Dave Osswald joined MillerCoors in 2006. He has been the Chief People and Diversity Officer since March 2018, through which he is responsible for driving the growth and development of the MillerCoors team. As a result of his efforts, MillerCoors received a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, a survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation (MillerCoors 2019).
Before his current role, Osswald held various positions within the company, such as Associate General Counsel, where he supported human resources and integrated supply chain organizations. He was also in charge of the company’s ethics and compliance program, crisis management team, and corporate security.
Before joining MillerCoors, Osswald was the in-house counsel for the Milwaukee-based Marcus Corporation, which operates theatres, hotels, and resorts. He worked in the labor and employment and civil litigation departments at the law firm Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren.
Osswald received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin- Madison and his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Since 2011, Osswald has been on the Board of Directors of the Coalition for Children, Youth, and Families, which supports families through the foster care and adoption process. Since 2014, he has been on the Board of Directors of Milwaukee’s Near West Side Partners, which works to improve the Near West Side neighborhood, located near the MillerCoors office. He was previously on the board of the Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, which strives to improve the lives of those with the disorder.
In 2018, BizStarts, a Milwaukee organization that fosters entrepreneurship in the region, inducted Osswald into their Hall of Fame for his entrepreneurial work (BizStarts 2018).
Osswald is a supporter of the Neighborhood House of Milwaukee, which provides services that includes childcare, afterschool programs for youth, and literacy education and job skills training for refugees. He has donated to the University of Wisconsin, the Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, and various democratic politicians in Wisconsin