CEO of Bloomberg Associates
Garnesha Ezediaro is lead of the Greenwood Initiative at Bloomberg Philanthropies, an effort to accelerate the pace of wealth accumulation for Black individuals and families and address systemic underinvestment in Black communities. Prior to this, she led global leadership development programs at Verizon Media. Previously, Ezediaro was the communications director and spokesperson for former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and director of marketing at Brick City Development Corporation in Newark, NJ, under the leadership of former Mayor Cory Booker. She has more than 15 years of experience as a trained facilitator and holds coaching certifications for the Leadership Circle Profile, Insights Discovery, and the Energy Leadership Index. " "George Fertitta is the CEO of Bloomberg Associates, a position he has held since its inception in 2014. Prior to this, he was CEO of NYC and Company, a private nonprofit marketing agency that manages the advertising, tourism, convention sales, partnerships, and licensing for New York City. Under Fertitta’s leadership, the agency expanded its overseas presence, developed a new web portal, and created corporate sponsorship programs and marketing campaigns to promote visitation to all areas of the city. Previously, he was the founder and chairman of a marketing and advertising agency with a range of clients in the United States and abroad.