Black Executives On The Move

On the Move

Rosalind G. Brewer
New Position: President and CEO
Organization: Sam’s Club
Location: Bentonville, AK
Former Position: Executive Vice President and President, Walmart East
Background/Responsibilities: Brewer will oversee growth and management of the retail warehouse club with 610 locations and more than 47 million members. She is the first woman and first African American to run a Walmart business unit and was also the first chairperson of the Walmart President’s Council of Global Women Leaders. Brewer holds a board director seat at Lockheed Martin and serves as chair
of the Board of Trustees at her alma mater, Spelman College,
where she earned a bachelor of science in chemistry.

Sharmaine Miller
New Position: Vice President, New Business Operations, U.S. Insurance Group
Organization: Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Location: Springfield, MA
Responsibilities: Miller will over- see the company’s new business administration and policy issuance functions for life insurance, disability income insurance, executive benefits, and annuity products
Former Position: Vice President of Operations, MapleLife Financial Inc.

Thurgood Marshall Jr.
New Position: Chairman
Organization: U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors
Location: Washington, D.C.
Responsibilities: Marshall will help select the postmaster general and the deputy postmaster general, and also control the expenditures, review practices, conduct long-range planning, and set policies on all postal matters
Former Position: Vice Chairman

Jimmie Walton Paschall
New Position: Executive Vice President, Enterprise Diversity and Inclusion
Organization: Wells Fargo & Co.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Responsibilities: Paschall will spearhead Wells Fargo’s enterprise diversity and inclusion efforts
Former Position: Global Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President of External Affairs, Marriott International Inc.

D.A. Abrams
New Position: Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Organization: United States Tennis Association
Location: White Plains, NY
Responsibilities: Abrams will focus on developing and innovating the USTA’s diversity and inclusion initiatives on both national and grassroots levels
Former Position: Executive Director of Eastern Section