Dr. Randal Pinkett: How he landed a billion-dollar government contract
August 27, 2012 | thegrio.com
How did Dr. Randal Pinkett land a billion-dollar government contract to help implement Obama’s Affordable Care Act? By ‘putting in the time and energy,’ he told NBC's TheGrio in 2012. Winner of the fourth season of NBC's The Apprentice and CEO of BCT Partners, Dr. Pinkett is also a track star and author of multiple books.
If you are looking for someone who personifies academic and business success in the African-American community, Dr. Randal Pinkett is your go-to guy. Most people remember his rise to fame as the winner of the fourth season of Donald Trump’s The Apprentice, a high point of his career — but there is much more to the man than this 2005 victory. Dr. Pinkett is a Rhodes Scholar, track star, author of multiple books, and has received two master’s degrees and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Most recently, Dr. Pinkett’s company, BCT Partners, was awarded a billion dollars in contracts from the U.S. government to help implement President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.