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December 2016

Sexton is the Future

Thomas W. Sexton II

Thomas W. Sexton, II, currently Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the National Futures Association since 2008, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer effective March 1, 2017, replacing Daniel J. “Dan” Roth who is retiring. Sexton has been with NFA since 1991 and has been exposed to every aspect of its operations throughout his career. View profile ↓

 

Akinleye Steps up as Acting Chancellor at NCCU

Johnson O. Akinleye

Following Debra Saunders-White’s request of a medical leave of absence in August due to an ongoing battle with renal cancer, Provost Johnson O. Akinleye stepped up to serve as the Acting Chancellor of North Carolina Central University. Saunders-White, the first woman to ever serve as Chancellor at the university, died on November 26, 2016. Akinleye, who has extensive administrative experience, aims to follow her progressive and successful leadership. In her short three year career as Chancellor, Saunders-White achieved many accomplishments for the University, including growing enrollment by 4.3 percent. View profile ↓


 

 

 

 

Thomas W. Sexton, II

President and Chief Executive Officer (Designate)

National Futures Association [NFA]

300 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60606-6615

Direct-Dial: (312) 781-1413

Fax: (312) 781-1467

tsexton@nfa.futures.org

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Leadership® People ID 2003091333

Positions

 

President and Chief Executive Officer-Designate, National Futures Association [NFA]

Start Date: 2017

Note: President and Chief Executive Officer effective March 1, 2017.

Location:

300 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60606-6615 
Direct-Dial: (312) 781-1413
Fax: (312) 781-1467
tsexton@nfa.futures.org

 

 

 

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, National Futures Association [NFA]

Note: Until March 1, 2017.

Location:

300 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60606-6615 
Direct-Dial: (312) 781-1413
tsexton@nfa.futures.org
Fax: (312) 781-1467

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Notre Dame BA, JD; Loyola U (Chicago) MBA

 

 

Career History

 

Associate General Counsel, National Futures Association (2000-2001)

 

Assistant General Counsel, National Futures Association (1998-2000)

 

Senior Attorney, National Futures Association (1996-1998)

 

Attorney, National Futures Association (1991-1996)

 

Associate, Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C.

 

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, National Futures Association (2001-2008)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye

Chancellor (Acting)

North Carolina Central University [NCCU]

1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707

Direct-Dial: (919) 530-6104

johnson.akinleye@nccu.edu

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Leadership® People ID 2007562081

Positions

 

Chancellor (Acting), North Carolina Central University [NCCU]

Start Date: 2016

Location:

1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707 
Direct-Dial: (919) 530-6104
johnson.akinleye@nccu.edu

 

 

 

Provost and Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, North Carolina Central University [NCCU]

Start Date: 2014

Location:

1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707 
Direct-Dial: (919) 530-6230
johnson.akinleye@nccu.edu

 

 

Bio

 

Education: Alabama A&M 1982 BA, 1983 MS; Howard U 1991 PhD

 

 

Career History

 

Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Programs, University of North Carolina at Wilmington (2007-2013)

 

Interim Dean, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Wilmington (2010-2011)