S: John Page Career Highlights
BC: Brooklyn boy!
FC: PAGE | JOHN E. | Career Highlights through 2013
1: JOHN—A MAN OF FAITH, HUMILITY AND STRENGTH | VISIONARY | LEADER | ~
2: Brooklyn born John Page began his career as an attorney with NYC law firm, Robinson, Silverman. After several years, he decided to pursue his interest in corporate law and joined the corporate law department of Lucent Technologies, then later, Avaya, Inc. He was active and took leadership roles in the Garden State Bar Association, as well as the National Bar Association. Then in 2004, he accepted the position of General Counsel for Golden State Foods in beautiful, Southern California.
3: In all his years as an attorney, he has never worked with a more supportive and engaging team than that of Golden State Foods!
4: Travels with the National Bar Association | Throughout his service in the NBA, John has traveled in the U.S. and abroad with his colleagues. Top left: with M7--his trusted "partners-in-good" in all his NBA endeavors, along with Johnny Gil who performed at one of their events; 2nd row: pictured with his "look-alke"--Prime Minister Perry Christie of the Bahamas; group photo of his Sigma Pi Phi brothers who are NBA members also; Netherlands trip with Past Presidents Darryl Parks, Fred Gray and Robert Harris; Bottom photo: Past Presidents Rodney Moore and Arnette Hubbard, along with the group from above, on the same trip. John enjoyed spending time and working with his fellow NBA members to be better attorneys in every aspect.
5: Community Service and other Awards | Receiving Orange County Business Journal's 2010 General Counsel of the Year Award | Serving Thanksgiving dinner for people in need with two of his sons, Brandon and Joshua. | One of the many thank you letters received over the years for his tireless service and unselfish efforts. | Amicus briefs filed with the U.S. Supreme Court | Helping his young son, Joshua, in school on Career Day | Receiving the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) Rising Icon Award | Corporate Leadership Forum (CLF) was founded by John in 2009
6: July 2012 After serving for years in various capacities such as Chair of Finance and Fundraising Committee, Vice President of Membership, Board Member-at-Large, Founder of the Corporate Leadership Forum, and serving on the Budget, Nomination and Administration Committees; John serves in the highest office and is sworn in as the 70th President of the National Bar Association | The swearing -in ceremony was the highlight of the 2013 National Bar Convention held at the fabulous Caesars Palace Hotel in Las Vegas | National Bar Association Presidential Year
8: The White House January 2013 As NBA President, John visited The White House on several occasions to speak on panels, attend the 2nd inauguration of President Barack Obama and attend a Black History Month Heritage celebration that included many prestigious guests. | John and wife Michele at a Black History Month reception. | Meeting Congressman John Lewis | John and Michele were really excited to meet legend-- Stevie Wonder | John shaking hands with President Obama.
9: The Gertrude Rush Awards Dinner March 2013 Named after the only woman founder of the NBA, The Gertrude Rush Award is given to exemplary lawyers and persons of courage and distinction. | Michael Lawson | Angela Bassett | Thomas Sabatino
10: 88th Annual National Bar Convention July 2013 John celebrated the end of his term as NBA President with family and friends, and a powerful agenda.
12: “A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader.
13: A great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.”
17: Celebrity Encounters | Rubbing shoulders with celebrities is a regular event for John Page! Some musical favorites that he's met include Babyface, Howard Hewitt, John Legend and none of than Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine. | Pictured on the opposite page with John clockwise from top left: actress Angela Bassett, Attorney General Eric Holder, basketball legend Magic Johnson, U.S Senator Corey Booker, L.A. District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Attorney Johnnie Cochran
18: John with President George W. Bush, left, and Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice above. | Over the years, John has had the distinct honor to meet many notable politicians. And although he has served on community boards, advised many elected officials and supported many White House initiatives, he has no political ambitions of his own... for now anyway! | Meeting Prime Minister Tony Blair | Political Meetings
19: John has had the honor to meet and support Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, President Bill Clinton, and Vice President Al Gore!
21: P | "But from everlasting to everlasting the Lord's love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children's children." Psalms 103:17