Corbette S. Doyle
Corbette S. Doyle, is a Senior Lecturer of Leadership and Organizational Performance at the Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on gender diversity at the leadership level. In addition to diversity, Corbette teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in strategy and analytics, and consults on equity, diversity, and inclusion strategies. Until she joined Vanderbilt’s faculty in the summer of 2008, Corbette was the Chair of the Health Care Industry practice and global Chief Diversity Officer at Aon, one of the two largest risk and health consulting firms in the world. For the latter role, she reported directly to the CEO.
Prior to her role as CDO, her responsibilities included leading a dozen different industry practices, launching new practice groups, acquiring companies, closing companies, and serving on the boards of companies that Aon invested in. She serves on multiple boards, including: Martin Methodist College, the Friends of REAL Foundation, and Evolve Women’s Foundation. She serves on the Mayor of Nashville’s Gender Equity Council and is an External Member of Nissan America’s Executive Diversity Council. She previously served on the Boards of Definity Health, Sterling Life Insurance, the Professional Liability Underwriting Association, the CPCU Board of Governors, ASHRM, and was the president of the Owen Alumni Board. She earned her doctorate at Northeastern University, graduated first in her EMBA class at the Owen School at Vanderbilt, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Oswego in Economics (Major) and Math (minor).