Fran Dillard (Lantana, Texas) is the diversity and inclusion director for Lockheed Martin.  Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Fran served as the D&I director at Texas Instruments, where she oversaw and managed TI’s diversity strategy, including the company’s network of diversity initiatives which brought together dozens of grassroots, employee-led organizations. Fran joined TI in 2008 as a human resources manager in one of the technology and manufacturing fabrication plants in Dallas. Since that time, she has held HR leader roles across several TI businesses including Analog, Embedded Processing and Power. Her expertise includes coaching, advising employees, recruiting top talent, succession planning, talent management, targeted leadership and executive development, as well as employee training. Fran is passionately involved in the community and an active member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., where she serves as the lead teen sponsor for the North Texas Chapter. She was recently inducted as a Fellow of the National African-American Women’s Leadership Institute (NAAWLI), a six-month leadership training program. A proud wife and mother of four, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and listening to music, particularly jazz. Fran earned a Bachelor of Arts in public relations from the University of Texas at Arlington.