Charisse Dean is Managing Director of KPMG US ESG Social Strategy. She has over 20 years’ experience leading transformational programs (digital and business) with a purposeful focus on integrating culture into organizations through social and equity strategies. Her areas of expertise include DEI strategy, PMO launch and execution, operational efficiency, program delivery and considerable experience leading and driving software implementations. She is committed to delivering “best in class” solutions that are focused on her client’s challenges, integrating continuous risk management while developing teams of people that embrace a pioneering mindset to deliver outcomes that garner success and achieve impact.
Charisse leads, mentors and coaches others, attaining satisfaction in seeing them thrive, especially women. She balances life as a wife, mother of three boys, committed to driving excellence in her family and community. Charisse is a graduate of University of Virginia, M.S. in IT Management and George Mason University, B.S. in Decision Sciences and MIS. She is a member of Forum for Executive Women, Gartner’s Senior Advisory Council, Fred’s Footsteps Board – Governance Committee, Women in Technology Network (WIT) and Board Member for The Giving Tree non-profit organization.
The phrase she lives by is this: “I live my life leading in love and service, trust and gratitude”.