Missy Chicre

Leading force in DEI, culture change & advancing women

Missy has been a leading force in DEI, culture change, and specifically in advancing women and creating gender equity for nearly 20 years, highlighted by her involvement with MSPBJ BizWomen Leadership Council, Women Business Leaders of the US Health Care Industry Foundation (WBL), Chief Executive Women’s Network, and throughout her roles at prominent organizations including: Accenture, Best Buy, Cargill, and now Menttium.

Stemming from her passion to drive positive change within DEI, Talent Management, and HR Transformation - Missy founded the Working Mothers’ Network (WMN) at Cargill over a decade ago, a network dedicated to building confidence among working mothers to navigate their careers and motherhood. Through her leadership with the WMN, new parental leave policies were adopted at Cargill and the network still exists within the organization.

At Menttium, Missy designed and launched the Women Mentoring Men Program: Standing Together for Change, engaging men as advocates in gender equity, for which she was featured on WCCO News in March 2020.

Missy is actively involved in speaking engagements, panel discussions, podcast guest appearances, news appearances, and workshop facilitations focused on the topics of Mentoring, Workplace Inclusion, DE&I, People Development, Women’s Advancement, and beyond. See below for a sampling and contact us to learn more about her availability.

Keystone Group International, Culture Cohort Panelist, Growing Business and Culture Through People Development (Oct 2023)
WIRED – Women Impacting Revenue who are Empowered and Driven, Panelist (June 2023)
Prouty Project, 2x Panelist, I-Will Leadership Development Program (2022-2023)
Twin Cities Forum on Workplace Inclusion, Session Presenter & Workshop Facilitator, topics including Unlock Potential Through Mentoring: Retain and Develop Your Diverse Talent (March 2021, April 2018)
HRMAC CHRO (Human Resources Management Association of Chicago Chief Human Resource Officer) Roundtable Series, Session Leader & Facilitator (March 2018)
Network & Affinity Leadership Congress Dallas, Session Moderator, Diversity Best Practices (Nov 2018)
News & Publication Appearances
Star Tribune Article (March 2023)

Mentoring Relationships Should be ‘Safe Space’ If They are Going to Work
WCCO I CBS New Minnesota Feature Segment (Feb 2023)

How Mentoring Can Help Employee Retention (March 2020)
WCCO I CBS New Minnesota Live Interview

Menttium Designed to Strengthen Workplace Inclusivity
Podcast Appearances
What the HR!
Superpower Success Podcast
Ignite Your Confidence
The Everyday Heroine
Menttium Matters Podcast: A Journey to Leadership and Celebrating Women Trailblazers
Menttium Matters Podcast: The Intersection of DEI and Mentoring

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