Advisory Board Member
Skip Spriggs is an experienced CEO, Board Director and subject matter expert in several areas, including executive and human resources leadership, diversity and inclusion and corporate board diversity. He is the former president and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council, the preeminent membership organization for black CEOs, board directors, and senior black executives dedicated to growing the number of global black executives in C-Suites, on corporate boards, and in global enterprises.
Mr. Spriggs has served in senior business roles at Fortune 500 companies across diverse industries over the last 35 years. He served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at TIAA, where he led all aspects of human resources strategy and execution for the company’s global workforce. He joined TIAA from Boston Scientific, where he was Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the Executive Management Team.
Mr. Spriggs has held executive leadership roles at The Home Depot, Levi Strauss & Co. and CIGNA Corp., where he was Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Diversity Officer and President of the Cigna Foundation. He started his career in human resources with UPS.
Mr. Spriggs is the former Compensation Committee Chair of the ProSight Global, Inc. board (NYSE: PROS), AuditCommittee Chair of the Washington Nationals Philanthropies Board and serves on the Advisory Panel ofCenturion Health. His past board service includes TIAA, FSB (TIAA Direct), Savannah State University’s College of Business Administration, the Institute for Corporate Productivity and the human resources advisory board for the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business. He is a National Academy of Human Resources Fellow and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Towson University.