LaVerne Council, M.B.A. ’86, is CEO of Council Advisory Services LLC; former corporate vice president and chief information officer for Johnson & Johnson’s Global IT Group; and chair of the March of Dimes Board of Trustees.

She has been honored as an outstanding corporate and community leader, role model, mom and inspiration to the African-American community by being named the 2013 Phi Beta Sigma Image Award recipient.

Her influence was noted by Black Enterprise in 2010 and Business Trends Quarterly that same year.

Her involvement in the March of Dimes began at age five, and grew with the premature birth of her son.