Senior Vice President

Mariah E. DeForest is Senior Vice President.

Ms. DeForest specializes in designing and implementing diversity programs that deal with managing minority workforces. The goal is to help companies better engage their Hispanic workforces.

Over her career, Ms. DeForest has consulted for many companies including Cooper Tire and Rubber Company, Azteca Foods, Monfort of Colorado (now part of ConAgra) and smaller companies such as Superior Forge & Steel Corp., Profile Plastics Co., and Liberty Coach Corp.

She has lectured at the University Of Illinois, Illinois Institute of Technology, Northern Illinois University, and Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. She has published over 50 articles on various aspects of managing Hispanic and minority employees.