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Engineer , consultant , investment company executive

C. Robert Kemp, American investment company executive, engineer, consultant. Fellow, Carnegie Foundation, 1968. Board directors National Black United Fund, New York City, 1981, National Urban Coalition, 1982; Member of Alpha Phi Alpha.


Kemp, C. Robert was born on May 26, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Clemie Alexander and Reda M. (Brumfield) Kemp.


Student in Electrical engineer, Washington University, St. Louis, 1960. Student, University Washington, 1963. Bachelor, Alexander Hamilton Institute, Los Angeles, 1971.

Postgrad in Executive Program, University of California at Los Angeles, 1972. Master of Business Administration, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977.


Manager technical staff TRW Systems Group, Redondo, California, 1963—1969. Manager evening program Opportunities Industrial Center, Los Angeles, 1966—1968. Executive director ICBO, 1969—1973.

President Economic Resource Corporation, 1973—1978. Special assistant to secretary United States Department Commerce, Washington, 1978—1979. President Opportunity Funding Corporation, since 1979.

Chairman Syndicated Communications Inc., since 1979, Fulcrum Venture Capital Inc., since 1984. Director Safeway Stores Inc., Freedom National Bank, New York City, Sovran-District of Columbia National Bank, Washington. With United States Air Force, 1953-1957.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.


A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.


The strong feature of Methodism is that prayers are not only led by an ordained minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.


Board directors National Black United Fund, New York City, 1981, National Urban Coalition, 1982. Member of Alpha Phi Alpha.


Married Carolyn Rowena Carmichael Kemp, September 1, 1955 (divorced 1963). Children: Ronald A., Roderick C., Andrea P., Jenine N. Married Wilbertean Yvonne Bowser Kemp, October 22, 1967.

Clemie Alexander Kemp

Reda M. (Brumfield) Kemp

Carolyn Rowena Carmichael Kemp

Wilbertean Yvonne Bowser Kemp

Ronald A. Kemp

Roderick C. Kemp

Andrea P. Kemp

Jenine N. Kemp