Therese Bechet Blake is Head of Firmwide and North America Diversity Operations for JPMorgan Chase & Co as well as Head of Diversity for the firm’s Corporate Groups.
In these roles, Therese is responsible for ensuring diversity is integrated into all aspects of the business. This includes partnering with senior leaders and Human Resources teams to implement processes and practices that support inclusion and retention; working with line managers to show the value of diversity in meeting business goals; extending global diversity initiatives across the firm; and conducting research, analysis and ongoing reporting of diversity data.
Prior to joining the Diversity team, Therese spent 23 years in JPMorgan’s Investment Bank most recently as a Managing Director and Corporate Banker within the Americas Corporate Banking group. In that role, she was responsible for the global delivery of investment banking, capital markets, credit and operating services to a portfolio of clients within the securities, asset management and banking industries. Therese holds a B.S. in Economics from The University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business. She resides in New Jersey with her husband.