vice president of diversity & Inclusion strategies, macy's inc.
Dineen Garcia is Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion Strategies at Macy’s, Inc. She has national responsibility for Macy’s diversity efforts within the Asian and Latino communities. In her role, she strategically implements programs and sponsorships with national and local organizations that support Macy’s corporate mission and values. Dineen acts as a Macy’s brand ambassador and liaise; she focuses on leveraging diversity through recruiting efforts, collaborations with minority and women vendors, and identifying opportunities for Macy’s to engage with the communities where it does business.
Prior to her diversity role, Dineen practiced Law. Her legal career began in 1993, as a prosecutor in New York City. Her practice of law included defending the City of New York in civil trials before Federal and State courts, as well as representing corporations in employment matters. In 1999, she was recruited by Federated Department Stores (now Macy’s, Inc.), where she represented its Southeast Divisions, including Macy’s Puerto Rico. Before moving into Diversity, Dineen was also the General Counsel of PACO Group, Inc., a construction/project management firm.
In 1993 Dineen earned her Juris Doctorate degree from New York Law School, and in 1989 she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from C.W. Post/Long Island University. Bar admissions include: New York State Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Southern & Eastern Districts of New York and the Florida State Supreme Court.
In 2015, Dineen was named one of People En Español’s 25 Mas Poderosas and was profiled by Diario Las Americas Entre Mujeres. In 2014, she received the Glass Ceiling Award from the National Diversity Council, and a Leadership Award for Marketing/Diversity Initiatives from the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In 2013, Dineen was recognized by Hispanic Business as a 2013 Corporate Elite: Top 25 Executive.
Dineen currently sits on the National Board of the Girl Scouts and on the Corporate Advisory Board of the Cuban National Council. She lives in Miami with her husband and 10 year old girl/boy twins.