Romero Williams Entrepreneur of the Year

By Demetrius Carrington


When you see Romero Williams, you can’t help but notice that he’s handsome, and someone of great significance. He’s always well-dressed, whether it’s Gucci, Versace, or one of the other high end designers, it’s clear that he enjoys the trappings of success.

Beyond his physical appearance, what you may not know is that you’re looking at one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country. As the CEO of Romero Group, a building and construction company, Romero has built several successful businesses, and he has no signs of slowing down.

Besides being a self-made millionaire, he is first a servant of God, also a father, brother, author, philanthropist, and a community leader.

Romero comes from a close-knit family. His dad, a former archbishop, was a man of great faith. He instilled his love for God and his tenacious work ethic.

I recently got a chance to speak with Romero to find out more about this fascinating man:

DC: Thank you for meeting with me today Mr. Williams. I’m going to start off by asking, when did you realize your love for building things?

RW: Hmm, when I was 9 years old. Helping my dad on projects. Well, really I was forced to go and spend my summers working for FREE. I could have never imagined how much those summers would shape my future.

DC: Sounds like the experience was worth it in the long run! Can you tell me about some of the recent projects you’ve been working on?

RW: I recently completed the remodel of the main campus of Triumph Church (the city’s church) in Southfield, MI. I was the designer and builder of the flagship store for D’Bos Daiquiris, Wings & Seafood a franchise out of Memphis, TN. They have plans to build 100 more locations based on my design. I am also in the final stages of the remodel of the world-renowned Steven Lelli’s On The Green (Detroit’s Original Italian Chophouse), established in 1939 now located in Farmington Hills. I am quite thrilled for the re-grand opening which is scheduled to take place soon.

DC: Those are quite the accomplishments. What would you say is the secret to your success?

RW: The secret is I do not allow adversity to hold me down. The path to success is filled with obstacles however, the difference is I AM THE DIFFERENCE. People have problems everyday that just comes with life. I focus on the solution and not the problem.

DC: You manage a large company, and it seems you treat your employees more like family, tell us your management style?

RW: I’m really big on treating people how they want to be treated. I respect everyone no matter if they are the janitor cleaning the restroom or the professional athlete I have a investment meeting with. Everyone is treated the same. It has been a goal of mine to create a culture that listens to its employees.

I was once in their shoes, and there were times when I had ideas to make a job run more efficiently which is why I value the contributions they make.

Information is key. Once you get the right information, you are more likely to able to put yourself in a better position.

You are only as good as those you surround yourself with.

DC: Can you tell me about your philanthropic work?

RW: Giving back is so important to me. My uncle has an outreach ministry for homeless men that I donate my time and resources to.

For the past three years, I have adopted 300 Families for Christmas.

I have replaced furnaces for low-income families across the city. Donating money to scholarships for several students

I also mentor young men and, I'm musically inclined I know how to play quite a few instruments so ive been able to donate my time teaching kids music.

For the past few years, I’ve taken out hundreds of mother’s and father’s on Mothers and Fathers Day for dinner.

I plan to build shelters across the US to get people off the street and teach them skills to keep them off the street.

I rather teach a person how to fish versus me giving them fish so they can go out and get their own.


DC: You’ve written several books, tell me about that?

RW: My first book is titled Seven Traits Of An Entrepreneurial Mindset it’s not what we are but what we think. Once you can change the mindset everything else changes for the better.

My sophomore book is titled Think Like A Boss It’s A State of Mind. In this book, I talk about a crucial change that has to happen in one’s mind to go from employee to entrepreneur.

My Third book is Real Estate flipping. Everyone wants in on real estate right now since it is one of the largest wealth builders. Most billionaires I know generate 40-60% of their wealth from real estate. My fourth book is titled How to Make Passive Income with AirBNB.

A lot of people are being ripped off and taken advantage of when it comes to starting out with AirBNB. I wanted to create a set of guidelines on how you can become a successful Airbnb Host and do it the correct way.

The next book is called Five Passive Income Businesses you Can Start Today. This book gives advice on how to generate passive income, as most don’t know where to start.

One of the most important books I have written is The Ultimate Credit Repair Guide. My credit score is 5 points away from the highest score possible. Credit is the key to everything we do, if you don’t have good credit it will be hard for you to get ahead in life.

My latest book is Romero and the Remarkable Builders.It is a problem-solving book for kids ages 4-12. It aims to teach children how to solve problems on their own and be creative. It’s about leaning into your imagination, as that’s where great ideas start. The plan is to have this book distributed in grade schools across the country.

DC: You’re also a very stylish individual. Where do you get your style from?

RW: My father. He was so debonair in the different patterns and looks he wore. My style plays a big role in my creativity and ties into everything I do.

DC: Where do you see yourself in five years?


RW: I see myself being a pioneer and trend setter for our culture all over the world. Owning majority of a couple of cities, and resorts in different countries as well as developing shelters across the United States. I also plan to be married and most importantly always being a servant of God.

DC: Thank you for your time.

As you can see, Romero Williams is a wonderful person. He’s kind and passionate about helping others.

When you think about all he’s accomplished at the age of 36 it’s clear that his future is bright. Romero is the kind leader that truly has no limits.

Romero Williams is unanimous choice for Beautiful Machine Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year