Jomil Guerrero, Chief Diversity Officer, New York Life
Jomil Guerrero is New York Life’s Chief Diversity Officer, responsible for building on the company’s strong diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) foundation and continuing to embed a diverse and inclusive culture into New York Life’s talent practices, business strategy, and community engagement.
Most recently, Ms. Guerrero served as Chief Operating Officer of IndexIQ, a New York Life Investments boutique. She joined New York Life in 2011 as Director of Finance for both New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM) and NYL Investors. Since then, she has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Managing Director, head of Global Marketing Operations for NYLIM.
Prior to New York Life, Ms. Guerrero was U.S. Controller for the Riverside Company and Controller at Muirfield Capital Management, both investment firms. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BS in accounting. Ms. Guerrero has been a dynamic and passionate driver of DE&I efforts both within and outside New York Life. She served as a co-lead of the company’s Social Justice Working Group advising the Social Justice Steering Committee established in 2020. The Group’s recommendations included evolving New York Life’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion to become the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Center for Awareness and Advocacy (DE&I Center), which focuses on continuing inclusion and engagement initiatives while expanding professional development with a goal of personal growth and career mobility for diverse employees.
In addition, Ms. Guerrero is an Advisory Board Member of New York Life’s Latinos for Excellence, Advancement & Development (LEAD) Employee Resource Group (ERG). She previously served as a Co-Chair of ENABLE, the company’s ERG dedicated to raising disability-focused awareness. She also recently became a Board member of the Reasons to Smile Foundation Inc., a non-profit dedicated to helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities reach their potential within the workforce and community. For her work in advancing DE&I, Ms. Guerrero was included in Profiles in Diversity Journal’s inaugural list of Latino Leaders Worth Watching in 2021.