Delores Hargrove-Young

Delores Hargrove-Young

Vice Chairwoman, d.e. Foxx & Associates, Inc.

Vehr Board of Advisors

Delores serves as vice chairwoman for d.e. Foxx & Associates — named one of Greater Cincinnati’s largest minority-owned business in 2016 — where she is a key strategic leader, ambassador and advisor. She had previously served the company as president & COO of XLC Services, LLC, a single-source provider of manufacturing services, warehouse management solutions, distribution services and R&D services. One of the company’s principal founders in 1986, Delores led XLC in its attainment of various prestigious awards, including the Cincinnati USA Supplier Diversity Circle of Excellence, Eli Lilly & Company Supplier of the Year, P&G Minority Supplier of the Year (two-time winner) and the African American Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year.

Delores is a distinguished community leader with an unwavering commitment to some of Greater Cincinnati’s finest institutions. She is board chair of Greater Cincinnati Foundation; a member of the board of trustees at ArtsWave; vice chair of development for The Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio; on the board of directors of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; 7 Principles Foundation, Inc, Linder Executive Cabinet University of Cincinnati Carl A. Linder College of Business and a member of the board of directors for Inspiring Service. She is the 2021 chair for Go Red for Women and secretary of The Sister Accord Foundation, LLC. She previously served board chair roles at the American Red Cross Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region and the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau. In 2015, Delores was co-chair of the MLB All Star Game played in Cincinnati. She is also past president of Advocates for Youth Education (AYE).

In addition to numerous and prestigious community awards, Delores seeks to inspire and develop young female leaders, increase supplier diversity and improve the economic stability of Cincinnati. Her efforts have been recognized with countless community awards, including her most recent — 2020 Enquirer Woman of the Year.