Kyle Ellington is the first Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging for the Oakland A's. His role is to strengthen and build a comprehensive strategic strategy across all areas of the organization in the space of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
Ellington has 10 years of experience working in the sports and entertainment industry, most recently as the Director, Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion for the Sacramento Kings. At the Sacramento Kings, he held the first DEI Title and implemented key DEI initiatives throughout the organization: Diversity Career Fair, Diversity Council, and robust Kings U Internship program which sourced diverse local talent. He has additional sports HR experience working with the Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Falcons, and Levy Restaurants at the Georgia Dome. Kyle holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management and a Master's Degree in Human Resources and Organizational Development from the University of Georgia.