Marques Benton is a vice president, chief diversity officer and Office of Minority Women and Inclusion (OMWI) director at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Marques is responsible for implementing a comprehensive strategy to effectively integrate diversity and inclusion into the Bank’s culture, management practices, talent acquisition and business activities. In this role he is also responsible for complying with the letter and spirit of Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Act which mandates the establishment of an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion. Marques served as the chair of the Federal Reserve System’s OMWI Council, and serves on the board of overseers for the Boys and Girls Clubs and the New England Aquarium. He also serves as a director on the Greenway Business Improvement District (BID) Board and the Mayor of Boston’s Women’s Commission.
Marques holds a degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.B.A. from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.
MBA, F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College
B.A. in economics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst