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Morehouse College Appoints New Board of Trustees Members

Morehouse College Appoints New Board of Trustees Members

Morehouse College has appointed Allen Chan and Verdun S. Perry to its Board of Trustees. Chan is currently the Executive Director of the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program -- a joint merit scholarship and leadership development program at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to that, he worked at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he conducted studies for large corporations in strategy, operations, and business process redesign. Chan is the Co-Founder of Resource Mosaic, an Atlanta-based consulting and staffing firm, and also worked as the Executive Director for the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program. The 1985 Texas A&M University graduate holds an MBA from Stanford University. Perry is a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone and the Global Head of Strategic Partners Fund Solutions, Blackstone’s dedicated secondary private equity business. He’s responsible for fundraising, deal-sourcing, negotiating, and executing secondary transactions and co-investments, as well as various fund monitoring activities. Perry previously worked in the strategic investments group at Bozell, Jacobs, Kenyon, and Eckhardt Inc. and in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley. The Morehouse College graduate earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. They join James L. “Jim” Dinkins, SVP of The Coca-Cola Co. and President of Coca-Cola North America, and Alan H. Fleischmann, who runs the firm Laurel Strategies. More here.

LA Times Adds New Faces to the Newsroom

LA Times Adds New Faces to the Newsroom

Michelle Luján Grisham Promises Marijuana Legalization in 2020

Michelle Luján Grisham Promises Marijuana Legalization in 2020