THE 26th BLACK HISTORY BREAKFAST
THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019
Our Most Ambitious Black History Breakfast Ever
Enoch Woodhouse, II, Esq. is a Tuskegee Airman who served our country during World War II, and was one of 24 honored at the 2016 Black History Breakfast.
Re-live that magical event through the Photo Gallery.
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Keynote Speaker Marques Benton
Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
This is a Special Breakfast You Won't Want To Miss!
Our 26th Empowerment Recognition Breakfast since the year 2000
The Black History Breakfast Featuring Keynote Speaker
Marques Benton is a Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer and OMWI Director at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Benton is responsible for implementing a comprehensive strategy to effectively integrate diversity and inclusion into the Bank’s culture, management practices, talent acquisition, and business activities.
In this role, he is also responsible for complying with the letter and spirit of Section 342 of the Dodd/Frank Act which mandates the establishment of an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI).
In his former role, as an officer in the Public and Community Affairs department, his work with the Mayor’s Earned Income Tax Credit program, the Governor’s Asset Development Commission and with national foreclosure prevention initiatives has helped thousands of low-to-moderate income (LMI) families build, save and preserve assets and achieve greater financial stability.
Benton is Chair of the Federal Reserve System’s OMWI Council and serves on the board of overseers for the Boys and Girls Clubs and the New England Aquarium. He also serves as a Director on the Greenway Business Improvement District (BID) board and the Mayor of Boston’s Women’s Commission.
Benton holds a degree in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.
He remains interested in research, policy, and outreach that measurably improves the financial stability of working LMI households.
Congratulations To Our Breakfast Awardees
Voices Of Excellence!!
•Bring young people to the Breakfast.
•Bring emerging diverse staff members and leaders.
•Bring your family members.
•Bring community advocates.
•Bring your business leaders.
•Bring anyone who cares about economic development and multicultural leadership.
Special THANKS to ALL of our Sponsors for making our
Black History Breakfast a BIG SUCCESS!!
THANK YOU SPONSORS!!