TIAA-CREF CEO and President Roger Ferguson was awarded the Global Economic Achievement Award at One Hundred Black Men, Inc of New York (OHBM)’s 32nd Annual Benefit Gala. He was one of five executives honored.
“It’s wonderful to be recognized by an organization that is doing such good in the world, especially on issues which are so important to TIAA-CREF like education and financial literacy,” said Roger Ferguson.
Others honored at the benefit included Cheryl McKissack Daniel, President and CEO, McKissack & McKissack; Michelle Y. Lee, EVP and Northeast Region President of Community Banking, Wells Fargo; Mike Muse, CEO, Muse Recordings; and Dennis Walcott, Chancellor, New York City Department of Education.
In addition, five students sponsored by OHBM were awarded scholarships from the Reginald F. Lewis Foundation at the gala.
Since its establishment in 1963, OHBM has grown to be the voice of black business, social and community leaders. As a community and youth-serving 501 (c) 3, OHBM provides scholarships, educational support, economic empowerment, mentoring, health and wellness initiatives and an overall voice of the African American community. For more information, please visit http://ohbm.org.