Rayford Wilkins has been a director at Morgan Stanley since August 2013.
Career and education
He is former CEO of Diversified Businesses of AT&T, where he was responsible for international investments, AT&T Interactive, AT&T Advertising Solutions, customer information services and the consumer wireless initiative in India. Previously in his career, Mr. Wilkins held several leadership roles at AT&T and its predecessor companies, including Group President of Marketing and Sales at SBC Communications, President and CEO of SBC and Pacific Bell, and President and CEO of Southwestern Bell Telephone, among others.
He currently serves on the board of Caterpillar Inc. and Valero Energy Corporation. He is also a member of the Morgan Stanley Institute for Inclusion Advisory Board and the Advisory Council of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he holds a bachelor’s degree.