Dejoron C. Thorpe, MBA, PHR
Georgia Diversity Council & NDC Carolinas
Dejoron is a driven and prudent Human Resources professional that produces impactful results with experience in managing benefit and state regulatory programs, employee guidance and counseling, managing HR staff, reporting and analytics, research and development, and project and event management.
Dejoron received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Alfred University in 2006 and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Human Resources Management from the University of New Haven in 2009. She has over 8 years of Human Resources experience with Pitney Bowes, a fortune 500 company in the business services industry. Her first role was an HR Specialist, supporting all U.S. personnel inquiries and requests. Shortly after, she was promoted to an HRIS Specialist administering personnel data changes and ensuring data integrity; and lastly, led a team of HR Administrators and HR Coordinators as an HR Supervisor. As Dejoron led her HR team, she became passionate about Diversity and Inclusion and decided to volunteer with the Tri-State Diversity Council in 2013. She served as an Event Chair for the 2015 NY Women in Leadership Symposium and has coordinated various mixers for NY and Georgia Diversity Council chapters. In 2015, she designed and launched her own website, labellepatron.com, to encourage and list development options for her peers and other young, urban and professional women.
Dejoron joined the National Diversity Council in August 2015, supporting the Georgia and NDC Carolinas Diversity Councils. She is responsible for planning, executing and hosting diversity workshops, leadership conferences, college diversity summits, conducting corporate and community outreach and increasing corporate sponsorship.