WillowTree, a digital product consultancy service, announced the appointment of Kelli Palmer as chief diversity officer.

She will report to Chief Executive Tobias Dengel and join the company’s executive leadership team.

Palmer joins WillowTree to support and expand its existing diversity, equity, and inclusion and social impact commitments. She will play a key role in these programs, as well as supporting WillowTree’s environmental, social, corporate governance, and ongoing efforts to drive diversity and equity in its workforce demographics.

For more than a decade, Palmer served as head of global inclusion and diversity and corporate citizenship at CFA Institute, a global association of investment professionals. In this role, Palmer led the strategic direction of its internal inclusion and diversity program.