Missouri Governor Appoints New Member To Harris-Stowe Board | Business
Harris-Stowe State University is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Reginald Dickson, the newest addition to the university’s Board of Regents. Regent Dickson will be sworn in by the Honorable Jimmie Edwards, 22nd Circuit, Division 30, at 10 a.m. during the next board meeting on June 19, 2012, in the Dr. Henry Givens Jr. Administration Building.
Dickson, an alumnus of Harris-Teachers College, is one of the founders of Buford, Dickson, Harper & Sparrow Inc., (BDHS) and serves as the firm’s chairperson, a principal and a member of the investment committee. His Fortune 500 board experience spans more than 33 years and includes serving on the board of directors of the audit committee of Dollar General Corporation and as board chairman at Regions Bank Community Development Corporation. Currently, he serves on the board of Huntington Preferred Capital Inc.
Dickson has cultivated civic relationships statewide and within St. Louis as a board member of several organizations such as the American Red Cross, United Way, the African-American Business Leadership Council (AABLC) at Harris-Stowe, Boy Scouts of America and the Small Business Advisory Council for the Federal Communications Commission, and is founder of the Black Leadership Roundtable.
Most notably, Dickson is the retired president and CEO of Inroads Inc., a national minority career development organization. His volunteerism has garnered him the American Red Cross’ Charles R. Drew Award and the Salvation Army’s William Booth Award. Dickson continues to be active in the cultural fabric of St. Louis.