HJI Solutions

HJI Solutions

The Houstons’ first family business was a joint venture that — after a series of acquisitions and transactions — became the largest minority-owned transportation company in North America. While running this business, Houston recalls often being the only African-American woman in the room and feeling the “spotlight.”
Heritage

Heritage Vision Plans

Heritage Vision Plans began in 1991 as a second line of business within Heritage Optical, a full service optical dispensary, founded by George P. Barnes, Jr. As the vision benefits plan business began to expand, a decision was made to spin off the vision benefits plan business as a separate entity, which was officially launched in 2006.