Sandra Dorsey is the Head of Inclusion & Diversity of the Americas Division. She is responsible for educating employees on the value of having an inclusive culture and how this impacts business success. Sandra’s team is responsible for consulting with the SMBC Enterprise Resource Groups who help to inform the firm on how it can better attract and retain diverse talent. In addition to creating awareness, SMBC’s Inclusion & Diversity Team provides support to the firm’s Recruitment Team by identifying strategies to recruit diverse talent across all levels of the organization. Prior to Sandra’s role at SMBC, she was a Director at E*TRADE in Talent Management and Diversity where she led their diversity initiatives and Leadership Development programs. While at E*Trade, she initiated seven employee resource groups over a two-year period and facilitated a cross- business and site Diversity Council. In addition to leadership development, Sandra facilitated off-sites and teambuilding events for senior leaders. Before joining E*TRADE, Sandra spent six years as a Talent Partner for UBS in the Wealth Management Americas Division where she focused on Performance Management, Succession Planning, and other Developmental programs. She spent 20 years at JPMorgan Chase where she began her career in Human Resources in a variety of roles, including training, HR Communications, University Relations, and Career Development. Sandra received her B.S. in Organizational Management from Nyack College and she spent eight years in the U.S. Army in the Military Intelligence Field with assignments in Berlin and Augsburg Germany during the Cold War.