Kristen Eskew

Vice President, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging


Kristen Eskew is a Business Development Executive at OneDigital, the nation’s leading strategic advisory firm supporting small to mid-size employers in group benefits and HR consulting. Prior to OneDigital, she worked as the Director of Talent Acquisition at Consolidated Planning, a prominent financial planning firm in the Southeast, where she served in leadership and spearheaded the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

Originally from Georgia, Kristen attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, earning a B.A. in Communications Studies, and she now calls Charlotte, NC, home. She is a super-connector whose passion for people can be seen not only through her work in business development, DEI, and talent acquisition but through her community involvement. Kristen serves on the board of Neighborhood Hope and Youth Development Initiatives, both Charlotte-based non-profits.

Enthusiastic about making an impact and encouraging young people and diverse professionals to find confidence and power in the things that make them different, Kristen enjoys sharing her story and speaking on this topic at various schools, diversity events, and business seminars.

In her spare time, Kristen loves cooking – and eating! – trail running and practicing her interior design skills. A happy wife to husband Josh, and proud aunt of seven nieces and nephews, Kristen also enjoys being a dog mom to Teddy and Maggie.

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