The GSB Black Business Student Association (BBSA) hosted the Annual Stanford Black Business Gala and Conference on May 13, 2023. This year’s conference theme was Black Futures. The 2023 Tapestry Award was presented to Steve Pamon, MBA ’96. Steve is the President of Verzuz and the former President and COO of Parkwood Entertainment. He serves on the boards of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), IMAX, and New York Road Runners.
About the Tapestry Award
The Tapestry Award honors a Black Stanford GSB alumnus or alumna who has woven inspirational leadership, intellectual excellence, and service to others through his or her professional and personal life.
Tapestries, as well as the art of weaving, are sources of tradition and pride in the Black community. Like a finely textured fabric, this individual has, through their contribution and actions, reminded us of the strength, beauty, and integrity of our ancestry and the importance of maintaining these qualities in our lives. The selection committee considers the following factors in selecting an award recipient:
- Overall life balance
Nominations were solicited from the Black alumni community.