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Fifth Annual Cultural Diversity Conference
Within Our Grasp: Building
Community Through Diversity

Keynote Speaker
H. Carl McCall
H. Carl McCall

H. Carl McCall, vice chair of HealthPoint, a private equity firm investing in the healthcare industry, is former New York state comptroller (1993-2002) and 2002 democratic candidate for governor of New York state.

McCall's distinguished career as a public servant includes serving as president of the New York City Board of Education (1991- 1993) where he set policy for the largest school system in the nation. He served three terms as a New York State Senator, representing the upper Manhattan District of New York City; as an Ambassador to the United Nations; Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; and as commissioner of the New York State Division of Human Rights.

From 1985-1993 McCall was vice president of Citicorp/Citibank. Initially managing retail business in New York City and later responsible for state and local government relations. He served on the Board of the New York Stock Exchange, and as chair of the Board's Audit and Finance Committee. He co-chaired the Board's Committee on Corporate Accountability, and served as lead spokesperson and lead director of the Exchange. In February 2003, McCall joined the newly reorganized Board of Tyco International.

McCall is married to Dr. Joyce Brown, president of the State University of New York's Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.