As Manager, Willis implements BSR’s internal diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy for the US in line with the recently launched People Plan, in collaboration with the People Council and the DEI Taskforce. He is responsible for exhibiting and maintaining a robust understanding of emerging issues related to DEI and identifying relevant trends.
Prior to joining BSR, Willis worked with a range of organizations to create DEI strategies focused on talent acquisition, employee engagement, people leadership, and relationship management. He developed and delivered course content (online and face-to-face) to organizations as large as 4000 employees. Willis is also a recognized thought leader and subject matter expert on the intersectional nature of DEI and access. He has a decade of progressive experience in higher education, local government, and the private sector.
Willis has a JD from Florida Coastal School of Law and a BS in Legal Studies from Florida Gulf Coast University.