Senior Diversity and Inclusion Consultant at Oracle
David is a Senior Diversity & Inclusion Consultant working as part of the Oracle Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) team, which manages all aspects of D&I for Oracle US. As part of the D&I team, David delivers integrated solutions to help embed D&I and employee engagement competencies, concepts, thinking, systems, and processes into the business. In this role, David engages individuals as part of the organization’s disability inclusion strategy and manages strategic partnerships.
As the past Corporate Diversity Consultant at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, based in Chattanooga, TN, David was responsible for the research, development and implementation of enterprise diversity initiatives. In this role he educated employees on the business case for diversity to help develop a culture of inclusion. He also provided diversity training, career counseling and community outreach advocacy to address health care disparity.
David has served on the La Paz Chattanooga Board of Directors, the Chattanooga area’s Latino advocacy agency. As chairman, he spearheaded efforts to revitalize the agency through an intensive and highly collaborative strategy development session that led to increased funding, growth in staff, a new location, enhanced brand and sought-after expertise. He formerly served as Chair on the Advisory Board for Youth Leadership Chattanooga, a youth development program of the YMCA. He is a past-president and charter member of the BlueCross Toastmasters Club.
David earned his Masters of Management in Human Resources Management from the University of Phoenix and holds a Bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Journalism from Montclair State University.