Ernest G. Green
Mr. Green is a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers, based in their Washington D.C. office. He has participated in the planning of senior-managed transactions for clients that include the cities of New York, Atlanta, Oakland, St. Louis, Cleveland, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Chicago, The Metro Washington Airport Authority, Denver Airport, Wayne County Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, Arkansas Development Finance Authority, and Dade County, Florida.
Prior to coming to the firm, Mr. Green was President of Earnest Green & Associates, Inc., a consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., specializing in employment and training services for minority groups. He served as Assistant Secretary of labor for Employment and Training, U.S. Department of Labor, during the Carter administration.
As a student, Mr. Green was one of the “Little Rock Nine” who integrated Central High School. He became that school’s first black graduate. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Michigan State University. He has been a volunteer for the March of Dimes since 1983, when he was elected to the board of trustees. He was Vice-Chairman from 1987 to 1990 and served as a member of the Public Affairs Committee.
He is also a member of the Board of Visitors of the Michigan State University College of Social Science, serves on the Board of Directors of the NAACP, the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, the Eisenhower World Affairs Institute, and the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network.