African American Web Designers was created from a vision of Dr. Carlton Calhoun over 15 years ago. Initially, he had a desire to provide services to individuals and businesses who were in need of quality online branding and marketing services, but could not afford the services of most web and marketing companies in the industry. In time, he was able to create a business and a brand that catered to the needs of everyone, but specifically African American entrepreneurs, businesses, and those who wanted to support the African American entrepreneur.
His formal background is education, but he uses his gifts to educate, inspire, and provide opportunities to aspiring entrepreneurs across the country. He was honored as “Who’s Who in Black Atlanta”, “A Leader of Excellence” by E3 Magazine, “Mathematics Instructor of the Year” on numerous occasions as an Adjunct Instructor by Gwinnett Technical College, and has received numerous other civic and business awards. As an individual, he is passionate about helping people succeed, especially in the areas of business and personal finance. In addition to being a success entrepreneur, he is a proud family man and father, an avid martial artists, very active in his community, and a lover of learning.