Veronica Calderon

Veronica Calderon is the Senior Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity for Truliant Federal Credit Union. She is responsible for the development and implementation of leading-edge initiatives that advance the diversity management capacity of Truliant, and its presence as a financial institution of choice in its markets.

Throughout her career, she has developed strategies that bring companies to the forefront as industry leaders who create more equitable environments. Calderon was born in Calceta, Manabí, Ecuador, but she has lived in North Carolina for more than two decades and considers herself a native of the state.

 

Calderon has spent more than a decade creating accountability in organizations around diversity, inclusion, and equity. She is the former Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Aldersgate Life Planned Services, and she previously held leadership roles at Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health Systems and Wells Fargo, where she worked to minimize healthcare and financial disparities in marginalized communities.

 

Calderon is a recognized leader. She serves on the Executive Board of Directors of the non-profit Communities in School of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, and is Vice-Chair of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce. She is also a board member of the Freedom Center for Social Justice. She is a prior University of North Carolina at Charlotte Empowering Latina Woman of the Year and La Noticia Excelente Awards Business Woman of the Year winner.

She holds Cornell University’s HR Diversity & Inclusion Certificate, a Charlotte Chamber Emerging Business Leaders Certificate, a certificate from the Community Building Initiative on Leadership Development Initiative focused on DI&E, and a SHRM Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion Certificate.

Calderon has a Bachelor of Administration in Business Management, Concentration in Human Resources, from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has a master’s degree in Business Administration, Concentration in Finance, from Belk College of Business and the University of Phoenix.