Randy Irving serves as the Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Nutrien where he has responsibility for the Retail organization, Supplier Diversity, and the ERG’s. Randy joined Nutrien from FedEx where he served as the Managing Director of HR Service Delivery for FedEx Logistics and led an organization of over 100 HR professionals providing strategic guidance to the FedEx Supply Chain organization encompassing 130 sites and 15,000 team members across the United States and Canada. In his 15 years with FedEx, he led various Employee Relations teams. He was the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion for FedEx Services where he was responsible for aligning the Diversity and Inclusion strategies for FedEx Services and the Enterprise Diversity Councils. He also led the FedEx Services HR Business consulting team responsible for HR strategy, employee relations, and guidance to executive leadership on complex HR issues. Before joining FedEx, he was the HR manager at Roadway Express for six years.
He currently is the VP of Diversity and Inclusion on the Board of Directors for SHRM Memphis and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board for Setting the Standard Enterprises focusing on mentorship for at-risk high school and college students. He was also voted to the Board of Directors for Girls Inc., in September of 2021.
Randy holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin in business management, an MBA from Union University, and PHR certification from SHRM.
He is a 2011 recipient of the FedEx Five Star Award, awarded each year to the top two percent of employees. He is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity and founded the Germantown graduate chapter. He is very involved in community empowerment. Most importantly, he is the father of two special kids, Ryan Charles Irving and Taliyah Rose Irving.