Don Davis, Detroit banking and music entrepreneur, died on June 5. He was 75.
Davis was CEO and chairman of First Independent Bank, the only African-American owned bank in the state, which has multiple branches in Detroit. Black Enterprise Magazine ranked the bank as one of the top African-American owned banks in the nation.
Davis was also a Grammy award-winning music producer. He was known for his work at Motown Records and for his independent label Groovesville Music/BMI. He worked with music artist Johnnie Taylor as the producer and writer of the 1968 hit “Who’s Making Love,” which reached no. 5 on the 1968 Billboard music chart.
Davis is survived by his wife, Kiko, and three children.
Funeral arrangements will be made by Swanson Funeral Home in Detroit.
Source: My Fox Detroit