Chief Executive Mom
A graduate of Spelman College and University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, Rosalind Brewer is not only an executive mom, but also an executive for Sam’s Club.
Brewer joined Walmart in 2006 as regional vice president overseeing operations in Georgia. From March 2007 to January 2011, Brewer held the position of Division President of the Southeast Operating Division and Executive Vice President of the South before being expanded to her current role. Prior to joining Walmart, she held leadership positions in various marketing, sales, and product development organizations within Kimberly-Clark. (Spelman College)
The mom of two started her professional career as a scientist. She is the first woman and first African-American woman to take the helm as CEO of the company.