Category: Diversity Leader Award

Jeremiah DeBerry – Mayer Brown

Jeremiah DeBerry Director of Diversity & Inclusion – US, Mayer Brown LLP Mayer Brown Headquarters: Chicago, IL Business: Law Firm CEO: Paul Theiss Employees: 1,500 Website: www.mayerbrown.com MAYER BROWN SERVING AS CHANGE AGENT IN LEGAL SECTOR As a leading international law firm with more than 1,500 lawyers in 22 offices world-wide, Mayer Brown LLP, is… Read the full article

Samantha Grant – Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Samantha Grant National Diversity and Inclusion Chair Partner Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP Headquarters: Los Angeles, CA Business: Law Firm CEO: Thomas Edwards Employees: 264 Website: www.msk.com LAW FIRM LEVERAGING DIVERSITY BEYOND THE RHETORIC Leaders create value out of diversity. Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP is successfully doing this by… Read the full article

Mike Sebring – MUFG

Mike Sebring Head of Inclusion and Diversity for the Americas, MUFG Union Bank MUFG Headquarters: New York, NY Business: Banking CEO: Stephen E. Cummings Employees: 14,000+ in the Americas Website: www.mufgamericas.com MUFG UNION BANK LEVERAGING D&I AS A CENTER OF EXCELLENCE MUFG Union Bank, N.A. is leveraging diversity and inclusion as a center of excellence… Read the full article

Craig Robinson – NBCUniversal

Craig Robinson NBCUniversal Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer NBCUniversal Headquarters: New York, NY Business: Media & Technology CEO: Steve Burke Employees: 32,400 Website: www.nbcuniversal.com NBCUniversal STEADFAST IN DIVERSITY COMMITMENT BOTH IN FRONT OF AND BEHIND THE CAMERA As one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies, NBCUniversal has an extraordinary opportunity to… Read the full article

Kathleen Navarro – New York Life

Kathleen Navarro Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, New York Life Insurance Company New York Life Headquarters: New York City, NY Business: Insurance CEO: Ted Mathas Employees: 8,499 Website: www.newyorklife.com UNIQUE BACKGROUNDS AND EXPERIENCES LEAD TO SUCCESS New York Life knows unique backgrounds and experiences lead to success and the company is embracing this through… Read the full article

Gina Shishima – Norton Rose Fulbright

Gina Shishima U.S. Chief Diversity Officer & Chair of U.S. Diversity and Inclusion Committee Norton Rose Fulbright Headquarters: Houston, TX Business: Law firm CEO: Linda Addison Employees: 1,508 Website: www.nortonrosefulbright.com/en-us QUEST FOR DIVERSITY EXCELLENCE IN LEGAL SECTOR With diversity and inclusion as an integral component of its continuing quest for excellence in the legal sector,… Read the full article

Michele Meyer-Shipp – Prudential Financial

Michele Meyer-Shipp Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Prudential Financial Prudential Financial Inc. Headquarters: Newark, NJ Business: Life insurance, retirement and investments CEO: John Strangfeld Employees: 48,331 Website: www.prudential.com FINANCIAL SERVICES LEADER CONNECTING PEOPLE, MARKET & COMMUNITY As one of the world’s largest financial services institutions, Prudential Financial’s long-standing commitment to diversity in the workplace… Read the full article

Ellen Lambert – PSEG

Ellen Lambert Chief Diversity Officer, PSEG Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) Headquarters: Newark, New Jersey Business: Energy CEO: Ralph Izzo Employees: 12,700 Website: www.pseg.com ENERGY LEADER UTILIZING D&I VALUES AS COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE As a leader in the energy industry, Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) understands the competitive advantage of making diversity an integral part of… Read the full article

Deborah Broyles – Reed Smith

Deborah Broyles Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Reed Smith LLP Reed Smith Headquarters: Pittsburgh, PA Business: Law Firm CEO: Alexander Y. Thomas Employees: 3,500+ Website: www.reedsmith.com REED SMITH’S STEADFAST GLOBAL DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COMMITMENT As one of the largest law firms in the world, Reed Smith LLP recognizes that diversity at all levels of… Read the full article

Tracy Richelle High – Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Tracy Richelle High Co-chair Diversity Committee and Women’s Initiative Committee Deputy Managing Partner in the Litigation Group, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Headquarters: New York, NY Business: Law Firm CEO: H. Rodgin Cohen Employees: 848 Website: www.sullcrom.com DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION INITIATIVES PROVIDING CLIENTS WITH HIGHER LEVELS OF SERVICE With a long-standing D&I… Read the full article