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Cristina Lopez

Director of Inclusion and Diversity

Cristina (Cris) Lopez is director of inclusion and diversity, supplier diversity, and corporate social responsibility at JCPenney. She is responsible for ensuring a diverse and inclusive work environment, where leaders and associates are equipped to help team members and customers feel respected and appreciated. Cris also oversees diversity supplier and corporate social responsibility initiatives for the Company.

Prior to joining JCPenney in 2015, Cris served as the director of operations for Accenture's North America inclusion and diversity team. Throughout her tenure at Accenture, she held roles of increased responsibility including the North America diversity recruiting, search channel, inclusion and diversity and talent development leads. Previously she spent six years working with non-profit, educational, and non-governmental organizations.

Cris serves on the board of the Women’s Business Council Southwest and is a member of the DFW Hispanic 100. She holds a Masters in International Affairs from the Bush School of Government & Public Service, an Executive Certificate in Global Corporate Social Responsibility from the Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASU, a Graduate Marketing Certificate from Southern Methodist University, a certificate in Advanced International Affairs from the Bush School, and a BA in Political Science from Texas A&M University.  Cris is the proud daughter of a Puerto Rican mother and Bolivian father, and was raised in Latin America with her two younger brothers and one sister. She lives in the Dallas area with her husband Justin and their three wonderful young children – Rafael (3), Carolina (6) and Joaquin (8).