May 13, 2021
53: Mentorship, Entrepreneurship, And The Journey To First BLVD With Donald Hawkins
On this episode of 30 to Life, Muki & Brown chats with Donald Hawkins, the Co-founder and CEO of First Boulevard. Donald is a serial entrepreneur with years of experience in technology and financial services. Hawkins most recently founded Griffin Technologies, a fintech company focused on providing real-time, contextual intelligence to community banks and credit unions. Donald shares his amazing story and breakdowns the importance of having a mentor. Later he discusses the steps it took to create First BLVD and the importance of black ownership and taking action.
About First Boulevard - Launch Juneteenth 2021
First Boulevard is a digitally native neobank building generational wealth for Black America. By providing a platform focused on improving financial livelihood through incentive-based financial education, black-focused spending by giving Cash Back for Buying Black™ and automated wealth building, First Boulevard helps members remove the stress out of managing their money while also developing positive financial behaviors and habits to reach goals faster. Learn more about First Boulevard at https://bankblvd.com