From the managing director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch to the publisher of the local SabaH Bosnian Magazine, the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2013 class of Diverse Business Leader awards span the entire regional business community.
Diversity and inclusion play an important role in maintaining businesses’ competitive advantage, and St. Louis is honored to have a number of diverse leaders, from high-ranking executives to fast-moving entrepreneurs, who are making their mark. These awards promote diversity around race, sexual orientation and disability.
The 2013 honorees are:
AJ Bockelman, PROMO
J. Danielle Carr, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale PC
Christopher Chung, Missouri Partnership
Robert Crumpton, Panera Bread
Beth Davis, Clear Channel St. Louis
Vanessa Davis, bioMerieux Inc.
Sukrija Dzidzovic, SabaH Bosnian Magazine
Sheila Forrest, Afro World Hair and Fashion Co.
Craig Fowler, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Sharilyn Franklin, Consortium for Leadership Development
Sarajeni Hammond, Emerson Electric
Michael Houlihan, Houlihan Development Comapny/Homes Without Limits
Karen Jordan, Dentons US LLP
Jesus Madrazo, Monsanto Co.
Steven Parks, Ameren
Arvetta Powell, Build-A-Bear Workshop
James Price, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Joshua Randall, KWAME
Julian Schuster, Webster University
Susan Stith, Express Scripts
Cecilia Velazquez, Hispanic Communications St. Louis
Thao Dang-Williams, Webster University
The Diverse Business Leader awards section will appear in the Sept. 13 issue of theBusiness Journal. An awards luncheon will take place Sept. 13 at Palladium St. Louis. Clickhere for more information about the event or contact the Business Journal at email@example.com.
SOURCE: ST. Louis Business Journal
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