Alfred A. Edmond Jr. is SVP/Executive Editor-at-Large of Black Enterprise, responsible for providing brand, marketing and content leadership as a member of the multimedia company’s senior management team.
Prior to accepting his current position, Edmond was SVP/Chief Content Officer of Black Enterprise, responsible for overseeing marketing for all of the major franchises of Black Enterprise, including the magazine, television shows, website, social media and live networking events, and content for the company’s broadcast and digital properties. From 2008 through 2010, Edmond was SVP/Editor-in-chief of BlackEnterprise.com, helping to lead the transition of Black Enterprise from single-magazine publisher to digital-first multimedia company. From 1995 through 2008, Edmond was chief editor of Black Enterprise magazine.
A nationally recognized expert on business and economic trends, personal finance, leadership development and mentorship, Edmond is a highly sought-after public speaker and moderator. Edmond is also an in-demand judge of business plan/elevator pitch contests; judging a half-dozen or more such competitions annually.
Since 2011, he has served as the host of Money Matters, a nationally syndicated radio feature of American Urban Radio Networks (AURN.com). He is also the host of the new AURN Podcast Series Money Matters: Wealthy Thinking. Edmond appears regularly on television and nationally syndicated radio, including serving as a contributor to American Express OPEN Forum, a featured guest on Café Mocha Radio; and guest expert on MSNBC’s Your Business.
Together with his wife and business partner, personal growth expert and individuality advocate Zara D. Green, Edmond leads A2Z Personal Growth Enterprises, the parent company of Grown Zone Relationship Education (GrownZone.com). Edmond and Green are also co-authors of the book Loving In The Grown Zone: A No-Nonsense Guide to Making Healthy Decisions in the Quest for Loving, Romantic Relationships of Honor, Esteem and Respect (Balboa Press, LovingintheGrownZone.com).
Edmond is also the author of Buy Love, Get Trouble. Sell Love, Get Screwed: How Your Decisions In Pursuit of Sex, Love and Relationships Impact Your Business, Career and Financial Success. Complimentary copies of the E-book are available at GrownZone.com/BuyLoveGetTrouble/.
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