Best Practices for Advancing Supplier Diversity with The Container Store
While many organizations have executive support for their supplier diversity programs, LaTisha Brandon at The Container Store is using that support to directly improve how the company operates and infuse supplier diversity across the organization.
LaTisha is leveraging her years of experience in buying to drive a business-building supplier diversity program that touches departments and processes across the company.
In this interactive webinar you will hear how LaTisha is:
- Engaging executive leadership in ways they understand
- Setting clear and actionable goals, measurements, and accountability
- Finding specific barriers to improvements and building tactics to address them
- Building partnerships and processes with teams across the organization
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VP, DE&I, Culture & Charitable Giving
The Container Store
LaTisha Brandon is a diversity, equity and inclusion practitioner that has developed and executed comprehensive DE&I strategies for Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations. Having an eclectic professional background, LaTisha leverages her experiences and education to provide organizations with a clearly defined path to inclusion and equity. In 2021, Brandon was named among the Top 100 Diversity Officers by the National Diversity Council.As Vice President of DE&I, Culture and Charitable Giving at The Container Store, LaTisha is charged with leading the company’s DE&I, employee engagement and corporate giving efforts. Prior to joining The Container Store, LaTisha was the Head of Global DE&I at Celanese Corporation, where she developed the DE&I strategy and spearheaded the company’s supplier diversity program. Brandon also worked at the JCPenney Corporation serving in increasing capacities ranging from buying to planning and allocation to inclusion and diversity. LaTisha holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Southeastern Louisiana University where she also received her MBA. She is an avid community advocate, actively serving as a member of several national and local organizations including the Society for Human Resources Managers, Texas Diversity Council, National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), National Black MBA Association, African American Museum Dallas Board of Trustees, and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. where she serves as the Assistant Director of the Southwestern Region.
Daniel Dorr has spent the last 20+ years leading marketing teams, launching new businesses, and development winning campaigns. At supplier.io Daniel is responsible for connecting with Supplier Diversity leaders globally; helping them create and mature successful supplier diversity programs with supplier.io’s industry leading data, software, and services.
Prior to Supplier.io Daniel was the Sr. Director of Marketing at PowerSchool, an education software company that has supported districts through the challenging last few years. Daniel has also held marketing and leadership roles at Vail Resorts, Hewlett Packard, and P&G.