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Summer Hammons: Finding Her Way into Diversity, Equity, and Belonging

April 21, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Maybe it just comes with the territory of being in the HR and development business, but HR Daily Advisor always finds it interesting to hear about the career trajectory of corporate leaders. While some have had their current role in their sights since they were children, others seem to stumble into their fields completely by chance.

Wealth management firm Aspiriant’s new Chief People Officer, Summer Hammons, says she falls into this second category. Shortly after graduating college, she was offered an administrative assistant position with a nonprofit. The organization didn’t have an internal HR department, and Hammons gradually began taking on HR-related tasks. This ultimately turned into a full-time role, and Hammons never looked back.

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