MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) announced today that Jon G. Muñoz has joined the firm as vice president and chief diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) officer.
Muñoz has more than 25 years of DEI, multicultural marketing, community engagement, and human resources experience across a range of industries including hospitality, wireless communications, and financial services. An expert in leading national and global diversity and inclusion management practices, Muñoz will work with leaders and teams across the firm to drive a comprehensive approach to Booz Allen’s DEI mission – ensuring Booz Allen is an inclusive and equitable workplace where all employees feel that they belong, are valued, and can achieve their full potential.
Muñoz was most recently vice president of global diversity and inclusion at Hilton, where he directed the company’s diversity and inclusion management practice focused on culture, talent, and marketplace initiatives. Under his leadership, Hilton’s DEI commitment received numerous industry awards and recognitions from DiversityInc, Great Place to Work, Fortune, Forbes, the Human Rights Campaign, and others.
“Diversity, equity, and inclusion has been an essential part of our culture for decades, and we remain committed to cultivating an environment that fosters respect, equity, and opportunity for all our employees,” said Aimee George Leary, executive vice president at Booz Allen. “Jon’s expertise will help us deliver innovative solutions that drive our ambitious DEI mission forward and increase our impact inside Booz Allen, with our clients, and across our communities.”
Prior to Hilton, Muñoz held key DEI and multicultural marketing roles at Sprint (T-Mobile), Nextel Communications, Bank One (JPMorgan Chase & Co.), and NationsBank (Bank of America).
“A successful DEI strategy requires a true commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that starts from the top and is applied across the entire business. Booz Allen’s long-standing commitment to these practices lays a strong foundation for the work ahead,” said Muñoz. “I look forward to partnering with leaders across the firm to create the experiences, practices, and standards that will help Booz Allen’s talented workforce thrive as we work together to listen, learn, and act with purpose toward a better future.”
Muñoz holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and advertising from the University of Texas at Austin. He has several certifications in corporate citizenship and executive education from Boston College and Southern Methodist University. He currently serves on the Chairman’s Advisory Council for the Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino and as board chair for the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association. He is a co-founder of the National Hispanic Corporate Council Corporate Executive Development Program, which is dedicated to advancing Hispanic managers to executive positions in corporations.
To learn more about DEI at Booz Allen, visit https://www.boozallen.com/about/diversity-equity-and-inclusion.html.
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