October 10, 2012

NCAIED recognizes Keybank and Tocabe

NCAIED Recognizes Keybank and Tocabe With American Corporate & Entrepreneur of the Year AwardsThe National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) has honored KeyBank with its Corporate Leadership Award, and the organization named Ben Jacobs and Matt Chandra, co-owners of Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery, its Enterpreneur of the Year Award winners.

“Key Bank and Tocabe are true embodiments of the NCAIED’s mission in ‘Putting Indian Country to Work!’” NCAIED Chairwoman Margo Gray Proctor said in the organization’s press release. “We are proud to recognize them for the contributions to American Indian economic development and for demonstrating outstanding leadership within the American Indian community. Key Bank has been a long time partner with NCAIED and has supported our business growth. On behalf of the Board of Directors we congratulate both Key Bank and Tocabe.”
Comment:  For more on Native business, see Choctaw Company Makes Bathtubs and Owners Plan to Franchise Tocabe.

Below:  "Ben Jacobs, his family and Ben's family friend Matthew Chandra opened Tocabe, an American Indian eatery, in Denver, Colorado in 2006."

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