Mikeisha Anderson Jones

Vice President of Inclusion and Diversity

Mikeisha Anderson JonesMikeisha Anderson Jones, Esq. is a Vice President of Global Inclusion and Diversity at American Express. In this role within the company’s Colleague Experience Group (CEG – f/k/a Human Resources), she advises business leaders and CEG colleagues on inclusion, engagement, and belonging. Mikeisha is responsible for providing strategy, support, and advocacy for underrepresented minorities as they navigate the organization; positively impacting representation; partnering to define and drive colleague network strategy; co-creating internal forums and marquee cultural heritage celebrations; and cultivating external partner relationships. She provides thought leadership and safe spaces to discuss topics such as authenticity and brand, allyship and advocacy, and belonging.

Mikeisha pivoted into CEG after a career in law and business. At American Express, she was Vice President of Global Contracts, Legal, and Proposal Strategy along with co-leading the Talent pillar for business unit diversity initiatives, co-creating the Black Engagement Network’s first mid-level leadership forum, and steering various colleague engagement efforts. In 2016, Mikeisha won President’s Club for her leadership and in 2019, she was selected as one of Face to Face Africa’s 30 Black Stars.
Prior to American Express, Mikeisha practiced law in pharma/life sciences as Senior, Assistant General, and Associate General Counsel at Catalent Pharma Solutions (formerly part of Cardinal Health). There, she also won President’s Club and was the first attorney to ever receive the award. Mikeisha earlier practiced law with Reed Smith, LLP and Lowenstein Sandler, PC.
She is on the Board and volunteers for various organizations. Mikeisha is a proud “Yardie” who loves to travel with family and friends. She is a frequent public speaker and connects people, passion, and purpose.

Mikeisha pivoted into CEG after a career in law and business. At American Express, she was Vice President of Global Contracts, Legal, and Proposal Strategy along with co-leading the Talent pillar for GCS diversity initiatives, co-creating the Black Engagement Network’s first mid-level leadership forum, and steering various colleague engagement efforts. In 2016, Mikeisha won President’s Club for her leadership and in 2019, she was selected as one of Face to Face Africa’s 30 Black Stars.

Prior to American Express, Mikeisha practiced law in pharmaceutical/life sciences as Senior, Assistant General, and Associate General Counsel at Catalent Pharma Solutions (formerly part of Cardinal Health). There, she also won President’s Club and was the first attorney to ever receive the award. Mikeisha earlier practiced law with Reed Smith, LLP and Lowenstein Sandler, PC.

She is on the Board of Directors for the National Diversity Council, the Board of Trustees for the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, and volunteers for her beloved Smith College, Rutgers Law School, Impact 100 NJ, and other organizations. Mikeisha lives in New Jersey with her family and is a proud “Yardie” who loves to travel. She is a frequent public speaker and connects people, passion, and purpose.