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WOMEN DIRECTORS DURING TIMES OF CRISIS

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Chair & Co-chairs

Arcilia Acosta

President & CEO — CARCON Industries & Construction; STL Engineers

Thear Suzuki

Consulting Talent Leader — EY

Tracey Doi

Chief Financial Officer — Toyota NA

Vip keynote panelists

Graciela Ivonne Monteagudo

Former CEO — LaLa US, Inc

Graciela I. Monteagudo is an experienced Board Director, former CEO/General Manager, Global Marketer and passionate advocate for the advancement of corporate women and the Hispanic Community in the US. Over the course of her career, Graciela has gone from being one of the few female engineers in Mexico to turning into one of a few women and Latinos executives to have profit and loss responsibility of multibillion-dollar businesses in the US and abroad,  recently becoming part of the minuscule percentage of Latinas in Fortune 1000 Boards (less than 1 percent). Graciela has 30 years of experience mainly focused on fast-turning Consumer Goods, Food, Healthcare and Retail multinational Fortune 500 companies such as Procter & Gamble, Mead Johnson Nutrition (former subsidiary of Bristol Myers Squibb) and Walmart. She brings to the Board a diverse perspective regarding Domestic and International Markets, Digital Marketing/E-Commerce and has been recognized by WomenInc. Magazine as one of the 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors and selected for the 2020 Best of the Boardroom issue of Hispanic Executive Magazine.

Corporate Boards: ACCO Brands Corporation,  WD-40 Company

Sandra Phillips Rogers

Chief Legal Officer, Chief Diversity Officer — Toyota NA

Sandra Phillips Rogers is chief legal officer, chief diversity officer, board director, advisor and ally. Her legal career and community leadership spans nearly 30 years; with extensive expertise in the private, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and automotive sectors. Importantly, Phillips Rogers has been at the center of large-scale global transactions, complex litigation management and strategy including issues/crisis management. Today, she oversees the vast legal services function for Toyota’s North American operations, in addition to its compliance & audit office and sustainability & regulatory affairs. Moreover, she leads Toyota’s social innovation division paying special focus on inclusive mobility, community sustainability and workforce readiness. A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and founding member of its Center for Women in Law, Sandra received The University of Texas School of Law Outstanding Alumna Award. Other awards include: D-CEO’s General Counsel Impact Player of the Year, D-CEO’s Dallas 500 and Black Enterprise’s Most Powerful Women in Business.

Corporate Boards: MSA The Safety Company, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Steven Demetriou

CEO and Chair — Jacobs

Since 2015, Steve has steered a profound reshaping of Jacobs’– accelerating profitable growth and transforming into the leading, next-generation solutions provider by tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges. He has also put culture at the top of the agenda at Jacobs and has personally championed inclusion and diversity, shifting his executive leadership team from all male to 50% female, while increasing overall diversity of the Jacobs board of directors to 45%. Most recently he has spoken out on racism and social inequality, launching Jacobs’ Action Plan for Advancing Justice & Equality in July 2020. Steve’s broad international business perspectives are the product of more than 35 years in leadership roles across a wide range of industries.

Corporate Boards: First Energy Board, Dallas Citizens Council Board

Susan Salka

CEO — AMN Healthcare

Susan Salka is the Chief Executive Officer of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., (AMN). Under her leadership, AMN has become known as the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and the largest and most diversified healthcare staffing company in the nation. Ms. Salka is an active industry spokesperson in the healthcare and investment community, and has been one of the driving forces behind the company’s strategic and operational success since joining the company in 1990. Ms. Salka is passionate and actively involved in the areas of corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion, and gender equality. She personally participates in many of the company's community initiatives, including the annual medical and community development trip with the International Esperanza Project’s Team Hope to Chimaltenango, one of the most rural and impoverished regions of Guatemala.

Corporate Boards: AMN Healthcare, McKesson


Director coaches

Julie England

Independent Director

Corporate Boards

TTM Technologies

Margot Carter

Co-Founder — Cien

Corporate Boards

Eagle Materials, IBP, Freeman

Tracey Doi

Chief Financial Officer — Toyota NA

Corporate Boards

City National Bank

Peggy Vaughan

Independent Director

Corporate Boards

MoneyGram

Billie Williamson

Independent Director

Corporate Boards

Cushman & Wakefields, Pentair, Kraton, Pharos

Hazel McNeilage

Independent Director

Corporate Boards

Reinsurance Group of America, Inc., NYSE

Cynthia Pharr-Lee

Independent Director — AAA Auto Club Enterprises

Corporate Boards

AAA Automobile Club of Southern California

Graciela Ivonne Monteagudo

Independent Director

Corporate Boards

MoneyGram

Kim Dixon

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer — FedEx Office

Corporate Boards

Telephone Data Systems, James Avery Jewelers

Sandra Phillips Rogers

Chief Legal Officer, Chief Diversity Officer — Toyota NA

Corporate Boards

MSA The Safety Company

Susan Salka

Chief Executive Officer — AMN Healthcare

Corporate Boards

AMN Healthcare, McKesson

Tom McDaniel

Independent Director

Corporate Boards

SunPower, SemGroup

Renee Hornbaker

Founder and CEO — Storey & Gates LLC

Corporate Boards

Eastman Chemical Company, The Freeman Company

Richard Howell

Independent Director

Corporate Boards

LKCH, Red Robin (ret)

Shane Goodwin

Associate Dean and Professor — SMU Cox School of Business

Corporate Boards

Truist, Argus Capital Partners

Marsha Cameron

Managing Partner — Paradox Compensation Advisors

Corporate Boards

State National Companies, Inc, Opus Bank

Nichole Jordan

Central Region Managing Partner — Grant Thornton

Corporate Boards

Consumer Technology Association of Industry Leaders, The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business Accounting Advisory Council

Dave Westberry

Managing Director — BridgeStreet Partners

Corporate Boards

SEBPO

Diane Paddison

Founder & Executive Director — 4word

Corporate Boards

Lightstone Value Plus Real Estate Investment Trust V, Inc, and The Stan Johnson Company

Craig Jimenez

Pilot — Envoy Air

Corporate Boards

Air Tractor, EcoCentri

Diana Walters

Independent Director and Managing Partner — Amichel, LLC

Corporate Boards

Atmos Energy, Trilogy Metals

Don Robillard

President — Robillard Consulting, LLC

Corporate Boards

Helmerich & Payne, Cheniere Energy

Valerie Freeman

CEO — Imprimis Group, Inc.

Corporate Boards

Prime Women Media; TMV Capital

Pat Wood

CEO — Hunt Energy Network

Corporate Boards

SunPower. Quanta Services

Lou Grabowsky

Co-Founder / Managing Director — Juniper Capital Management

Corporate Boards

Griffon Corporation

Sylvia Kerrigan

Executive Director — KBH Center for Energy, Law and Business University of Texas at Austin

Corporate Boards

Team Industrial Services

Ron Kirk

Senior of Counsel — Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Corporate Boards

Texas Instruments, Macquarie Infrastructure Corp.

Kneeland Youngblood

Founding Partner — Pharos Capital Group

Corporate Boards

Scientific Games Corporation and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Sandra Beach Lin

Corporate Boards

American Electric Power, Avient

Chris Kreidler

ECC Executive Partner; former EVP and CFO — SYSCO Corporation

Corporate Boards

TrueBlue, Inc., Individual Foodservice

Karen May

ECC Executive Partner; former EVP and CHRO — Mondelez International, Kraft Foods, and Baxter International Inc.

Corporate Boards

Alcon Inc., ACE Hardware Corporation

Jean Spence

ECC Executive Partner; former EVP, Research, Development and Quality — Mondelez International and Kraft Foods

Corporate Boards

TreeHouse Foods, CEA Group AG

Marisol Angelini

ECC Executive Partner; former Chief Marketing Officer Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America — The Coca-Cola Company

Corporate Boards

Bush Brothers & Company, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)

Pat Priest

Corporate Boards

SSR, Inc.

Matrice Ellis-Kirk

Managing Director — RSR Partners

Corporate Boards

AT&T Performing Arts Center,  DFW International Airport

Hilary Ackerman

Retired Risk Professional

Corporate Boards

Vistra Corp, Credit Suisse Holdings USA, the Hartford Funds

Lisa Crutchfield

Managing Principal — Hudson Strategic Advisers, LLC

Corporate Boards

Vistra Corporation and Unitil Corporation.

Eric Hutto

President & COO — Unisys

Corporate Boards

Ryan Palmer Foundation

Mike Tower

ECC Executive Partner; Partner Emeritus — A.T. Kearney

Corporate Boards

ACE Hardware International, GSP

Rhys Best

Retired

Corporate Boards

Arcosa and MRC Global board, Cabot Oil and Gas

leadership committee members

Allison Gillea

Ane Sacks

Ashley Sheetz

Debra von Storch

Retired Partner — EY

Julie England

Independent Director — TTM Technologies

Linda Valdez Thompson

Executive Vice President — DFW Airport

Marsha Clark

Owner — Marsha Clark & Associates

Melisa Denis

Partner, National Tax Industry Leader - Consumer Goods — KPMG

Michele Bobadilla

Assistant Provost for Hispanic Student Success — UT Arlington

Michelle Vopni

Dallas Office Managing Partner — EY

Roslyn Dawson Thompson

President & CEO — Texas Women's Foundation

Sabrina Harrison

Co-Owner — Mint Dentistry

Shonn Brown

VP, Deputy General Counsel — Kimberly Clark

Stacey Dore

CEO — Sharyland Utilities

Valerie Freeman

CEO — Imprimis Group, Inc.

Daniel Clifford

Americas Board Referral Program Leader — EY 

Darcy Cowell

Principal, People Advisory Services — EY

Debbie Dennis

Chief Customer Officer, SVP and CHRO — Oncor

Diane Paddison

Founder & Executive Director — 4word

Hazel McNeilage

Independent Director — Reinsurance Group of America, Inc.

Jan Sharry

Partner — Haynes and Boone

Joanne Caruso

Chief Legal and Administrative Officer — Jacobs

Julia Wada

Group Vice President, Strategy, Innovation & Transformation — Toyota

Karen Ideno

Group Vice President, CMO Private Label Sales, Product & Marketing — Toyota

Leslie Benners

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer — Fedex Office & Print Services, Inc.

Margie Aguilar

Executive Producer — ISP Studios

Margot Carter

Co-Founder, Cien — Director, Eagle Materials, IBP, Freeman

Marietta Hannigan

SVP - Chief Strategy & Communications Officer — Jacobs

Alicia Howell

Retired, SVP, Chief Accounting Officer — 7-Eleven

Billie Williamson

Independent Director — Cushman & Wakefields, Pentair, Kraton, Pharos

Caren Lock

Regional Vice President — TIAA

Carol Nichols

CEO — Circle C Ventures, LLC

Charmaine Tang

Executive Director — J.P. Morgan

Cheryl Alston

Executive Director and CIO — Dallas Employees' Retirement Fund

Cindy Lu

CEO — CHRO

Cynthia Pharr-Lee

Independent Director — AAA Auto Club Enterprises

Graciela Ivonne Monteagudo

Independent Director

Lisa Tran

Managing Director — SMU

Hilda Galvan

Partner-in-Charge Dallas — Jones Day

Jennifer Chandler

Managing Director, Dallas Market President — Bank of America

Carrie Kirby

Chief Administrative Officer — Vistra Corp.

Kelly Herod

Principal, US SAP Practice Leader — Deloitte Consulting

Jennifer Cho

CEO — Pivot and Swerve

Hattie Hill

President and CEO — T.D. Jakes Foundation

Susan Salka

Chief Executive Officer — AMN Healthcare

Sandra Phillips Rogers

Chief Legal Officer, Chief Diversity Officer — Toyota NA

Trudy Sullivan

Chief Communications, Diversity & Inclusion Officer — Health Catalyst

Nina Vaca

Chairman and CEO — Pinnacle

Maria Mendez

Principal Account Executive — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Lupe Mora

Founder/CEO — Mora & Associates IIS Inc

Neena Newberry

President — Newberry Executive Solutions

Kelly Ann Doherty

Chief People & Communications Officer — Mr. Cooper

Patricia Rodriguez Christian

Independent Director — Actuated Medical, Inc.

Cris Zertuche-Wong

Vice President — Goldman Sachs

Deanna Newcomb

Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer, VP Internal Audit — Cheniere Energy

Gertrude Van Horn

SVP & CIO — NCH Corporation

Guwan Jones

VP Workforce Planning, Chief Diversity Officer — Baylor, Scott & White Health

Ane Sacks

Vice President and General Manager — DLP Products at Texas Instruments

Christine Perez

Editor and CEO — D Magazine

Doreen Griffith

Managing Partner — Grant Thornton

Erin Stewart

General Counsel — Pinnacle Group

Mandy Kizer

Market Manager — Bank of America

Froswa Booker-Drew

VP Community Affairs, Strategic Alliances — State Fair of Texas

Gillea Allison

President — D Magazine

Jennifer Sampson

President & CEO — United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Joanna Ridgway

Managing Director & Head of SW Region — Santander

Kathleen Randall

EVP North America — SureCloud

Lillian Kirstein

Deputy General Counsel — 7-Eleven, Inc.

Liz Cedillo

Chief of Equity & Inclusion — City of Dallas

Matrice Ellis-Kirk

Managing Director — RSR Partners

Michelle Frymire

EVP, Chief Finance & Strategy Officer — CWT

Monica Lira Bravo

Owner and Managing Attorney — Lira Bravo Law, PLLC

Peggy Vaughan

Independent Director — MoneyGram

Susy Solis

Morning News Anchor — KRLD

Tammy Richards

Chief Executive Officer — VolunteerNow

Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk

President/Co-Founder — Memnosyne Institute

Kelly Ungerman

Senior Partner — McKinsey & Co. - Dallas

Christine Perez

Cris Zertuche Wong

Deanna Newcomb

Erin Steward

Froswa Booker-Drew

Gertrude Van Horn

Guwan Jones

Jana Etheridge

CapitalOne

Jennifer Sampson

United Way

Kathleen Randall

Kelly Ann Doherty

Lillian Kirstein

Liz Cedillo

Mandy Kizer

Bank of America

Marie Perry

Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk

Matrice Ellis-Kirk

Managing Director — RSR Partners

Michelle Frymire

EVP, Chief Finance & Strategy Officer — CWT

Monica Lira Bravo

Nancy Albertini

Patricia Christian

Susy Solis

Tammy Richards

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