Shaleta guides the strategy and vision of Vizient’s industry-leading Supplier Diversity Program, enabling members to champion inclusion in their supply chains and accelerate economic growth in local communities. She works with executive leaders and suppliers to lead development of new offerings and implementation of strategic initiatives that empower quality and cost-competitive minority-, women-, LGBT-, disabled-person- and veteran-owned businesses while delivering significant member value and satisfaction.
Shaleta has served on the boards of the North Central Minority Supplier Development Council, the Center for Self Sufficiency and Planned Parenthood. She participates on the National Minority Supplier Development Council as an advisor and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, where she led the Advisory Council for Wisconsin and served as an ambassador.
Shaleta has been recognized many times for her work in diversity, including the 2016 Catalyst Award from the NMSDC, 2016 Best in Class Supplier Diversity Professional and Top 25 Women in Diversity for 2016.
She attended Southern Illinois University where she majored in political science and received her certification in project management from Cardinal Stritch University.