Thursday, October 15, 2009

Bob McDonnell Ad features Sheila Johnson

Sheila Johnson Democrat Business Leader pitches for Bob McDonnell.

Highlights from Sheila Crump Johnson Wikipedia:
- Sheila Crump Johnson (born 1949) is the team president, managing partner, and governor of the WNBA's Washington Mystics, a position she gained before the 2005 season.
- She is the first African-American woman to be an owner or partner in three professional sports franchises: the Washington Capitals (NHL), the Washington Wizards (NBA), and the Washington Mystics (WNBA).
- Johnson currently serves as CEO of Salamander Hospitality, a company she founded in 2005.
- Johnson is a Global Ambassador for CARE, a humanitarian organization fighting global poverty.
- Sheila's I Am Powerful Challenge raised over $8 million in 2007.
- She serves as Chair of the Board of Governors of Parsons The New School for Design. in New York and funded the opening of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center.

Very impressive career, I must say and I only listed about half of the items on her Wiki page!

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