Adrienne C. Trimble

by Justin Cates
Adrienne C. Trimble
Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer
Sysco Corporation

Adrienne C. Trimble is the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer for Sysco Corporation.

Prior to Sysco, Trimble served as an Executive on Loan as the President & CEO for the National Minority Supplier Development Council from August 2018 – February 2021. One of the hallmarks of her leadership with NMSDC was to re-establish the long-term vision for the organization. Within 18 months, she reversed the organization’s decline in corporate members and certified minority business enterprises.

Trimble began her work in inclusion at Toyota Motor North America, where she worked closely with the company’s senior leadership team in developing advocacy and accountability measures to integrate DEI processes across the organization’s business operations. During her tenure, she aligned diversity, equity, and inclusion with the business strategy to help position Toyota as the #1 sales leader in the African American, Hispanic American, and Asian American markets.

Trimble serves on the Board of Trustees of Wilberforce University. Other board and committee leadership positions include The Herndon Institute Corporate Board Director Development Cohort, VisitDallas Diversity Advisory Council, and The Collin County Business Alliance.

Trimble holds a B.S. degree in Organization Management from Wilberforce University.

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