Client Engagement LeadCompany: Cook Ross, Inc.
Role: 2018 Diversity Award Winner—Friend of The Forum
Robby Gregg, Jr., is a nationally recognized diversity expert with more than 20 years of experience in designing and executing multi-platform diversity strategies in the areas of organizational management, human resources, communication and marketing, and corporate responsibility. He has a core expertise in developing workplace inclusion initiatives that increase opportunities for professionals from all segments of society, especially those with disabilities. Robby currently serves as client engagement lead at Cook Ross, Inc., an organization that provides strategic interventions to drive inclusive leadership and culture for the world’s most influential organizations.
He is widely known as a pragmatic strategist who builds and sustains impactful business relationships with relevant stakeholders at all levels. A consistently sought-after panelist and speaker on diversity issues, Robby has also received numerous accolades for his work as a diversity practitioner, including the 2014 Diversity Leadership Peer Award, presented by Diversity Woman magazine, and the 2012 Diversity Champions Award, presented by the World Diversity Leadership Council.
Robby is a staunch advocate for equality and social justice, and serves on a number of nonprofit boards and committees. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University, where he had the great honor and privilege of being under the tutelage of Dr. Maya Angelou, who later awarded him a special service award for his commitment to supporting the programmatic fundraising needs of her flagship public charter school for at-promise students in Washington, D.C.