News

News2019-11-27T00:46:45-06:00
Media: Slides & Videos

The Brundidge Children Use Scripture to Help Ease Fears

Minnesota mother, who shared a video last week of her 6-year-old daughter teaching her brother a Bible verse to help ease his fear of the novel coronavirus, described that moment on “Fox & Friends First” on Wednesday.

“I was amazed,” Sheletta Brundidge, a comedian and mother of four, said on Wednesday.

“I felt blessed that my daughter was able to pick up on her brother’s fears and just jump right in with, not only a Bible verse, but the right Bible verse to tell him that he needed to have power, have love and keep his mind right.”

Click here to read the rest of the story.

March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Events|

Anton Vincent Named a Top Black Executive in Corporate America

Savoy Magazine showcases an elite representation of African-American men and women who have been recognized for their executive and business leadership in national and global-leading corporations.

Anton Vincent

Anton Vincent is the President of Mars Wrigley North America, the world’s largest confectionery company with global brands including M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, SKITTLES®, STARBURST®, ORBIT®, and ALTOIDS®. Anton leads a team of over 7,000 North American Associates, with a focus on innovation, sustainability, operational excellence, and delighting consumers with the beloved Mars Wrigley portfolio.

In this role, Anton oversees a cross-functional leadership team, and leads the organization in category growth, enterprise value creation, and social good.

Previously, Anton Vincent was the CEO at Greencore USA, a fresh convenience food supplier. At Greencore, Anton championed a revision of the US growth strategy and led up to 6,000 employees.

Prior to his role at Greencore, Anton spent 15 years at General Mills. Anton oversaw the Snacks, Frozen Frontier and Baking Divisions as President, and became a founding member of General Mills’ renowned Black Champions Network (BCN).

Anton sits on the Dean’s Council of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He previously acted as the Vice Chairman of the Board for the Milestone Growth Fund Inc. and the Mill City Credit Union.

Anton holds an MBA in Marketing from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

To see the full roster of top black executives, click here.

Congratulations, Anton!

March 21st, 2020|Categories: News Articles|

Carson Funderburk a Top Black Executive in Corporate America

 2020 MOST INFLUENTIAL BLACK EXECUTIVES IN CORPORATE AMERICA

Savoy Magazine showcases an elite representation of African-American men and women who have been recognized for their executive and business leadership in national and global-leading corporations.

Carson Funderburk

Carson Funderburk is the Chief Supply Chain Officer for the Sara Lee Frozen Bakery. He is responsible for Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics, Food Safety & Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental Services, and Engineering.

In this capacity, Carson is designing a world-class Supply Chain that will delight customers enabling the enterprise to grow exponentially.

Carson’s previous experience at General Mills was in the capacity of Manufacturing Director, responsible for driving continuous improvement for the North American plant network. He had a team of consultants that are responsible for creating a competitive advantage on how we supply our consumers. Prior to this role, Carson led the Convenience and Foodservice Supply Chain.

Carson is board member for Penumbra Theatre. He, also, serves as a Trustee for Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church.

Prior to General Mills, Carson was a Supply Chain professional at Procter and Gamble, experiencing multiple assignments within Engineering and Operations.

Carson attained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. He, also, holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Wake Forest University.

To see the complete listing of top executives, click here.

Well-deserved and congratulations, Carson!

March 21st, 2020|Categories: News Articles|