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Audrey Patterson
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Senior Executive with a solid history of achievement in Diversity and Community Relations . Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Established track record of creating and directing philanthropic programs and long-term business strategies aimed at enhancing diversity, community engagement, and cultural competency.

  • Diversity & Inclusion Strategies
  • Talent Development
  • Recruitment & Retention Strategies
  • Change Managment Strategies
  • Cultural Competency Trainnig
  • Critical Thinking
  • Program Development
  • P&L Management
  • Grant Creation/Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Corporate Philanthropy
  • Non-Profit Management
Founder & Managing Partner Mar 2014Present JWP Consulting, LLC Atlanta, GA Founded and launched a strategic management consulting firm that helps companies gain competitive advantage through the implementation of Corporate Social Responsibilities iniatitives. Specialties include: D&I development, Foundation startup, Corporate Citizenship,  and Non Profit Management. Services include structure, process, design, measurements and training. All of our services come with tools, templates, forms and guidebooks for your team to execute flawlessly.
Recent Client: The King Center, Atlanta, GA
Directed and coordinated the activities for the Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Observances.
  • Led fundraising strategies to achieve $800K in revenue from a single gala event.
  • Reduced Audio/Visual vendor fees by 15%. 
  • Increased productivity by 50% with the introduction and rollout of “Work Board” a free application designed to improve team collaboration and productivity.  
President, Newell Rubbermaid Foundation and Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy Apr 2011Dec 2013 Newell Rubbermaid Atlanta, GA
  • Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations or businesses to ensure continuing operations, to maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity.
  • Prepared budgets for approval, including those for annual funding or implementation of programs.
  • Presided over the boards of directors, corporate contributions committees.
  • Established and implemented departmental giving policies, program areas, and procedures, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.
  • Led all public relations activities to reinforce and uphold philanthropic reputation representing the organization at industry events within the nonprofit sector and before civic leaders, philanthropic colleagues, and press.
  • Designed and managed technology infrastructure for processing and payment of grants including website design, system integration, and ongoing issue resolution. 
  • Both led and acted as central source of social responsibility intelligence for employees, media, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Initiated and led regular reviews of philanthropic results and strategies with fellow senior executive team.
Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion May 2006Apr 2011 Newell Rubbermaid Atlanta, GA
  • Championed diversity strategy, implementing framework for advocating corporate values enveloping diversity and inclusion to achieve organization's goals. 
  • Achieved cultural inclusion by chartering 14 Diversity Action Teams and a global team in Latin America. 
  • Strengthened HRC Corporate Equality Index to 100% for 3 consecutive years by leading LGBT initiatives.  
  • Developed and directed launch strategy of signature diversity toolkit for business unit leaders, subsequently emerging as the #1 toolkit for driving inclusion in the workplace.  
  • Developed the sanctioning and chartering process for employee resource groups and launched (5) groups (Asian, Hispanic, Women's African American and LGBT) successfully.
  • Designed and implemented large-scale training initiative for 4,000 employees (including 100% of top 200 employees).
Director, Diversity & Inclusion Mar 2003May 2006 Russell Athletic Atlanta, GA
  • Led a board-sponsored strategic diversity and inclusion plan carrying an innovative, accurate measuring system. 
  • Performed diversity assessments, analyzed data, identified trends, and recommended solutions.
  • Generated 30% new business for collegiate apparel line through successful negotiation of historic sports equipment and apparel agreement with Russell Athletic and 3 major college conferences. 
  • Identified procedures and policies having various adverse impacts and managed employee-led training program bringing 98% participation. 
  • Increased MWBE spending by 20% and 15% in successive years.
Senior Category Manager Dec 2001Dec 2002 Pepsi Cola Company Alpharetta, GA
Customer Marketing Manager Apr 2000May 2001 Nabisco Foods Alpharetta, GA
Certificate : Corporate Citizenship Jan 2011 Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Boston, MA
Master of Science : Marketing May 1993 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Science : Marketing May 1986 Hampton University Hampton, VA
Community Service
  • Trustee - Bennett College University, 2013-Present
  • President - OnBoard 2013-Present
  • Board Secretary and HR Chair - Atlanta Community Food Bank, 2011-Present
  • Co-Chair - Diversity Steering Committee, Leadership Atlanta, 2012-2014
  • Board Chair - YWCA, Metro Atlanta Chapter, 2012-2013
  • Board of Advisors, Carter Center – June 2012 - present

- Women of Excellence: Atlanta Daily World Magazine, 2013

- Bridge Builder Award: Atlanta Technical College, 2012

- IMPACT Leader Awards: Atlanta's Business-to-Business Magazine, 2012

- Prestigious Alumnus at Large Award: Hampton University, 2011

- Professional Leadership Award: Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, 2011

- Women of Excellence: Atlanta's Business-to-Business Magazine, 2010

- High Heels in High Places Award: Trumpet Awards, 2009

- Trail Blazer Award: NHL Diversity, 2008

- Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America: Savoy Magazine, 2007

- Who's Who in Atlanta's 32 Most Powerful Females, 2006

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Previous Companies:

  • JWP Consulting
  • LLC
  • Newell Rubbermaid

Previous Job Positions:

  • Founder & Managing Partner
  • President
  • Newell Rubbermaid Foundation and Vice President
  • Corporate Philanthropy
  • Vice President


  • Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Hampton University

Level of Education:

  • Certificate
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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