Potential Members

The Executive Leadership Council offers a strong value proposition for our members.

Through our various programs, we are developing and supporting a robust pipeline of global, black executives.

  • ELC members have access to a powerful network of black business leaders around the globe.
  • ELC members benefit from formal and informal networking and executive development opportunities.
  • Our programs and initiatives (CEO Summit, Women’s Leadership Forum, and Corporate Board Initiative) connect, convene and support black executives in their personal and professional development.
  • The ELC is a multi-generational organization that supports black business leaders throughout the life cycles of their careers.

Recommendation & Candidate Process

Potential candidates must be recommended for membership by an ELC member in good standing during the new member recommendation review period. The following steps must be completed on each candidate’s behalf prior to a candidate being extended an application:

  1. Candidate must be recommended for membership consideration by an ELC member in good standing;
  2. Candidate must meet the preliminary membership criteria prior to being offered a membership application form; and
  3. Candidate must be approved by the Membership Committee prior to receiving an invitation to apply;

Prior to being selected and inducted into The ELC, each candidate extended an application must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. If accepted for consideration, the candidate must submit a completed application packet which includes a completed application form and two (2) letters of recommendation from ELC members in good standing;
  2. Candidate must complete an interview; and,
  3. If accepted, candidate must satisfy the dues requirement and then attend and complete the new member orientation and induction session.