Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
As Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, Lorenzo is responsible for crafting a comprehensive DEI strategy for the organization, defining goals, and providing a roadmap to ensure that Eden Housing embeds a commitment to racial, social, and economic justice in all its work. He facilitates and creates linkages among Eden’s DEI Council, working groups and committees, and evaluates Eden’s internal processes and practices with an equity lens.
Lorenzo plans and executes training internally and with external partners to help develop a shared organizational understanding of systemic racism. He advises leaders on how to measure and operationalize equity and inclusion learning, working closely with Eden’s Executive Team and all department leaders. He is also a member of the Extended Leadership Team.
Lorenzo joined Eden in July 2021 with more than 20 years of experience as a professional executive business consultant, coach, speaker, facilitator, and trainer. His success is solidly grounded in creating a positive learning environment and a high degree of connection and trust among those he works with. His past clients include Counties of Marin, San Francisco, Solano, and Contra Costa; LA Metro and AAA. He also serves on the Boards of San Rafael Chamber, Youth in Arts, Community Media Center of Marin, San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation Board, and the Boys and Girls Club of North Bay.