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.


Anthony WeltersExecutive ChairmanBlackIvy Group, LLCBoards: The Carlyle Group, C.R. Bard, Inc., Loews Corporation
Kelvin R. WestbrookPresident & Chief Executive OfficerKRW Advisors, LLCBoards: The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Camden Property Trust, The Mosaic Company, Stifel Financial Corporation, T-Mobile US, Inc.
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James D. WhiteFormer Chairman, President & Chief Executive OfficerJamba JuiceBoards: Adtalem Global Education, Callidus Cloud Software, Inc.
Mary Beth West
Mary Beth WestSenior Vice President & Chief Growth OfficerThe Hershey CompanyBoards: Hasbro Inc.
Rayford WilkinsFormer Chief Executive Officer, Diversified BusinessesAT&TBoards: Caterpillar, Inc., Morgan Stanley, Valero Energy Corporation
Anthony A. WilliamsChief Executive OfficerFederal City CouncilBoards: Bank of Georgetown, Calvert SAGE Fund, Freddie Mac
Anré WilliamsPresident, Global Merchant Services & Loyalty GroupAmerican Express CompanyBoards: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Barry Lawson WilliamsFounderWilliams Pacific Ventures, Inc.Boards: CH2M Hill Companies LTD, Navient Corporation
Christopher J. WilliamsChairman, CEO & FounderThe Williams Capital Group, LPBoards: Ameriprise Financial, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, The Clorox Company, Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Paul S. WilliamsPartnerMajor, Lindsey & AfricaBoards: Bob Evans Farms, Inc., Compass Minerals International, Inc., Essendant, Inc.
Doris Carson Williams
Doris Carson WilliamsPresident & Chief Executive OfficerAfrican-American Chamber of Commerce of Western PennsylvaniaBoards: Highmark Inc.
Ronald A. WilliamsFormer Chairman & Chief Executive OfficerAetna IncBoards: American Express Company, The Boeing Company, Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.