AMS, has appointed Judy Ellis to its advisory services team as senior vice president diversity, equality and inclusion advisory. She will be based in Cincinnati, Ohio, US.
Under her new role, Judy will bring her extensive experience as a diversity, equity and inclusion practitioner to the company to support its advisory client services. Pulling on her expertise of designing and delivering strategic culture, diversity and inclusion solutions, she will be working with the AMS leadership team to drive the diversity agenda across the global businesses it partners with.
“I am really excited to welcome Judy to the AMS team to further expand our advisory services to clients and enable their accelerated growth in inclusive leadership, as well as the creation of high performing cultures,” said Laurie Padua, managing director of AMS’ advisory division. “Judy has a wealth of experience – including a period teaching workforce diversity for the University of Cincinnati’s Master’s in Applied Psychology program – and her knowledge will certainly provide valuable insight and direction for AMS and its global client base.”
Nicola Hancock, regional managing director for the Americas at AMS commented: “I am delighted to welcome Judy to our Americas leadership team, to build on our existing diversity experience and capabilities and provide leadership to our teams and clients, driving strategy and solutions to ensure we can partner with our clients to achieve measurable change.”
Judy added: “This is a fantastic opportunity for me to help guide and champion diversity, equity and inclusion solutions in a range of businesses worldwide. Having previously led my own successful DEI consulting firm, I am very excited to have the chance to work with the phenomenal client base of AMS. During this season where the importance and benefits of including the contributions of all is highlighted, working with AMS, a global provider of workforce solutions, is particularly rewarding.”