Stacey A. Gordon is CEO at Rework Work , a Los Angeles, CA-based human capital services and training consultancy focused on helping organizations address Diversity & Inclusion needs through a proven, data driven methodology. Rework Work’s nine-point system breaks D&I down into manageable target areas which include: reputation management, interviewing processes, compensation, onboarding methods, and skills building. Starting with awareness, Rework Work helps organizations create commitment to a process, embedding the behavior elements of diversity & inclusion into the framework of the organizational culture. Solutions are brought to clients via surveying for unbiased data, interactive presentations, facilitated dialogue, weighing the business case against the moral reasoning and strategies for implementation.
With more than two decades of experience as an innovative human capital strategist, Stacey’s mission is to work to reduce bias in global talent acquisition and organizational culture. Stacey is a subject matter expert as a LinkedIn Learning Diversity, Inclusion & Career Strategy course author. Her diversity, inclusion and career related online courses have been viewed more than 1 million times. Stacey and her team are also known for their recruiting expertise and coaching for professionals. Stacey was recognized by Pepperdine University as a Top 40 Over 40 Leader, was a finalist for Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women Helping Women Award and was recognized by Forbes as a Top 3 Business Leader Who Spoke Out About Diversity & Inclusion. In her capacity as a highly-rated coach, she is a member of Forbes Coaching Council and has coached D&I practitioners at The Forum on Workplace Inclusion. She is also LinkedIn Diversity, Inclusion & Career Strategy Course Author.
Together with her role at Rework Work, Stacey is also responsible for managing the development, execution and strategic direction of the largest SHRM-affiliate in the U.S.
Prior to these roles, Stacey founded and led a third-party search firm focusing on diversity. At MUFG Americas, as Diversity & Inclusion Project Manager, she developed an internal marketing plan for the Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) encompassing more than 3,000 employees, and she also served as Interim Executive Director at the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) after starting the first professional chapter for the organization several years prior.
Stacey holds an MBA from Pepperdine University’s School of Business and a B.S. from St. John’s University. She is an Advisory Board Member and Mentor at The Coding Boot Camp at UCLA Extension and teaches Diversity in Organizations and Cultural Intelligence as an Adjunct Faculty member at Phillips Graduate University in Chatsworth, CA. She is a frequent speaker and lecturer at industry-related conferences.