Independent Historian

Dr. Leroy (Lee) David Nunery II is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur. His consulting firm, PlūsUltré LLC has focused on strategic planning, organizational transformations, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategies.

PlūsUltré was commissioned by the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) and Marsh Companies to author “The Journey of African American Insurance Professionals: Past and Present” and “The Next Steps on the Journey”. Dr. Nunery has also authored two DEI catalogs for the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA), and is recognized as a subject matter expert on DEI throughout the industry.

In November 2021, Dr. Nunery was named President of Evolution Advisors, LLC, whose mission is to help minority agencies fuel their growth through scale, technology, and proprietary products and resources.

Among other honors, Dr. Nunery has received the Wallace L. Jones Lifetime Achievement Award by the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, and the Alumni Achievement and Community Engagement Award from Washington University’s Gephardt Institute. Since 2002, Lafayette College has presented the Leroy D. Nunery Scholarship Award for Intellectual Citizenship.

Dr. Nunery has extensive governance experience which now includes the Cheyney University Council of Trustees, Independence Blue Cross Regional Advisory Committee, the West Oak Lane Charter School Foundation, and Chair of the Board of Governors an affordable housing initiative, “360 Community Capital” sponsored by the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI). He is a Lifetime Member of the National Black MBA Association, Inc., and served as National President (1983 – 1987).

Dr. Nunery is a graduate of Lafayette College (B.A., Honors in History, 1977), Washington University (M.B.A., 1979), and the University of Pennsylvania (Ed.D., 2003). He is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity.

Richard John Warrick, Jr. (1880-1957)

Born on December 29, 1880, Richard John Warrick Jr. was one of six founding members of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, the oldest African American Greek Letter Fraternity in the nation. The others were Henry Minton, Algernon Jackson, Edwin Howard, Robert Jones Abele, and Eugene Hinson. … Read MoreRichard John Warrick, Jr. (1880-1957)