Walter E. Grady | Seaway Bank and Trust Company
On January 10, 2012, Walter E. Grady, President and CEO of Seaway Bank and Trust Company, was appointed by Gov. Pat Quinn to serve a four-year term on the State Banking Board of Illinois.
Roosevelt Haywood III | Haywood and Fleming Associates
Roosevelt Haywood was recently selected to be the Employee Benefits Broker for the Gary Public Library System.
Donald Jackson | Central City Productions, Inc.
Don Jackson, CEO of Central City Productions, plans to launch a faith-based cable network for African Americans. He is working on this venture with NBC Universal and will seek investments from churches to help launch the network. Comcast has made a commitment to dedicate 8 of the proposed networks as minority ownership interest.
Jory Luster | Luster Products, Inc.
Luster Products announced on May 31, 2012, that film, television, music and Hollywood "It" girl, Meagan Good, has been signed as the newest celebrity face of Luster Products Limited Edition Pink® Brand Smooth Touch® New Growth Relaxer Kits and spokesperson for the Smooth Touch product line. Meagan joins the ranks of Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter and actress LeToya Luckett, former member of the pop super group Destiny's Child, and platinum-selling R&B recording artist Keyshia Cole, as the latest celebrity ambassador for the Smooth Touch® brand.
Quintin Primo III | Capri Capital Partners, LLC
Quintin Primo III was interviewed by Adam Bryant of The New York Times for the latest edition of Corner Office. His advice to young aspiring business leaders is to Get a diploma, then get a Passport. Read more at http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/tag/quintin-e-primo-iii/.
John W. Rogers, Jr. | Ariel Investments
On January 3, 2012, Ariel Investments, LLC launched two all-cap no-load mutual funds—Ariel International Equity Fund (AINTX) and Ariel Global Equity Fund (AGLOX). Ariel International Equity Fund will invest in companies outside the U.S. in developed markets while Ariel Global Equity Fund will invest in companies both within and outside the U.S., including developed and emerging markets.
Monica L. Walker | Holland Capital Management, LP
In the Summer 2010 issue of U.S. News and World Report, Holland Capital Management (Lou Holland Growth-LHGFX) is noted as one of the 10 Great Mutual funds You've Never Heard of. The Lou Holland Growth Fund has remained steady and last year reported growth earnings of 39%
Roosevelt Haywood | Haywood and Fleming Associates
Roosevelt Haywood is the 2010 Power Broker and Responsibility Award winner Risk & Insurance Magazine.
Stephen H. Pugh | Pugh, Jones & Johnson, P.C.