Rickey Jasper has worked in Human Resources leadership since 2005. His experience includes leading the diversity program and initiatives for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), as well as the Strategic Talent Resources Management Office which consisted of several employee life cycle teams (recruitment, onboarding, career development, training, diversity & inclusion, and off-boarding). Rickey was a senior executive and special advisor to the Director of the CIA on diversity plans and programs, and was a guest speaker for several training courses, including leadership, career development, diversity, harassment, and charity.
As Chief of the Office of Global Financial Management’s Strategic Talent Resource Management, Rickey managed the full employee life cycle. He served as advisor on the career service’s most complex and sensitive personnel cases and issues, and was an advisor and partner to the Career Service Board (CSB) to establish, revise and socialize all talent management policies.
Prior roles include Special Assistant/Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Director of the CIA. In this capacity, Rickey managed and led the CIA and Intelligence Community Diversity Plan.
Rickey holds a M.S. in Accounting from Strayer University and an MBA from Louisiana Tech University. He received a B.S. in Political Science from Southern Arkansas University. Rickey was inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame in October 2014; and released his first book, “Walking in the Gray: How to Succeed When the Rules Are Not Black and White,” in January 2020.”