President and CEO Sundra Ryce founded SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. (SLR) and Sundra Ryce, Inc. Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, SLR is a progressive general construction company specializing in commercial general construction, construction management, and development. The company recently celebrated its 20th anniversary in business. 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. As a successful entrepreneur, corporate leader, ordained minister, and motivational speaker, Sundra’s expertise is sought-after by organizations and ministries across the nation.
Sundra Ryce received a Master of Science degree in education from Medaille College and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in organizational leadership at Pepperdine University. Sundra Ryce and SLR have received numerous awards and recognition in the following: mentioned in the nation’s Top 100 Largest Black Businesses by Black Enterprise; featured in Ebony’s January 2014 “Power” issue; featured in Essence’s November 2014 “Money & Power” issue; and featured on the cover of Black Enterprise in February 2012 for the “Rising Stars 40 & Under: The Next Generation of Women of Power” issue.