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.


James H. DeGraffenreidtRetired Chairman and Chief Executive OfficerWGL Holdings, Inc.Boards: Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Vectren Corporation
Kenneth Denman
Kenneth DenmanVenture PartnerSway VenturesBoards: Costco Wholesale, LendingClub, Mitek Systems, Motorola Solutions, Shoretel
Pascal Desroches
Pascal DesrochesExecutive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Turner BroadcastingTime Warner, Inc.Boards: DaVita Inc.
Jerri L. DeVardExecutive Vice President and Chief Marketing OfficerOffice Depot, Inc.Boards: The ServiceMaster Company, Under Armour
Robert DixonSenior Vice President & Chief Information OfficerPepsiCoBoards: Anthem, Inc.
William H. EasterRetired Chairman, President & Chief Executive OfficerDCP Midstream LLCBoards: Concho Resources, Inc., Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Sheri H. EdisonSenior Vice President Chief Legal Officer & SecretaryBemis Company, Inc.Boards: AK Steel Corporation
Trevor A. EdwardsPresident, NIKE BrandsNIKE, Inc.Boards: Mattel, Inc.
Marie Ffolkes Savoy Magazine
Marie FfolkesPresident, Industrial Gases-AmericasAir ProductsBoards: Masco Corporation
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Ronald G. Forsythe, Jr.President and CEOQuality Health StrategiesBoards: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
W. Frank FountainPresident Escambia Enterprises, LLCBoards: DTE Energy Company
Bennie W. Fowler Savoy Magazine
Bennie W. FowlerGroup Vice President, Quality and New Model LaunchFord Motor CompanyBoards: Celanese Corporation