Diane Lifton – Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Diane Lifton Partner, Co-Chair of Life Sciences and Product Liability Practice Groups, and Co-Chair of Committee on Diversity and Inclusion Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Headquarters: New York, NY Business: Legal Services Website: www.hugheshubbard.com At Hughes Hubbard & Reed, diversity starts at the top. Senior partner and member of... Read more
Richard Cortizas – Jones Walker LLP
Richard Cortizas Partner and Chair of Diversity Committee Jones Walker LLP Headquarters: New Orleans, LA Business: Legal Services Website: www.joneswalker.com Jones Walker LLP strives to encourage and increase diversity across the firm. Its Diversity Committee has adopted the goal of fostering a work environment that welcomes different perspectives, backgrounds... Read more
Michele Meyer-Shipp – KPMG LLP
Michele Meyer-Shipp Chief Diversity Officer KPMG LLP Headquarters: New York, NY Business: Professional services Website: www.kpmg.com “At KPMG, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is embedded in our values and core to our beliefs. More than a business imperative, diversity and inclusion is a moral imperative that influences everything... Read more
Dawn Frazier-Bohnert – Liberty Mutual Insurance
Dawn Frazier-Bohnert Senior Vice President and Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Liberty Mutual Insurance Headquarters: Boston, MA Business: Insurance Website: www.libertymutual.com “Liberty Mutual Insurance is committed to continuous improvement, innovation and excellence,” says Chairman and CEO David H. Long. “By encouraging a broad array of ideas, attracting people... Read more
Melanie Figueroa, Emma Luevano, and Gregory Olaniran – Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP Headquarters: Los Angeles, CA Business: Legal Services Website: www.msk.com With an unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion, MSK brings programming to its attorneys and staff on topics such as implicit bias, the value of diversity, and communication styles. The firm believes that more awareness... Read more
Patty Arvielo – New American Funding
Patty Arvielo President New American Funding Headquarters: Tustin, CA Business: Financial Services Website: www.newamericanfunding.com Through New American Funding’s Diversity and Inclusion initiative, the company embraces and values differences, and recognizes that they make people stronger. New American Funding not only makes a serious effort to increase diversity among employees,... Read more
Monique Y. Murphy – New York Life
Monique Y. Murphy Corporate Vice President–Diversity & Inclusion New York Life Headquarters: New York, NY Business: Financial Services Website: www.newyorklife.com “New York Life could not have achieved the success we enjoy today were it not for our richly diverse corporate culture,” says CEO Ted Mathas. “Rather than expect employees... Read more
Brandon E. Vaughn – Robins Kaplan LLP
Brandon E. Vaughn Principal Robins Kaplan LLP Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minnesota Business: Legal Services Website: www.robinskaplan.com “We serve our clients most effectively when we tackle challenges from diverse perspectives,” explains Chairman Martin R. Lueck. “We are committed to enhancing our diversity at every opportunity, and fostering an inclusive culture that... Read more
Ben Hasan – Walmart
Ben Hasan SVP and Chief Culture, Diversity & Inclusion Officer Walmart, Inc. Headquarters: Bentonville, AR Business: Retail Website: www.corporate.walmart.com Gender parity in the C-suite and the boardroom is a priority at Walmart, and CEO Doug McMillon set the tone at the top when he made the public parity pledge... Read more
Marisol Hughes – WilsonHCG
Marisol Hughes EVP and General Counsel WilsonHCG Headquarters: Tampa, FL Business: Professional Services Website: www.wilsonhcg.com At WilsonHCG, diversity and inclusion is not seen as an initiative to be executed. It’s a mindset, one that must be ingrained and integrated throughout the entire workforce. Toward this end, the firm empowers... Read more