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about brandon

LaTisha S. Brandon, a seasoned diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) practitioner, possesses a remarkable track record of developing and executing transformative DE&I strategies for both Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations.

 

Her journey at The Container Store, the nation’s premier specialty retailer of organizing solutions, began in 2021, where she spearheaded the company's inaugural DE&I strategy, established employee resource and affinity groups, DE&I councils, and a supplier diversity program.

 

In July 2022, LaTisha's leadership earned her a promotion to Vice President, expanding her responsibilities to include Culture and Charitable Giving. In this elevated role, she leads the company's DE&I initiatives, employee engagement efforts, and corporate giving programs.

 

Before joining The Container Store, LaTisha played a pivotal role at Celanese, crafting the DE&I strategy and spearheading the supplier diversity program. Her earlier leadership positions at JCPenney and Dick’s Sporting Goods showcased her multifaceted expertise in inclusion & diversity, e-commerce, and merchandising, providing a solid foundation for her impactful career in DE&I.

 

LaTisha's excellence in DE&I has garnered significant recognition, including being named a Top 100 Diversity Officer by the National Diversity Council in both 2023 and 2021. She was also acknowledged as a Woman on the Rise by Women in Retail Leadership and earned a coveted spot on the Diversity Woman Magazine’s Elite 100 List in 2024, solidifying her status as one of America’s highest-ranking Black women executives.

Actively engaged in community, business, and philanthropy, LaTisha is a proud member of various organizations, contributing to Women in Retail Leadership, the Society for Human Resources Managers, National Minority Supplier Development Council, National Black MBA Association, Top Ladies of Distinction (North Dallas Suburbia), the Junior League of Collin County, and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated where she serves as Assistant Director of the Southwestern Region. Brandon is also currently serving on the board of directors for the Southwestern Region Partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, where she continues to shape the landscape of DE&I.

LaTisha holds a bachelor's degree in finance and marketing and a master's degree in business administration, both earned at Southeastern Louisiana University.

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