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The global pandemic has transformed the way we work, and the “Great Resignation” stressed the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in attracting and retaining top talent. To stay competitive in this new talent landscape, organizations must prioritize inclusive talent management strategies that not only navigate crises but also drive long-term, sustainable success.

To examine how organizations are building more inclusive cultures, attracting and building diverse talent pools, and retaining top performers, Hunt Scanlon Media is convening hundreds of leading diversity, HR, talent and executive search professionals at our groundbreaking conference on DE&I talent on November 9, 2023 at the Harvard Club in NYC.




Rob Adams


Rob Adams Moderator – Hunt Scanlon Media
Eric Hutcherson

Unlocking the Power of Purpose: Building a Values-Driven Company

Eric Hutcherson Executive Vice President, Chief People and Inclusion Officer – Universal Music Group

In today’s competitive business landscape, building a strong corporate culture and a values-driven company is essential for attracting and retaining top talent. In this session, Eric Hutcherson, EVP and chief people and inclusion officer at Universal Music Group, will delve into the transformative power of purpose and values, and how they can shape your organization’s identity, reputation, and success. Eric will explore his candid strategies and practical insights for developing a robust employee value proposition that aligns with your company’s core values and resonates with prospective and current employees/clients. Through real-world examples and case studies, he examines the positive impact of a values-driven approach on employee engagement, productivity, and overall organizational performance.



Indhira Arrington

Building a Holistic DE&I Strategy

Indhira Arrington Partner and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer – Ares Management

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) are no longer just buzzwords – they are integral components of a thriving and innovative workplace. To effectively cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment, organizations must develop holistic strategies that go beyond surface-level initiatives. In the following fireside chat, Indhira Arrington will provide attendees with valuable insights and draw on her experience as the inaugural DEI Officer at Ares Management. Having crafted Ares Management’s DEI strategy, she will illuminate the path to fostering all-encompassing strategies.




Networking & Coffee Break


Measuring DE&I Success: Tracking Progress and Driving Results

In the ever-evolving landscape of diversity, equity, and inclusion, organizations are increasingly focused on measuring the success of their efforts to attract and retain diverse talent. Join our panel of experts as they unveil effective strategies for tracking and measuring progress in DE&I to drive meaningful change. We will explore the importance of setting measurable goals and key performance indicators (KPIs), harnessing the power of employee feedback and engagement surveys, and effectively communicating progress and results to stakeholders. You’ll learn how to enhance the impact of your DE&I initiatives, fuel transformative change, and cultivate an inclusive organizational culture.

Jonathan Beane
SVP & Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
National Football League

Ayana Champagne
CVP, Head of People & Organization
Novo Nordisk

Camye Mackey
EVP, Chief People, Diversity & Inclusion Officer 
Atlanta Hawks

Christopher Bylone van Sandwyk
Global Head of Belonging: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility 
Krispy Kreme



Saul Gomez

Psychological Safety: The Foundation of an Inclusive Workplace Culture

Saul Gomez Director of IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility) – TI Verbatim Consulting

Psychological safety is an essential building block to creating an inclusive workplace and optimizing organizational culture, fostering an environment in which every member of an organization can bring the best version of themselves to work. Psychological safety sets the foundation for organizations to thrive by creating a more resilient culture where team members feel included, are encouraged to learn, are able to contribute to the team, and can challenge the status quo. In the following presentation, experts from TIVerbatim will explore why psychological safety is important and its impact in the workplace, as well as concrete strategies for promoting psychological safety in the workplace.




Luncheon Reception

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Karyn Twaronite

Strategies for Building an Equitable, More Inclusive Workplace

Karyn Twaronite Global DE&I Officer & Global Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusiveness – EY

Research indicates that a culture of belonging significantly impacts both organizational and individual performance, leading to increased productivity, engagement, resilience, and a sense of fulfillment. Younger employees, especially, seek inclusive work environments that align actions with stated values. However, achieving a sense of belonging hinges on equitable access to resources and opportunities, considering employees’ diverse backgrounds and career journeys, which may involve historical biases, gender/ethnicity/language barriers, and microaggressions. In the following session, Karyn Twaronite, Global Vice Chair and DE&I Officer at EY, aims to empower organizations with insights to foster a more equitable workplace, providing tools and resources for inclusive talent leadership. Drawing from her years’ of experience, attendees will gain practical tips for strategic success, optimizing performance, retention, and progress.




Strategies for Attracting and Hiring Diverse Leaders

In today’s fiercely competitive talent market, it is crucial for organizations to prioritize the attraction and hiring of diverse leaders in order to foster inclusive workplaces that drive business success. However, traditional recruitment practices often limit the pool of diverse candidates. Join us in this engaging panel discussion as we delve into effective strategies for expanding your talent pipelines and attracting a diverse range of candidates. Discover how leveraging technology and data to reach new audiences, eliminating unconscious bias, and cultivating a robust employer brand that showcases your commitment to DE&I can transform your recruitment efforts. We share practical insights and tactics to attract and hire the next generation of leaders, ensuring your organization remains competitive and poised for long-term success.

Tracy McMillan
CEO & Managing Partner
BroadView Talent Partners

Maiko Ashby
VP, Global Executive COE and Global Groups & Functions Professional TA

Jyoti Rai
Chief Talent Officer
New York Presbyterian

Faith Montgomery
Vice President & Managing Director
Lindauer Global




Networking Break

Traci Sanders

Cultivating a Culture of Inclusion: Maximizing Success through Holistic Talent Support

Traci Sanders Global Head of DE&I – Verizon

Many Fortune 500 companies are evolving their workforce and practices to maintain a competitive advantage. In the following fireside chat, Verizon’s Vice President and Global Head of DE&I Traci Sanders will share Verizon’s holistic approach to building a culture of inclusion and belonging, and how other companies can do the same.



Lance LaVergne

DE&I at the Intersection of Business Priorities: Leveraging Inclusive Talent Management for Success

Lance LaVergne Chief Diversity Officer & Senior Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition and Associate Experience – PVH Corp.

The fusion of diversity, innovation, and financial success has become paramount in today’s competitive business landscape. In the following session, Lance LaVergne, chief diversity officer and SVP of global talent acquisition at one of the largest global lifestyle companies in the world, will navigate this confluence, exploring how inclusive talent management strategies can propel organizations towards their objectives. He reveals how organizations can achieve these goals by creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces that enable all employees to contribute their unique perspectives and skills. You will leave with actionable insights on how to align DE&I goals with your organization’s broader business objectives, and strategies for measuring the impact of your DE&I efforts on these outcomes.



Rob Adams


Rob Adams Moderator – Hunt Scanlon Media

The global pandemic has transformed the way we work, and the “Great Resignation” stressed the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in attracting and retaining top talent. To stay competitive in this new talent landscape, organizations must prioritize inclusive talent management strategies that not only navigate crises but also drive long-term, sustainable success.

To examine how organizations are building more inclusive cultures, attracting and building diverse talent pools, and retaining top performers, Hunt Scanlon Media is convening hundreds of leading diversity, HR, talent and executive search professionals at our groundbreaking conference on DE&I talent on November 9, 2023 at the Harvard Club in NYC.

‘Maximizing Business Success Through Inclusive Talent Management’ will include leaders from across the field, including: Eric Hutcherson, executive vice president and chief people and inclusion officer at Universal Music Group; Inhira Arrington, partner and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at Ares Management; Tracy McMillan, CEO and managing partner at BroadView Talent Partners; Maiko Ashby, VP, global executive COE and global groups & functions professional TA at PepsiCo; Jyoti Rai, chief talent officer at New York Presbyterian; Faith Montgomery, vice president & managing director at Lindauer Global; Saul Gomez, director of IDEA at TI Verbatim Consulting; Karyn Twaronite, global DE&I officer & global vice chair, diversity, equity & inclusiveness at EY; Jonathan Beane, SVP & chief diversity & inclusion officer at National Football League (NFL); Camye Mackey, EVP, chief people, diversity & inclusion officer at Atlanta Hawks; Ayana Champagne, CVP and head of people & organization at Novo Nordisk; Christopher Bylone van Sandwyk, global head of belonging: inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility at Krispy Kreme; Traci Sanders, global head of DE&I at Verizon; Lance LaVergne, chief diversity officer & senior vice president, global talent acquisition and associate experience at PVH Corp. and others.

Join our exclusive network of hundreds of DE&I leaders, CHROs, chief talent officers and executive recruiters on November 9, 2023 at the prestigious Harvard Club of New York. Our thought-provoking presentations and Q&A sessions exploring DE&I today is a must-attend event. Our formal sessions will include continental breakfast, a mid-morning networking break, a delicious main course and post-event cocktail reception.

The Harvard Club of New York
35 West 44th Street, NY 10036

(Cancellation notice: any passes canceled after September 1, 2023 will not be refunded. Sponsorships non-refundable.)


Indhira Arrington, Partner and Global Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer – Ares Management

Indhira Arrington is a partner and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer in the Ares human resources department, and partners with the firm’s DEI Council to advance Ares’ strategy to attract, develop, engage and advance diverse talent within an inclusive, welcoming environment, along with advance equity in the broader alternative asset management industry. Indhira also serves as an advisor to support DEI initiatives at portfolio companies across Ares’ investment strategies.

Prior to joining Ares in 2021, she served as a senior vice president and head of targeted sourcing at Wells Fargo & Company, where she provided leadership in the strategic planning and execution of diversity sourcing initiatives and programs for the firm. Previously, Indhira held several senior roles at The Bank of America Corporation within the global diversity and inclusion organization. In addition, she was an equity derivatives sales trader at Morgan Stanley.

Indhira began her career as a financial analyst at CIT Group. She serves on the  board of directors of Poly Prep, the committee for Hispanic children and families and the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP).

Maiko Ashby, VP, Global Executive COE and Global Groups & Functions Professional TA – PepsiCo

Maiko Ashby is vice president, global executive COE and global groups & functions professional TA at PepsiCo. She is responsible for executive hiring globally and professional recruiting for global groups & functions, including digital, data and analytics, and global business services. Her team recruited 5,000 associates in over 20 countries in 2022. She also co-launched Talent Acquisition’s Diversity Activation & Strategy Hive (DASH) and is a member of PepsiCo’s Racial Equality Journey Working Council.

Maiko has a background in both enterprise talent acquisition leadership roles and executive search, including with Heidrick & Struggles and Dinte Global Executive Search. Prior to joining PepsiCo in 2020, she led global executive recruiting at Hilton Hotels Worldwide, Amazon Web Services and Accenture Federal Services. Earlier in her career she led recruiting teams for retail, campus, and leadership roles. She started her career in competitive intelligence and market research at Abt Associates.

Jonathan Beane, SVP & Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer – National Football League

Jonathan Beane began his role as the NFL’s senior vice president and chief diversity and inclusion officer in 2020. He spearheads the league’s overarching diversity, equity and inclusion strategy and implementation. Jonathan also works closely with senior leadership to drive actionable change throughout the league and all 32 clubs.

Over the course of his career, Jonathan has led companies to foster more inclusive cultures and has established himself as a successful diversity strategist. Prior to joining the NFL, he served as the senior vice president of global diversity and inclusion for 21st Century Fox where he worked with leaders across the company to effectively plan and execute various global diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Jonathan has also held leadership positions in strategic planning, corporate responsibility and diversity and inclusion at Johnson Controls, Time Warner and Novartis respectively.

Christopher Bylone van Sandwyk, Global Head of Belonging – Krispy Kreme

Christopher currently serves as the global head of belonging at Krispy Kreme. He is a global data-centered belonging practitioner who built an award-winning, enterprise-wide DE&I program at a multinational Fortune 500 company. He uses a best practice mindset to design, execute, and manage a multi-point strategy that is globally consistent; however, also provides the flexibility to be implemented in locally relevant actions across the complex world in which we live. Christopher believes to achieve a full sense of belonging, organizations need to put inclusion, diversity, equity, & accessibility at the front of all initiatives to ensure all people can be their bold authentic selves at work, with the knowledge that they belong and are a value add to the organizational culture.

Ayana Champagne, Corporate Vice President, Head of Human Resources – Novo Nordisk

Ayana Champagne serves as corporate vice president, head of human resources (HR) for Novo Nordisk. She is entrusted with cultivating and preserving the Novo Nordisk Way across the organization. Ayana’s responsibilities encompass human resource strategies and programs, specifically in the areas of HR business partnering, talent management, learning & development, diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging, employee engagement, and employee relations. She is also the executive sponsor for the NovoEqual (LGBTQ+ and allies) Employee Resource Group, which provides a support network for LGBTQ employees and allies to maximize engagement, retention and leadership development. The group aims to expand acceptance and celebration of diversity in Novo Nordisk and the communities we serve.

Ayana has 20+ years of experience leading global human resources functions in more than 15 countries within the healthcare, manufacturing, and technology industries. Prior to joining NNI, Ayana was vice president and chief human resources officer at Ferring Pharmaceuticals, where she led the design and delivery of key programs centered around global HR optimization, corporate reputation, global total rewards, benefits and compensation, talent acquisition, and diversity & inclusion.

Previously, Ayana served as senior human resources director at Pratt & Whitney, part of Raytheon Technologies. There, she was responsible for 5,000+ employees. Prior to Raytheon Technologies, Ayana worked for Eaton Corporation, a diversified industrial manufacturer, where she held various positions of increasing HR responsibility.

Ayana has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and Forbes. Most recently, she was recognized as a Top 100 HR Professional by the 2022 OnCon Icon Awards. Previously, she was named Human Resources Executive of the Year by The American Business Awards Association and Business Insider’s Most Inspiring HR Leaders. She was also recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal’s Black Leaders Worth Watching Award.

Saul Gomez, Director of IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility) – TI Verbatim Consulting

Saul Gomez serves as director of IDEA at TI Verbatim Consulting. He is a Navy combat veteran experienced in organizational culture and executive-level briefing. He has led diversity and inclusion initiatives for over 59,000 personnel and is highly experienced in operationalizing diversity, equity and inclusion. He is a human-centered design facilitator, certified mediator, coach, and expert in agile practices implementation.

Eric Hutcherson, Executive Vice President, Chief People and Inclusion Officer – Universal Music Group (UMG)

Eric Hutcherson is executive vice president, chief people and inclusion officer at Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment. In this role, Eric is a member of the company’s senior management and leads a global team across UMG’s record labels, publishing division and operating companies to align talent functions, amplify the company’s entrepreneurial-based culture, accelerate diversity and inclusion across all levels and territories, attract, retain and develop talent, accelerate the company’s social justice initiatives and build on UMG’s successful track- record of driving innovation by recruiting employees who bring new ideas, perspectives and skillsets.

Eric joined UMG from the National Basketball Association, where he managed a team that drove the NBA’s global workforce strategy built on a commitment to attract, retain, develop and engage top talent for the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League. With a focus on people, culture and innovation, he was responsible for leading global projects, processes and analytics that addressed business needs. He partnered with the leagues’ senior leadership to enable, empower and develop employees in 13 offices globally, guided by the league’s strategic direction.

Prior to joining the NBA in July 2014, Eric was managing director and chief HR officer for the U.S. and Canada Division of Marsh, a leading global insurance brokerage firm. Before that, he held several leadership positions at Mercer, a financial services and human resource consulting firm, including chief human resources officer – Americas, and global leader for Mercer’s outsourcing and global operations and shared services businesses. Earlier in his career, he worked for Foot Locker and served as assistant director of Public Relations for the Boston Celtics.

Eric is also a motivational speaker and created a career development training program, “Say Yes to Success.” He serves on the board of councilors for the USC Annenberg School of communication and journalism, the senior advisory council for the National Association of African Americans in HR, the executive advisory Committee for CNBC. He also served on the executive board for Covenant House New York and has been recently named to the Covenant House international board. Additionally, he serves as strategic advisor to the board of directors for the Young Peoples Chorus; a multicultural youth chorus whose mission is to provide children of all economic and cultural backgrounds with a unique program of music education and choral performance.

Lance LaVergne, Chief Diversity Officer & Senior Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition and Associate Experience – PVH Corp.

Lance LaVergne serves as chief diversity officer & senior vice president, global talent acquisition and associate experience at PVH Corp. He is responsible for developing and implementing global strategies that enhance PVH’s ability to attract, develop and retain talent through the practices of talent acquisition, inclusion and diversity and associate experience. His key areas of focus are further developing and deploying enterprise I&D targets, creating omni-channel recruitment strategies and leveraging data to develop initiatives that will continue to make PVH a great place to work.

Lance joined PVH from Wells Fargo, where he was senior vice president and head of the enterprise talent acquisition’s strategy and practice group. He was responsible for leading and developing strategic plans, and ensuring the strategies for the delivery of talent acquisition services were aligned to current trends, practices, costs, and regulations. He also provided oversight for full cycle talent acquisition strategies, from candidate sourcing, including social media and branding, to selection and assessment.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Lance was the director of talent acquisition for Alcoa, where he led all of the talent acquisition activity for the company. He had oversight for the North America recruiting center of expertise as well as the identification and sharing of global best practices in sourcing, hiring, and on-boarding top talent.

Before that, he was vice president and chief diversity officer for New York Life Insurance Company where he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s diversity program, including the implementation and execution of the company’s diversity & inclusion strategy. He also served as a vice president in the human capital management division of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was the global head of diversity recruiting. Lance has also held recruiting roles at McKinsey & Company, Arthur Anderson LLP, and Russell Reynolds Associates focusing on various aspects of the financial service industry including insurance, banking, capital markets and asset management.

Camye Mackey, EVP, Chief People, Diversity & Inclusion Officer – Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena

Camye Mackey is currently the executive vice president and chief people, diversity and inclusion officer for the Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena. In her role as the club’s top human resources and diversity executive, Camye leads the team responsible for strategic development and implementation of the people philosophy and culture. Her priorities are leadership development, employee culture, embedding diversity and inclusion within all aspects of the business and providing the essential link between employee engagement and guest experience. This includes the overall implementation of the company’s S.M.I.L.E. service philosophy, which is rooted in southern hospitality and employee empowerment. Under her leadership, the Hawks won the Most Effective Recruitment Strategy award in the 2019 HR Excellence Awards presented by Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Prior to joining the Hawks, Camye established a proven track record of leadership experience within diverse companies and industries that included positions with MGM Resorts International, Walt Disney World, Special Olympics International and B. F. Saul Hospitality Group (owned and operated Hilton, Marriott International and Intercontinental properties). In addition, she owned and operated a full-service HR consulting firm that serviced notable clients such as the American Red Cross, Walt Disney World, George Mason University, Health Central Hospital and Special Olympics Florida.

Camye has spoken at several human resource conferences and served on the board of directors at Virginia Tech’s Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management, Special Olympics Florida and currently resides on the Atlanta CHRO Governing Body and is a SHRM-Atlanta board member.

Tracy McMillan, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner – BroadView Talent Partners

Tracy McMillan has over 25 years of experience providing executive search, retention solutions and leadership advisory services to clients. He has developed a strong focus within the affordable housing, non-profit, and middle-market sectors, and established a track record of well-placed, long-tenured C-Suite executives.

Prior to starting BroadView Talent Partners (formerly HCGA Consulting Partners) in 2015, Tracy served as the VP of global talent acquisition for the NBA. Previously, he spent five years as a managing director at The Diversified Search Group, a Top 10 global executive search firm. Past experience also includes founding, leading, and managing The McMillan Group, a Philadelphia area-based retained executive search firm that served clients of distinction across all functional areas and industries. Tracy began his executive search career with Carrington & Carrington, Ltd. in Chicago and later joined LaMonte Owens, Inc. where he served as senior vice president.

Tracy’s passion lies in delivering a positive experience for both client and candidate, treating each with professionalism and respect. His ability to truly listen allows him to deliver solutions tailored to their unique needs. As a result, his clients achieve long-term business success as well as an enhanced workplace culture driven by diversity, equity and inclusion. Tracy regularly leads and advises boards and on various topics, including executive search, leadership assessment, succession planning, talent management, executive compensation and retention strategies. A dynamic keynote speaker and presenter, he frequently speaks on these topics at conferences and organizations nationwide.

Faith Montgomery, Vice President & Managing Director – Lindauer Global

Faith Montgomery serves as vice president & managing director at Lindauer Global and brings over 25 years of deep experience, passion, and expertise in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. Prior to joining Lindauer in 2014, Faith held senior leadership positions across the nonprofit sector. She is currently focused on executive level search, talent management initiatives, and coaching for client partners and individuals. Faith brings extensive organizational and operational expertise to clients, with experience in strategic planning, process integration, team building, mitigating bias in hiring and other DEIB principals.

With an extensive background in leadership-level fundraising, building, and managing teams, Faith is well-versed in search and talent management in higher education, healthcare, think tanks, arts and culture and K-12 organizations. She has successfully completed major executive level searches for dozens of reputable institutions such as Fenway Health, Duke Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Howard University, Princeton University, Stanford University, Harvard University, University of Minnesota Foundation, Babson College, University of Texas Austin, St. Paul’s School, Lawrenceville, Hackley, National Cathedral School, Greenhill School, Sidwell Friends, Lovett, Durham Academy and more.

Faith serves on the national board of the African American Development Officer’s Network (AADO) and is a member of Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy (WOC), and Women in Development (WID), among others.

Jyoti Rai, Chief Talent Officer – NewYork-Presbyterian

Jyoti Rai is senior vice president and chief talent officer at NewYork-Presbyterian. In this role, she is responsible for all key areas of talent management, including designing and overseeing the delivery of a consistent talent strategy and experience for NYP colleagues, creating the vision and driving the implementation of the future work design for the organization, while focusing on inclusion and NYP’s optimization of talent. She has oversight for talent acquisition, talent management, performance management, organization effectiveness, learning and development, and diversity, equity & inclusion, through which she supports the design and execution of important aspects of NYP’s people strategy.

Jyoti has more than 25 years of diverse global HR experience and was recently managing director global human resources at Moody’s Corporation. Prior to Moody’s, she spent 20 years with American Express in various roles.

Traci Sanders, Global Head of DE&I – Verizon

Traci Sanders is a VP and global head of DE&I for Verizon. She is responsible for developing company-wide diversity and inclusion programs, working with recruiting to develop talent pipelines, diversity metrics and reporting and returns on investment, and overseeing training and development programs. In addition, she manages the supplier diversity program within Verizon and the employee relations function, ensuring the communication with employees regarding employee relations concerns; providing guidance and recommendations for resolution of issues as well as assisting managers and supervisors in understanding and implementing company policies related to performance, discipline, and related topics.

Prior to this, Traci served in several leadership roles at Verizon responsible for compensation, talent management, systems and operations.

Karyn Twaronite, Global Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusiveness – EY

Karyn Twaronite is EY’s global vice chair – diversity, equity & inclusiveness. She is a member of the EY global practice group leadership team and the EY global talent committee. She co-chairs the EY global diversity & inclusiveness steering committee, along with EY’s global chairman and CEO. She also helped create and leads EY’s global social equity task force, which works to develop and prioritize cohesive global actions specifically addressing inequity and discrimination, including racism.

She is responsible for driving innovations that maximize the strength and effectiveness of EY’s diverse workforce of almost 400,000 people across 150 countries in the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEIA). Karyn and her team oversee the strategic implementation of the firm’s integrated approach to DE&I – the EY Culture Change Continuum: a road map for success. It helps leaders to foster an inclusive environment, one in which all EY people can better leverage their own diverse skills, experiences, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

She is also a long-standing advocate for increased inclusion across many aspects of business and the broader community. This involves supporting many dimensions of diversity, including gender, race and ethnicity, LGBT+, disability, geographic location and more.

Karyn’s perspectives on D&I topics are frequently cited in the media, including Harvard Business Review, The Economist, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Businessweek, The New York Times, Fortune, Fast Company, The Washington Post and Forbes among others. Karyn was recognized as Top 15 Chief Diversity Officer in 2023 by Global Diversity Magazine.

Karyn began her EY career as a tax professional more than 20 years ago, before shifting focus to help shape the firm’s talent, human resources and inclusion management practices. She is a board member of the United Way of New York City and a member of the Catalyst board of advisors.


Luncheon Sponsor

TI Verbatim Consulting (TIVC) creates great workplaces. The organization’s mission is to help people work better together. TIVC is a proven leader in human enterprise optimization recognizing that people are an organization’s greatest assets. The firm is heralded as a responsive, customer-oriented professional services company and have current and former contracts with government and commercial customers across the nation.

Human resources should not be seen as a necessary protocol but instead utilized to improve workplace relationships and transform your team into the ultimate competitive advantage. TIVC can work with your team to improve your most effective business strategies. From attracting the right talent to developing leaders to marketing and communications, the firm’s subject matter experts are ready to build a plan that will bring you success. For more information, www.tiverbatim.com.

Gold Sponsors

Founded in 2015, BroadView Talent Partners is a national executive search firm dedicated to placing exceptionally talented leadership in affordable housing agencies, non-profit organizations and associations, as well as middle market companies. The firm provides clients with an unmatched national network, commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and record of long-tenured placements. For more information, visit www.broadviewtalent.com.

Lindauer is proud to be one of the world’s leading retained executive search firms focused on nonprofits, recognized by clients, candidates, and peers in Forbes Best Executive Search Firms and in Women of Color in Philanthropy’s Top 10 Search Firms for Women of Color, and placed on Hunt Scanlon’s Top 50 Executive Search Firms, HR/Recruiting Diversity Power 65, Top 60 Nonprofit Recruiters, Top 40 Higher Education Firms, and Top 50 Healthcare & Life Sciences Search Firms lists. Since its founding more than 25 years ago, Lindauer has grown into a global firm serving education, health, arts, policy, foundation, and charity organizations across the United States and on four continents.

Lindauer consultants and team members are known for bringing rigor, candor, integrity, dedication, and a spirit of collaboration and commitment to our search and talent engagements. Long known as fierce advocates for inclusion, equity, and diversity, Lindauer remains a trusted partner, convener, thought leader, and driver of innovation and systemic transformation across the nonprofit sector. Fortunate to work with the world’s leading institutions, and renowned for its historic expertise in fundraising and advancement, the firm today offers a wide range of talent management, leadership, and search services. To learn more about Lindauer, visit www.lindauerglobal.com.

Exhibitor Sponsor

Talent analytics are more important than ever – your people and your organization’s group dynamics are the most valuable levers available to drive performance and change. Nowhere is this more critical than in equity-backed organizations, where the realization of the investment thesis can come down to having the right person in the right role at the right time.

We help equity-backed organizations gain confidence that they have the right leadership team in place to deliver on expectations. We also partner with clients to manage unforeseen risks involving incumbent executives, as well as prospective appointments in both due diligence and existing portfolio companies.

Caldwell Analytics – the organizational effectiveness practice at global talent acquisition firm Caldwell – leverages highly respected, science-backed and results-driven assessments to align talent and business strategies, driving better results. By leveraging workforce analytics related to organizational design, leadership, team dynamics, communication, motivation, talent management, and strategic execution, we help clients improve individual, team, and business-unit performance. For more information, visit www.caldwell.com/analytics.

Networking Sponsor

Diversified Search Group (DSG) is the largest woman-founded executive search firm in the world and is a new model in the industry with a combination of specialty firms: Diversified Search, BioQuest, Koya Partners, Grant Cooper, and Storbeck Search. With their collective resources and expertise, the combined firms have deep and broad industry knowledge with unparalleled access to expansive candidate networks. The firms collaborate across sectors to access diverse talent whose values align with their clients’ purpose, producing among the best rates in the industry for placements of women and people of color, repeat clients, and candidate retention. Headquartered in Philadelphia, DSG operates in over a dozen cities across the country and worldwide as the official U.S. partner of AltoPartners, the international alliance of executive search firms with 63 offices in 36 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.diversifiedsearch.com.

Cancellation Policy

(Cancellation notice: any passes canceled after September 1, 2023 will not be refunded. Sponsorships non-refundable.)


Thank you for your interest in attending our upcoming conference, Maximizing Business Success Through Inclusive Talent Management,’ to be held on November 9, 2023 at the Harvard Club of New York. The full-day event will begin at 7:30am with continental breakfast, a mid-day luncheon along with a full day of very exciting presentations by top professionals in the sector.


Early Bird Rate: $850 (Standard Rate $1,250)

(Cancellation notice: any passes canceled after September 1, 2023 will not be refunded. Sponsorships non-refundable.)