Business Venture Division
The business venture department of Choo Smith Enterprises creates strategic partnerships that increase the quality of life for the diverse communities through a number of initiatives including providing entertainment, products and services. We are committed to:
- Operating a blue chip organization in the communities we serve.
- Providing quality and convenience to the members of these communities and develop a mutually beneficial relationship. Business Partners include:
The Macy’s brand operates about 800 Macy’s department stores and furniture galleries in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, as well as Macy’s.com. The Bloomingdale’s brand includes 37 department stores and home stores in 11 states, bloomingdals.com, seven Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores in five states, and a licensed store in Dubai. Macy’s prides itself on its focus on diversity which is integrated into all aspects of the company.
Toyota Financial Services (TFS) was established in 1983 and has grown to include more than 3,000 associates nationwide. TFS provides finance and insurance products and services to Toyota, Lexus, Scion, and Toyota Material Handling dealers and their customers through Toyota Motor Credit Corporation and Toyota Motor Insurance Services. TFS has 30 dealer sales and service offices and three regional offices. TFS aims to work together as a team to provide customer-focused finance and insurance solutions, including auto loans and leases and a full lineup of factory-backed insurance services and products. At Toyota, they are committed to improving education by supporting programs that offer the tools and training to help enrich people’s lives. Toyota Education Programs reflect their commitment to representing and engaging diverse populations and communities.
McDonald’s is one of the worlds leading food service retailers with more than 33,000 local restaurants serving 68 million customers in 119 countries. McDonald’s mission is to be the customer’s favorite place and way to eat. They continuously strive to improve their social and environmental performance and to provide an exceptional customer experience. McDonald’s is proud to be a part of the communities they serve. Through involvement in youth sports, local charities, and events that inspire the world, giving back is an essential part of the way they operate every day.
One of the world’s premier consumer products company focused on convenient foods and beverages. Brand Pepsi is part of a portfolio of beverage brands that includes carbonated soft drinks, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffee drinks, isotonic sports drinks, bottled water and enhanced waters.
Boy Scouts of America
The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
Allan Houston Foundation
As a man of faith and strong family values, Allan Houston lives his life with a determination to utilize his success as a professional athlete to help others while continuing to grow a variety of entrepreneurial interests. Recently appointed as the Assistant General Manager of the New York Knicks, Allan has been an international ambassador for the NBA, spokesperson for the National Fatherhood Initiative, ESPN analyst, and burgeoning book author. Allan continues to share his experience and life perspectives with an ever-growing audience. Initially organized as a charitable fund, the Foundation started in 2001 with a substantial donation to families affected by the 9/11 tragedy. From 2001 to 2006, the organization funded and executed a variety of programs independently and in conjunction with various partners.
PNC offers a wide range of services for all their customers, from individuals and small businesses, to corporations and government entities. No matter how simple or complicated your needs, PNC Bank is sure to have the products, knowledge and resources necessary for financial success.
STV is a leading, award-winning professional firm offering engineering, architectural, planning, environmental and construction management services. We consistently rank among the country’s top 25 firms in education, corrections, highways, bridges, rail and mass transit.
Suffolk is one of the most successful privately held construction management firms in the country. The company has a relentless drive to add value and to exceed customer expectations. From smaller renovations to complex structures, Suffolk Construction takes pride in partnering with the top architectures and contractors to provide top quality products for its customers.
Diakon Kathryn’s Kloset
Located in a 53,000-square-foot warehouse in West Baltimore, Diakon Kathryn’s Kloset stores and distributes corporate donations of new and unused products to non-profit organizations, which in turn distribute the goods, free of charge, to people in need. Diakon Kathryn’s Kloset reaches individuals regionally, nationally, and internationally as it provides these goods within the local communities.
Fox 45 WBFF- Baltimore
WBFF (We’re Baltimore’s Finest Features) was Baltimore’s first UHF TV station. Fox 45 is the local source for the latest breaking local news, sports, weather, school closings, community events, and entertainment in Baltimore, Maryland.
WBAL TV 11 Baltimore
WBAL-TV is the NBC affiliated television station in Baltimore, Maryland. It broadcasts a high definition digital signal on VHF channel 11. It is one of the flagship stations of Hearst Television, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hearst Corporation, which also owns sister radio stations WBAL (1090 AM) and WIYY (97.9 FM).
Venable Attorneys at Law
For over 100 years Venable has nurtured and prided itself on its culture of commitment and responsibility. Venable’s attorneys demonstrate the company’s core values in all of the communities in which they operate. Venable Attorneys cover a wide range of specialties to meet the needs of the diverse cliental they serve.
Truckin 4 Troops
A phenomenal charity organization that arranges unique and specialized events for wounded warriors and provides transportation in unforgettably beautiful custom trucks. Truckin 4 Troops greets returning soldiers as they arrive home and transport them to their final destinations in style.
Coppin State University
Coppin State University is a model urban, residential liberal arts university located in the northwest section of the City of Baltimore. The university offers academic programs in the arts and sciences, teacher education, nursing, graduate studies, and continuing education. An HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), Coppin has a rich cultural history as an institution that provides quality educational programs and community outreach services. Coppin offers 53 majors and nine graduate-degree programs. A fully accredited institution, Coppin serves Baltimore residents as well as students from around the world, with flexible course schedules that include convenient day, evening, and weekend classes and distance learning courses.