Ronald W. Newsome

Title

Ronald W. Newsome

Subject

Newsome, Ronald W.
Distinguished Alumnus

Name

Ronald W. Newsome

Class of

1971

Education

  • BA Philander Smith College, 1971
  • MBA - Finance, Clark/Atlanta University, 1973
  • Certificate - Venture Capital Investing, 25th Annual Venture Capital Institute, 1999

Occupation

  • Assistant Branch Manager, Credit Analyst, Assistant Commercial Loan Officer and Commercial Loan Officer for the National Bank of Detroit
  • Commercial Loan Officer, Senior Loan Officer/Team Leader of the Metro Division, Bank One, Columbus, OH
  • Assistant Vice President/Commercial Loan Officer – Metro Division, Huntington National Bank, Columbus, OH
  • Assistant Vice President/Acquisition Manager – Business Banking Group, Bank One, Columbus, OH
  • Vice President/Unit Manager – Business Banking Group, Bank One, Columbus, OH
  • Vice President/Commercial Loan Manager, Community Development Division, Bank One, Columbus, OH
  • Vice President & Regional
    Manager of Business Banking and Small Business Resource Center, Bank One, Columbus, OH
  • Vice President & (national) Manager of Small Business Investment Fund, Banc One Community Development Corporation, Columbus, OH
  • Senior Vice President, Banc One Community Development Corporation
  • Director, One Equity Partners
  • Senior Vice President and Manager of Small Business “fund of funds” investment strategy, JPMorgan Chase Community Development Group
  • Director, Stonehenge Capital Company, LLC, Columbus, OH
  • Founder, Formed RWN & Associates, LLC
  • Adjunct Faculty Member for the Office of Adult and Continuing Education, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, OH
  • Adjunct Professor, College of Business and Technology, Franklin University, Columbus, OH

Affiliations

  • NAA President (2012-2016), Vice President and Finance Committee Chair (2008-2011), Philander Smith College
  • Member, Vice President & President (1985-2012), Columbus, OH Chapter, Philander Smith College NAA
  • PSC Board of Trustees, Finance Committee Chairperson, Co-Chairman of Financial Sustainability Committee
  • Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Board Member, Alpha Rho Lambda Education Foundation
  • Member, Campbell Chapel AME Church, Bluffton, SC
  • Member, New Salem Missionary Baptist Church (1987-2014)
  • Chairman for the 57th National Alumni Council/45th National Pre-Alumni Council
    UNCF Conference
  • Board member & Chairman, Central Ohio Business Technology Center (1997-2009)
  • President, Gahanna Black Parents Association, Gahanna Lincoln High School, Gahanna, OH (1994-97)
  • Founding President, Ohio Foundation for Entrepreneurial Education
  • Board member & Vice Chairman, Columbus Regional Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Board member, treasurer, and member of Executive Committee, Columbus Urban League
  • Board member & 2nd Vice President, Columbus Metropolitan Area Community Action Organization
  • Board member, Vice Chair & Chairman, Private Industry Council of Columbus & Franklin County
  • Advisory Board Member, Stonehenge Community Development Economic Impact Committee
  • Advisory Board Member, Stonehenge Growth Equity Fund
  • Advisory Board Member, Pacesetter/MVHC, Inc Dallas, TX
  • Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Governors, Small Business Investment Alliance, Inc. (SBIA)
  • Co-Founder, President & Executive Committee Member, Mark D. Philmore Urban Bankers Forum of Central Ohio Inc.
  • Member, Capital Club, Columbus, OH
  • Board member, University Club, Columbus, OH

Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s List ’69; Colonel T.H. Barton Leadership Scholarship, 1969-71
  • Featured in Columbus, OH’s African American News Journal cover article "Continuing a Legacy of Service," August 2012
  • U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) Access to Capital Award, August 2014
  • James L. Allen Distinguished Alumni Award/UNCF, 2004
  • NAACP’s ACT-SO (Afro Academic Cultural Tech. & Scientific Olympics)/Carl Osbourne Sr. Award, 2002
  • Featured as one of 5 UNCF college graduates honored during the January 2001 UNCF nationally televised fundraising event, 
    “An Evening of Stars- A Celebration”, 2001
  • Who’s Who in Black Central Ohio – “The Millennium Edition”, 2000
  • UNCF Inter-Alumni Council’s James E. Stamp Alumni Recognition Award, 1999
  • NAFEO (National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education) Distinguished Alumni Award

Source

Ronald W. Newsome, 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form, PSC National Alumni Association. Alumni Affairs Collection, PSC Archives & Special Collections.

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Citation

“Ronald W. Newsome,” Philander Smith College Digital Archive, accessed August 9, 2022, https://pscdigitalarchive.omeka.net/items/show/1017.