This is what the CEO of a $56 Billion dollar, 112,000 employee company looks like. And a scientist too. Rosalind G. Brewer is the youngest of 5 children, raised in Michigan. Roz and her siblings were the first generation in her family to go to college.
With a BA in Chemistry from Spelman, a graduate degree from University of Chicago Booth School of Business/Stanford Law, and management programs conducted at Wharton, Rosalind Brewer began her career well armed and headed to work as a scientist at Kimberly Clark, a $21 Billion dollar consumer goods company. After a strong 22 year career, Roz was tapped to be VP of Walmart for Georgia. Two years later she became CEO of the Sam's Club division, globally, for Wal Mart.
Rosalind also serves on the Board of Directors for Lockhed Martin, a global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technology company. Additionally, Rosalind is Chair (most powerful member) of the Board of Directors for her alma mater, Spelman College. Rosalind is married with two children.