Bruce S. Gordon

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Bruce S. Gordon

Bruce S. Gordon

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Overview
Career Highlights

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

RelSci Relationships

4289

Number of Boards

21

Birthday

02/15/1946 - Camden, NJ, United States

Age

74

Number of Awards

5

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Former Interim Executive Chairman of the Board at Nielsen Holdings Plc

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Cincinnati Museum Center

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Director of Education at Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board of Governors at Aerospace Industries Association

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Former Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

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Former President, Kansas & Missouri Region at Sprint Communications, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President & President, Consumer Care at Merck & Co., Inc.

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General Counsel at Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

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Manager, Car Assembly Operations-Pontiac Motor Car Division at General Motors Company

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Corporate Vice President & President at Northrop Grumman Corp.

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Former Professional at Verizon Communications, Inc.

Verizon Communications, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies. It operates through the Verizon Consumer Group (Consumer) and Verizon Business Group (Business) segments. The Consumer segment provides consumer-focused wireless and wire line communications services and products. The Business segment offers wireless and wire line communications services and products; video and data services; corporate networking solutions; security and managed network services; local and long distance voice services; and network access to deliver various Internet of Things (IoT) services and products. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Parent
Director at Praxsym, Inc.

Praxsym, Inc. manufactures application specific test equipment for wireless testing applications. It offers test transmitters, shield level or path loss test equipment, synthesizers, power detectors or controllers, power meter wireless broadband, and used test equipment. The company was founded on April 22, 1996 and is headquartered in Fisher, IL.

Education
MBA
Class of 1988

MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.

M.S.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is a national organization comprised of current and former African-American CEOs and senior executives at Fortune 500 and equivalent companies. For more than 25 years, the ELC has worked to build an inclusive business leadership pipeline and to empower African-American corporate leaders to make significant and impactful contributions in the global marketplace and their communities.

Member
Prior

The fraternity was established to contribute to the advancement of society through the personal growth of our members and service to others. The fraternity has 250 active chapters and colonies located throughout the United States and Canada. Each chapter is a separate entity having its own constitution and bylaws

Career History
Group President, Enterprise Business
1968 - 2003

Verizon Communications, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies. It operates through the Verizon Consumer Group (Consumer) and Verizon Business Group (Business) segments. The Consumer segment provides consumer-focused wireless and wire line communications services and products. The Business segment offers wireless and wire line communications services and products; video and data services; corporate networking solutions; security and managed network services; local and long distance voice services; and network access to deliver various Internet of Things (IoT) services and products. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - 2007

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People provides civil rights protection services. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors. The company was founded by Ida Wells-Barnett, W.E.B. DuBois, Henry Moscowitz, Mary White Ovington, Oswald Garrison Villiard and William English Walling in February 12, 1909 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Group President, Consumer & Small Business Services
1993 - 1998

Verizon was founded as Bell Atlantic, which was one of the seven Baby Bells that were formed after AT&T Corporation was forced to relinquish its control of the Bell System by order of the Justice Department of the United States.[5] Bell Atlantic came into existence in 1984 with a footprint from New Jersey to Virginia, with each area having a separate operating company (consisting of New Jersey Bell, Bell of Pennsylvania, Diamond State Telephone, and C&P Telephone).

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Northrop Grumman Corp. engages in the provision of security businesses. It includes products, systems, and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, strike, and logistics and modernization. It operates through the following business segments: Aerospace Systems, Innovation Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services. The Aerospace Systems segment includes the design, development, integration, and production of manned aircraft, autonomous systems, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics, and other systems and subsystems. The Innovation Systems segment deigns, develops, integrates, and produces flight, armament, and space systems to enable national security, civil government, and commercial customers. The Mission Systems segment consists of sensors and processing; cyber and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and advanced capabilities. The Technology Services focuses on global logistics and modernization; advanced defense services; and system modernization and services. The company was founded by John K. Northrop, Thomas V. Jones, and Kent Kresa in 1939 and is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2018

CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand – “the Eye” – one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2011 - 2016

ADT is one of today's most trusted and well-known brands in the security industry and currently serves more than six million customers, making us the largest company of our kind in both the U.S. and Canada. Our broad and pioneering set of products and services—from interactive home and business solutions to home health services—meet a range of customer needs for today's active and increasingly mobile lifestyles

Board Member, President
Current

TO MAINTAIN THE NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL AND NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL.

Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees
Current

Gettysburg College has earned its strong academic reputation. Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth. On a beautiful campus in a world-famous town, 2,600 students discover their intellectual passion through more than majors academic programs.

Member, National Advisory Council
Current

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Inc. operates as museum of conscience, an education center, a convener of dialogue, and a bea¬con of light for inclusive freedom around the globe. It gives the meaning of inclusive freedom by presenting permanent and special exhibits that inspire, public programming that provoke dialogue and action, and educational resources that equip modern abolitionists. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K +
2012

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF was established in 1947 and is the oldest of the 37 national committees that support UNICEF. Since its creation, it has provided more than $1.3 billion in cash and gifts-in-kind to support UNICEF’s worldwide programmes, with special emphasis on immunization, girls’ education, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and emergency relief. The Fund is based in New York and has chapter offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles, as well as smaller volunteer committees across the country. Staff and supporters are involved in a wide variety of efforts – from the Campaign to Save Mothers and Babies from Tetanus and the sale of UNICEF greeting cards and gifts, to efforts to secure an annual contribution from the U.S. Government to UNICEF.

$25K +
2011

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF was established in 1947 and is the oldest of the 37 national committees that support UNICEF. Since its creation, it has provided more than $1.3 billion in cash and gifts-in-kind to support UNICEF’s worldwide programmes, with special emphasis on immunization, girls’ education, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and emergency relief. The Fund is based in New York and has chapter offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles, as well as smaller volunteer committees across the country. Staff and supporters are involved in a wide variety of efforts – from the Campaign to Save Mothers and Babies from Tetanus and the sale of UNICEF greeting cards and gifts, to efforts to secure an annual contribution from the U.S. Government to UNICEF.

$10K
2010

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF was established in 1947 and is the oldest of the 37 national committees that support UNICEF. Since its creation, it has provided more than $1.3 billion in cash and gifts-in-kind to support UNICEF’s worldwide programmes, with special emphasis on immunization, girls’ education, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and emergency relief. The Fund is based in New York and has chapter offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles, as well as smaller volunteer committees across the country. Staff and supporters are involved in a wide variety of efforts – from the Campaign to Save Mothers and Babies from Tetanus and the sale of UNICEF greeting cards and gifts, to efforts to secure an annual contribution from the U.S. Government to UNICEF.

Political Donations
$2,000
2008

Founder at Congressional Black Caucus Institute

$1,000
2007

Founder at Congressional Black Caucus Institute

Awards & Honors
2013
National Association of Corporate Directors - Directorship 100
2007
American Advertising Federation - Advertising Hall of Fame
Rank #6
2002
Fortune Magazine - The 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America
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