J. Michael Hopkins

J. Michael Hopkins

Title: President, Fixed Income
Education: BS, MS, Carnegie- Mellon University; Executive Leadership Development Ins, France; Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
What I’m Reading: Micro Messaging, by Stephen Young
My Philosophy: Seek, discover and develop your God-given talents.
Interests: Mentoring, wine, golf

What was the defining moment in your life/career in which you understood that you were a leader?

Managing through a nationwide product recall of a newly launched product.

What do you think is the greatest issue or dilemma facing the African-American community today?

Adapting to the changing and rapidly moving aspects of globalization.

What advice would you give the next generation of African-American business leaders?

It’s up to you to have a strategy for “sharing more fully in the value you help create.” It’s not the other person’s responsibility.

Company: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Headquarters: Lake Success, New York
Website: www.broadridge.com
Business: Outsourcing provider to financial industry
Annual Revenues: $2.2b
Number of Employees: 5k