NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 02:  President of American Express Kenneth I. Chenault attends the 2009 Library Lions Benefit at the New York Public Library - A Schwartzman Building on November 2, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Kenneth Chenault

The third African-American CEO of a Fortune 500 company, Kenneth Chenault is the chairman of American Express. He has been celebrated as one of the 50 "living pioneers" in the African-American community by Ebony magazine and is a member of the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)