Black business owners are contributing to the Valley region's dynamism and diversity, as shown in 10 profiles in this issue. The chance to be an entrepreneur is among the greatest privileges this country has to offer, said Richard Herron of Construction Concern in Newhall. “To be your own leader, forge your own way and be judged by your accomplishments is a true measure of who you are,” he told the Business Journal.

Read the full story in the Feb. 1 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.