Women of Power: 3 African American CEOs Leading in Corporate America

Women of Power: 3 African-American CEOs Leading in Corporate America

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Lisa Jeffries Caldwell, Reynolds American, Inc.

Lisa Jeffries Caldwell is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Reynolds American and R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, making history as the first African American to fulfill the role within the companies. Her responsibilities entail driving a high performance culture leading to a transformation of the tobacco industry. Caldwell also takes on substantial financial responsibility with a budgetary accountability over $20 million, plus a $125 million fringe budget accountability and $5 billion pension investment committee accountability. The EVP graduated from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a bachelor of science in business administration and she also received her JD from the Wake Forest University School of Law.

See more women of power players in our list of CFOs here.