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Captains of Industry Awards

Captains of Industry Awards 


The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation celebrates a distinguished list of honorees at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta. The highly anticipated fundraising gala weds the vitality, culture, and elegance of the Caribbean with the excellence displayed across the diaspora. All proceeds benefits youth arts educational programs, disaster relief, and senior and veterans services. The Captains of Industry Celebration will honor the achievements of Caribbean American and multicultural  influencers who have made their mark in business and a difference in the lives of people throughout the nation.


The inaugural class of honorees includes:

  • Egbert L. J. Perry, Chairman & CEO, The Integral Group

  • Alrene Richards-Barr, Dir. of Int’l Business, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

  • Yvette Thomas-Henry, General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta

  • Andrew R. Davis, Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Coca-Cola

  • Erika Y. Mitchell, Atlanta Board of Education District 5

  • Simone Edwards, Author & The First Caribbean WNBA Player

2019 Honorees

  • Ambassador Andrew J. Young Jr.

  • Ivan Shammas, General Manager Telemundo Atlanta

  • Rep. Donna Mcleod, Georgia House of Repreentative

  • Melissa Proctor, Chief Marketing Officer

  • Lars Minns, Head of HR NAFTA Region, Mercedes-Benz USA

  • Rony Delgarde, Founder Global Paint for Charity 

  • Nicole Roebuck Warner, Executive Director AID Atlanta

  • Jackie Hawthorne, Co-Founder Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill

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