Michelle Jordan, Chief Diversity Officer, AT&T
Michelle Jordan currently serves as Chief Diversity Officer at AT&T. As the head of all Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) efforts across the company, Michelle is responsible for strengthening and accelerating the company’s efforts to foster an inclusive culture, while integrating diversity practices into all aspects of the business.
Previously she served as Vice President, Talent and Leadership Development heading up talent strategy and AT&T’s leadership development and executive experiences. Prior to that as Vice President, Talent Acquisition she led domestic and international talent attraction, recruitment, and staffing efforts for AT&T. Her talents have made an impact on a variety of teams within AT&T including product management, corporate strategy, service management, executive communications, call centers sales and college recruitment. Michelle started her career as an Environmental Engineer and previously ran a chemical pilot plant operation where she launched a new line of chemicals. She also has a passion for entrepreneurship, which led to several of her own start-ups and a stint as an adjunct for Atlanta Technical College teaching small business owners. A native of Saginaw, MI, Michelle is a graduate of Florida A&M University, a Historically Black College & University (HBCU), where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, and Kennesaw State University, where she completed her Master of Business Administration. She resides in Dallas, TX, with her husband and their two sons.