Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer
Steve Pemberton, Chief Diversity Officer and Divisional Vice President, Walgreens
A ward of the state for much of his childhood, Pemberton chronicled his early life growing up in foster care in his memoirs, A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home. He is the chief diversity officer and divisional vice president at Walgreens. Fortune put him on their list of the “Top 20 Chief Diversity Officers” in corporate America.