Out Leadership promotes three team members, hiring five open roles

NEW YORK, December 6th, 2021. 

Out Leadership, the oldest and largest coalition of global companies working to improve LGBTQ+ equality globally, is delighted to announce three promotions. Kenya Simon has been promoted to Director, Member Experience, Jane Barry-Moran to Director, Research and Program Strategy, and Kelly Ver Haeghe to Events Associate. 

Kenya Simon will oversee and deepen the relationship with all 90+ Out Leadership member firms. In her prior position as Manager, Member Relations, Simon was instrumental in expanding Out Leadership’s relationships with new and existing members. She is recruiting for two open roles on her team—email jobs@outleadership.com for more details.

Jane Barry-Moran has been promoted to Director, Research and Program Strategy. Barry-Moran has successfully delivered several marquee Out Leadership research reports, including AllyUP and the inaugural OutQUORUM research report, as well as managing Out Leadership’s relationship with over 30 global LGBTQ+ nonprofit partners. She is recruiting for one open role on her team—email jobs@outleadership.com for details.

In addition to their promotions, both Simon and Barry-Moran will become the new Co-Chairs of Out Leadership’s OutWOMEN initiative. 

Kelly Ver Haeghe has been promoted from Events Coordinator to Events Associate. Ver Haeghe has been pivotal in delivering more than 300 virtual events in 2020 and 2021.  

Out Leadership Founder & CEO Todd Sears said, “I could not be more excited and proud to have such amazing talent continue to develop at Out Leadership. Each promotion is richly deserved and a testament to their hard work and dedication.”

Out Leadership is hiring five open roles on the Member Relations, Marketing, and Research teams. Email jobs@outleadership.com for details.


About Out Leadership:

Out Leadership is the oldest and largest global LGBTQ+ business advisory that partners with the world’s most influential companies to build business opportunities, cultivate talent, and drive LGBTQ+ equality forward. We believe that LGBTQ+ inclusion positively impacts business results and that including LGBTQ+ people at the most senior level of executive leadership builds business. We call this idea Return on Equality™.

A certified B Corporation, Out Leadership is comprised of more than 90 global member firms with a combined market capitalization of over $6.3 trillion, annual revenues exceeding $1.8 trillion, and representing over 5.6 million international employees. Out Leadership convenes CEOs, business leaders, and allies at exclusive invitation-only events across four continents. Out Leadership also operates three talent initiatives: OutQUORUM, which aims to increase LGBTQ+ representation on corporate boards; OutNEXT, the first global talent development program for emerging LGBTQ+ leaders; and OutWOMEN, connecting senior-level LGBTQ+ women in business. To learn more, please visit https://outleadership.com/.