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Advisory Board Member

Maurice [Moe] Wilkerson

Vice President, Global HR Services 

Introducing Moe Wilkerson:

An HR Expert Committed to Black Progress Matters


Maurice (Moe) Wilkerson, a distinguished member of the Advisory Board of Black Progress Matters, has been actively supporting our organization's mission since September 2021. With an extensive Human Resources (HR) background, Moe brings unparalleled expertise and a wealth of experience to the board. His contributions and dedication to advancing Black leadership in the workplace have been invaluable.

Moe currently serves as the Vice President of Global HR Services at Tenneco, a prominent multinational corporation. In this role, he leads transformative initiatives, oversees shared services, and drives talent acquisition and functional excellence. His visionary approach has been instrumental in shaping the company's HR strategy to meet the evolving needs of its global workforce.

Education and Professional Achievements:

Moe holds a degree from Central Michigan University, further enhancing his understanding of HR practices and their application in the corporate world. He has continuously pursued professional development and is recognized as a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Career Highlights:


Tenneco (Jan 2021 - Present):
As the Vice President of Human Resource Services, Moe has been at the forefront of leading transformational efforts within Tenneco. His expertise in shared services, talent acquisition, and functional excellence has played a pivotal role in driving operational effectiveness and ensuring a positive employee experience across the organization.

Eaton (Dec 2012 - Jan 2021):
During his eight-year tenure as the Director of Global HR Services at Eaton, Moe spearheaded the establishment of an HR Services organization that delivered a wide range of employee lifecycle services to businesses worldwide. Under his leadership, the team successfully implemented various programs, including compensation services, employee onboarding, scheduling, program deployment, operational excellence, employee contact center, and employee data management.

Xerox Services (May 2012 - Dec 2012):
Moe served as the VP of Account Executive, where he partnered with clients to understand their unique business objectives and provided tailored HR solutions to align with their strategic goals. His ability to bridge the gap between HR and business objectives made him a trusted advisor to his clients.

IBM (Jan 2008 - May 2012):
As a Managing Consultant in HR Strategy and Transformation at IBM, Moe collaborated with clients to redesign HR processes, develop organizational structures, and implement effective HR delivery strategies. His expertise in change management ensured successful outcomes for clients undergoing organizational transformations.

McGraw-Hill (Mar 2006 - Feb 2008):
Moe served as a Human Resource Manager at McGraw-Hill, where he focused on performance management, leadership development, employee relations, and workforce strategy. His contributions were instrumental in fostering a culture of growth and development within the organization.

Owens Corning (Aug 2005 - Feb 2006):
In his role as a Human Resource Leader, Moe played a key role in performance management, employee relations, and workforce planning. His efforts contributed to the overall success of the organization's HR initiatives.

Nationwide Insurance (Jul 1999 - Jul 2005):
During his time as a Human Resource Consultant at Nationwide Insurance, Moe excelled in performance management, workforce planning, employee relations, and sales recruitment. His strategic guidance and expertise significantly impacted the organization's HR practices.

Moe Wilkerson's expertise and experience as an HR leader have positioned him as a prominent figure in the industry. His contributions to Black Progress Matters have been invaluable as we seek to change the color of executive suites and board rooms worldwide.

Black Progress Advisory Board Membership will offer essential networking events, resources, services, and support, enabling Black executives and Black-owned businesses to navigate the business and hiring landscape successfully.

BP M Advisory Board Membership‘s essential networking resources will include:

→  Networking Events
→  Speaking Engagements
→  BPX Fractional Executive Program
→  Personal Brand Building Services
→  Round Table Discussions

Empower Black Executives, Advance Black Leadership

The BPM Advisory Board provides a unique opportunity to drive meaningful change by advancing Black leadership. As a board member, you'll have access to valuable resources and connect with influential leaders, enabling you to make a lasting impact on the executive and ownership suites worldwide.

Dean Haynesworth, CEO of Black Progress Matters, highlights the transformative power of joining the BPM Advisory Board:

"Being part of the Advisory Board at Black Progress Matters allows you to effect change at a systemic level. By leveraging your expertise and collaborating with like-minded individuals, you can empower Black professionals to reach new heights of success."

As a board member, you'll be part of a supportive community dedicated to uplifting and empowering Black professionals. By engaging with founders, advisors, partners, and international resources, you'll access an extensive network of industry leaders and create opportunities for mentorship and partnerships that can accelerate personal and professional growth.

Your unique strengths and skills will play a crucial role in significantly impacting the organization and beyond. By embracing your capabilities and effectively marketing yourself, you can amplify your influence and drive positive change in advancing Black leadership.

Joining the BPM Advisory Board provides a platform to shape HR strategies and champion initiatives that advance Black leadership. Your insights and expertise will contribute to the development of impactful programs that address barriers and foster an environment where Black executives can thrive.

Join the BPM Advisory Board today and become a catalyst for advancing Black leadership. Together, we can empower Black executives and pave the way for a more diverse corporate landscape.

Apply to become a member of BPM's Advisory Board.

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