IGE at the United States Senate

Chaplain Barry Black with Anthony J. Gray(Madison, WI) - IGE President and CEO Anthony J. Gray recently visited the United States Senate, where he toured the facilities and had the opportunity to meet with Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black. The pair discussed a number of issues surrounding Ethical Fitness®, fertile ground for conversation as Black has been applying IGE’s methodology in his Chaplain work for over two decades.

Barry Black served in the U.S. Navy for over twenty-seven years, reaching the rank of Rear Admiral before retiring and being elected the 62nd Chaplain of the United States Senate on July 7, 2003. After being commissioned as a Navy Chaplain in 1976, he served on numerous bases across two continents, and earned decorations including the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit Medal, and many others.

“It was an honor to be able to speak with such an esteemed member of the ethics community,” said Gray. “Barry Black is an inspiration, both in the arc of his career and how he’s built a profession around the process and principles IGE teaches every day.”

A native of Baltimore, Chaplain Black has earned a M.A. in Divinity, Counseling, and Management; a Doctorate in Ministry, and a Ph.D in Psychology. He has also been nominated for numerous awards, including the 1995 NAACP Renowned Service Award and the 2002 Benjamin Elijah Mays Distinguished Leadership Award.

“I’m excited to continue supporting IGE through this change in leadership and direction,” said Black, “and even more excited to see Anthony appointed to oversee it. It’s an exciting time and IGE is in good hands.”

About IGE: Founded in 1990 with offices in New York City, Camden, Maine and headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin the Institute for Global Ethics in is an independent, nonsectarian, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to promoting ethical action in a global context ( www.globalethics.org).

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