Hobson is also the Chair of the Board of Trustees of Ariel Investment Trust and the Chair of Dream Works Animation SKG, Inc.She is a regular contributor on financial issues on CBS This Morning and a spokesperson for the annual Ariel/Schwab Black Investor Survey.In related news, find out the direction Access is hoping the next “Star Wars” movie – set to hit theaters in 2015 – goes, HERE! After nearly 5 months, George Lucas and wife Mellody Hobson have debuted their baby girl Everest to the world, and whaddaya know? The sweet family was photographed while out in Saint Barthelemy, France, on New Year's Day.Hobson has been acclaimed in selections such as Time's 2015 Time 100 List, the magazine's annual list of the one hundred most influential people in the world)., Ebony magazine's "20 Leaders of the Future" (1992), Working Women Magazine's "20 Under 30" (1992), the World Economic Forum's "Global Leaders of Tomorrow" (2001), Esquire's "America's Best and Brightest" (2002), The Wall Street Journal's 50 "Women to Watch" (2004).The pair exchanged vows at the billionaire's Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California, in front of 200 guests including Oprah Winfrey, Robert De Niro, Glenn Close, Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart, Quincy Jones and his daughter Rashida.Lucas will have plenty of time to spend with his wife and new baby.
She is also a director of the Starbucks Corporation, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., and Dream Works Animation SKG, Inc..
Everest, who looked precious with a bow in her hair and a pacifier in her mouth, was being held by both her mother and father as they secured a life-jacket on their bundle of joy before taking a boat ride together.
Lucas and Hobson welcomed their daughter on August 9, 2013.
It was the second marriage for Lucas and the first for the chairman of Dreamworks Animation."I think it works because we are extraordinarily open-minded people and we're open to what the universe brings us," Hobson told Oprah Winfrey prior to tying the knot.
Soon after her graduation from Princeton, Hobson joined Ariel Investments as an intern and rose to become the firm's senior vice president and director of marketing.