Global Head of Talent & Chief Diversity Officer
Alma Mater: Yale University
Megan is the global head of talent, chief diversity officer, and head of the diversity, equity, and inclusion team at Goldman Sachs. In this role, she is responsible for driving the firm’s development, retention, and growth strategies, strengthening the leadership pipeline, and ensuring the firm’s workforce reflects the diversity of its clients and communities. Megan serves as a member of the Human Capital Management Global Leadership Group, the Vendor Diversity Steering Group, and the One Million Black Women Steering Committee. Previously, she was head of diversity recruiting. Megan joined Goldman Sachs in 2014 as a vice president on the diversity and inclusion team and was named managing director in 2019.
Prior to joining the firm, Megan worked as a litigation associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP covering white collar, insurance, and complex commercial cases and trials. During that period, she dedicated significant time to pro bono cases, primarily representing immigrants seeking asylum. During an externship, Megan spent six months working for MFY Legal Services, where she provided legal assistance to low-income New Yorkers to resolve issues in the areas of housing and foreclosure.
Megan serves as the chair of the Stephen Gaynor School’s Board of Trustees. She is also a member of the advisory board for the Center on Race, Law & Justice at Fordham University School of Law and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s New York Advisory Council.
Megan earned a bachelor’s degree in African-American studies and psychology from Yale University in 2003 and a JD from Fordham University School of Law in 2006.