Janice Bryant Howroyd

ACT-1 Group, Inc.

Janice Bryant Howroyd founder and CEO of ActOne Group is a global enterprise that provides employment, workforce management, and procurement solutions to a wide range of industries, Fortune 500 organizations, local and mid-market companies, and government agencies. Janice was selected by former President Barack Obama to serve as a White House appointee, and continues to serve under the current administration, as an Ambassador of Energy. She gives generously through funding and advocacy for STEM education, particularly for women and minorities. Janice earned a full scholarship to North Carolina A&T State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English. She later earned a doctorate in humanities from North Carolina A&T State University.

Year appointed: 1978