Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion
American Express Company
Donna Wilson is responsible for overseeing and managing the Global Diversity and Inclusion team. She works closely with the US, Canada and Global Diversity Councils, as well as the business lines within Global Consumer and Small Business Services. In addition, she is responsible for setting the global strategy for the Employee Networks. Having spent 23 years in Economic Development, she felt that her business background could transform the Diversity conversation into bottom-line business impact. Before joining American Express, Ms. Wilson was Northeast President of Washington Mutual's Community and External Affairs division, a group dedicated to strengthening the company's community-related activities. In this role, she oversaw all aspects of corporate giving, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and community development initiatives, government affairs, affordable multi-family lending and investments, and employee volunteerism.