The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to learn that USHCC Board Member – Regina Heyward, Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Supplier Diversity at Wells Fargo – was elected to Vice-Chair of the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN). The Network gives advice and tools to corporate partners to help them hire more business professionals with disabilities.
“Regina is one of the most recognized and dedicated professionals in the field of supplier diversity in our country. More than that, she has been an invaluable friend and advisor to me as one of our board members. I couldn’t be more pleased for her or for the USBLN for electing her to this position,” said Javier Palomarez, President & CEO of the USHCC.
In her current role at Wells Fargo, Heyward works to develop small and minority-owned businesses to make them eligible to become Wells Fargo suppliers. She has more than 17 years of multi-level global supply chain and supplier diversity strategy experience. She joined Wells Fargo in 2014 and was elected to join the USHCC Board of Directors last year.
Throughout her career, Ms. Heyward has developed supplier diversity programs and initiatives locally and globally in regions including Asia, Latin America and Europe. In her career, she has been the director of enterprise supplier management for Capital One and director of global supply chain compliance at MeadWestvaco.
Ms. Heyward has been featured twice by DiversityPlus magazine as one of the “Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity,” and has received numerous other awards for her leadership in supplier diversity, including honors from Minority Business News and DiversityInc. Magazine.