Full Name
Dr. Brandon Wolfe
Job Title
Chief Diversity Officer
UNC Charlotte
Speaker Bio
Dr. Brandon L. Wolfe is a diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging executive leader with a track record of creating data-driven solutions and outcomes across infrastructure and talent pipeline processes.

His mission is to leverage diversity and inclusion to achieve equitable outcomes, strengthen relationships, and drive overall success in organizations and communities.

Through increased responsibilities, he has developed a wide range of inclusive programs and initiatives, equity-centered and data-driven strategic plans, strategic models to meet diverse organizational needs, innovative visualizations to engage clients and partners around progress, curricula and educational workshops, and much more, showcasing his comprehensive expertise.

In addition to his executive leadership, Wolfe leverages his platform to advance the dialogue around diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging work as it relates to accountability, sustainability, and evolving the practice to meet the increasingly diverse needs of societal stakeholders. His advocacy is both human and community-centric, emphasizing the transformative power of unity, shared responsibility, grace, and compassion, offering hope and resilience in the face of challenges and fostering healing, encouragement, and opportunity.

For over 20 years, Wolfe has leveraged his unique skills as a researcher, educator, and strategist to bolster internal operations, cross-sector collaborations, and positive public perceptions across multiple industries. He’s been invited to share his research and practices at multiple conferences, review manuscripts in the world’s top research journal as a leading content expert, provide consulting to industry professionals, and give motivational keynotes to multiple audiences.

Wolfe has received numerous awards for his efforts, including AERA Reviewer of the Year, Power 50 Top Chief Diversity Officer, and multiple Insight into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Awards.
Brandon Wolfe

Presenting at the following session(s):

Difficult DEI Conversations in Higher Education