Sundra Ryce is the President and CEO of SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. (SLR) and Sundra Ryce, Inc. She is an entrepreneur, corporate leader and motivational speaker.
Ms. Ryce established SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. in 1996 to provide quality work and exemplary customer service in the construction industry. Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, SLR is a progressive general construction company specializing in commercial general construction, construction management, and development. Since its' inception, SLR has exceeded a third of a billion dollars in sales.
Ms. Ryce oversees all functions of the business including construction operations, finance, strategic planning, sales and marketing, human resources, customer service, and negotiations.
Ms. Ryce established Sundra Ryce, Inc., a leadership development company, where she shares her business acumen and success strategies internationally, through keynote addresses, seminars, workshops, conferences and leadership consulting.
Sundra Ryce received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Studies from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and earned a Master of Science Degree in Education from Medaille College, Buffalo, New York. Ms. Ryce is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership at Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, California. Ms. Ryce is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), Buffalo State College Foundation Board and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Sundra Ryce and SLR have received numerous awards and recognition including:
- Named one of the Nation's Top 100 Largest Black Businesses by Black Enterprise Magazine.
- Featured in Ebony Magazine's January 2014 Power Issue.
- Featured in Essence Magazine's November 2014 Money & Power Issue.
- Featured on the cover of Black Enterprise Magazine in February 2012, for the "Rising Stars 40 & Under: The Next Generation of Women of Power" Issue.
Ms. Ryce was featured in the national commercial with billionaire Warren Buffett, as one of the key players for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's $1 Billion economic development for the revitalization of the Buffalo, New York Region.