Chicago United recently announced that Eileen Chin, President of R.M. Chin & Associates, Inc. as one of 45 local business executives to be featured in its newest Business Leaders of Color (BLC) publication and PR Newswire. The business advocacy group created this publication to highlight exceptional corporate and civic leaders who currently serve, or are ready to contribute, as board directors for Fortune 1,000 companies. Chicago United is an advocacy organization that promotes multiracial leadership in business to advance parity in economic opportunity.
The Chicago United Business Leaders of Color are recognized as individuals who, in the face of complex global economies, have combined vision with the ability to execute on strategies. They have led large scale operations domestically and internationally with a focus on innovation and a keen ability to drive transformational change in their organizations.
Chicago United has presented the Business Leaders of Color publication biennially since 2003. Past BLC members include First Lady Michelle Obama; Valerie B. Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama; Don Thompson, chief executive officer of McDonald’s Corp.; Amir Shahkarami, CEO Exelon Nuclear Partners; Luis Sierra, president, BP Aromatics – the Americas, Europe and Middle East at BP; Adela Cepeda, owner and president of A.C. Advisory, Inc.; Sue Ling Gin, founder and CEO of Flying Food Group LLC; and Lou Nieto, Board Member, AutoZone & Ryder. The publication features individuals who are eminently qualified to serve on corporate boards. Through their identification, Chicago United helps to accelerate inclusion of professionals of color in board governance.
These individuals were selected from a nominations pool of more than 110 exceptionally qualified nominees from a wide variety of product and service industries. Eileen and her peers will be honored at the Chicago United Awards dinner on November 12, 2015 and featured in Crain’s Business Chicago in November.