Cari M. Dominguez serves on the boards of ManpowerGroup Inc., Triple-S Management Corporation, a managed healthcare company, where she serves as Vice Chair of the Board and Independent Lead Director, and the Calvert Funds. She is principal of Dominguez & Associates, a management consulting firm providing services in the areas of talent management, organizational effectiveness, diversity, and government relations. A former Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), her public service includes two Presidential appointments and unanimous Senate confirmations.
As the chief executive officer of the five-member Commission, she led and directed all policy matters and operational aspects of an agency with a budget of $325 million and fifty-three offices throughout the United States. The Commission is the Nation’s lead agency on all matters pertaining to the coordination and administration of federal equal employment opportunity laws.
She also served in the U.S. Department of Labor in roles including Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment Standards and Labor Management, and Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. In the latter capacity, she created, launched and led the Labor Department’s Glass Ceiling Initiative, designed to remove invisible barriers from the workplace. Her corporate experience includes various senior human resources positions at Bank of America, including Director of Executive Programs. She was also a partner at two international executive search firms, serving in their financial services, human resources, and board practices.
Ms. Dominguez has served on numerous nonprofit boards, including Loma Linda University Health, the Leadership Foundation of the International Women’s Forum, and the Human Resources Planning Society. She currently serves on the board of the National Association of Corporate Directors, where she chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee and is on the faculty of their Board Advisory Services. A recipient of numerous awards, Hispanic Business Magazine has recognized her as one of the 80 Elite Hispanic Women and one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics.
She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from The American University’s School of International Service, in Washington, D.C. Ms. Dominguez is also a Fellow of the Advanced Study Program in Public Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2003, she was conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Humanitarian Service by Loma Linda University.