Tru Pettigrew

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx


Tru Pettigrew is the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx.

Tru is a devoted family man and an accomplished business leader. His love for his family and his passion to serve are what fuels him each day. He is also an award winning marketing executive, inspirational speaker, life and career coach and successful entrepreneur. Tru’s primary areas of expertise include leadership, diversity and inclusion, and purpose.

His background and experience also include co-founding qualitative research agency Y-Access, and Millennial & Multicultural Millennial marketing businesses Alloy Access and Octagon Access respectively.

Tru has been featured in such prominent publications and outlets as The New York Times, USA Today, The Boston Globe, Fortune Magazine, The News and Observer, and WRAL-TV for his subject matter expertise.