David Conkerite, MBA
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 01/19/2022

Biography – David Conkerite II

David Conkerite II, currently serves as the Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for OU Health. In this role he partners across the health care campus to plan, develop, and implement strategic initiatives in collaboration with leaders, employees and teams to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion - awareness, enhance education, and promote advocacy.

Prior to OU Health, David served at Loma Linda University Health for over nine years in various roles, leading teams and projects related to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Talent & Leadership Development, and Human Resource Management. Most recently he served as the Director of Talent Development Programs.

David is a graduate of Oakwood University, a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration and the University of Redlands with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA). Additionally, he is certified by the HR Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and is a member of the America College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), American Society for Health Care Human Resource Administration (ASHHRA), and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). 

David also serves on the board of Simlpi Service Inc., a non-profit that sponsors and organizes community initiatives to help eliminate homelessness and poverty in underserved communities. David describes himself as a lifelong learner, frequent traveler, and adventure seeker. He loves to explore diverse cultures, strives to visit at least one new country each year and has visited 40 States to date. Outside of work you’ll find David hiking, jogging, reading, enjoying vegan cuisine, and volunteering in the community.