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About Cassandra Alston
Cassandra Alston is Executive Director, Global Workforce Diversity and has over 20 years experience in diversity, project management, engineering, and operations consulting. In this role she develops and manages diversity initiatives globally across all business units for the corporation. Her effort is focused on initiatives in diversity recruiting, retention and engagement as well as the development of sustainable infrastructure and processes.
Previous to this role, Cassandra was Vice President of Operations for the Johnson Controls Facility Management business unit. In this role she managed the technical and operational team supporting all Facility Management accounts in the USA and Latin America. These support services included Technical Experts, Transition Management, Supply Chain, Safety and Call Center Operations.
Prior to joining Johnson Controls Cassandra was a consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton, Sr. Operations Director in a large energy company, and a plant engineer for Exxon Mobil.
Cassandra received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University where she was also captain of the Women's Basketball team. She additionally holds an MBA from Northwestern University where she was an Austin Scholar.