Carl West, CEO
Since embarking on a business over 12 years ago, Carl West has exceeded his own expectations. As CEO fo MG Media, a promotional marketing and media company, Carl has been able to partner and present some amazing programmng. And as founder and managing editor of TRUTH B TOLD News Service, Mr. West has also been able to expand his media company as a content creator. And by developing a new and innovative business model in terms of the distributiion of the content, he and his team of journalists have poisitioned TBTNews to be the next big social media power broker.
Mr West has expanded from publishing of The TRUTH magazine, a hip hop culture publication, TBTNewsService.com and producer of The TRUTH Hip Hop/R&B Awards, into philanthropy with TRUTH 4 Literacy, an after school mentor program. Under T4L, Hip Hop Credit Union Program, Hip Hop Meets the Church Initiatives and Hip Hop Against H.I.V., an awareness campaign was created. And as the co founder of Next Generation Leadership Council (NGLC), Carl has tapped into the world of politics, education and community service. As a public policy entity, NGLC identfies and presents the next generation of leaders within his peer group. Carls mission and platform has yet to be witnessed by himself or the massives. So have a front row seat as MG Media becomes an online network that leverages power and influence to build generational wealth!
Interests: I love watching old black and white movies and cowboy flicks. I enjoy reading and spending as much as time possible with my daughter. I also like riding my bike down the lake front during the early a.m. and late evening.
Favorite Movies: Mr. Deed Goes to Washington, The Secret, High Plains Drifter
Favorite Music: Hip Hop R&B and Jazz
Favorite Books: Any autobiography. Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Forbes and Black Enterprise magazines