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2018 African Focus Goodwill Award Honorees | African Focus Inc

A. Ronald and Jacqueline Berryman will be the recipients of the Life Time Achievement Award from the African Focus, Inc. for their service and leadership

March 21, 2018  | 2 min read
The African Focus Annual Award Nomination Committee presented the 2018 honorees during its November 24, 2017 Executive Meeting. Our distinguished nominees were selected based on accomplishments in their respective fields and contribution to humanity. The following individuals will be honored on April 21, 2018:
 
A. Ronald & Jacqueline Berryman, (2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients) A. Ronald Berryman has worked tirelessly in the private and public arena to prepare himself for a life of service to others. Berryman is a Certified Management Consultant and is the CEO of Berryman and Company. In addition to enjoying success in his chosen field, Berryman has held the positions of Chief of Financial Planning and Budgets with Computer Sciences Corporation, Administrator of Business Affairs with NBC, Partner with Cunningham, Short and Berryman, a Management Consulting Firm and COO/CFO with Progress Investment Management Company. He has also been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Redlands and at Pepperdine University. Jacqueline M. Berryman retired as Executive Vice President of Customer Care for AirTouch Cellular Southern California (Verizon Wireless). Jacqueline Berryman In her position as Executive Vice President of Customer Care for AirTouch Cellular Southern California, Jacqueline was responsible for leading the Customer Care organization, which met the needs of more than a million customers. Under Jacqueline's leadership more than 1000 employees handled over 10 million calls annually. Prior to having been recruited by AirTouch. Jacqueline thrived in a 20-year plus career with Pacific Bell now AT &T. In the capacity of Regional Vice President of Sales and Service Jacqueline was responsible for 4.4 million customers. 4.9 billion dollars in revenue, and an expense budget of 90 million dollars. Throughout her leadership career Jacqueline excelled in strategic planning. Jacqueline was the creative force behind the inception, development and execution of many organizational initiatives.