"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

Sofia Reed, MS, PHR, CDP

Sofia Reed, MS, PHR, CDP

Assistant VP

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

Michael Zamora

Michael Zamora

Director of Communications, Marketing and Branding

National Diversity Council

Kelsea Haught

Kelsea Haught

Director of Strategic Alliances & Global Identity

National Diversity Council

Mae Marshall

Mae Marshall

Director of Programs, Events and Membership

Texas Diversity Council

Biography

Mark Christensen

Mark Christensen

Director of Human Resources

National Diversity Council


Dejoron T. Campbell, MBA, PHR, CDP

Dejoron Campbell

Associate Director, 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

Alexis Abuhadba

Alexis Abuhadba

Program Lead

National Diversity Council

Biography

Elana Powell

Elana Powell

Partner Engagement & Development Lead

National Diversity Council

Vandi Theriot

Vandi Theriot

Executive HR Consultant

National Diversity Council

Loren McCray

Loren McCray

Multicultural Marketing Lead

National Diversity Council

Biography

Gregory Vincent

Gregory Vincent

Senior Counsel

National Diversity Council

Coordinators

Brandy Berry

Brandy Berry

Lead Coordinator

Arizona Diversity Council
Louisiana Diversity Council

Miranda Perez

Miranda Perez

Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Kate Padula, M.A., CDP

Kate Padula

Coordinator

Pennsylvania Diversity Council

Emily Pickett

Emily Pickett

Event Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Cecily Roberts

Cecily Roberts

Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Bridgette Scott

Bridgette Scott

Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Naomi Moran

Naomi Moran

Event Coordinator

California Diversity Council

Jackson Sophat

Jackson Sophat

Business Development Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Sydni Leonard

Sydni Leonard

Assistant Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Amaka Egbe

Amaka Egbe

Assistant Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Edward Nonso-Anyakwo

Edward Nonso-Anyakwo

Assistant Coordinator

National Diversity Council

Communications

Jasmine Mack

Jasmine Mack

Senior Communications Specialist

National Diversity Council

Olivia Valdez

Olivia Valdez

Junior Communications Specialist

California Diversity Council

Katrina Glenn

Katrina Glenn

Junior 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