CEO/President — WinsCo Enterprises
Ms. Winston is an experienced executive and corporate board member who served as interim Chief Executive Officer at Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, as well as Chief Financial Officer at three large industry leading corporations. She leverages her executive and financial experience to bring value to the corporate boardroom, where she has years of experience serving as an SEC financial expert. Ms. Winston currently serves on the following public company boards: Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE: AYI), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (NASDAQ: BBBY), Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG), Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS), Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).
Corporate Boards: Bed Bath & Beyond, Chipotle Mexican Grill
Ruth G. Shaw
Ruth, past president and CEO of Duke Power Company, joined her first corporate board in 1992 when she was president of Central Piedmont Community College. That board was First Union, on which she served through its combination with Wachovia and until its acquisition by Wells Fargo. She has served on the boards of many Fortune 100 companies, NASDAQ listed companies, private equity-backed companies, and family-owned companies. She has chaired several compensation committees and several governance committees. She has also served on audit and sustainability/environmental committees. She recently retired as a member of the board of Dow Inc. and chair of its compensation committee. She is currently the Lead Independent Director for DTE Energy; chairs the Governance Committee for SPX Corp; and chairs the Governance Committee for family-owned Southwire, Inc. Ruth has a PhD from UT at Austin.
Corporate Boards: SPX Corp, Southwire, DTE Energy
Tom is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Barings, a $327+ billion global financial services firm with offices across the U.S., Europe, Australia and Asia. Tom has worked in the industry since 1986 and his financial career has included roles in both the banking and investment management industries. He joined the firm in June 2002, when Babson Capital Management acquired First Union Institutional Debt Management (IDM), a $3.6 billion high yield loan manager which he co-founded, from Wachovia Corporation. From December 2008 to May 2011, Tom also served as EVP and CIO for the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company but relinquished these responsibilities to focus on the expanding Babson Capital enterprise. Tom holds an M.B.A. from Duke and a bachelor's degree from UVA’s McIntire School of Commerce.
Corporate Boards: Barings
Linnie M. Haynesworth
Retired Northrup Grumman SVP/GM — Northrup Grumman
Linnie is a highly-regarded operational leader with an extensive background in technology integration, cybersecurity risk management, strategic planning and large complex software-intensive system development, delivery and deployment to US government and international customers. With P&L operational responsibility for multiple $1B+ divisions, she retired in 2019 as the Sector Vice President and General Manager of the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions Division for Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NGC) Mission Systems Sector. Linnie also led Engineering, Supply Chain and Product Development functions for the NGC space sector. She received her BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC) and is the recipient of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Mark A. Stevens Distinguished Alumni Award.
Corporate Boards: Truist Financial Corporation, Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Corporate Director and Strategic Advisor - Flur Advisory
Dorlisa is a proven corporate executive and experienced board director who is trusted to lead and advise corporations and their executives through periods of uncertainty to sustainable growth and value creation. Before her current role as a strategic advisor to the CEO and board of Southeastern Grocers, Inc., she served as their Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer. Previously, Dorlisa was EVP, Omnichannel for Belk, and Vice Chair of Strategy and Chief Administrative Officer for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Dorlisa transitioned into industry after 16 years with McKinsey & Company, where she was the first woman partner elected in the Southeast. In 2020 she earned the NACD Directorship Certified™ credential, and she is president-elect of the NACD Carolinas board. She earned her MBA and BS degrees from Duke University, majoring in economics and computer science.
Corporate Boards: Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., Hibbett Sports, US Cold Storage
Regional Leader — EY Center for Board Matters
Independent Director & Former Fortune 100 Division President & CEO
Amalgamated Bank, RealBlocks Advisory Board
SPX Flow, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
Founder / Senior Advisor — BlackArch Partners
Banner Parent Holdings, Inc., Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust Endowmen
Chief Community Engagement Officer and Chief of Staff — Technology Association of Oregon
Carrie A. Perez
Relationship Manager, Greater Portland Commercial Banking — Wells Fargo Bank
Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion — Portland General Electric
Co-Founder — Office of General Counsel Network LLC
Founder — CEOX
Partner — Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
Shiau Yen Chin-Dennis
Managing Partner, Portland Office — K&L Gates LLP
Chief People Officer and Chief of Staff — Zapproved
Senior Vice President — Lee Hecht Harrison
Owner and Founder — Illumination Coaching LLC