Candi Castleberry Singleton, M.B.A

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About Candi Castleberry Singleton, M.B.A

Candi Castleberry Singleton is the Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer at UPMC, a $10 billion, 20-hospital global health enterprise. She oversees employee engagement and community initiatives involving more than 60,000 employees and the diverse communities served by UPMC.

In 2008, Candi launched the UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion. Her recent efforts include the Dignity & Respect Campaign, now a national initiative, founded on 30 Tips that remind us to be mindful of how we treat others; the Cultural Competency Initiative, a practical approach for helping employees learn to interact with others in a culturally appropriate manner; Health Community Healthy You, a multifaceted UPMC effort to motivate the community to become partners in their healthcare; and serving as a co-chair of the Regional Health Literacy Coalition, a community collaboration focused on improving patient and provider communications.

Candi holds a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from University of California at Berkeley, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and is a graduate from the Stanford University Human Resources Executive Program.

She has received numerous sales, customer satisfaction, and diversity leadership awards. Recently, Savoy Magazine named Candi one of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America and Diversity Woman Magazine named her as one of their Top 50 Diversity Champions.

University of St. Thomas - Minnesota Opus College of Business