Sheila C. Johnson is an entrepreneur and philanthropist whose accomplishments span the arenas of hospitality, sports, TV/film, the arts and humanitarian causes. Ms. Johnson is CEO of Salamander Hospitality, LLC, overseeing a growing portfolio of luxury properties and lifestyle businesses. She is the only African American woman to have a principal shareholder stake in three professional sports teams: Wizards, Capitals and the 2019 WNBA Champion Washington Mystics, for which she serves as governor. She also served five years on the Executive Committee of the United States Golf Association.  She co-founded WE Capital, supporting and empower female-led enterprises that can advance transformational social change. She also serves on the board of the Greater Washington Partnership, focused on strengthening the region’s commerce and innovation.  Ms. Johnson is known as a TV pioneer, having been a founding partner of BET (Black Entertainment Television).