Beverly Stallings-Johnson has served as Wendy’s Vice President, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer since March 2021. She sets the vision and strategy for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Wendy’s, and leads efforts to create an inclusive culture for the Company’s employees, franchisees, and suppliers.
Beverly is a transformational leader who understands how a diverse and inclusive culture can positively impact business results. She is a passionate advocate for ensuring that people can feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work.
Prior to Wendy’s, Beverly was Chief Diversity Officer for the City of Columbus, Ohio, leading the city’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion. She helped to advance an equity agenda to impact disparities across the city’s nearly 1 million residents.
Beverly also previously spent more than 25 years in roles of increasing responsibility at Xerox, culminating in her role as Global Equal Employment Officer and Senior Executive, Diversity Inclusion and Equity.
Beverly holds a PhD in Management and Organizational Effectiveness from California Coast University, a Masters in Management from Marymount University and a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Communications from the University of Richmond.