Charlene A. Thomas, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for United Parcel Service Inc. During her 30 years at UPS, Thomas has held multiple leadership roles in human resources, operations and strategic planning for the Fortune 500 global transportation and logistics company.
Before being named Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer in early 2021, Thomas served as Chief Human Resources Officer and led innovative
initiatives to optimize the talent, leadership and culture for the company’s more than 540,000 employees worldwide. Thomas also served as President of UPS’s West Region with responsibility for product growth and delivery operations in 25 U.S. central and western states.
Thomas is a member of UPS’s Executive Leadership Team. Thomas serves on the board of directors for the National Urban League.
Thomas holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Temple University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Eastern University.