Ekaete Bailey Joins Fors Marsh Group as Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Fors Marsh Group (FMG) named Ekaete Bailey as Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. As a member of FMG’s senior leadership team, Ekaete will be responsible for leading the evolution of the company’s Racial Equity Strategic Plan through an intersectional lens. By providing counsel and developing tools, Ekaete will help to build the capacity of staff to operationalize equity in their client work. Collaborating with employees across divisions, she will develop measurable Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) metrics and foster a community of belonging.
“Ekaete is a recognized DEI advocate and consultant with a demonstrated record of finding creative ways to engage in employee-centered projects to effect change,” said Ben Garthwaite, FMG’s CEO. “We are thrilled to bring Ekaete to FMG where she will use her talent, passion, and leadership to drive our continued growth and success. This is an exciting moment for our firm and for the broader movement of B Corps as Ekaete joins us in our mission of building an inclusive and sustainable economy that works for all.”
Before FMG, Ekaete cofounded an enterprise-wide Sponsorship Program and racial equity campaign at a regional east coast financial institution. Active in social justice efforts and non-profit work, Ekaete served for three years on the Board of Directors for International Child Advancement, an organization that supports orphanages and youth centers around the world.
About Fors Marsh Group
Fors Marsh Group is a company that uses business as a force for good. Since 2002, it has focused on applying science and strategy to create positive behavior change in people and program and policy improvements in large organizations and government. This work is conducted within seven core U.S. markets: health, defense, technology, finance, homeland security, policy, and consumer. As a B Corporation, FMG governs from a unique set of values and policies that compound the positive impact achieved for employees, clients, and partners.