Savoy Magazine Announces the 2019 Most Influential Women in Corporate America
The Leading African American lifestyle and business publication Savoy Magazine announces the 2019 listing of the...
Steven Williams appointed to Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods North America
PepsiCo, Inc. announced that Steven Williams, currently senior vice president and chief commercial officer for Frito-Lay’s U.S....
Howard University Rises in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Graduate School Rankings
Howard University’s graduate programs in social work, business, education, and law increased in the annual national rankings...
Illinois Executives Forge Unique Bond
When Richard Mark, Charles Matthews, and Melvin D. Williams get together, a collective energy fills the room. An observer notices the natural rapport that exists between the three executives, whether they’re sharing a personal story or talking business. What doesn’t exist is the executive rivalry that... Read more
Making 50-year Decisions Today: Preparing for the Largest Wealth Transfer in History Among African American Families
My parents were among the first generation of Americans to benefit from landmark civil rights rulings and legislation. Even though those milestones occurred decades in the past, the material fruits of that progress are just now becoming apparent, and it’s happening right across the table from... Read more
The Digital Transformation:  Why C-suite collaboration is more important than ever
I’m honored to be selected by Savoy Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America” along with many other distinguished leaders who represent some of the world’s most successful organizations. As Chief Marketing Officer at IBM Global Financing, I help customers... Read more
Marcellus Alexander and NAB – Securing A Diverse Representation in Broadcasting
Before they ever leave the house in the morning, most Americans have been touched by free, local broadcast radio or television. Marcellus Alexander wants to ensure the powerful broadcast industry he helps represent is as diverse as the listeners and viewers they serve. In his dual... Read more
Meritocracy – Challenging the Myth
It’s amazing how many leaders tell me that their organization is a true meritocracy. Yet many women and traditionally under-represented groups who work for those same companies also tell me they must work harder and prove themselves over and over to secure the developmental opportunities that... Read more