With more than 25 years of private and public sector experience, Joseph Vaughan advises clients on environmental, social, and governance (ESG), as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues.
Joseph served as senior diversity and inclusion policy advisor for House Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion Chairwoman Joyce Beatty’s (D-OH) office. He designed and led DEI policy agenda, including strategic engagement with C-suite executives and stakeholder organizations. He developed actionable legislative and regulatory policy proposals to advance DEI performance in the private and public sectors ranging from supplier diversity, performance transparency, and accountability to board diversity and access to capital and financial products.
Joseph founded the Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Forum to advance DEI performance in the financial services sector. He’s held leadership positions at the Williams Group and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.
Joseph earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and completed the Securities Industry Institute program at the Wharton School of Business.