Named one of Black Enterprise’s 2018 Corporate Diversity Executives, LaToya I. Jordan, Ph.D. is the former Director, Talent Management & Diversity at JetBlue where she led the company’s overall talent strategy related to key practices including internal talent movement, executive succession planning, career navigation, performance management, diversity strategy and initiatives, and emerging talent strategy and programs. Prior to her role in Talent Management, she served as the Manager of Organizational Effectiveness, where she focused primarily on managing organizational development engagements as well as facilitating leadership training programs for JetBlue leaders. Before coming to JetBlue, LaToya led Pfizer’s Employee Development & Mentoring global strategy.
LaToya has also served as an external consultant for diverse organizations, including the Citizen School, United States Postal Service, NAACP Brooklyn Branch, Platform Learning, etc. As a subject matter expert in her field, she has presented her research at various professional conferences and served on various panels pertaining to her expertise. LaToya also spent nine years as a Director in Student Affairs for several universities across the country, including Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and Barnard College in New York, NY. A native New Yorker, LaToya continues to serve as an adjunct professor in business management at universities in the NY area. She also volunteers with several civic organizations in Brooklyn and served on the board of directors for the Alice Mann Community Economic Development Corporation. LaToya currently sits on the Advisory Board of Seeds of Fortune. She also serves as Stanford d.school teaching faculty on Design Thinking.
In sum, LaToya has provided business and professional development consultation, executive coaching, training and workshops to business leaders, employees, parents, students and community-based organizations on topics relating to business theories and design, leadership, employee/team development, and overall human development. She holds a Ph.D. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.
LaToya I. Jordan, Ph.D.