Men at Work

From Honduras to Boston to the NFL, State Street’s Paul Francisco has parlayed his life experiences toincrease diverse representation and foster inclusion By Jackie Krentzman When State Street Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Paul Francisco was 17, he traveled with his family from Honduras to the...

Ecolab’s Dexter Davis has applied his earlier incarnation as a family therapist into leading with empathy By Jackie Krentzman When Dexter Davis was growing up in a majority white community in Columbus, Ohio, he played on his high school basketball team. But sometimes he did not have...

Ryan Specialty’s Michael Blackshear is a DEI leader who knows that relationships are as important as data By Ijeoma S. Nwatu [caption id="attachment_13553" align="alignleft" width="450"] Photo by Andrew Collings.[/caption] As a young Syracuse University graduate in upstate New York, Michael Blackshear decided to venture into the insurance world,...

For as long as he can remember, Ryan Parker, VP of DEI at information technology company CGI, has been fighting for greater representation By Carlett Spike As a Black man and native of Huntsville, Alabama, Ryan Parker has been an advocate for diversity his entire life—he didn’t have...

JPMorgan Chase’s David Miree has parlayed the leadership skills he learned playing college football into a winning combination in the world of finance By Margo Diaz David Miree, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s global head of diversity, equity, and inclusion, played Division I college football at Ohio University. He says...

As head of culture and social impact at entertainment company Bad Robot Productions, Alex Sewell is leading his company and the industry Alex Sewell is the head of Good Robot, Bad Robot Productions’ culture and social impact division. Charged with leading Bad Robot’s corporate social responsibility and diversity, equity,...

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