Dennis W. Archer
Dennis W. Archer, a former Detroit mayor and Michigan Supreme Court justice, was elected president of the American Bar Association, making him the first African-American to hold that position. Archer, who earned his law degree from Detroit College of Law in 1970, has worked as a trial lawyer and has taught learning-disabled children at Detroit public schools. He also served as associate professor at the Detroit College of Law and as an adjunct professor at Wayne State University's law school in Detroit.
Lloyd W. Brown II
Lloyd W. Brown II, was named president of the board of directors for the Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City Inc. (NHS). Brown, a senior vice president at The Bank of New York, has been a member of the NHS board since 1996. He is also well known for his commitment to community development, serving on various boards and committees for community activities.
Brenda Scott is the director of the Macy's East Vendor Development Program based in New York City. Scott will promote the inclusion and use of minority and women-owned businesses by creating opportunities for growth and development in the communities where Macy's operates. Her duties will involve coordinating the purchase of goods and services for more than 115 stores along the East Coast. In addition, she will develop and execute community outreach strategies for the Macy's East division of Federated Department Stores Inc.
Yvonne Riley-Tepie, was named to the newly created position of assistant director of marketing and business development at Health Plus, a not-for-profit managed care organization in New York City. Riley-Tepie will supervise Health Plus' marketing managers, who are responsible for enrolling members, and will develop relationships with business and community organizations. Prior to joining Health Plus, she was the director of membership, marketing and special events for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.