Rosalyn J. McPherson

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Urban League of Philadelphia

Rosalyn J. McPherson

Rosalyn J. McPherson

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Urban League of Philadelphia

Biography

Rosalyn McPherson is President and Founder of The ROZ Group, Inc. Highly regarded as a natural cross-pollinator, builder of strategic relationships, and cross-cultural content enthusiast she leads her company in providing strategic marketing and communications, custom publishing, project management, and product development to corporations, governmental agencies, and non-profit institutions. Entertainment, cultural arts, education, healthcare disparities, science and history are among her key areas. The ROZ Group is a certified minority business in the State of Pennsylvania. Most recently (2014 – 2016), Roz served as President & CEO of the Urban League of Philadelphia. In this position she was able to advocate for important issues related to education, social justice, and voting rights. She also delved deeply into the complex aspects of workforce development and job training. In addition to serving as a trustee for National Philanthropic Trust, she is on the Board of the Community College of Philadelphia and the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Ms. McPherson holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a B.S. in Secondary Education from Southern University & A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA.

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Urban League of Philadelphia

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373

Number of Boards

5

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

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Former Member, Paradigm Award Committee at Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

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Co-Founder at Tierney Communications, Inc.

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President & General Manager at 6ABC-TV

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President & General Manager, Nbc10 Philadelphia at NBCUniversal Media LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The National Philanthropic Trust

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Founder at The National Philanthropic Trust

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3rd Vice President at Philadelphia Advertising Club

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President at Johnson C. Smith University

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President & Chief Executive Officer, SMG at Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Urban League of Philadelphia
Education

Fairleigh Dickinson University is a private, coeducational and nonsectarian university founded in 1942. Fairleigh Dickinson University is the first American university to own and operate an international campus and currently offers more than 100 individual degree programs to its students. The school has four campuses, two in New Jersey (United States), and one in Canada and in the United Kingdom. Fairleigh Dickinson University is New Jersey's largest private institution of higher education with 12,000+ students. The university has two campuses in New Jersey: the College at Florham in Madison, which is on the former estate of Florence Vanderbilt and Hamilton Twombly, and the Metropolitan Campus, close to New York City and spanning the Hackensack River in Teaneck and Hackensack.

Southern University and A & M College is a school in Baton Rouge.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2014 - Prior

Since 1917, The Urban League of Philadelphia has been empowering the African American community. We are an affiliate of the National Urban League the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Trustees
2015 - Current

Community College of Philadelphia is a school in Philadelphia.

Other Affiliations

Rosalyn J. McPherson is affiliated with Urban League of Philadelphia, Community College of Philadelphia

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