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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. What’s a book you read recently? Battle Cry of Freedom , by James McPherson. First album/CD you bought? An album (see how old I am) by Graham Central Station. What’s on your iPod? Jay-Z, Bruno Mars, Incognito, Drake. Guilty pleasure? Popcorn with butter at the movies. Personal hero? My mom. She’s smart and beautiful and speaks her mind. Best business decision? To work on accelerating United Way’s transformation to community impact. What advice would you give to yourself 10 years ago? The same advice I give myself today: Don’t waste time doing things you don’t love. One thing you learned in b-school that you’ll never forget? The time value of money. First website you access in the morning? Twitter. If you had a theme song, what would it be? “Girl on Fire,” by Alicia Keys. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Three people, living or dead, you’d have over to dinner? Malala Yousafzai, Harriet Tubman, and Abraham Lincoln. Best trophy/award you ever won? Donald H. McGannon Award from the National Urban League. If you could read anyone’s mind, who would it be? Barack Obama. What did you want to be when you were a kid? A florist. Pet peeve? When people don’t say what they mean, directly and clearly. Unfulfilled wish? To be a deejay. Favorite drink? Fresca. Who is today’s most influential business leader? Mark Zuckerberg. Favorite person to follow on Twitter? It was Ta-Nehisi Coates. He’s so thoughtful and interesting. Business or charity you wish more people knew about? The United Way! 8. 9. 10.