PricewaterhouseCoopers' Office of Diversity
Chris Brassell is responsible for driving national diversity and inclusion strategies and thought leadership and brand identity designed to support the attraction, development, retention, and advancement of the most talented individuals in the Firm. He is also a subject matter expert who leads efforts at PwC to engage and include white males in the diversity and inclusion discussion along with a new approach to support working dads in the Firm. Previously, Chris has held a number of HR leadership positions at PwC, including the U.S. Campus Sourcing Leader and US Experienced Recruiting Leader where he was responsible for driving firm wide strategic recruiting initiatives; efforts that were instrumental in achieving extensive external recognition for PwC as the top ranked firm for their recruitment activities and brand. Additional positions at PwC include Global Recruitment Systems Leader and U.S. Diversity Recruiting Manager. He attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics. He is also an active advisory board member of the Howard University Center for Accounting Education, and a member of Asia Society, the Society for Human Resource Management, the National Association of Black Accountants, Ascend, and the Association for Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting.