Top 10 Black Entrepreneurs

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Janice Adams, CEO

JMA Solutions
Washington, D.C.

No. 45
2010 Revenue: $6.6 million
Three-Year Growth: 4,317%

Janice Adams (pictured second from the right) always daydreamed in geography class about traveling to the places she studied. When she was 27, she joined the Air Force, and lived out her dream. After 24 years of service and world travel, she founded JMA Solutions, a consulting firm that contracts with the Federal Aviation Administration. It’s also where her daughter—and granddaughter—both work. “I want to leave a legacy for my grandchildren and great grandchildren,” she says.