Singleton Beato

Singleton Beato joined McCann Worldgroup in the global position of Chief Diversity & Engagement Officer in 2017. In this role, she is responsible for designing and leading strategic workforce diversity and engagement solutions that drive business performance and innovation across MWG agencies.

Singleton was previously Executive VP, Diversity Strategy and Talent Development at the 4A’s, where she developed and led strategic initiatives to advance the talent leadership and diversity agenda across the advertising, media and communications industry.

While at the 4A’s, Singleton was called upon by top agency executives to provide leadership, partnership, guidance and support in the design and application of best practices in diversity and talent development that increase organizational capacity and growth. Her accomplishments include the design and development of The Face Of Talent symposium as well as industry’s only national Talent Leadership Conference, Talent@2030 along with the transformation of the industry’s legacy Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) and the renowned 4A’s Foundation.

Singleton has over 20 years of experience as an accomplished human resources executive and is recognized for her success driving large scale people and organizational change initiatives across a wide range of industries, having held talent leadership roles at J. Walter Thompson, Crunch Fitness International, and Bloomberg L.P.

Singleton, who has an MS from Fairleigh Dickinson University, has served on several non-profit boards and has received numerous accolades as a change agent and diversity educator for her work from the American Advertising Federation, ADCOLOR and the World Diversity Leadership Summit.