Our MISSION

The African American Alumni Association aims to provide a forum for Columbia Business School graduates of African descent across all levels and businesses to share ideas and network, develop both professionally and personally, and help advance the School’s diversity initiatives.

Get to Know The CBS4A

Meet our Board of Directors. 

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Kimberly Alula - CBS 2012

  • 4A Community 

  • SVP, Fanatics

Senior executive in Sports & Entertainment e-commerce with an expertise in Merchandising, Marketing, and a commitment to DEI. Past BBSA Co-President.

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René Lumley-Hall - CBS 2006

  • 4A Committee: Community

  • Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Technology, BNY Mellon

Top 100 HERoes Future Leaders 2020, Yahoo! Finance

Activities: Yoga Instruction and Wellness Education

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George Wilson II

  • 4A Entrepreneur Committee

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Ashley Mackel Beresford - CBS 2017

  • 4A Community Committee 

  • Brand Marketer

 Committed to the development and support of our student and alumni community at CBS. 

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Kiara Reed - CBS 2017

  • 4A Recruiting Committee

  • Executive - JP Morgan

Activities: 

Committed to supporting CBS in attracting and retaining talent. 

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Jessica Nelson Clark 

  • ​4A Entrepreneur Committee

  • Catalyst - Brand Builder - Marketer

Activities - Consumer-inspired marketer with expertise in launching innovative brands, breakthrough campaigns, and engagement strategies that win the hearts and minds of consumers. 

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Kortni Huggett - CBS 2015

  • 4A Marketing Committee 

  • Founder

Experienced marketer with years of driving new brands at L'Oreal

Committed to improving engagement with BBSA Alum. 

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      Jen Randle - CBS 2006

  • 4A Committee: Admissions

  •  Executive Consultant: Systemic Corporate Change

 

Activities:  Leveraging her business strategy, systems-thinking, brand, and communications skills

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Waziri Garuba - CBS 2009

  • 4A Community Committee

  • Founder/CEO - Harlem Labs

Activities: running, arduino, photography. Committed to improving relationships within the CBS4a community.

WAYS we CAN connect

Board/Committee Opportunities

Feel free to reach out to us.

Our address is

3022 Broadway, New York, NY

10027

Online

Consider donating to the scholarship.

Be sure to hit the dropdown and select the African-American Alumni Association Fund 

Over the Phone

You can reach our board at:

512-436-0708

By Email

You can email us at:

 

admin@cbs4a.org