Philomena Morrissey Satre
Director of Diversity and InclusionCompany: Land o' Lakes
Role: Session Presenter
2020 Conference Session:
Butter Done Better: Land O’Lakes Adds Flavor to Front-Line Training with a Tasty Infusion of Bite-Sized Learning
Philomena Morrissey Satre serves as director of Diversity and Inclusion and External Strategic Partnerships. She joined Land O’Lakes in June 2017, bringing more than 30 years of human resources experience in diversity and inclusion, community relations, work-life and well-being. Before joining Land O’Lakes, she worked at Wells Fargo & Company. Her previous roles included vice president of Organizational Effectiveness Development, Diversity and Inclusion; community outreach consultant; and senior HR consultant.
Philomena has extensive experience in developing and implementing diversity strategies, including internal initiatives and community-focused pipelines. Previously, she participated in a Middle East Fellows project, in partnership with Hamline University and the U.S. State Department, and traveled to the Middle East as a part of the peace and economic development project.
Philomena recently joined the board of directors for the Cookie Cart organization. She co-leads the leadership advisory board for SHIFT (a nonprofit focused on people in midlife) and formerly served on the board of SHIFT for eight years. She serves on the Agriculture Diversity & Inclusion Consortium, co-chairs the Twin Cities D&I Roundtable, and was recently named to the Minnesota Workforce Citizen Commission on Aging. She previously served on the Minneapolis Workforce Council, the Executive Leadership Council for Honoring Women Worldwide, Goodwill Easter Seals, Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES), Lifeworks, HIRED and Resource Inc. advisory boards. She also co-led the 2020 Women on Boards initiative for Minnesota.
Philomena has received numerous awards, including AARP/Pollen 50 over 50, the Minneapolis Business Journal’s Woman Change Maker and Minority Advocate, Minnesota Business The (Real) Power 50 Award, and the University of Phoenix Diversity Leadership Award.
Philomena has an MA in organizational leadership from St. Catherine University and a BA in public administration and political science from the University of Wisconsin–LaCrosse. Philomena is an adjunct professor at St. Catherine University in the Master of Organizational Leadership Graduate Program.