LEA 2023 Spirit of Diversity Award

Spirit of Diversity Award

Darretta Whitfield

Director, Supplier Diversity
Charter Communications

Darretta joined Charter in 2019 and is responsible for the strategy development, program management, and future roadmap for Supplier Diversity across Charter’s 41 state footprint. Prior to joining Charter, Darretta led the launch of supplier diversity efforts at First Data while also leading the eSourcing function, focusing on strategic sourcing project management, competitive bidding, supplier management, and contract management.

She’s held similar eSourcing leadership roles at Newell Rubbermaid and MWV, providing her with a deep history of supplier engagement related to and in support of strategic sourcing initiatives.

Darretta graduated from Clark Atlanta University, a prominent HBCU in Atlanta, Georgia, with a B.A. degree from the School of Business Administration with dual concentrations in Business Management and Supply Chain Management.

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