R. Donahue Peebles is Chairman and CEO of The Peebles Corporation. He is a recognized leader in real estate development and entrepreneurship, with a portfolio that includes four-star hotels and luxury residential and commercial properties in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Las Vegas, and Miami Beach. He is also Chairman of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. He and his projects have been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Forbes, Inc., USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Black Enterprise, Washington Business Journal, and South Florida CEO magazine, along with many other prestigious local, national, and international publications. He has been profiled on CNBC and CNN Financial Network, and has been a guest on Bloomberg radio and the Tom Joyner Morning Show. He and his company have received many regional and national awards in recognition of their entrepreneurial success, including the 2004 Black Enterprise Company of the Year award.