Nerissa Stewart is a collaborative leader with success in building inclusive, diverse business environments centered around driving change, breaking down barriers, and challenging biases.
As the Manager of DEI Talent and Culture at Food Lion, Nerissa Stewart brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table, driving meaningful change in the corporate landscape. As a leader with 10+ years of experience in DEI and Business Resource Groups, Nerissa has paved the way in creating a roadmap for success through innovative strategies and initiatives designed to attract, engage, and retain top talent. Nerissa is passionate about fostering an environment where individuals from all backgrounds can thrive.
She inspires leaders and organizations to embrace a diverse workforce, harnessing the power of different perspectives and experiences to fuel innovation and drive business success. Nerissa’s passion for fostering a culture of inclusion extends beyond her professional role. She actively engages with community organizations, leveraging her influence and expertise to make a lasting impact on the lives of individuals and the wider community.
Nerissa holds a B.A. in Psychology and Economics from Mary Baldwin University and an M.A. in Counseling from Argosy University.