Dr. Xavier Cole, Tammy Belton-Davis named to BizTimes’ list of Notable BIPOC Executives

Dr. Xavier Cole, vice president for student affairs, and Tammy Belton-Davis, adjunct instructor of strategic communication in the Diederich College of Communication, were named to BizTimes Milwaukee’s list of Notable BIPOC Executives.

Notable BIPOC Executives is part of BizTimes Milwaukee’s “Notable” series, which recognizes leaders in the southeastern Wisconsin business community.

Cole leads Marquette’s Division of Student Affairs, which fosters the holistic growth of students by providing them with opportunities to learn and practice skills, grow in competency and develop as leaders in service for others. Cole, who has been at Marquette for seven years, chaired the university’s COVID-19 response team, which was organized into five committees and included approximately 100 subject matter experts.

Belton-Davis is an award-winning public relations and equity strategist, as well as the founder and principal of Athena Communications LLC. In addition to her role in the Diederich College of Communication, Belton-Davis is a member of the advisory council of Marquette’s Institute for Women’s Leadership.