Brenda is senior director of global diversity solutions and leads the supplier diversity program at Kelly Services. She is responsible for developing strategies, designing processes and building alliances that support the organization’s overall strategic direction for Diversity & Inclusion.
Brenda joined Kelly Services in 1997 and brings more than 20 years of business, leadership and consulting experience in workforce management strategies, with 15 years as a Supplier Diversity Specialist. Throughout her career, she has established collaborative relationships that drive diverse participation in the buying process and deliver innovative solutions to support Kelly and client initiatives.
Brenda is president of the Board for the Council of Supplier Diversity Professionals and Diversity Information Resources and serves on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council and the Great Lakes Women Business Council. She is also a member of the Executive Advisory Boards for the Center for Empowerment and Economic Development. Brenda is current chair of the certification review committee for the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.
In recognition of her leadership and commitment to the emerging business community, Brenda was recently named 2013 “Top Champion of Diversity” by DiversityPlus; 2012 “Champion of Diversity” by DiversityBusiness.com and 2012 “Ambassador of Supplier Diversity” by MBN USA.