Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Matt Broad joined Darden in 2015 with 30 years of extensive experience in business and corporate law. He was previously a consultant with Axiom and General Counsel for OfficeMax. Darden's history of inclusive practices began with oppoing segregation in the 1930s. More recently, the company won the Corporate Salute Award for Embracing Gender Diversity and was named a top company for supplier diversity. Darden also promotes diversity and inclusion through its outreach efforts, including the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and the Darden Restaurants Point Scholarship, which provides financial assistance and leadership training to LGBT merit students.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Hosted Learning Experience (2015)
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014)
2017: Lisa Elliott, Jill Easton; 2016: Tonya Wilkes Moore; 2015: Sandra Carbone; 2014: Dawn Renee Rodda; 2013: Bruce Brown, Seth N. Rivera
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2015: Marlana J. Kulig; 2014: Kerece A. Grant; 2013: Kayla Barnett; 2012: Andrew Manie
Annual Meeting (2014)
Member: Matt Broad
Diversity Professional: Claudia Baker