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Wanda Bryant Hope

Wanda Hope
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Wanda Bryant Hope is an accomplished business executive with significant experience in general management, marketing, sales, commercial operations, and human resources. Hope is currently the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for Johnson & Johnson worldwide.

In this role Hope is responsible for globally advancing J&J's diversity and inclusion (D&I) outcomes, strengthening D&I capabilities, improving reputation, and driving innovation and growth for future success. Hope has held a variety of leadership positions across Johnson & Johnson including Vice President, Sales & Marketing; Vice President, Commercial Analytics, Development & Operations; and Vice President, Global Performance & Development. Hope has been recognized for her ability to exceed business results, deliver innovative solutions to complex challenges, lead global change, develop people for optimal results and drive diversity & inclusion global outcomes.

Hope has received several awards including the Penn State Smeal Diversity Award, Healthcare Businesswomen's Association's Rising Star Award, Auburn Lives of Commitment Award, YWCA Tribute to Women in Industry Award, and the National Sales Network Community Service Award. Hope is committed to giving back to her community and serves on the Penn State Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors, the State Theater New Jersey Board of Trustees, and the Board of the National Sales Network.

Hope received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from The Pennsylvania State University. Hope and her husband Bobby are the proud parents of Tyler, their 12- year-old son.