About The Executive Board
The Black Chamber of Commerce Inland Empire's executive board comprises of a set of individuals with diverse backgrounds who are aligned with the overall mission of the Chamber.
The executive board operates with a laser-like focus on the betterment of the overall business climate, advocacy of African American businesses in the greater Inland Empire and the enforcement of high standards of business integrity within our organization.
Sharon Barnes, J.D.
Sharon Barnes is the Chair of the BCCIE Executive Board. As a former attorney, Sharon has over 25 years of experience assisting people in stressful situations. Sharon utilizes her past legal expertise in conjunction with her current role on the SNL Real Estate team at Prudential California Realty (Rancho Cucamonga) to deliver a robust client experience. Sharon ensures her clients understand their full range of options and that they have the needed information to arrive at informed decisions throughout the home buying or selling process.
Floyd E. Milner
Floyd E. Milner is the BCCIE Co-Chair. Floyd has been an audiologist/hearing aid dispenser in the Inland Empire for over 35 years. He received a Bachelors of Science in Communicative Disorders with a minor in Biology/Psychology in 1977, Masters of Science in Audiology in 1979 and subsequently obtained his Doctor of Clinical Audiology certification. He was licensed by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance, Speech Pathology and Audiology division in 1980. He is the only black/minority private practice audiologist in the Inland Empire.
Marc Ang is the Webmaster for BCCIE. He is the CEO of Mangus Finance, a financial planning practice in Claremont, dedicated to empowering underserved communities with financial literacy. With a BA from Pepperdine and a Master's from Columbia, he cultivated his expertise through a combination of fearless entrepreneurship and a corporate career in banking and insurance (Credit Suisse, Prudential). Today, Marc helps clients in the areas of estate planning, life/disability insurance, employee benefits (retirement plans, equity compensation), elder care, and special needs planning for government benefits preservation.
Tamara Ellison is the Treasurer of BCCIE. She is the CEO of Tamara Ellison & Co., LLC, dedicated to empowering young women. Raised in an impoverished community, Tamara was determined to confront the perpetuated poverty and hopelessness that plagued her neighborhood. At the age 16, Tamara, a teen parent and on the verge of being a high school dropout, embarked on a successful career path as an executive in finance and now an entrepreneur in motivational speaking. Tamara believes that knowledge was the ticket to escaping the cycle combined with her faith, determination and perseverance.