Citation Award Dinner Chairs
Mark and Ursula Dudley Oglesby
2015 Citation Award Dinner Chairs
NCCJ has named community leaders Mark & Ursula Dudley Oglesby as co-chairs of the 2015 Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Award Dinner. Ursula and Mark have been avid supporters of NCCJ since the early 2000’s with Ursula serving two full terms on the NCCJ Board, and their son Mark Jr. attending ANYTOWN last summer.
Daughter of Dudley Products Inc. Co-Founders, Drs. Joe & Eunice Dudley, Ursula serves as the President of Dudley Beauty Corp LLC, and carries the baton to continue producing Dudley's full line of high quality products for the textured-hair consumer and distributing products directly to professional cosmetologists, salons and beauty schools throughout the world. Ursula holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Harvard College and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. Mark is a seasoned sales executive currently serving as Sales Manager for StoneMor Partners and has over 25 years of sales experience in arenas ranging from car sales, business-to-business and small business owner. Mark attended UNC-Chapel Hill and was a letterman in football.
Ursula and Mark are the parents of two children, Mark Jr. and Elena and are actively involved in the Greensboro community. Ursula serves on the Board of University of North Carolina Greensboro Entrepreneurship and previously on the Board of Governors for CBS Affiliate WFMY's 2 Those Who Care Program. Additionally, Oglesby was an adjunct Business Law Professor at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University's School of Business & Economics and served as the first African American woman on the Direct Selling Association's (DSA) Board of Directors. High Point Chamber Commerce awarded her the 2013 Small Business Person of the Year and she is one of The Network Journal's 2014 25 Influential Black Women in Business. Ursula is a member of Providence Baptist Church and Mark is a member of Trinity AME Zion Church and in his free time, is an avid collector of African American Art.
"Mark & I are honored to be named as the Chairs of the NCCJ Citation Award Dinner. It is truly a privilege to work on behalf of such a life-changing organization. During this tumultuous time across the country, it is imperative that we seek to understand and live together peacefully as a human race, not one separated by race, religion, or sexual orientation. NCCJ's mission is at the forefront of this ideal and vital to our community today and tomorrow." -- Ursula Dudley Oglesby