create one”

Honorable Elijah Cummings

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