Doris Carson Williams

by LP Green, II
Doris Carson Williams
Doris Carson Williams
President & Chief Executive Officer
African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania
Boards: Highmark Inc.

Doris Carson Williams is President and Chief Executive Officer of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania. The mission of the chamber is to continuously promote access and opportunities for African- American business owners and professionals.


Since Williams opened the office in 1998, the chamber has grown from 28 to more than 500 paid members and corporate sponsors and is ranked second among Black Chambers nationally.


Williams serves as Board Member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Advisory Council for Small Business, Vice Chairman of the Housing Authority Commission/City of Pittsburgh, the Ben Franklin Technology Development Board, The Pennsylvania Society, and the Allegheny County Redevelopment Authority. In addition, Williams serves as Vice chair of the Highmark Foundation.


Williams earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Hartford, is a graduate of Fairfield University’s School of Banking & Finance and the University of Pittsburgh-Katz School of Business.

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