Everything We Do Is Designed To Get You Closer To Your Goals

BUILD APP

Connecting opportunities and talent with diversity and inclusion in mind

BUILD Podcast

Highlighting Builders building. Explore journeys and lessons learned.

BUILD Shop

Wear your thoughts, mood and vibe loud. Let people know you do more than exist.

Where the ambitious meets opportunity

One of the main reasons wealth doesn't play a larger role in our culture is due to exposure. Many of us aren't conformtable with the terms or concepts. Imagine if outside of school coming up we focused on different topics. How dangerous would we be? Start swiping your way to wealth.

Highlighting Builders Building

One of the main reasons wealth doesn't play a larger role in our culture is due to exposure. Many of us aren't conformtable with the terms or concepts. Imagine if outside of school coming up we focused on different topics. How dangerous would we be? Start swiping your way to wealth.

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A brand that speaks for you

Once we start our journey to wealth, we need to let it be known. We wear it loud to ensure we attract the right people to our circle and push others away. No need to tip toe, let's make connections with having to even open our mouth. Those that need to understand will.

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Our Team

Frank Goodman

Co-Founder / CEO

Tech lead at Fortune 500 companies like Booz Allen, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman. B.S in Computer Engineering and M.S from George Washington University in Systems Engineering.
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Vincent Vaughn

CFO

Served in the advisory division at Ernst & Young to consult commercial banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions. Received MBA from Hampton University and Doctorate from Columbia University.
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Kathryn Chapman

CAO

Over 12 years providing strategy consulting, supply chain management and e-commerce product management. B.S in Mathematics from Georgetown University and MBA from University of Michigan.
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Kasey Vaughn

CCO

Over 11 years of experience assisting PwC, Johnson & Johnson and Ricoh Americas Corp navigate compliance challenges from the Sarbanes Oxley era to mapping internal controls.
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes. Tryinging To build is 100% Black owned.

You can look at Trying To Build as a suite of tools to help eliminate the gap between black culture and wealth. We are not looking to be compared to Microsoft but it may help to explain. Microsoft has Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Our current tools include Flashcards, Wealth Circle, Connects, and Build Apparel and Accessories.

Each of our tools have a free version with limited features except for Flashcards. Flashcards is completely free. To learn more, check out each tool's dedicated website.

Yes. Trying To Build is not only 100% Black owned, all apps and tools are developed and maintained by a 100% Black owned business.

Interested In Making A Huge Impact?

Check out BUILD Foundation to learn more about how large impact is being made through small commitments.