Advisory Council

An industry advisory council of 16 executives has been established to counsel, collaborate, and help measure progress in achieving equity within the creative industries:

  • Sheryl Adkins-Green, Chief Marketing Officer, Mary Kay, Inc.
  • Ivan Bart, President, IMG Models and IMG Fashion Properties
  • Neil Brown, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Amsale Group
  • Laurent Claquin, President, Kering Americas
  • Nicole Cokley-Dunlap and Shawn R. Outler, Co-Presidents, Black Retail Action Group (BRAG)
  • Frederic Dechnik, Chief Merchandising Officer, Luxury, Footwear & Accessories, Fragrances Eyewear, Watches and Jewelry, Ralph Lauren
  • Simon Fenwick, Executive Vice President, Talent Equity and Inclusion, American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s)
  • Morris Goldfarb, Chairman and CEO, G-III Apparel Group, Ltd.
  • Bethann Hardison, Model and Activist
  • Brandice Henderson-Daniel, CEO and Founder, Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR)
  • Lance LaVergne, Chief Diversity Officer and SVP of Global Talent Acquisition and Associate Experience, PVH
  • Carmen Nestares, Chief Marketing Officer, Amazon
  • Daniel Purefoy, Senior Vice President, Global Operations, Capri Holdings Limited
  • Tiffany Reid, Vice President of Fashion, Bustle Digital Group (BDG)
  • Emilie Rubinfeld, President, Carolina Herrera, Ltd.
  • Gary Sheinbaum, Chief Executive Officer, Ashley Stewart
  • Gary A. Wassner, CEO and Principal, Hilldun Corporation