Sheila C. Johnson is an entrepreneur and philanthropist whose accomplishments span the arenas of hospitality, sports, TV/film, the arts and humanitarian causes. She is CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, overseeing a growing portfolio of luxury properties and lifestyle businesses. Ms. Johnson is the only African American woman to have a principal shareholder stake in three professional sports teams: the Washington Wizards, Capitals and Mystics, for which she serves as governor. She also serves on the board of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Chairman of the College of Performing Arts at The New School, and founder and chair of the Middleburg Film Festival. Ms. Johnson is known as a TV pioneer, having been a founding partner of Black Entertainment Television.