Loretta VanPelt
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“I am a confident, thoughtful, hardworking, caring and giving person who always think about others. I am a lifelong continuous learner. I am a wife and mother and wear it like a badge of honor. I am an educator that never wants to stop teaching and sharing to help make this a better world. I #LiveInclusively by ensuring that the things I do, do not leave out anyone around me out. I also, continuously do my own introspection work to help me identify my bias and area where I may unknowingly exclude others.”

Loretta VanPelt is a senior consultant with The Winters Group, Inc. With close to 20 years of experience Loretta’s work in diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias and cultural competence has engaged her with a broad range of industries in the Fortune 500, 100 and many of the Top 50 companies recognized by Diversity, Inc. She works with clients to develop short and long term strategies to help maximize on-the-job capability while achieving organizational, group and personal goals. She works with executives, leaders and employees from the C-Suite to the shop floor, within organizations both national and international.

Loretta’s experience incorporates consulting, organizational development, program evaluation and design, project management and education and training.

Some of her work consist of implementing initiatives that include: strategic diversity planning, organizational cultural audits, focus groups and audit recommendation planning. Preparing Diversity Councils for their tasks ahead and working with Employee Resource Groups.

Loretta has worked with client groups in many sectors including: technology, automotive/manufacturing, hotel and food service, pharmaceutical, consumer products, health care, financial services, construction services and government agencies.

Loretta holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Wayne State University and, earned a Master of Science Degree from Central Michigan University. She is a Qualified Administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®).

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