Nathaniel Bennett III

Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer & Head of Talent Acquisition
Comerica Bank

Nathaniel Bennett IIINathaniel Bennett III is Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer & Head of Talent Acquisition for Comerica Bank.

Mr. Bennett joined Comerica Bank in 2009. Mr. Bennett’s responsibilities include all talent acquisition activities for Comerica Bank consisting of executive recruitment, talent sourcing, and talent acquisition for all business lines. Additionally, Mr. Bennett is responsible for leading the company’s Diversity & Inclusion office established to drive key diversity initiatives throughout the bank. Mr. Bennett has over 20 years of experience working for several Fortune 500 companies in various roles in Talent Acquisition all in two major industries, Consumer Retail and Financial Services. Prior to joining Comerica Bank he led Talent Acquisition Services for a 17,000 employee division at Bank of America. Mr. Bennett’s 20+ years of experience in Talent Acquisition cover the areas from executive recruitment through global recruitment where he spent time in Seoul, Korea leading various recruitment efforts for Walmart Stores.

Mr. Bennett was a 2011 nominee for the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Ogletree Deakins HR Professional of the Year Award. Mr. Bennett has also been named to the Who’s Who of Black Executives in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Additionally, he is a member of the DFW Texas Recruiters Network, the DFW Staffing Management Association an affiliate of the Society of Human Resource Management and on the Texas Diversity Council Dallas Advisory and Best and Brightest Dallas Advisory Boards.

Mr. Bennett is a graduate of Rice University in Houston, Texas, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and was also named to the Southwest Conference All-Conference 1st Team as he was a 4-year varsity letterman in football.