"Diversity has been written into the DNA of American life; any institution that lacks a rainbow array has come to seem diminished, if not diseased." -Joe Klein

National Diversity Council Staff

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis Kennedy

Founder and Chair

National Diversity Council

Biography

Angeles Valenciano

Angeles Valenciano

Chief Executive Officer

National Diversity Council

Biography

Jason deGroot

Jason deGroot

Chief Financial Officer

National Diversity Council

Biography

Cecilia Orellana-Rojas, Ph.D.

Cecilia Orellana-Rojas, Ph.D.

VP Strategy and Research

Texas Diversity Council

Biography

Armida Mendez Russell

Armida Mendez Russell

VP Training

National Diversity Council

Biography

Neeta Sane

Neeta Sane

VP Youth Outreach

National Diversity Council

Biography

Julia Wai-Yin So, Ph.D.

Julia Wai-Yin So, Ph.D.

VP Business Development

National Diversity Council

Biography

Jim Penny

Jim Penny

Executive Director

National Diversity Council

Biography

Yvonne Harris

Yvonne Harris

Executive Director

Council for Corporate Responsibility

Biography

Darlene King

Darlene King

Executive Director

Michigan Diversity Council

Biography

Laura Alvarado

Laura Alvarado

Sr. Director of Operations & Communications

National Diversity Council

Biography

Michael Zamora

Michael Zamora

Director of Communications, Marketing and Branding

National Diversity Council

Jacob Tadesse

Jacob Tadesse

Director of Operations and Special Projects

National Diversity Council

Biography

Sofia Reed, MS, PHR

Sofia Reed

Director of Training, Development, and Regional Operations

National Diversity Council

Biography

Daniel Juday

Daniel Juday

Director, Indiana Diversity Council & Ohio Diversity Council

National Diversity Council

Biography

Mae Marshall

Mae Marshall

Director of Programs, Events and Membership

Texas Diversity Council

Biography

Kelsea Haught

Kelsea Haught

Director of Strategic Alliances & Global Identity

National Diversity Council

Adeola Oduwole, MSc

Adeola Oduwole

Director of Learning and Organizational Development

National Diversity Council

Biography

Tahra Taylor

Tahra Taylor

Director of Human Resources

National Diversity Council

Biography

David Vanek

David Vanek

Business Development

Texas Diversity Council

Dejoron T. Campbell, MBA, PHR, CDP

Dejoron Campbell

Manager, Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Initiatives

National Diversity Council

Biography

Matthew D. Gonzalez, Ph.D

Matthew Gonzales

Chief Academic Officer

Advanced Leadership Institute

Biography

T.K. Floyd

T.K. Floyd

Director

National Diversity Council

Biography

Lucy Carrillo, Ph.D.

Lucy Carrillo, Ph.D.

Director of Research

National Diversity Council

Vandi Theriot

Vandi Theriot

Executive HR Consultant

National Diversity Council

Loren McCray

Loren McCray

Multicultural Marketing Lead

National Diversity Council

Biography

Coordinators

Rachel Robledo

Rachel Robledo

Coordinator

Texas Diversity Council

Elana Powell

Elana Powell

Coordinator

Florida Diversity Council

Brandy Berry

Brandy Berry

Coordinator

Arizona Diversity Council
Louisiana Diversity Council

Kathryn Hood

Kathryn Hood

Coordinator

Ohio Diversity Council

Alexis Abuhadba

Alexis Abuhadba

Coordinator

Tri-State Diversity Council

Biography

Christina Graham

Christina Graham

Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Jole Brown

Jole Brown

Coordinator

Texas Diversity Council

Miranda Del Bosque

Miranda Del Bosque

Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Joyce Booth

Joyce Booth

Coordinator

Ohio Diversity Council

Emily Pickett

Emily Pickett

Event Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Communications

Jasmine Mack

Jasmine Mack

Senior Communications Specialist

National Diversity Council

Jasmine Nelson

Jasmine Nelson

Communications Specialist

National Diversity Council

Cristina De La Cruz

Cristina De La Cruz

Communications Specialist

National Diversity Council

Creatives

Jason Lee

Jason Lee

Front End Web Developer

National Diversity Council

Jackie Williams

Jackie Williams

Senior Graphic Designer

National Diversity Council

Eboni Arnold

Eboni Arnold

Graphic Designer

National Diversity Council

Daron Bourne

Daron Bourne

Graphic Designer

National Diversity Council

Jonathan Seiford

Jonathan Seiford

Web Developer

National Diversity Council

Interns

Michelle Mooney

Michelle Mooney

Intern

National Diversity Council

Rosa Castillo

Rosa Castillo

Intern

National Diversity Council

Stephanie Nava

Stephanie Nava

Intern

National Diversity Council