Herbert L. Bellamy, Jr. is a life-long resident of the City of Buffalo. He’s currently the C.E.O of Bellamy Enterprises and Buffalo’s Black Achievers, Inc. Mr. H.L. Bellamy, Jr. currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Buffalo Sewer Authority. During his 22 years as the Chair, he has managed an annual budget in excess of $50 Million. For the last 22 years, the Buffalo Sewer Authority has received a Certificate of Achievement Award for Excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
Images are powerful in our society. This event uses positive images of African-Americans to educate and inspire the community. For the larger population, this event publicly counters the too common stereotype of African-American poverty and crime with inspiring stories of personal triumph. This event educates the public about African-American capabilities to excel and thereby combats racial discrimination. The past 40 years, Black Achievers has honored over 2,000 recipients.
As the CEO of Bellamy Enterprises, he serves as a developer. He has successfully completed 1490 Estates (60) unit Senior Housing, Bellamy Commons (30) unit affordable housing and the JHB Professional Building (Corporate Office). Herb is currently working on the development of Black Achievers Museum and redeveloping the JHB Professional building into a Office/Apartment Building .
Herbert Jr. has been active on several boards and is the recipient of numerous professional, civic, and community organizations awards. His community involvement consists of several speaking engagements at youth programs, advocating and mentoring young entrepreneurs. The Black Achievers, Inc. provides Educational Incentive Awards to high school recipients.
In his spare time, he enjoys sports, music and traveling. He also is an avid reader.