About Dr. Deanna Kimbrel

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Chief Diversity Officer
Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Kimbrel has more than 15 years of experience in the field of workplace diversity and inclusion. Most recently, she was the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Inovalon Holdings Inc., a technology company that provides cloud-based analytics and platforms for healthcare providers and pharmaceutical firms. She is also proprietor of Kimbrel Management Consulting, which provides workplace climate assessments as well as educational programs and workshops to different industries on topics including organizational culture, leadership, diversity, equity and inclusion. Previously, she served in similar positions with Paychex, Inc. and with Rochester Institute of Technology.

Kimbrel holds a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership from University of Phoenix, a master’s degree in Communication and Business Marketing from Rochester Institute of Technology and an undergraduate degree in Communications and Business from the University at Buffalo.