Especially in these uncertain times, Conscious Capitalism, Inc., as an organization, is committed to elevating humanity through business. That is only possible with exceptional leadership across the movement, from volunteer community and chapter leaders to staff to board members. Elevating our leadership even more, I am honored and excited to announce seven new movement leaders have joined the Conscious Capitalism, Inc. board. They bring a diversity of industry knowledge, experiences, and perspectives to the organization. With their added leadership, we are stepping up to support the Conscious Capitalism movement even more.
Alexander McCobin, CEO
Conscious Capitalism, Inc.
Gerard M. Anderson is the executive chairman of DTE Energy, a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress.
John Hope Bryant
John Hope Bryant is an American entrepreneur, author, philanthropist, and prominent thought leader on financial inclusion, economic empowerment and financial dignity. Bryant is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Operation HOPE, Inc. the largest not-for-profit and best-in-class provider of financial literacy, financial inclusion and economic empowerment tools and services in the United States for youth and adults. He is also the chairman and chief executive officer of Bryant Group Ventures and The Promise Homes Company, the largest for-profit minority-controlled owners of institutional-quality, single-family residential rental homes in the U.S., as well as co-founder of Global Dignity.
With his original partners and lifelong friends, Jeff Karp and Michael Harth, Al is the driving personality behind the incredible company culture that continues to make LAZ Parking the fastest-growing parking company in the United States. Leading a company with thousands of employees, Al's primary objective is to retain the unique training, values and culture that have been established at LAZ Parking over the decades.
JT McCormick serves as the president and chief executive officer of Scribe Media, a publishing company that helps you write, publish and market your book. The company has worked with more than 1,500 authors and Entrepreneur Magazine recently ranked Scribe as having the #1 Top Company Culture in America. JT is also the author of I Got There: How a Mixed-Race Kid Overcame Racism, Poverty, and Abuse to Achieve the American Dream.
Carrie Freeman Parsons
JT McCormick serves as the president and chief Carrie is dedicated to leading a socially responsible organization. Just as she pushes the boundaries on what it means to create an amazing brand experience, she simultaneously provides future generations with the skills needed to make the world a better place. She is involved with numerous organizations and nonprofits and is particularly passionate about her work with Girls Inc., Sh begins and ends each day fulfilling Freeman's obligation to positively affect employees, stakeholders, and the community.
An engineer by training, fintech expert by experience and entrepreneur by accident, Safwan is the founder and CEO of PayActiv, a Public Benefit Corporation and Certified B Corp. Safwan's book, It’s About TIME , calls for businesses to embrace the mantle of saving the world.
Magatte Wade is a serial entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, and visionary business leader with a passion for creating positive change in Africa. She is the founder and CEO of SkinIsSkin.com , “the lip balm with a mission,” and is dedicated to reducing racial discrimination while creating jobs and prosperity in her home country of Senegal. Throughout her career, she has created successful high-end retail brands inspired by diverse African traditions. She is a Forbes “20 Youngest Power Women in Africa”, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum at Davos, a TED Global Africa Fellow, and "Leading Woman in Wellness” award winner by the Global Wellness Summit.