Tag: Diversity Leadership

EY's David O'Brien: The Power of Authentic Storytelling

David attended a Jesuit college and the Wharton School of Business, and became a licensed CPA. That led him to EY (then Ernst & Young) 27 years ago, where he found his true professional passion”understanding the power of communications in realizing positive change.” He and his wife, Noreen, married in…

Wells Fargo Names Michelle Lee Top East Coast Community Banking Exec

Michelle Lee didn’t plan on being a banker. Now, she’s about to become one of the most influential bankers in the country. Lee, currently the executive vice president and Northeast regional president at Wells Fargo, is moving from her Summit, N.J. base to Charlotte, N.C., where she will replace Laura…

Video: The Power of Diversity in a Global Economy

Mark Weinberger Global Chairman and CEO EY Mark Weinberger is the Global Chairman and CEO of EY, a leading global professional services organization that provides assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. With 175,000 people in more than 150 countries, EY is one of the largest professional services organizations in the…

Video: Q&A With Mike Ullman, CEO, JCPenney

Mike Ullman CEO JCPenney Mike Ullman returned as Chief Executive Officer of JCPenney in 2013 to lead a turnaround after an unsuccessful strategy to move the retailer upmarket. He retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JCPenney in January 2012, having served since December 2004. From February 2002 to…

Juan Carlos Morales and Chris Van Buren: Why 2 Top Execs Moved to TIAA-CREF

By Barbara Frankel Morales, Van Buren Finding high-level Black or Latino talent is a challenge for many organizations. They can learn a lesson from TIAA-CREF, which recently brought on Juan Carlos Morales,Chief Financial Officer for TIAA-CREF Asset Management, and Chris Van Buren, Senior Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer, TIAA-CREF…

VIDEO: Wells Fargo's Kevin MossLife's Lessons on Diversity

For Wells Fargo Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer Kevin Moss, a new marriage has changed not only his personal life, but brought new perspective to his professional life. “My wife is Filipino, and I’ve recently gone through a second marriage where I’ve had to integrate two very different…

VIDEO: Wells Fargo's Rich LevyDiversity Needs to Be Actionable

For Wells Fargo Executive Vice President and Controller Rich Levy, diversity and inclusion is all about opportunity. “My mother was first-generation here, came from Eastern Europe. We were able to see struggle and challenges on a personal note growing up,” he told DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti. “The opportunities have really…

Diversity Champion Dr. Roosevelt Thomas Dies

Dr. R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr., a well-known diversity leader, died on Friday. He was 69. There has been great sorrow from the diversity community. “Dr. Thomas’ impact on the field of diversity management is immeasurable.The thought leadership he provided launched the careers of an entire generation of practitioners, including mine,”…