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Barley Snyder Partner Named “Top Black Director”

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November 9, 2021
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For Immediate Release 

Lancaster, Pa. – Savoy Magazine has included Barley Snyder partner Jennifer Craighead Carey on its 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list.

Craighead Carey was recognized for her work as a member of the board of directors at Lancaster-based Fulton Financial Corp., the parent company of Fulton Bank. The list of more than 700 African-American directors on corporate boards of directors across the country is compiled by the national publication Savoy Magazine, a leading African-American lifestyle magazine focusing on fashion, business, technology and style.

“Featuring this many African-American corporate board members highlights to the world where diversity is happening and why it’s so important,” Craighead Carey said. “A lot of companies talk about having diversity, but it’s valuable to see the companies that back that up by having diversity on their boards. It’s an honor to receive this prominent recognition.”

A member and past chair of the Barley Snyder Employment Practice Group, Craighead Carey is also the chair of the firm’s Crisis Management Service Team, the chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and a member of the Management Committee. In addition to her work with Fulton, she is also a member of the WellSpan Health Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee and is the secretary of the board of directors at Lancaster City Alliance. 

About Barley Snyder

Barley Snyder is a law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 100 attorneys practicing from offices located in Lancaster, York, Reading, Harrisburg, Malvern, Hanover, Gettysburg and Schuylkill Haven, Pa., and Hunt Valley and Columbia, Md. The firm serves businesses, individuals and organizations in all major areas of civil law including: business, employment, immigration, employee benefits, finance & creditors’ rights, intellectual property, litigation, estate planning and administration, real estate, tax, construction, environment and energy, health care, education, municipal authority, hospitality, senior living, cybersecurity and food and agribusiness. www.barley.com | @BarleySnyder

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