Bruce S. Gordon
Former President & Chief Executive Officer, NAACP
Former President, Retail Markets Group, Verizon Communications Inc.
Bruce S. Gordon was elected to the Northrop Grumman Board of Directors in 2008.
Gordon served as president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from June 2005 to March 2007. In 2003, he retired from Verizon Communications Inc., where he had served as president of its Retail Markets Group since 2000. Prior to that, Gordon served as group president of the enterprise business unit, president of consumer services, vice president of marketing and sales and vice president of sales for Bell Atlantic Corporation (Verizon's predecessor).
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Newport Festival Foundation and a member of the Executive Leadership Council. He currently serves as a diversity consultant to several Fortune 500 companies.
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