Howard University Names Two Alumni to Its Board of Trustees

Howard University in Washington, D.C., has named two prominent African-American alumni to its board of trustees.

Amy S. Hilliard is founder, president, and CEO of ComfortCake Company, a Chicago-based baker specializing in southern-style pound cake. After graduating from Howard in 1974, she earned an MBA at Harvard Business School.

Charles M. Boyd is founder and director of the Boyd Cosmetic Surgical Institute in Birmingham, Michigan. A summa cum laude graduate of Howard University in 1987, Boyd completed his medical training at Harvard University and also earned an MBA from the University of Michigan.