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This Month:

Angela S. Dixon, Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Berkshire Bank

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Angela S. Dixon

Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer

Berkshire Bank

Angela S. Dixon

About Angela

Angela Dixon, a 30-year veteran in the Human Resources and the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion space has joined the Company as Chief Diversity Officer, reporting to EVP, Chief Human Resources and Culture Officer Jackie Courtwright. Dixon brings a range of experience working with public and private sector organizations on workforce and strategic management issues, including strategic planning and leadership development. global leaders to advance and embed diversity and inclusion as a strategic approach to maximize business performance and create a competitive advantage.

As Chief Diversity Officer, Dixon is responsible for driving the Company’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy in collaboration with executive management and each of Berkshire’s business lines. She also works to enhance the impact of Berkshire’s existing diversity initiatives and programs.

Before joining Berkshire Bank, Dixon owned and operated Dixon Consulting II, LLC, a management consulting firm focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and Talent Management. Her company helped organizations create and cultivate DEI initiatives that align with business strategy, expand opportunities for diverse communities, and produce sustainable, measurable impact. Previously, Dixon served as Vice President for Talent & Inclusion with the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce in Albany, NY, and served as Deputy Comptroller for Human Resources and Administration at the New York State Comptroller's Office.

Ms. Dixon has a BA in Political Science and MBA from the University at Albany. She is also a Senior Certified Human Resources Professional through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).

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