Diversity Leader Beverly Jennings Launches the SEE Company
Advising, consulting and coaching corporations and business leaders to “see everyone elevate”
Beverly Jennings, former Head of Global Supplier Diversity and Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), has launched SEE Company to enable diversity-forward and inclusion-focused enterprises to achieve significant growth.
As Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jennings brings her C-level business knowledge, values-driven leadership and supplier diversity expertise to corporations and business owners, preparing them to succeed in an ever-changing environment.
With her signature approach and energy, Jennings is leading SEE Company with her vision to “see everyone elevate.” As a trusted advisor and certified business coach, she offers strategies and guidance for executives to deliver measurable success. Her three decades of experience span customer service, process excellence, end-to-end supply chain management and business development.
Jennings also extends her knowledge to Boards of growth-oriented organizations. She is Vice Chair and Executive Committee member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR), a non-profit of companies spending $1 billion or more annually with diverse suppliers, which J&J joined as the first healthcare company. She co-chairs the BDR Global Committee and leads the BDR Triad, which connects corporations, diverse businesses and investors for growth.
She is a member of the Board of Directors for Turtle & Hughes, one of the largest independent electrical and industrial distributors in the nation, and serves on the Board of Rose International, one of the leading minority- and woman-owned providers of workforce and technology solutions.
Her previous role at Johnson & Johnson was Vice President, Worldwide Process Excellence, Consumer Group. Earlier, she was Director of Manufacturing at Vistakon, now Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, with responsibility for 1,200 employees. Prior to that she served in a variety of Director positions including Quality, Customer Service and Distribution. For eight years, she co-chaired the African American Leadership Council National Employee Resource Group with 35 chapters and 1,500 members. In addition to healthcare, Jennings’ management experience encompasses the retail and food industries.
Jennings previously served as a board member to the Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance, the Women Presidents’ Education Organization (WPEO), Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Community First Credit Union and the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council.
She has been recognized as a champion, sponsor, mentor and advocate for business and community. These include J&J’s Top 25 People of the Year, the Diverse Manufacturing Supply Chain Alliance (DMSCA) Legacy Award, the WBE Hall of Fame and a Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneur (LWE) in New Jersey. She also received the WBENC Applause Award, the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Masked Award, and was a Gateway Girl Scouts Woman of Distinction.
Source: See Company