Melissa Harville-Lebron is the first African American woman team owner of a developmental racing team in NASCAR’s Whelen All-American Series, Division 1.
Harville-Lebron, a 47-year-old single mother raising her three biological children as well as her siblings’ four kids, started her career in the entertainment industry as an intern at Sony Music. In 2005, she launched her own music label while working for New York City’s Department of Correction office. After 19 years of service, she was forced to retire after suffering a severe asthma attack. Soon after, the pursuit of her passion was born and Harville-Lebron launched the multifaceted entertainment company, W.M. Stone Enterprises Inc., in 2014.
W.M. Stone Enterprises Inc is the parent company to Lè E’mergê Unlimited, a fashion and lifestyle company, the historical 1st multicultural NASCAR team; E2 Northeast Motorsports and home to Coutrá Music Group, a boutique music label.
On February 18, 2018 Harville-Lebron completed her first official race as CEO of W.M. Stone Enterprises and owner of E2 Northeast Motorsports. Harville-Lebron debuted her team as part of the Camping World Truck Series in Daytona. Her truck, No. 83, was driven by Scott Stenzel, and he finished in 15th place in E2’s first race.
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