Riding Shotgun host Edwin Marcial speaks with Dr Ebbie Parsons, Founder and Managing Director of Yardstick Management. Ebbie started Yardstick Management, with a goal of improving the opportunities for underserved minorities in corporate America. Today Yardstick is a leader in management consulting solutions for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) as well as Executive Search. Yardstick clients include some of the largest names in business including Facebook, Netflix, Amazon, and LinkedIn.
Edwin talks with Ebbie about how his desire to make a difference in the lives of underserved minorities led to founding Yardstick, how corporate culture impacts DEI, and how the killing of George Floyd and the “Great Resignation” have changed the DEI landscape in corporate America.