LEMONT FURNACE, Pa. — Luther J. Sewell Jr. and Roxanne Norman Sewell, founder and president, respectively, of The LJS Group, will speak at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus as part of the CEO Conversations series on Wednesday, Nov. 15.
Luther J. Sewell Jr. founded The LJS Group in 1962, and Roxanne Norman Sewell, his wife, was named president in 2008. The LJS Group is minority-owned and minority-operated with a focus in special-market communications. The group offers consulting, analysis, event planning, and mediation, in addition to advertising and community outreach.
The LJS Group publishes the regionally distributed Talk Magazine, which features “positive editorial and images for African Americans, about African Americans,” according to TalkMagazinePA.com. The LJS Group is committed to “empowering underserved communities throughout Pennsylvania.”
Luther J. Sewell Jr. is a graduate of Duquesne University. He served as the first African-American civil service commissioner in Allegheny County, on the Governor’s Advisory Commission on African-American Affairs, and in the United States Army.
Roxanne Norman Sewell is a graduate of the Community College of Allegheny County and worked at U.S. Steel, Rockwell International, and J&L Special Steel, before joining The LJS Group.
The CEO Conversations series is held in the Student Center of the Williams Building on the Penn State Fayette campus at 12:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.