Terri Mayes to be Named Executive Director of Illinois Diversity Council and serve as Vice President of the National Diversity Council

Terri Mayes to be Named Executive Director of Illinois Diversity Council and serve as Vice President of the National Diversity Council

CHICAGO, IL – – Terri Mayes has been appointed Executive Director of the Illinois Diversity Council (ILDC) and Vice President of the National Diversity Council. As a Former Vice President of a Fortune 100 organization, Mayes brings the best in business leadership, talent acquisition, and organizational development needed to further advance diversity in the corporate environment.

Mayes’s noteworthy 15-year career with OfficeMax and impressive track record of corporate social responsibility seamlessly aligns with the initiatives of this organization. Her ability to effectively promote organizational change has earned her the rightful recognition as one of Illinois’s Most Powerful and Influential Women.

In addition to her role at OfficeMax, Mayes is the founder and president of Mayes Bridging Strategies, LLC, where she has leveraged her substantial business background to provide non-profits, corporations, and individual leaders strategic transformational services. Mayes remains actively involved in the Illinois community by speaking on diverse talent, leadership, and engagement strategies at conferences and educational institutions.

Mayes has completed graduate level leadership studies at the University of Notre Dame –Mendoza College of Business and a holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Administration of Justice from the University of Wyoming. She has advanced training as a Leadership Coach through Excellero Leadership Studies and a certificate in Change Management through Prosci.

“Mayes brings a great vision and proven track record in organizational development in areas related to diversity and her services will be invaluable to ILDC and the National Diversity Council,” said Dennis Kennedy, the CEO for the ILDC and National Diversity council.

As the first Executive Director for the ILDC, Mayes will provide leadership, strategic vision, organization and administrative oversight. Proving to be a determined individual in her boundless drive for organizational change, she will be a great asset to this organization.

About the Illinois Diversity Council

The Illinois Diversity Council is a non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion. The regional advisory board is located in Chicago.

More information about the Illinois Diversity Council is available at www.illinoisdiversitycouncil.org.

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Dennis Kennedy

Founder & CEO

National Diversity Council

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