Personal Transformation Fireside Chat

Personal Transformation Fireside Chat

Crystal E. Ashby

Executive Vice President and Chief People, DEI, and Communications Officer, Independence Health Group

As chief people officer, Crystal Ashby leads the Human Resources division in attracting and developing talent and achieving business strategy and goals. As chief DEI officer, she advances a culture of engagement, inclusion, and innovation as critical components of Independence’s corporate culture. As chief communications officer, she oversees internal and external communications and brand strategy, media and public relations, and communications planning. Her career includes serving as interim president and chief executive officer at The Executive Leadership Council and 22 years at BP, most recently as executive vice president of Government and Public Affairs and Strategic University Relationships. Meet Crystal!

Nita Cumello

Global Client Director and Director of Well-Being, Global Large Law Firm Segment, Thomson Reuters–Legal Professionals

Nita Cumello is a dynamic and motivated executive with a career-long record of award-winning achievement in client strategy and relationship management. As a Global Client Director, Nita oversees the holistic strategic relationship between global and large law firms and Thomson Reuters. She cultivates long-term, executive relationships and enables top-notch performing collaboration within cross-functional teams to execute successful strategies for clients. At the core of her effectiveness is her passion for and commitment to health and well-being. As Thompson’s Director of Well-Being, Nita is responsible for creating the well-being strategy and maintaining enterprise-wide culture by integrating holistic well-being and development into the larger business strategy.

Nita is also the co-host of the Practice Well(Being) podcast on legal well-being and performance.
Meet Nita!


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