Kathleen Navarro is Head of Talent Management & Chief Diversity Officer at New York Life, leading the company’s integrated talent management and diversity and inclusion strategies. Ms. Navarro heads up the company’s Executive Talent & Diversity Council and works closely with the business areas to align talent and diversity initiatives with business goals.
Ms. Navarro joined New York Life in 1994 and has held a variety of finance, strategy, and operations roles spanning Insurance and Agency, Investments, and Corporate Departments.
Ms. Navarro holds an MBA in Accountancy from Baruch College Zicklin School of Business, a B.S. in Statistics and Management from New York University Stern School of Business, and a certification in Building & Leading Diverse Organizations from Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education. She has been recognized as a Top 10 Champion of Global Diversity by DiversityGlobal, a Top Executive in Corporate Diversity by Black Enterprise, and included on the Most Powerful & Influential Women list by the National Diversity Council.