Chris Crespo is the Americas Inclusiveness Consultant for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies at Ernst & Young. Her tenure at EY began 20 years ago in tax with a transition into human resources. Chris co-founded Beyond (LGBTA employee group), teams with EY leadership and the LGBT community to promote LGBTA inclusion, and attract, inspire, develop and retain LGBT talent at EY. Chris is on the Boards of Gender Public Advocacy Coalition and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. She is also actively involved in the Out & Equal Workplace Conference. Chris’s efforts have been recognized through winning the first Americas Chairman’s Values Award at Ernst and Young and the Trailblazer Award by Out & Equal Workplace Advocates.