Through our work with hundreds of clients, The Diversity Movement has connected with thousands of fascinating people who are creating more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces and communities. For this “Ask the Expert” series, we invite leaders to talk about their DEI journey, lessons they’ve learned, and what inspires them every day.
Veronica Bent, Community Development Manager, SVP/ NC Eastern Region DEI Leader, Pinnacle Financial Partners
Veronica Bent is a Community Development Manager, SVP, with Pinnacle Financial Partners where she focuses on community leadership, partnership, and development. She also leads the Diversity Equity Inclusion Council at Pinnacle for the Eastern Region. As the current Rotary District Governor of Rotary International District 7710, Veronica leads 48 Rotary clubs and nearly 2,000 Rotarians in the greater Triangle region. She is the first woman of color to hold this position. Veronica serves her community as Chair of the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, and she frequently volunteers with her church and her sorority, Zeta Phi Beta. Originally from Louisiana, Veronica lives in Raleigh, N.C., with her husband, Winston, and she is the mother of two sons, Daniel and Benjamin.