The Story Exchange, Trina Byrd, T. Byrd ComputersYour Name: Trina Byrd

Business Name: T.Byrd Computers, a computer base testing and training facility

Type of Business: Education

Business Location: Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States


Reason for starting
Provide technology educational opportunities to the underserved, which will result in entry level careers in any industry that utilizes technology.

How do you define success?
The ability to provide opportunities to individuals who need it.

Biggest Success
Educating the youth and senior citizens in my community.

What is your top challenge and how have you addressed it?
Keeping our school open by creating specialized programming that is not available. Dealing with the politics of being a black woman in a successful corporate business – addressing it with my strong belief in God – he never blesses you with anything and takes it away.

Who is your most important role model?
My belief in God.