African-American Executives, Business, HBCUs, List -

10 Successful Black Executives Who Attended HBCUs

African-American Executives, Business, HBCUs, List -

10 Successful Black Executives Who Attended HBCUs

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Rosalind Brewer, the First Black Woman to Lead a Walmart Division
Detroit native Rosalind Brewer completed her undergraduate degree at Spelman College, where she earned a bachelor’s in chemistry. For 22 years, Brewer worked at personal-care corporation Kimberly-Clarke before becoming a regional VP for Walmart in 2006. She went on to become the CEO of Sam’s Club and was the first Black woman to run a division of Walmart Stores Inc. In January 2017, Brewer left the company after five years.

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Nicole Bernard, the Diversity Liaison
Nicole Bernard is a proud graduate of Howard University, where she received her bachelor’s in broadcast journalism and communications in 1987. In 2014, she was promoted to executive VP of Fox Audience Strategy, where she was tasked with enhancing the company’s diversity efforts. She’s also responsible for creating the Fox-HBCU alliance, which is aimed at bringing more diverse talent to Fox.


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