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RALEIGH, July 28, 2021 The Diversity Movement (TDM) has named Nichole Thompson as Regional Director of Business Strategy to lead business development and growth initiatives in Montgomery. 

Thompson is an educator, business strategist, and entrepreneur, serving in numerous senior leadership roles within higher education and in the private sector. As an entrepreneur, she is the founder and co-owner of a leather goods company based in East Africa. Dr. Thompson has co-authored numerous articles, publications, and books. Her strong business and strategic acumen enables organizational leaders to realize how diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) unlocks workplace excellence.

The Diversity Movement helps organizations achieve better business outcomes and strengthen organizational cultures by integrating DEI into the core of their culture and operations. Recent studies reveal the ROI of these practices, including: 

  • 19% increase in revenue 
  • Diverse organizations are 70% more likely to capture new market share
  • Better decisions 87% of the time via inclusive decision-making
  • Outperforming the S&P 500, NASDAQ by 50% 
  • 67% of jobseekers saying that diversity is important
  • 60% of consumers want to know what a company stands for before supporting

Going beyond traditional assessment or consulting, The Diversity Movement offers technology products that enable data-driven, innovative solutions that are measurable and transformational. More than “why,” The Diversity Movement focuses on “how” with tactics, tools, resources, and programming. Our technology integrates DEI directly into your company’s DNA via up-to-date resources, easy access to DEI experts, and peer learning opportunities.