Tinicia Smith Co-Founder, President
As a native San Diegan who has watched the landscape of the city she loves change drastically throughout the years, Tinicia had become fed up with the age-old question, “Where are all the Black
people and businesses in San Diego?” This wife and mother of five wasted no time in teaming up with her two childhood friends, so that she could not only answer the question, but also tell you how
businesses were burgeoning in the community. Through her dedication and commitment to quality the SDSU graduate and final piece to the Black San Diego puzzle; has helped research and procure over 200 black business listings, and the number is still growing. Her support of her community has been continuous, whether it has been using her Bachelors of Art degree in Kinesiology as a Middle School Physical Education Teacher for nearing 10 years, or her newly minted title of business owner; she has and will continue to enjoy the journey of community accountability and economic growth.