The Chicago Urban League has to be one of the most powerful African American organizations in America. Its CEO, Andrea L. Zopp, is a prime example of a progressive leader who knows the fundamentals to long-term success: coalescing social and business objectives. The National Urban League’s evolving mission is led by the noble and experienced CEO, Marc Morial.
The Chicago Urban League serves the local community by providing logical partnership solutions for job seekers. A haven for professional networking with Chicago’s city and state official’s and business leaders, the organization’s 53rd Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner was held at the Hilton Chicago. Loop Capital CEO Jim Reynolds contributed $50,000, which was a prime example of the the unique business support offered in the city. This co-chairs for this year’s gala, themed Opportunity, Community, Impact: A Movement that Matters, were Cheryl Pearson-McNeil, senior vice president of U.S. strategic community alliances and consumer engagement for Nielsen, and Stephen E. Thomas, area vice president of field operations for Comcast.