Eric Ellis, CEO of Integrity Development
Eric Ellis is President and CEO of Integrity Development Corp., a full-service management consultancy providing strategic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) solutions. An innovator and thought leader, Eric has over thirty years of experience in DEI strategy and facilitation. His collaborations with senior leadership, HR professionals, and internal DEI practitioners produce sustainable results, transforming organizational cultures into people-centered workplaces that inspire employee engagement and a sense of belonging. Eric has assisted some of the world's most admired companies in developing and implementing innovative DEI solutions, building cultures of respect that lead to higher employee performance and better business results. Eric was named one of the Top 100 DEI Experts in the World by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and serves on SHRM's Inclusion & Diversity Expert Panel. He is also SHRM's Subject Matter Expert for their newly designed Inclusive Workplace credential. Eric is known as a master communicator and was named "Cincinnati's Diversity Fixer" by The Cincinnati Enquirer. An award-winning entrepreneur, Eric received Ohio's Minority Business of the Year recognition and the NAACP President's Award, in addition to many other accolades. Eric is also an author and national keynote speaker. His regional bestselling book, Diversity Conversations, explores the practical application of managing inclusion. Eric can be heard on his weekly broadcast, Diversity Conversations, every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET on Facebook Live @elliseric.