National Diversity Council Announces Texas’ Top 25 Companies for Diversity

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The National Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2018 Top 25 Companies for Diversity in Texas based on gender and minority representation in executive leadership and boards of directors.

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“Although the highlighted companies have made some progress in their inclusion efforts, our hope is that this report will motivate them to continue progressing in a positive direction.”

The National Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2018 Top 25 Companies for Diversity in Texas based on gender and minority representation in executive leadership and boards of directors. These organizations were recognized on April 11, 2018 at the 14th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference.    

“I would like to commend the organizations who have made this distinguished list,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “Although the highlighted companies have made some progress in their inclusion efforts, our hope is that this report will motivate them to continue progressing in a positive direction.”

Each of the 25 companies has been analyzed and compared against Texas demographics in the recently released report “Workforce Diversity and Corporate Governance: A Quantitative Analysis of Diversity and Inclusion in Texas Fortune 1000 Companies”. The National Diversity Council utilized various resources such as census reports, corporate websites, internal contacts, and external diversity associations to gather and report accurate information. A complete list of the Top 25 Companies for Diversity are listed below. To see the full report, please visit our Corporate Diversity Research site.

Texas' Top 25 Companies for Diversity:

1.    J.C. Penny Company, Inc.
        Marvin Ellison, CEO

2.    Kimberly- Clark
        Thomas J. Frank, CEO

3.    Neiman Marcus
        Geoffroy Van Raemdonck, CEO

4.    Texas Instruments
        Rich Templeton, CEO

5.    CenterPoint Energy
         Scott M. Prochazka, CEO

6.    Commercial Metals
         Barbara R. Smith, CEO

7.    Dynegy
        Robert C Flexon, CEO

8.    ConocoPhillips
         Ryan Lance, CEO

9.    United Services Automobile Association
        Stuart Parker, CEO

10.    Cinemark Holdings
        Mark Zoradi, CEO

11.    Marathon Oil
        Lee M. Tillman, CEO

12.    Dr. Pepper Snapple
        Larry D. Young, CEO

13.    KBR
        Stuart Bradie, CEO

14.    AT&T
        Randall L. Stephenson, CEO

15.    Occidental Petroleum
        Vicki Hollub, CEO

16.    Michaels Stores
        Chuck Rubin, CEO

17.    American Airlines
        Doug Parker, CEO

18.    Phillips 66
        Greg C. Garland, CEO

19.    Westlake Chemical
        Albert Chao, CEO

20.    NuStar
        Bradley C Barron, CEO

21.    Comerica Incorporated
        Ralph W. Babb Jr., CEO

22.    Valero Energy
        Joseph W. Gorder, CEO

23.    Brinker International
        Wyman T. Roberts, CEO

24.    Enbridge
        Al Monaco, CEO

25.    Waste Management
        James C. Fish Jr., CEO

About the National Diversity Council

A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion.

More information about the National Diversity Council is available at http://www.nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

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