Dr. de Chabert is Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity and Global Community Relations Officer for Brown-Forman Corporation in Louisville, KY. After college, he launched his career teaching, as well as coaching basketball, in the Cleveland, Ohio, public school system (including University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio, where he also served as 10th Grade Dean), before working in business. He has spent the past 30 years working in the global diversity and inclusion field. Prior to his career at Brown-Forman, Dr. de Chabert 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 Corporation, McKesson Corporation, and American President Lines. He also served as Operations and Training Manager for Pope & Associates, a diversity consulting firm out of Cincinnati, Ohio. His current board service includes The Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville Central Community Centers, The Louisville Ballet, The University of New England, and The Centre for Global Inclusion. Dr. de Chabert graduated from St. Francis College in Biddeford, Maine, and holds a master’s degree in education from John Carroll University and a Master’s in Human Resources and Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco. He also holds a Doctorate in Leadership from Spalding University.