Chris Brassell is currently a National Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Office of Diversity, where he is responsible for driving national diversity and inclusion strategies as well as thought leadership and brand identity designed to support the attraction, development, retention and advancement of the most talented individuals in the firm. He is also a nationally recognized subject matter expert on cultural transformation, work and fatherhood, and multi-generational diversity. He is spearheading an effort at PwC to engage and include white males in the diversity and inclusion discussion. He attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and is an active member of the Wharton Alumni Association. He is also an active advisory board member of the Howard University Center for Accounting Education, and a member of Asia Society, the Society for Human Resource Management, the National Association of Black Accountants, Ascend, and the Association for Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting.
Chris Brassell: I view female inclusion and advancement in the workplace as a seed-and-soil issue.