Talent Management and Diversity
Arlette Decuir Guthrie serves as the Vice President, Talent Management and Diversity for The Home Depot, leading the Organizational Effectiveness, Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion, and Field Talent Management teams. In this capacity, she oversees succession planning and human resource review, executive, professional and retail staffing, associate surveys, testing and assessment centers, as well as organization design. Arlette is also responsible for developing and implementing a diversity and inclusion strategy that will enable The Home Depot to attract and retain the best talent, support an inclusive work environment and embrace strategic community partnerships.
Arlette joined The Home Depot in 1999, and with increasing levels of responsibility, she has continued to make contributions focused on the acquisition and development of a high performing diverse workforce.
Prior to joining The Home Depot, Arlette served as the research leader for an international workplace research consortium and an assessment center consultant through the Department of Psychology at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
Arlette is a member of the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychologists, the American Psychological Association and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.