Gerri Mason Hall

Gerri Mason Hall is a C-suite leader with more than 25 years’ experience in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Her journey ranged from legal compliance, to human capital engagement, to cultural and social transformation. In December 2020 she joined NetApp as its first VP Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging.  Since 2006 Gerri held a series of senior level roles at Sodexo, including Chief Diversity Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer for the Americas, leveraging her employment law acumen with her passion for human capital engagement and unshakeable belief that corporations can and will advance social change. Gerri spent eight years at Amtrak, the US national passenger railroad. She was instrumental in settling a class action lawsuit avoiding millions of dollars in protracted litigation.

Augmenting her commitment to Inclusion and advancing the underserved, Gerri is a member of the UNCF Board and sits on its Audit and HR Committees. She is a Board member of the Congressional Hunger Center and the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation and provides pro bono D&I counsel to a host of non-profit organizations. Gerri is a graduate of Vassar College and the George Washington University National Law Center.