Chief Inclusion Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Inclusion in Healthcare, UPMC
Candi Castleberry-Singleton is the Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer at UPMC, a $9 billion, 20-hospital global health system and health plan. She is responsible for developing UPMC’s inclusion strategy, including its Dignity & Respect Campaign and Cultural Competency Initiative, as well for overseeing progress toward system-wide goals involving 54,000 employees. In 2008, she launched the Center for Inclusion at UPMC.
An experienced strategist, Candi created The Integrated Inclusion Model, a systems integration model that helps companies shift the responsibility for achieving an inclusive culture to every employee. The model is featured in Crossing the Divide: Intergroup Leadership in a World of Difference (Harvard Business School Press, August 2009).
At Sun Microsystems, she led teams in operations and employee development, and she acquired extensive experience in sales, product marketing, training, and account management at Xerox Corporation. Castleberry-Singleton received an MBA from Pepperdine University, a Bachelor’s degree in legal studies from UC Berkeley, and graduated from the Stanford University Human Resources Executive Program.