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    Mellody Hobson

    Co-CEO, Ariel Investments

    Mellody Hobson is co-CEO of Ariel Investments where 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. Prior to her formal appointment to Co-CEO, Hobson served as Ariel’s President for nearly two decades and functions as chairman of the board of trustees for Ariel Investment Trust. She is a regular contributor for CBS News, provides weekly money tips on the "Tom Joyner Morning Show," and authors a column for "Black Enterprise Magazine." Additionally, she is Vice Chair of the Board of Starbucks Corporation, and also serves as a director of JPMorgan Chase and Quibi, a short-form video content company. "Time Magazine" named her on of the Most Influential People in the World in 2015. 

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