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 Joelle Murchison


Joelle A. Murchison is the Founder and Principal of EMG, a diversity, equity, and

inclusion (DEI), and leadership consulting practice.


Murchison has worked in DEI for more than two decades. In particular, she served as the Chief Diversity Officer at both Travelers Insurance and the University of Connecticut, before launching EMG.


Additionally, Joelle serves as the Executive Director of Lawyers Collaborative for

Diversity (LCD) and as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Business at the

University of Connecticut.


She is a board member for College Possible, a national nonprofit focused on college access and is a trustee and chair of the equity diversity and inclusion committee of the Corporation of Brown University, the university’s decision-making body. She is also a life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, an international public service organization, and currently serves as the president of the Hartford (CT) Alumnae Chapter.


Joelle is the recipient of numerous awards; she most recently was recognized by the

Life Insurance industry as a DEI Industry Partner and was selected to participate in the Fall 2023 Cohort of the Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women: Black in Business program.

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