Karmetria Burton currently serves as General Manager for Strategic Programs with Delta Air Lines. The Houston, Texas, native was touted as one of the Top 25 Women Impacting Diversity by DiversityPlus Magazine over the past two years.
Burton is an advocate for minority and women-owned businesses, ensuring they are afforded competitive opportunities to service the international airliner.
Burton previously served in the area of strategic sourcing with a variety of leading corporations, including Xerox and AT&T. She also worked in supplier diversity management for the Intercontinental Hotels Group.
Burton earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Southern University-Baton Rouge, La., and a master’s degree in business from the University of Nebraska.
Additionally, she has taught business, procurement and diversity-related courses at Shorter, Georgia State and Kennesaw State University.