Yvette Bowen serves as Stout's Chief People Officer. She is responsible for leading Stout's overall people strategy, which includes workforce planning; talent; learning and development; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and overall employee relations to support the future growth of the firm.

Yvette has over 25 years of human resources experience in professional and financial services firms and specializes in translating business vision into actionable Human Resources strategy that improves performance, profitability, growth, and engagement. She has experience in various industries, including technology, legal, and financial services.

Prior to joining Stout, Yvette served as the EVP, Chief People and Transformation Officer at EQ by Equiniti. As a member of the company’s executive team, she supported the North American business and corporate departments across the company, leading teams to drive people strategies that furthered the company's strategic direction and overall growth. Prior to EQ by Equiniti, Yvette led international Human Resources teams at Pavilion Financial Corporation, Curtis Squire, and LaCrosse.

Yvette received her B.A. in Industrial Organizational Psychology and Organizational Development and a professional certification in Training and Development from the University of Minnesota.