Monique Hunt McWilliams

by LP Green, II
Monique Hunt McWilliams
Chief Diversity Officer
Eli Lilly and Company

Monique Hunt McWilliams is Chief Diversity Officer at Eli Lilly and Company, a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world with 39,000 employees worldwide.

In this role, McWilliams’ responsibilities include driving the development and implementation of Lilly’s workforce diversity and inclusion strategy.

Prior to her role as Chief Diversity Officer, McWilliams was Assistant General Counsel, Litigation and Legal Compliance at Lilly, where she has worked in a variety of legal positions since joining the company in 1998.

McWilliams has been recognized for her commitment and advocacy for diversity within the legal profession, receiving the Pepper Hamilton 2009 Champion of Diversity Award.

At Lilly, she has led or participated in various initiatives to increase diversity, including developing the first round table forum where Lilly and outside
counsel discussed law firm challenges to hiring, developing, and retaining diverse lawyers.

McWilliams sits on the Board of Trustees of Sycamore School in Indianapolis, Indiana.

McWilliams has a Bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctor from Indiana University.

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