Nancy Mace brings more than twenty-­‐five years of experience to the JBC team helping corporations and nonprofits grow and develop. She has held executive-­‐level roles in human resources at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, Marine Terminals Corporation and Barclays Global Investors. She has extensive experience in training design and facilitation, program design and management, cultural engagement, talent management and leadership development and has worked in-­‐house and as an independent consultant for a variety of organizations, including BlackRock, Coca-­‐Cola, HP, Clorox, Oracle, Swedish Institute of Management, SF Aids Walk and Out & Equal Workplace Advocates. Nancy has created and led multiple leadership universities, and designed and facilitated programs in conflict resolution, strategic planning, and performance consulting, and many other subjects. Nancy has combined her love of travel with her career on several global assignments.

In her recent role as the Director of Community Empowerment with Out & Equal, Nancy drew on her vast experience and personal passion to support, engage, resource and coach the networks of committed volunteers who are bringing Out & Equal’s mission of ending workplace discrimination for the LGBT community to life. Her role centered on rewarding collaborations with Regional Affiliates, Employee Resource and Affinity Groups and LGBT partner organizations. Her LGBT work began first by becoming certified as an LGBT diversity trainer. It was from there that she began working with employee resource groups and leadership in strategic planning and team effectiveness. She has since helped coach numerous ERGs, their leaders and sponsors to higher personal performance and transformed team results.

Nancy served on the Board of Directors for ten plus years at the YMCA in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. A longtime and committed ally to the LGBT community, Nancy loves travelling to new places and embarking on myriad adventures. She holds a BA in Sociology and Organizational Development from the University of California, Davis. She lives and laughs daily with her partner, Andy, and their spunky rescue dog, Biscuit, in the San Francisco Bay Area.