What’s the best part of your job?

Connecting people and adding value. I truly enjoy putting ideas and people together to create impact—for business, for our industry and for the growth of all us involved. In my work, I show companies how to leverage diversity for better business performance and more satisfied associates.

What inspires your leadership approach?

I learn something from everyone I come in contact with and that diverse ways of thinking and approaching problems drives creative solutions. I like to ensure that everyone contributes and that I show gratitude to all for the hard work that goes into driving impact.

What do you cherish most about being a part of the industry?

I have met thousands of smart, interesting and successful people who truly care about making an impact. Retail/consumer goods is endlessly innovative and we have an opportunity to serve the consumer and add value every day. I am very proud to see so many companies stepping up and doing the right thing during these difficult times.