This is our inaugural list of Top DEI Leaders. This prestigious list recognizes the outstanding individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to driving diversity, equity, and inclusion within their respective industries.
Eric Ellis is President and CEO of Integrity Development Corp., a full-service management consultancy providing strategic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) solutions. An innovator and thought leader, Eric has over thirty years of experience in DEI strategy and facilitation. His collaborations with senior leadership, HR professionals, and internal DEI practitioners produce sustainable results, transforming organizational cultures into people-centered workplaces that inspire employee engagement and a sense of belonging. Eric has assisted some of the world's most admired companies in developing and implementing innovative DEI solutions, building cultures of respect that lead to higher employee performance and better business results. Eric was named one of the Top 100 DEI Experts in the World by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and serves on SHRM's Inclusion & Diversity Expert Panel. He is also SHRM's Subject Matter Expert for their Inclusive Workplace credential.