Dr. Patricia David is the Senior Diversity Advisor for JPMorgan Chase. She provides strategic advice to the firm on a wide range of diversity topics impacting our work environment and to our heads of Talent Management & Diversity and Advancing Black Leaders & Diversity Advancement Strategies. Specifically in this capacity, she also leads targeted initiatives that are key to driving firmwide strategies. Pat is a member of the JPMorgan Chase Diversity Council, and in collaboration with key business leaders, helps communicate diversity and inclusion efforts within the organization through various means. Joining the firm in 2010, Pat served as head of Diversity for seven years, leading diversity and inclusion efforts across four global regions. With responsibility for developing and implementing strategies aligned to the firm’s business strategy, she also tracked and reported on the ROI of initiatives and had oversight with the Human Resource community to implement Affirmative Action plans for regulatory compliance.
In this and her current role, she has been an instrumental leader across diversity and talent management efforts, Diversity Councils, Business Resource Groups, Leadership Edge (management training) and was a driving force to launch the Advancing Black Leaders strategy and office of Disability Inclusion. Pat brings a passion and personal touch to her work that colleagues at all levels across the firm truly value. Pat is a member of the firmwide Black Executive Forum and the esteemed Executive Leadership Council.
As an active participant to support efforts for under-represented groups in business and a thought leader on behalf of several diversity organizations, Pat has been featured in various publications and received numerous awards.
Most recently, she was named to the 2016 list of Top Executives in Corporate Diversity and received her Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from the Fordham Gabelli School of Business.