PepsiCo employee helped start company’s LGBT employee group, spearheaded move to add sexual orientation to nondiscrimination policy
Equality Texas Foundation this week announced the election of Troy Greenstreet of Dallas to its board of directors.
Greenstreet joins J.D. Angle of Fort Worth, Reed Bogle of Dallas, Dr. Paul Boskind of San Antonio, Rob Caballero of Houston, Grant Caplan of Houston, Mark Erwin of Austin, Frank Hood of Houston, Whitney Kelly of Amarillo, Martha Oestreich of Austin, Douglas Plummer of Austin, Rob Scamardo of Houston and Marsha Warren of San Antonio on the foundation board.
"I am excited to be a member of the Equality Texas Foundation board and hope to help grow the organization across the great state of Texas," Greenstreet said in a written statement. "Every LGBT citizen of Texas, plus our allies, should be an active member of Equality Texas. Let’s all work together to make this happen."
Greenstreet is a senior group manager at PepsiCo and a founding member of the EQUAL employee network at PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division. EQUAL is PepsiCo’s LGBT employee resource group.
Greenstreet spearheaded the drive for LGBT inclusion throughout PepsiCo by working with senior management to add sexual orientation and gender identity/expression to the corporate
Equal Employment Opportunity statement and to secure domestic partner benefits across PepsiCo, according to a press release from Equality Texas Foundation.
Greenstreet has been a member of the PepsiCo EQUAL Leadership Team since 2002, and currently sits on the PepsiCo Global GLBTA Steering Committee.
Prior to his employment with PepsiCo, Greenstreet worked for Deloitte & Touche, where he was a member of the steering committee that added sexual orientation to the corporate Equal Employment Opportunity statement, as well as secured domestic partner benefits. He currently serves on the Human Rights Campaign Business Council, has served on the Dallas/Fort Worth Federal Club Governing Committee and the Dallas/Fort Worth Major Donor Committee.
Greenstreet also served three years on the board of the Fort Worth Avenue Development Group, a non-profit that focuses on revitalizing and developing businesses in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas. He and his partner, Brent Willmott, live in Dallas.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 9, 2009.