Brenda Marshall





Ms. Marshall is senior director of global diversity solutions and leads the diversity initiatives at Kelly Services.  She is responsible for developing strategies, designing processes and building alliances that support the organization’s overall strategic direction for Diversity & Inclusion.

Ms. Marshall joined Kelly Services in 1997 and brings over 20 years of business leadership and consulting experience in workforce management strategies, with 15 years as a Diversity Specialist.  Throughout her career, she has established collaborative relationships that drive diverse participation in the buying process and deliver innovative solutions to support Kelly and client initiatives.

Ms. Marshall is president of the Board for the Council of Supplier Diversity Professionals and Diversity Information Resources.  In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council; and the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.  In recognition of her leadership and commitment to the emerging business community, Ms. Marshall received the 2018 “Women of Excellence” award by Michigan Chronicle; 2018 “Top 100 Leaders” in Diversity by WE USA;  2017 “Women Worth Watching” award by Profiles in Diversity Journal; 2016 “Diversity Business Leader” by Corp! Magazine; 2016 “Champion of Supplier Diversity by MBN USA and  2012 “Golden Circle” award by Kelly Services, Inc. for exemplary performance and outstanding leadership.


Ms. Marshall’s favorite quote:

“Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but Greatness, because greatness is determined by service.”

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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