Women of Transformation at Reynolds American Inc.

HBCU Career Talks

Nov 2020

1 hr 6 min

Black senior executives from Reynolds American Inc. — Shay Mustafa and Candice Brown — share how they've entered traditionally white male dominated environments and managed to lead innovation and create opportunity.Hosted by the FAMU Career & Professional Development Center, Courtney Gray, founder of HBCU First, and Marilyne Njuraita, a sociology student at Howard University and Reach & Engage Lead at HBCU First, moderate this second installment of HBCU Career Talks™.Sharonda (Shay) Mustafa is Senior Vice President, Consumer Marketing with Reynolds American, Inc. where she leads the Modern Oral business unit. Shay’s professional background ranges from senior roles with Fortune 100 companies to co-founder of a technology start up.Candice Wooten Brown is Vice President, HR Business Partner for the organization’s Corporate Functions as well as its Scientific Research & Development function. In this role, Mrs. Brown is responsible for leading the people agenda across functions, to include the design and implementation of programs and initiatives to address the talent needs of each unique function.

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