7th Annual 2023 Black Men XCEL Summit Awards

The Black Men XCEL Summit Awards will honor men who are the living embodiment of the purpose of the Black Men XCEL Summit: “Celebrating the best of who we are.” The XCEL Award recognizes outstanding trailblazers whose achievements, influence, impact, and leadership have helped to open doors of opportunity and present an inspiring example of success for others, especially men of color. The accomplishments of these honorees will continue to set the standard of success to which others aspire to match and exceed. Welcome Remarks: Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., President and CEO, BLACK ENTERPRISE Sam Nesbit, Senior Vice President of Eastern Division U.S. Operations, FedEx Express MC: Ed Gordon, President, Ed Gordon Media Award Honorees: Shannon A. Brown, President & CEO, BCS Consulting Services; Retired SVP, Eastern Division U.S. Operations and Chief Diversity Officer, FedEx Express Chris Womack, President, CEO, Southern Company Anthony Anderson, Emmy & Golden Globe Nominated Actor, Executive Producer David Grain, CEO, Grain Management L.L.C.