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Honoring William Benson upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Strategic Leadership & Business Development Award

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Senate Resolution No. 642

BY: Senator PARKER

HONORING William Benson upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of the Strategic Leadership
& Business Development Award by the Young, Gifted &
Black Entrepreneurial Awards Program

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to take note of
and publicly acknowledge individuals who have distinguished themselves
through their exemplary careers, accomplishments, and purposeful lives
of service to their community and their profession; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
William Benson upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the
Strategic Leadership & Business Development Award by the Young, Gifted &
Black Entrepreneurial Awards Program to be celebrated at its 2019 Black
Tie VIP Dinner and Presentations on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at 26
Bridge, Brooklyn, New York; and

WHEREAS, Established in 2006 by President/CEO of the NetLinkz Group,
Inc., Carl O. Gray, the Young, Gifted & Black (YGB) Entrepreneurial
Awards Program recognizes individuals who continue to reach levels of
great success through hard work and determination; and

WHEREAS, Remaining true to its mission, the Young, Gifted & Black
Entrepreneurial Awards Program continues to acknowledge the talent,
ambition and achievements of African-American and Caribbean
professionals towards the continued pursuit of success; and

WHEREAS, The Young, Gifted & Black Entrepreneurial Awards Program
was launched in honor of Black History Month and shines a light on such
accomplished individuals as William Benson, who truly exemplifies an
entrepreneurial spirit; and

WHEREAS, William Benson serves as the Chief Operating Officer of
Dominion Bank and Trust, as well as Founder and CEO of Billionaires Row
Global; and

WHEREAS, Within every community, there are inevitably some
individuals who, by virtue of their energy, vision, and dedication,
command the greatest respect among their friends and colleagues, and
within the community at large; William Benson is one such individual;
and

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to commend
individuals of outstanding character, who have shown initiative and
commitment toward constantly pursuing higher goals for themselves, and
acting as role models of leadership to be emulated by both peers and
young people; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor William Benson upon the occasion of his designation as recipient
of the Strategic Leadership & Business Development Award by the Young,
Gifted & Black Entrepreneurial Awards Program; and be it further


RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to William Benson.

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  • 07 / Mar / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 12 / Mar / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 12 / Mar / 2019
    • ADOPTED

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