Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Chevron
Rhonda Morris is vice president and chief human resources officer for Chevron Corporation a leading, integrated energy company. She is responsible for shaping and driving Chevron’s people and culture strategy, including leadership succession, learning and talent, diversity and inclusion, workforce planning, and total rewards.
In addition to holding roles of increasing responsibility in human resources, global marketing, and P&L roles in Chevron’s European fuels business, she has also worked on multiple company acquisitions and divestitures.
She serves on the board of Techbridge Girls, a non-profit organization that excites, educates, and equips girls from low-income communities to achieve economic mobility and better life opportunities. Morris is also a member of the Executive Leadership Council, the HR Policy Association Board of Directors, the Bishop O’Dowd High School Board of Regents and the BetterUp Advisory Growth Council, a group of leading business, academic and HR experts shaping the future of work. She previously served on the boards of the Oakland Athletics Community Foundation, A Better Chance; the Math Engineering and Science Association at the University of California at Berkeley; the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management; and the East Bay Agency for Children.
Her 2020 Harvard Business Review article addressed innovative solutions to pandemic-related challenges that emerged in the workforce, and she also launched the popular, “Leading in the B-Suite” series on LinkedIn with Adam Bryant, an author and former New York Times reporter and editor, which seeks to advance conversations about race in corporate America.
Morris is the first Black female corporate officer at Chevron and has received several distinguished honors and awards, including the National Diversity Institute’s Most Influential African American in Business; the San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business; and Black Enterprise’s Most Powerful Women in Corporate America. She also completed fellowship programs with the Alfred P. Sloan and Coro foundations.
In 2021, Morris was inducted as a fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources, the highest honor granted in the HR profession.
She resides in Oakland, California with her husband and daughter.