Kudos: Chemours, Boy Scout honorees and DSU President


Savoy Magazine names Chemours CEO, brand officer to Black Executives list


Savoy Magazine named Chemours’ CEO Mark Newman and Chief Brand Officer Alvenia Scarborough Alvenia Scarborough to its 2022 list of the Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America

Savoy developed this list based on a  list of criteria, including the prominence of the company, prior recognition, respect amongst peers, dedication to diversity and inclusion, and overall career ascension.


As the company’s second CEO, Newman has focused on  sustainable solutions, responsible manufacturing and environmental leadership, societal and community impact, and making Chemours the greatest place to work, a release stated.

He has also been a  champion of inclusion and diversity, relaunching the Chemours Black Employee Network and acting as its initial executive sponsor. He also formed and then served as the executive sponsor of the Chemours Diversity and Inclusion Council, according to the release.

Scarborough has told Chemours story through building its brand and reputation as well as promoting the company’s vision to create a better world through the power of our chemistry. She has been  part of the Chemours team since its July 2015 founding,

Savoy Magazine  focuses on  Black culture with a blend of photography, in-depth reporting, and social commentary.

Boy Scout Council to honor Horne, Day


The Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor Tom Horne, head of Chase Consumer Branch Banking and JPMorgan Chase & Co and Delaware Market Leader.

Horne is the recipient of the 2022 Citizen of the Year Award, the area BSA’s highest community honor. Its part of its flagship fundraising event on Delmarva. Horne will be honored on Tuesday, October 18.

Further information can be found at  www.delmarvacouncil.org/coy.

Horne is currently the Head of Consumer Branch Banking for Chase and responsible for leading 41,000 employees and all sales and services across Chase’s 4,700+ branches. He also acts as the company’s Market Leader for Delaware and served on the JPMC Diversity & Inclusion Council and  chaired the Consumer and Community Banking Diversity & Inclusion Council.

The Del-Mar-Va Council also announced  that   Randy Day, CEO of Perdue Farms, will be the honored recipient of the 2022 Lower Shore Distinguished Citizen Award.

As CEO,  Day leads the Perdue Farms senior leadership team, including Perdue Foods, Perdue AgriBusiness and Perdue Farms corporate functions. Day was named CEO in March of 2017, after serving as Chief Operating Officer since May of 2016. Randy is the fourth CEO in the company’s nearly 100-year history.


DSU president honored

Delaware State University President Tony Allen was honored earlier this year. He received the  Leadership Award at the 3rd annual Historic Black Colleges and Universities  Week Awards Gala in Wilmington.

The Leadership Award recognizes HBCU alumni and/or advocates who have shown themselves to be excellent role models, servant leaders, as well as inspire others to do the work, leading by example.