Motivational Monday – December 13, 2010 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM EST withÂ Wendy Lewis, Â SeniorÂ Vice President – Diversity and Strategic Alliances Major League Baseball
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Moderated by – Zaneilia A. Harris, President Harris and Harris Wealth Management GroupÂ Â Â Real People, Real Stories, Real Success
Wendy Lewis, Senior Vice President of Diversity and Strategic Alliances for Major League Baseball, Office of the Commissioner, implements MLBâs Diversity Economic Impact Engagement initiative, (DEIE).Â The DEIE is one of MLBâs newest initiatives to advance the level of MLBâs current workforce and supplier diversity efforts as well as create methodologies for cultural assessments, diversity economic platforms and industry-wide diversity training.
Her pioneering career includes other positions such as Vice President of Strategic Planning for Recruitment and Diversity following her position of Vice President of Human Resources and Office Operations for Major League Baseball.Â Her roles included directing the recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance planning, training and development for Major League Baseball’s Central Office in New York and its satellite offices. She served as the corporate liaison in the area of Human Resources to all 30 Major League Clubs.Â As the former head of HR, she formulated an infrastructure for Human Resources Management and established industry best practices.Â Wendy continues to serve as a staff member to the Commissionerâs Diversity Oversight Committee, MLBâs Ownership Diversity Council.
Ms. Lewis has a BS in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh and an MBA from theÂ J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.