Vila-Nova Mitchell to lead DEI Impact at IMT Insurance

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, September 7, 2021 —
Gilmara Vila-Nova Mitchell has joined IMT Insurance as director of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The new position will be instrumental as IMT moves forward with its commitment to integrating DEI into every aspect of the company’s core and culture.


For the past two decades, Vila-Nova Mitchell has helped organizations become more inclusive through her engaging DEI sessions, transformative executive coaching, and innovative systems redesign. Through her signature style of heart, honesty, and thoughtful inquiry, Vila-Nova Mitchell will help IMT Insurance develop an inclusive, authentic, and deeply connected culture.

Born in Brazil, Vila-Nova Mitchell’s interest in DEI began when she immigrated to the United States. Her personal experiences as an immigrant and a woman of color greatly impacted her perspective on inclusion. She holds a Bachelor of Multicultural Education from FUMEC University (Brazil) and a MSE in School Counseling from Drake University. She is also a proud mama to two incredible, strong, and fierce daughters.
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