2010 Symposium on African-American Executive Leadership
Friday, February 5, 2010
Presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Site hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 600 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02210
“The Executive Brunch”
A Brunch for Executive-Level Professionals
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Registration
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Welcome & Keynote Address: “The importance of cultivating diverse executive leadership in a global economy.”
Featuring Former U.S. Ambassador Delano E. Lewis, Esq.
Director, Colgate Palmolive and The Eastman Kodak Company; former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa; former CEO and President
of National Public Radio; and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company.
“Making it to the C-Suite”
Breaking Through to COO, CEO, CFO and Managing Director Levels of Executive Leadership
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: A Panel of C-Level Executives Sharing their Insights on Corporate Achievement
The Panel will feature a distinguished group of executives and directors from Fortune 500 Corporations and large regional corporations, all of whom will share strategies for reaching the highest levels of executive leadership.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Networking Reception
Moderator: Professor David A. Thomas
The H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and author of Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Executives in Corporate America.
CEO, MetricStream, Inc. and former CEO, Blockbuster.com
Robert L. Ellis
Global Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, ITT Corporation
Yvonne R. Jackson
Chairman of the Board, Spelman College. Director, Winn-Dixie, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, and Girls, Inc. Former Senior V.P. and Chief People Officer for Pfizer, Compaq and Burger King. Member of the Advisory Council of PricewaterhouseCoopers. President, Beecher Jackson.
Cleve L. Killingsworth
Chairman and CEO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Clinton A. Lewis, Jr.
President, Pfizer Animal Health
Delano E. Lewis, Esq.
Director, Colgate Palmolive and The Eastman Kodak Company; former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa; former CEO and President of National Public Radio; and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company.
Singleton B. McAllister, Esq.
Director, Alliant Energy and United Rentals. Former General Counsel of the United States Agency for International Development. Partner in the Washington, DC law firm of LeClair & Ryan LLP.
Registration is required and seating is limited. There is no cost to attend this event. Registration will close on February 1, 2010.