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Aug 31, 2021

Michael Russell is the CEO of HJ Russell & Company, a family-run construction service business founded in 1952. It is one of the country’s most prominent African-American-run businesses specializing in real estate development, program management, construction, and property management. HJ Russell & Company have...


Aug 24, 2021

Shannon Polson is a leadership speaker, author, and the founder of The Grit Institute, a leadership consulting company. Unlike many leadership training companies, The Grit Institute’s approach stems from a combination of Shannon’s militaristic background and her corporate experiences. This allows her to provide...


Aug 17, 2021

Kris Oswold is the Vice President of Global Supplier Diversity at UPS, a global leader in logistics recognized for their innovations to the world of packages and delivery. As the Vice President of UPS’s Global Supplier Diversity program, Kris expands opportunities for diverse suppliers to transact and work with...


Aug 10, 2021

Wayne Shanks is a Leader, planner, military, and diversity advocate who adapts to solve complex issues and strives to keep giving back. With twenty-eight years of military leadership experience, Wayne was a second lieutenant and culminating as a colonel in the U.S. Army. He has seventeen years of experience in the...


Aug 3, 2021

Juneteenth is a federal holiday that commemorates the emancipation of African slaves in the United States. Companies attempt to express their unity with the African-American community by participating in this holiday through various special services and items. However, it is imperative for companies to be mindful...