Dexter Sullivan

Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Allyship


Dexter originates from a strong background of entrepreneurship and business. Originally a native of Detroit, Michigan, his career has spanned the majority of the United States and more than 20 nations abroad. Dexter’s work has measurably empowered global communities – impacting leadership standards and social constructs; reforming educational policy; and stimulating sustainable, equitable solutions for marginalized populations. His reputation has established him as a credible voice and thought leader, making him a highly sought-after advisor for global shapers around the world. Dexter currently serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Allyship at Lambert where he is responsible for diversity standards and programming for the company’s workforce. As the organization’s DEI champion-practitioner, his work partners with Lambert’s leadership to ensure that DEI best practices are incorporated throughout the company’s talent, culture, and strategy.

Dexter is the founder of Dexter Sullivan Enterprises, a business collective that facilitates consulting services, philanthropic projects, and other cutting-edge ventures. Prior to accepting his role with the Lambert, he convened the Michigan Mobility Institute’s Mobility On-Ramp Collaborative, a State funded initiative to create long term talent solutions for the mobility industry. Dexter is a proud resident of Metro Detroit. There he chairs the Black Legacy Advancement Coalition, a movement he founded in 2020 to build Black power by providing education and resources that uplift communities.

Dexter enjoys biking, good music, live concerts, road trips, and spending quality time with family and friends. He is an active member of his local church, and faithfully serves as a mentor and youth advocate in his community.

MBS 2022 Moderator: Diversity and Social Sustainability, the Competitive Advantage of the Future