2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

by LP Green, II
2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

A Directory of Corporate Board Excellence

We are proud and honored to present Savoy’s 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. Within this directory, you will find a prestigious listing of leaders active on the boards of the world’s leading corporations.

Roderick R. Paige
Roderick R. PaigeFormer U.S. Secretary of EducationUnited StatesBoards: Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
Richelle ParhamOperating PartnerCamden PartnersBoards: Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Scripps Network Interactive
Ulice PaynePresident & Chief Executive OfficerAddison-Clifton, LLCBoards: Foot Locker, Manpower, The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., WEC Energy Group
Egbert L. J. PerryChairman & Chief Executive OfficerThe Integral Group, LLCBoards: Fannie Mae (Chairman)
M. Lee Pelton
M. Lee PeltonPresidentEmerson CollegeBoards: Portland General Electric
Coleman H. PetersonRetired Executive Vice President, Chief People OfficerWal-Mart Stores, Inc.Boards: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Cecil B. PickettRetired President, Research & DevelopmentBiogen Idec Inc.Boards: Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
Deborah A. Plunkett
Debora A. PlunkettChief Executive OfficerPlunkett Associates LLC.Boards: J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
Myrtle PotterFormer President & Chief Operating OfficerGenentech, Inc.Boards: Everyday Health, Inc., Insmed, Inc., Liberty Mutual Group, Inc., Proteus Digital Health, Inc., Rite-Aid Corporation
General Colin L. PowellU.S. Army (Ret.) Former U.S. Secretary of State/Strategic AdvisorKleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersBoards: Salesforce.com, Inc., Bloom Energy Corporation
Paula A. PriceFormer Executive Vice President & Chief Financial OfficerAhold USABoards: Accenture, Dollar General Corporation, Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
Tony ProphetChief Equality OfficerSalesforceBoards: Gannett Company, Inc.