Zions Bank has named Neelam Chand as diversity and inclusion officer. She will be responsible for developing holistic diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and promoting cultural awareness throughout the company. Chand will provide workshops and trainings that enable best practices on issues of implicit bias, discrimination, workplace barriers and inclusive environments. Chand has a decade of experience formulating strategic plans, implementing inclusive messaging campaigns, facilitating critical dialogue on issues of equity, and leading training and workshops on best practices. Prior to joining Zions Bank, she was director of marketing and communications for the University of Utah’s Office for Equity and Diversity. From 2009-2013, Chand was executive director of Ten Thousand Villages, a nonprofit fair-trade retailer. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations and marketing from the University of Utah.