Lesa Rivers

Director of Supplier Diversity, Staples, Inc.

Ms. Rivers is the director of Supplier Diversity for Staples Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc. Lesa oversees the diversity supplier program and its objectives which include helping to create jobs in local communities, meeting customer diversity requirements, mentoring small businesses and providing sales training and education.

Prior to this position, Lesa served as corporate director of supplier diversity at Corporate Express which was acquired by Staples in 2008. Lesa was recognized by DiversityBusiness.com as one of "America's Top Diversity Advocates.” This honor is bestowed on individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to solutions in diversity issues on a global and national level as well as having a significant impact on diversity issues in employment, procurement, housing and education.

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