Mellody Louise Hobson
Ms. Mellody L. Hobson is an Independent Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co., a Vice Chairman at Starbucks Corp., a President & Director at Ariel Capital Management Holdings, Inc., a Chairman & President at Ariel Investment Trust, a Co-CEO & President at Ariel Investments LLC, a Chairman at After School Matters, Inc. and a Member at Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. She is on the Board of Directors at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Starbucks Corp., Ariel Capital Management Holdings, Inc., Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, National Association of Securities Professionals, The Chicago Public Education Fund, The Chicago Public Library, The Field Museum of Natural History, The George Lucas Educational Foundation, World Business Chicago, Investment Company Institute, George Lucas Family Foundation and The Sundance Institute. She is responsible for all firm-wide management, including strategic planning and growth as well as every aspect of Ariel's business beyond research and portfolio management.
Ms. Hobson was previously employed as an Independent Director by Groupon, Inc., an Independent Director by The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., a Chairman by DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., a Trustee by Princeton University, a Member by Reliant Equity Investors LLC, and a Chairman & Member-Executive Committee by The Economic Club of Chicago. She also served on the board at Chase Bank USA, NA, Tellabs, Inc. and Chicago Public Library Foundation.
She received honorary doctorate degrees from Howard University, St. Mary's College, University of Southern California and Johns Hopkins University.
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