CAA Names Dr. Sharoni Little Head of Global Inclusion Strategy

Dr. Sharoni Little
Courtesy of CAA

 Dr. Little joins the agency from USC Marshall School of Business.

CAA has named Dr. Sharoni Little the head of global inclusion strategy, overseeing the agency's initiatives that support diversity and inclusion. Dr. Little joins CAA from USC Marshall School of Business, where she was vice dean and senior diversity, equity and inclusion officer.

“CAA has clearly made diversity, equity, inclusion and antiracism a strategic priority for the company, valuing its profoundly positive impact not only on CAA’s workplace but far beyond,” said Little. “I am inspired by the agency’s commitment to take an active, innovative, and vocal role in using its unique access, resources, and relationships to shine light and create real and sustaining change.  I look forward to contributing to that ongoing process, alongside the many leaders within CAA who have been vital in forging this important and inclusive path.”

“Sharoni is a person of great character and supports the values and vision of our company,” said CAA President Richard Lovett.  “She will help us accelerate the momentum created by Kevin Lin, Ruben Garcia, and so many others at CAA in creating the most positive and optimistic culture we can possibly have.”

“Sharoni is an inspiring and innovative leader in her field,” said CAA’s chief human resources officer, Sherrie Sage Schwartz.  “Her deep expertise and experience will be invaluable in helping us continue to drive transformational change.  Sharoni understands and cares deeply about organizational culture and will have an immediate impact on how we create opportunities within CAA for our colleagues.”

Dr. Little, who serves as the vice-chair of the Compton Community College Board of Trustees, is the ceo of the Strategist Company, where she has advised organizations and communities on creating holistic, evidence-based strategies and solutions related to strategic leadership and inclusion.

The hire is the latest by the agency, which hopes to bolster diversity efforts. CAA recently launched CAA Scholars, which is meant to support a diverse group of students eyeing college, university or trade educations and is supported by the CAA Foundation Community Fund, the employee giving program.