Meet the Current DEI Advisory Committee Members:

AAPD and Disability:IN are honored to be working with the Disability Equality Index Advisory Committee – a diverse group of business leaders, policy experts, and disability advocates, who have assembled to share their knowledge, expertise, and vision to enhance disability inclusion policies and practices in the workplace.

Kirk Adams, Ph.D.

President & CEO
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

Neil Barnett

Director, Inclusive Hiring and Accessibility

Sara Basson, Ph.D., MBA

Accessibility Evangelist

Helena Berger

DEI Advisory Committee Co-Chair
President and CEO

Eric Bridges

Executive Director
American Council of the Blind

Mary Brougher

EVP, Operations
Bender Consulting

Kelly Buckland

Executive Director
National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)

Reid Caplan

Associate Director of Advocacy and Development
Autistic Self Advocacy Network

David Casey

DEI Advisory Committee Co-Chair
Vice President, Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer
CVS Health

Kristen Cook

Manager, Diversity & Inclusion

Deb Dagit

Deb Dagit Diversity LLC

Mike Ellis

Global VP of Accessibility

Rona Fourte

Senior Director, Business Enterprise Program & Supplier Development
IlliniCare Health, a Centene Corporation subsidiary

Zoe Gibby

SVP, Enterprise Disability Strategy
Bank of America

Laurie Henneborn

I&D Thought Leadership Managing Director, Accenture Research

Andy Imparato

Executive Director

Emily Ladau

Disability Communications Consultant
Words I Wheel By

Kenida Lewis

Director, College & Diversity Recruiting
MGM Resorts International

Anil Lewis

Executive Director
National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute

Susan Mazrui

Director, Global Public Policy

Russell Shaffer

Director, Global Culture, Diversity & Inclusion

Chris Soukup

Chief Executive Officer
Communication Service for the Deaf

Bob Witeck

Witeck Communications, Inc.

Peter Zerp

Supplier Inclusion & Diversity Manager
Accenture BV

A joint initiative of:

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AAAPD: American Association of People with Disabilities