About the Foundation: Board

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Mathew Knowles

Mathew Knowles is President / CEO of Music World Entertainment (MWE), one of the world’s leading entertainment and music conglomerates, with offices in Houston, Los Angeles, New York and London. MWE is the brainchild of Mathew Knowles, the powerhouse management behind the success of Grammy Award-winners Beyoncé and global phenomenon Destiny’s Child, the most4 successful “girl group” in the history of pop music. MWE worldwide business includes record labels, artist and producer management, Master catalog series, property and investments.

Under the direction of Mathew Knowles, Music World is one of the most successful labels and management companies in the world with over 150 million records sold to date, including releases by Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé, Solange Knowles, Michelle Williams, the Dreamgirls: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack, and the Music World Master Series with Chaka Kahn and The O*’Jays. www.musicworldent.com

Damon Williams
Board Chairman

Terry Stewart
Board Vice Chairman

Jeff Harleston
Treasurer

Kenneth Gamble
Secretary

Glen Barros
Jerry Blavat
Del Bryant
Charles Feldman
Iris Gordy
Brian Hall
Zach Horowitz
Octavius “Ted” Reid III
Bruce Resnikoff
Dr. Joseph Roberts
Claudette Robinson
Paul Shaffer
William Smith
Mike Stoller

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Marc Byers
Chuck D
Jim Fifield
Harvey Fuqua
Shawn Gee
Richard Hunt
Chuck Jackson
Jason King, Ph.D.
Mathew Knowles
Jerry Leiber
David Nathan
Bonnie Raitt
Gregory J. Reed, Esq.
Hon. Blondell Reynolds Brown
Judy Tint, Esq.
Jeanie Weems
Louise West

CHAIRMEN EMERITUS

Jerry Butler
Kendall Minter, Esq.

DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Frances Preston

FOUNDING DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Howell E. Begle, Esq.

IN MEMORIAM

Ed Bradley
Ruth Brown
Ahmet Ertegun
Gerald Levert
Teddy Pendergrass