Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is proud to announce that Mark Smalls, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, has been recognized by Savoy magazine as one of its 2022 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America.
Compiled annually, the list showcases an elite representation of African American men and women who have been recognized for their executive and business leadership in national and global-leading corporations. Savoy magazine is a leading African American business and lifestyle magazine.
Mark Smalls is an exceptional leader and champion for diversity, equity and inclusion. He brings unparalleled passion and insight to each project that he takes on, both at JAMS and within the broader marketing community. He has been a highly respected member of our team for over a decade, and we congratulate him on this prestigious recognition.
- Chris Poole, JAMS CEO
Mr. Smalls oversees marketing and communications strategy globally and provides leadership to the managers tasked with business development responsibilities. His extensive marketing background includes advertising, branding, market research, public relations, website development and online marketing.
Mr. Smalls currently chairs the JAMS Diversity Committee and serves on the JAMS Foundation board. The JAMS Foundation is the largest and most long-standing private funder of conflict prevention and dispute resolution initiatives in the U.S. and around the world. He is also the Orange County chapter president of the CMO Club, a global network of engaged CMOs helping each other solve challenges in a candid and trustworthy environment.
The full list of Savoy Magazine’s 2022 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America can be viewed here.
About JAMS – Local Solutions. Global Reach.
Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways to overcome barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized in-person, virtual and hybrid resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, the latest technology and highly trained mediators and arbitrators.
With a roster of over 400 neutrals and 29 locations, JAMS resolves thousands of the world’s important cases every year. JAMS neutrals are adept at managing the resolution process whether they are conducting in-person, virtual or hybrid hearings.
More information is available at www.jamsadr.com, and you can connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and our JAMS ADR blog. To learn about diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at JAMS, visit www.jamsadr.com/diversity/.