JACK Entertainment announced today Kathryn M. Hall, CPD has joined the company as vice president of diversity and inclusion, pending regulatory approvals. In her new role, Hall will lead the development and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy for the Cleveland-based gaming company.
“We are excited to welcome Kathryn to the JACK Family as her extensive background and impressive expertise in the field of diversity and inclusion, both professionally and personally, will be a valuable addition to our leadership team,” said Brian Eby, President of JACK Entertainment. “Kathryn’s passion for her work, proven through her award-winning career, will contribute prominently to JACK Entertainment as we continue to make our industry leading gaming company a great place to work and play.”
Hall, a Cleveland native, brings more than two decades of diversity and inclusion experience to her new role. She joins JACK Entertainment from Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District where she was Chief Diversity Officer, earning the organization numerous awards for its work in the area of diversity, both locally and nationally. Previously, Hall served as the Chief Diversity Officer for both Case Western Reserve University and Cuyahoga Community College.
Hall holds a Master’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis on Diversity Management from Cleveland State University. She is a Certified Diversity Professional, has been certified by the NTL, Washington, D.C. with a Specialization in Diversity Management, and holds a certification as an Executive Coach from the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management.
Committed to the Northeast Ohio community she calls home, Hall dedicates her time out of the office to serve as a mentor and champion to business professionals, women and young professionals, including acting as Board Chair for The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland, Board Member for the Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival; The Commission on Economic Inclusion; The United Black Fund of Cleveland; and The UNCF of Northeast Ohio.