Chris Brassell is a strategic thinker and innovative leader with over 21 years of diversity/inclusion, human capital, and change and talent management experience.
He is currently a National Director in the PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Office of Diversity where he is responsible for driving national diversity and inclusion strategies and thought leadership and brand identity designed to support the attraction, development, retention, and advancement of the most talented individuals in the Firm. He is also recognized as a subject matter expert on cultural transformation, work and fatherhood, multi-generational diversity and race and is currently spearheading two progressive efforts at PwC –engaging men and, more specifically, white males in the diversity and inclusion discussion and engaging men for gender equity through PwC’s partnership with the UN’s HeForShe initiative.
He attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics. He is an active advisory board member of the Howard University Center for Accounting Education and the school’s Department of Accounting, a member the Society for Human Resource Management, the National Association of Black Accountants, Ascend, and the Association for Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting.
He, his wife Jayme, his thirteen year-old son Griffin, eleven year-old daughter Macy, and six year-old daughter Murphy, live in Kansas City.
Chris is the presenter for Conscious Leadership and Cultural Dexterity.
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