Michelle Banks

Chief Diversity Equity & Inclusion Officer


Michelle A. Banks is the chief diversity & inclusion officer for Kohl’s. In her role, Banks oversees enterprise-wide diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts — including training and development, strategic initiatives across the business, and leadership of both the company’s D&I Task Force and its D&I Council.

Banks joined Kohl’s in 2010 and has held a number of progressive leadership roles within the stores organization during her more than 10-year tenure, most recently having served as senior vice president, territory manager for the Southeast region. Banks has more than 25 years of retail industry experience. She previously served in store leadership roles with DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, Gap Inc., Marshall Field’s, and Donna Karan.