SOURCE: City Capital Corp.

June 16, 2009 18:03 ET

Wall Street Journal Taps 'Creating Success' by City Capital Corp. CEO, Ephren Taylor, for Best Selling Books List

Celebrity Wealth Strategist, CEO & Best Selling Author Ephren Taylor Reaches the Top of the Wall Street Journal's Best Selling Books List at #5 With "Creating Success From the Inside Out: Focus and Strategy to Uncover the Life You Want"

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - Celebrity wealth strategist, author, entrepreneur and City Capital Corporation CEO (PINKSHEETS: CTCC) Ephren Taylor has reached the Wall Street Journal's Best Selling Books List with "Creating Success from the Inside Out: Focus and Strategy to Uncover the Life You Want," topping out at # 5 on this week's hardcover business list.

"Creating Success from the Inside Out," shares the inspirational story of Ephren Taylor, currently the youngest African-American CEO of any publicly traded company in United States history. Taylor sits in fantastic company with President Barack Obama as one of the "Top Ten People Making a Global Difference," as identified in the Michigan Chronicle. In his book, Taylor gives specific tips on what it takes to succeed in life by following your own path, refusing to be defeated and that when you ignore the voices of negativity and follow your own true passions, there are no obstacles you can't overcome.

"It's fulfilling to see 'Creating Success from the Inside Out,' achieve the Wall Street Journal's Best Selling Books List," says Taylor who is currently travelling the country for the 3rd Annual Urban Wealth Tour, a national tour he created to provide free economic empowerment tools and training workshops to people in urban and rural communities throughout the nation. "It is my privilege to share with others what I've learned as I continue on a path of success and honored that so many people have responded to the book by taking control of their lives and the steps in making success happen for themselves."

About Ephren W. Taylor, II

Ephren Taylor is CEO of City Capital Corporation (PINKSHEETS: CTCC), where he is responsible for the strategic positioning and overall profitability of a unique multi-million dollar corporation. Taylor is a nationally recognized "wealth strategist" and authority on personal wealth and entrepreneurial business development. Known for his extraordinary childhood entrepreneurial feats, at 26 years old, Ephren Taylor is today the youngest African American CEO of any publicly traded company in United States history. At the City Capital Corporation, Taylor oversees millions in assets serving a diverse clientele of blue chip, private and entertainment interests and is engaged in building investor and shareholder value through profitable and socially conscious investing that empowers urban communities. Thus far he's successfully developed multi-million dollar initiatives ranging from creating affordable housing for working-class families to the green development and production of alternative bio-fuel energy. Under Taylor's direction, the company has experienced exponential growth.

In addition to being a socially conscious business magnate, author and financial expert for generations x & y, Mr. Taylor is a well known philanthropist, inspirational speaker, national television host of a show also titled "Creating Success from the Inside Out," which airs daily on BET & The Word Network. Mr. Taylor has also been featured on 20/20, CNBC's The Big Idea w/ Donny Deutsch, and many other outlets.

Media Contact

For author interviews or other media information on Ephren Taylor, please contact Jennifer A. Williams of J Sharpe Agency Public Relations at 646.269.5870 or jennifer@jsharpeagency.com.

For general information on Ephren Taylor, please visit: www.ephren.com

For more information about Creating Success from the Inside Out, please visit: www.ephren.com

Creating Success from the Inside Out: Develop the Focus and Strategy to Uncover the Life You Want; ISBN: 978-0-470-17713-6; Hardcover; 272 pages; $24.95

For information on the Urban Wealth Tour, please visit: www.wealthtourlive.com

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