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Alfred Edmond
SVP/Executive Editor-at-Large/Black Enterprise

Alfred A. Edmond, Jr. is SVP/Executive Editor-at-Large of Black Enterprise, responsible for providing brand,  marketing , and  content  leadership  as  a  member  of  the multimedia  company’s  senior  management team.

Prior  to  accepting  his  current  position,  Edmond  was  SVP/Chief  Content  Officer  of Black Enterprise, responsible  for overseeing marketing for all of the major franchises of Black Enterprise, including  the  magazine,  television  shows,  web  site,  social  media and  live  networking  events,  and  content for the company’s broadcast and digital properties. From 2008 through 2010, Edmond was SVP/Editor-in-chief  of, helping to  lead  the  transition  of Black Enterprise  from  single-magazine publisher  to  digital-first  multimedia  company. From 1995 through 2008, Edmond was chief editor of Black Enterprise magazine. 

Edmond hosts Money Matters, a nationally syndicated radio feature of American Urban Radio Networks. With Zara D. Green, he is co-founder of Grown Zone, a multiplatform relationship  education  initiative  promoting  personal  growth  and  healthy  decision  making. A nationally recognized expert on business and economic trends, Edmond is a highly sought-after public speaker and moderator.  Edmond  and  Green  are  also  co-authors  of  the Loving  In  The  Grown  Zone:  A  No-Nonsense Guide to Making Healthy Decisions in the Quest for Loving, Romantic Relationships of Honor, Esteem and Respect.