Subha Barry, CEO, Seramount
Subha Barry is president of Seramount at EAB. Seramount (formerly known as Working Mother Media) is a strategic professional services firm dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Here, she oversees four key divisions—Insights, Solutions, Events, and Digital—and drives the firm’s vision, strategy, and business development.
Subha’s career spans 30 years of experience in front-line business, operational, and leadership roles where she has built cohesive and productive teams to be agents of change. She has shown how strong and inclusive leadership can drive business results and profitability. During her 21 years at Merrill Lynch, Subha was a wealth advisor, a branch manager, the leader of the Multicultural Business Development Group, and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion.
At Freddie Mac, she was the Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer with oversight of Diversity & Inclusion, Supplier Diversity, Community Engagement, and the Freddie Mac Foundation. She has taught Gender Policy at Columbia University and speaks passionately about the ability to drive innovation by embracing diversity and creating a culture of inclusion. She serves on a number of boards aligned with her passions—education, cancer research, and women’s advancement.
A native of India, Subha holds a BA from Bombay University and an MBA and MS in Accounting from Rice University. She has two grown children and lives in Naples, Florida, and New Hope, PA, with her husband.