November 2021 Speaker Series Event|
Invest in Yourself
Ralph E. de Chabert SVP, Chief Diversity and Global Community Relations Officer, and President of the Brown-Forman Foundation
Time & Location
November 2021 Speaker Series Event
Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
About the event
Ralph possesses 33 years in the global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion field.
Prior to Brown-Forman, Ralph held successive positions in Northern
California as Chief Diversity Officer, Vice-President of Employee Relations
& Diversity and Head of Executive Development and Diversity for Safeway,
Corp, McKesson, Corp, and American President Lines respectively. He also
chaired the McKesson Foundation Board and was Operations Manager for
Pope & Associates, a diversity consulting firm out of Cincinnati, OH. Ralph
has also been a nuclear insurance underwriter, a partner in a men’s clothing
store and a teacher and basketball coach in the Cleveland, Ohio school
Current Board service includes The Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville
Central Community Centers, The Louisville Ballet, The Centre For Global
Inclusion, Center for Non-Profit Excellence, Brown Regional Cancer Center,
The University of New England, Spalding University, IMPETUS and
Bellarmine’s Rubel School of Business.
Ralph graduated from St. Francis College in Biddeford, Maine. Ralph also
holds Masters Degrees in Education and Human Resources and
Organizational Development from John Carroll University and the
University of San Francisco, respectively and he holds a Doctorate in
Leadership Education from Spalding University.
Ralph is married and when he is not spending time at work or with the
family, he can be found reading and enjoying music.