A.G. Gaston Conference

1. Who was A.G. Gaston?

Arthur George Gaston, wealthy businessman and civil rights activist, was born on July 4, 1892 in Demopolis, Alabama to Tom and Rosa McDonald Gaston.  He was raised by his former slave grandparents Joseph and Idella Gaston.  In...

2. John Sibley Butler, Professor, Univ...

John Sibley Butler holds the J. Marion West Chair in Constructive Capitalism in the McCombs School of Business (Department of Management).  He is the Director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship and an...

3. Mel Gravely, Managing Director, The...

The Institute for Entrepreneurial Thinking is a think tank focused on improving the results of minority business development efforts. The Institute is nationally known for providing thought leadership, and industry changing...

4. Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Founder and ...

Julianne Malveaux is a labor economist, author and political commentator.  She is also the former president of Bennett College, a historically black college for women in Greensboro,...

5. George Fraser, Chairman and CEO of ...

George Fraser is considered by many to be a new voice for African Americans and one of the foremost authorities on economic development, networking and building effective...
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John Sibley Butler, Professor, University of Texas at Austin

John Sibley Butler, Professor, Universit...

John Sibley Butler holds the J. Marion West Chair in Constructive Capitalism in the McCombs School of Business (Department of Management).  He is the Director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship...
Mel Gravely, Managing Director, The Institute for Entrepreneurial Thinking

Mel Gravely, Managing Director, The Inst...

The Institute for Entrepreneurial Thinking is a think tank focused on improving the results of minority business development efforts. The Institute is nationally known for providing thought leadership, and...
Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Founder and Thought Leader, Last Word Productions, Inc.

Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Founder and Thoug...

Julianne Malveaux is a labor economist, author and political commentator.  She is also the former president of Bennett College, a historically black college for women in Greensboro,...
George Fraser, Chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc.

George Fraser, Chairman and CEO of Frase...

George Fraser is considered by many to be a new voice for African Americans and one of the foremost authorities on economic development, networking and building effective...

John Sibley Butler, Professor, University of Texas at Austin