Dr. Carter D. Womack is president and chief executive officer of Leadership At Its Best, LLC a Columbus, Ohio, based company that provides leadership and development training programs for pre-college students, colleges and universities, corporations and small business. The programs are designed to “Set People and Organizations UP for SUCCESS.”
He is an outstanding motivational speaker and is committed to the development of young people. He has a strong professional career having worked for some of the leading companies in their industries, such as: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, (Mgr. EEO/Diversity), Ryder Systems, Inc., (Dir. Employee Relations), Blockbuster, Inc., (VP Human Resources), The Black Collegian magazine (Sr. VP Sales), Value City Department Stores, (EVP HR) and Viacom, Inc/Viacom Retail Stores (VP HR).
Womack is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., where he served on the national executive board as national director of education from 1978-1981. He served as the 27th national president of the fraternity, from 1989 through 1993 and was the first member to be re-elected as the 29th national president, from 1995 through 1997. Womack was elected as the 28th national president of the National Pan-Hellenic Council from 1993 through1995 and is a former chairman of the Phi Beta Sigma Educational Foundation.
Serving three terms as an Akron, Ohio, city councilman, Womack is also a life member and on the board of directors for the NAACP’s Akron Branch and served with the National Alliance of Business Youth Motivation Task Force, the Urban League, the U.S. Jaycees and as chairman of the Alabama A & M University Foundation.
Womack is currently a member of the Society of Human Resources Management; the National Cancer Society as a volunteer; a life member of Alabama A & M University Alumni Association; the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources National Board of Directors, the Ohio African-American Hall of Fame Commission and is a member of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church.
He has received numerous awards from his fraternity and service awards from the National Foundation of the March of Dimes, the National Alliance of Business, Frontiers Clubs and United Negro College Fund. He is listed in Outstanding Young Men of America; Who’s Who in the Midwest; Who’s Who in Black Corporate America and received Dollars & Sense magazine’s Brightest and Best Young Men award. Listed in the May 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996 and 1997 issues of Ebony magazine, Womack was named each year as one of the “100 Most Influential Blacks in America” and was inducted into the first Alabama A & M University Hall of Fame in 1990 for outstanding community service. He was honored with his Honorary Doctoral Degree in Organizational Leadership in 2017 from Julian King University. He is an active member at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Columbus, Ohio.
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