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Tyronne Stoudemire

SVP of Global Diversity Equity & Inclusion at Hyatt

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.

Tyronne Stoudemire is the SVP of Global Diversity Equity & Inclusion for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands and a tradition of innovation developed over its more than 60-year history.

At Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Tyronne collaborates with senior leadership team to implement culture, talent, and marketplace strategies that leverage diversity and inclusion globally growing the enterprise wide across brand portfolio. As such, his team and internal corporate stakeholders implement diversity initiatives that include Resource Groups, mentoring programs for high potential women and people of color, a communications and public relations strategy to drive internal engagement and external brand recognition, and enhanced brand marketing effort to further focus on multicultural and LGBT audiences. He is the Co-Chair, of Hyatt’s Global Diversity Equity and Inclusion Counsel (GDEIC).

Tyronne identifies and leverages the opportunities and challenges presented by the expanding multicultural mosaic of worldviews and attitudes regarding Diversity Equity & Inclusion and performance given the increasing diversity in the workplace and global marketplace. A globally recognized executive and highly sought-after speaker, Tyronne has consulted with numerous Fortune 100 clients on diversity strategy, with insight around how organizational leaders can understand and harness the shifts evident in national and global demographic trends. Tyronne employs a unique talent that results in extraordinary benefits for individuals and organizations and has a proven ability to advance socially responsible corporate initiatives by fostering strategic relationships to catalyze international grassroots movements.

Tyronne, has received several accommodations and awards just to name a few: He was named one of the Top Executives in Diversity by Black Enterprise Magazine; and   honored as one of the 50 Diversity Champions by Diversity Woman Magazine. He is also the recipient of the Top Executive’s in Diversity Black Enterprise Magazine, Who’s Who in Black Chicago: The Inaugural Edition, Thurgood Marshall College Fund of Excellence Award, Most Influence African American People Voice, Push for Excellence Award (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Scholarship Breakfast), National African American History Month by President of the United States of America, President Obama. 

Tyronne is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, adjunct professor at Kellogg School of Management, serves on the Metropolitan Planning Council Broad (MPC), PUSH Excel Broad, Senior Advisor for the Music Institute, Senior advisor to the People’s Music School, Treasurer for the Arthur M. Brazier Foundation, Chairman of the Board for The Black Ensemble Theater, Gov. Pat Quinn appointed Tyronne to the board of Illinois mapping commission, Gov. JB Picketer appointed Tyronne to Chicago State University Working Group to Create an Equity Agenda for Black College Students in Illinois.

Most recently he was appointed by President Robert Isom (AA) to serve on American Airlines, founding Diversity and Equity Community Council focusing on Black travelers.