Dr. Timothy J. Fair

Vice President for Inclusion & Diversity at Burlington Stores, Inc

Dr. Timothy J. Fair, Ph.D., is a recognized leader in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) with a strong commitment to driving positive change in organizations and communities. With extensive experience in both corporate and academic settings, Dr. Fair brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role as a faculty member for Forward 48.

Dr. Fair’s career has been dedicated to advancing DEI initiatives and fostering inclusive environments. He currently serves as the Vice President of DEI at Burlington, a national brand based in New Jersey with a remarkable track record of success. In this role, he leads efforts to promote diversity and inclusion within the organization, working to create a workplace culture that values and respects the contributions of all employees.

Prior to joining Burlington, Dr. Fair held positions at leading organizations where he focused on DEI strategy and implementation. His background includes serving as an instructor for Cornell University’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion courses, where he shared his expertise with future leaders in the field.

In addition to his professional work, Dr. Fair is actively involved in community initiatives aimed at promoting diversity and inclusion. He is passionate about creating opportunities for underrepresented groups and has been involved in various programs and projects that support this mission.

Dr. Fair’s commitment to DEI extends beyond his professional endeavors. He is deeply engaged in research and scholarship related to diversity and inclusion issues, with a focus on advancing the understanding of these topics in academic and corporate settings. His work has been published in reputable journals and has contributed to the broader conversation on DEI best practices.

As a member of the Forward 48 faculty, Dr. Fair brings a unique perspective and valuable insights that will enrich the learning experience for program participants. His dedication to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion aligns with Forward 48’s mission to develop the next generation of leaders who are equipped to create positive change in their organizations and communities. Dr. Fair’s expertise and leadership will undoubtedly make a significant impact on the program and its participants.