Our Team
Patricia C. Pope
CEO & Chief Creative Officer

Pat spent the first ten years of her career working at Procter & Gamble where she was involved in the organization’s early diversity and inclusion efforts. She’s a subject matter expert who brings more than 45 years of knowledge and experience specifically in diversity, inclusion, and culture change. Pat has primary responsibility for all Research & Development. Her passion is creating new tools, especially in the areas of assessments, metrics, and training solutions.

She has served on the Diversity Advisory Board for Kent State University, and the External Advisory Board for the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. She also served on the Executive Advisory Board for the Williams College of Business, Xavier University, and has been a Board Member for Enterprising Women. In 2022, Pat was asked to join the Board for the Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota & Desoto Counties. Pat lives in Lakewood Ranch, FL.

Education, Certifications, Awards

  • BA, Business and the Social Sciences, Union Institute & University
  • MS, Organizational Development, Pepperdine University
  • Graduate of Leadership Cincinnati Class 33
  • Both Pat and her late husband, Merlin G. Pope, Jr. were recognized as
    Diversity Pioneers by Profiles in Diversity Journal award, 2007
  • One of 13 “Diversity Legends” by The International Society of Diversity
    & Inclusion Professionals, 2011