| Tbaby wrote:|
One of the best reasons I like BHM is that yall get me to googling stuff
McDonald's CEO is a BLACK MAN!
I knew Xerox was run by a Sista and AMEX by a Bruh!
Maybe Howard needs to get to googling, too.
Top 20 Black CEOs
It didn't take very long for Benzinga to identify dozens of
the top African-American heads of big-name American firms, despite an
overall lack of representation in the higher levels of business.
The black CEOs on our list come from all corners of the country and
lead public and private companies across all sectors of the economy.
1. Jan Adams, JMA Solutions
Jan Adams, the President and CEO, retired from the United States Air
Force (USAF) after 24 years of outstanding service. She served on the
Joint Staff (1989-1992) and was responsible for the logistical and
administrative setup of the first-ever U.S.-Soviet Military-to Military
staff talks. She spearheaded the administrative setup for a J-8 War Game
held in Mount Argentario, Italy which was attended by various countries
2. Joseph B. Anderson, TAG Holdings, LLC
He attended the United States Military Academy and graduated in 1965 with a degree in math and engineering
3. William Bailey, Rapier Solutions
William Bailey is a former veteran, University of Phoenix
4. Oprah Winfrey, Oprah Winfrey Network
Tennessee State University, Bachelor's degree
5. Ulysses Bridgeman, Bridgeman Foods Inc.
University of Louisville, Bachelor's degree
6. Ursula M. Burns, Xerox Corporation
bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in 1980 and a master of science in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University a year later
7. Kenneth I. Chenault, American Express
He then received B.A. in history from Bowdoin College in 1973, and J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1976
8. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., TIAA-CREF
Ferguson received a B.A. in economics magna cum laude in 1973, a J.D. cum laude in 1979, and a Ph.D. in economics in 1981, all from Harvard University. From 1973 to 1974, he attended Pembroke College at Cambridge University on a Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship. In 2004 Ferguson was elected to an Honorary Fellowship there. In addition, he has honorary degrees from Lincoln College (Illinois), Webster University, Washington and Jefferson College, Michigan State University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, St. Lawrence University and University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
9. Kenneth C. Frazier, Merck & Co., Inc.
After earning his B.A. from Penn State, Frazier enrolled at Harvard University to study law. He graduated in 1978 with a J.D.
10. Ronald Hall, Sr., Bridgewater Interiors
Mr. Hall earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
11. Janice Bryant Howroyd, ACT-1 Group
Bachelor’s Degree in English from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
12. Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Magic Johnson Enterprises
13. Robert L. Johnson, The RLJ Companies
Johnson graduated from the University of Illinois in 1964 with a bachelor's degree in social studies. While at the University of Illinois, Johnson was a member of the Beta chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He received a master’s degree in public affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University in 1972
14. Kamoru Lawal, CAMAC
Texas Southern University, Bachelor's degree
15. Alex & Feysan Lodde, MV Transporation, Inc.
16. Harold F. Mills, ZeroChaos
Mr. Mills received his bachelor's degree from Purdue University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
17. Clarence Otis, Jr., Darden Restaurants, Inc.
He gained a scholarship into Williams College in Massachusetts, where he
majored in Economics and Political Science. He graduated magna cum
laude in 1977, receiving the school's Political Science writing prize
and Phi Beta Kappa recognition in his senior year. Otis then moved on to
Stanford University Law School in California, earning his Law degree in
18. Jim Reynolds, Loop Capital
Mr. Reynolds holds a Masters of Management in Finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.
19. David L. Steward, World Wide Technology Inc.
A determined student, Steward received his B.S. degree in business from Central Missouri State University in 1973
20. Don Thompson, McDonald's
Thompson is a graduate of Purdue University and holds an honorary doctorate from Excelsior College.