Lonnie McGowen Jr. has been fortunate to have held positions of influence within a Fortune 400 Company gaining a unique perspective on topics such as Diversity/Inclusion and Leadership. Mr. McGowen Jr. begin his professional career at The Sherwin Williams Company in 2002 and currently serves as Vice President of Human Resources (The Americas Group) where he covers the Southwestern Retail Stores Division. As a representative of The Sherwin Williams Company, Mr. McGowen Jr. offers Sales and Human Resources experience with unique perspective of a global business environment and its cultural complexities. He attended San Francisco State University where he graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management.