Associate Teaching Professor, Management
Executive Director, Notre Dame Deloitte Center of Ethical Leadership
Christopher Adkins is an Associate Teaching Professor of Management and the Executive Director of the Notre Dame Deloitte Center of Ethical Leadership. In both business and academic settings, Mr. Adkins designs leadership programs that foster individual and organizational flourishing, integrating research from neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral economics. Empathy is the core theme of his work, offering a foundational and teachable skill to enhance innovation, communication, diversity and inclusion, ethical decision making, and change leadership. In June 2015, he was awarded “Master Teacher of Business Ethics” by the Wheatley Institution at Brigham Young University. Partners and clients have included: World Bank, Saatchi & Saatchi, Deloitte, Aspen Institute, IBM, Conference Board, General Cable, Giving Voice to Values, Corporate Eco Forum, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Agilent Technology, Novelis.
Dr. Brad Agle
George W. Romney Endowed Professor
Brigham Young University
Brad Agle is currently the George W. Romney Professor at Brigham Young University, teaching ethics courses at the Romney Institute of Public Management. At Brigham Young, he serves on the MBA Committee and as the Council Chair of the Ethics Committee at the Wheatley Institution. He is also a member of the Ethics Committee for USA Synchro.
A top-rated and award-winning teacher and researcher, Dr. Agle teaches courses in business ethics and strategic leadership and has taught in Brazil, China, Britain, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Dr. Agle’s teaching brought the University of Pittsburgh the distinction of being the #2 ranked executive MBA program in the world in business ethics by Business Week. In the undergraduate area, Dr. Agle created the Certificate Program in Leadership and Ethics, the world's first integrated undergraduate specialty in ethical leadership in business. His work has been featured in various media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, and CNN, and he has been a guest on CNBC's "Morning Call", "Power Lunch", and "Closing Bell".
Elia Alonso is a principal in Deloitte Advisory and leads our Conduct, Culture and Ethics practice in the US. She has 18 years of experience advising financial institutions, primarily retail and institutional sales and trading businesses in the areas of conduct risk across the three lines of defense. Most recently, Ms. Alonso has led several conduct risk related programs aimed at assessing, improving and transforming business practices as a response to recent regulatory concerns in the Foreign Exchange and Rates markets. These projects have focused in assisting senior management to developing further capabilities in the areas of supervisory control frameworks, transaction and communications monitoring and surveillance, and employee conduct related investigations. Ms. Alonso has also co-authored a number of articles on risk culture, conduct risk, incentive compensation and sales practices.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Global Board Advisors Corp
Yusuf Azizullah is CEO and founder of Global Board Advisors Corp (GBAC). The Board of Directors of The One Less Foundation & Chair of the Building Community Bridges (BCB), U.S. National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) ranked him as the corporate governance expert on social media. In 2013, NACD invited him to speak at the Annual Board Leadership Conference. He earned NACD’s Board Leadership Credentialed Directors Governance Fellow. Mr. Azizullah was featured on CNBC Squawk Box for his corporate governance expertise and his columns were published with the World Economic Forum (WEF), Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and The Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) on social media. George Mason University School of Business honored him as the Top 20 Patriot Alums in 2014.
Mr. Azizullah has a B.S. in Finance, M.B.A. in Management & M.S. in Management Information Systems (MIS) with honors, and Executive Education management courses at the Harvard Business School.
Angela R. Balduzzi
Director of Values Strategy
Angela Balduzzi is part of GSK’s Global Ethics and Compliance (GEC) organization. In her role as the Director of Values Strategy, she establishes the “Living our Values” programs to support the embedding of the GSK Values. She oversees the GSK Code of Conduct and has led the approach to training the organization regarding the Code. A key part of the suite of materials is the Values Maturity Assessment – which is a diagnostic tool for leaders to assess how well they are embedding and leading the values. Ms. Balduzzi also owns the capability development of the GEC team and has rolled out the GSK Ethics and Compliance Academy which, in the partnership with ECI, has ensured that over 200 GEC team members worldwide have achieved their LPEC.
Ms. Balduzzi’s academic and over 25 years of expertise is in Talent, Leadership, and Organization Development.
Director of Global Compliance Programs
Johnson Controls International
Bernie Barber is Director of Global Compliance Programs for Johnson Controls International, a multi industrial conglomerate with $30b in revenues and 130,000 employees worldwide. Ms. Barber is responsible for managing Johnson Controls integrity helpline and compliance education activities globally. Ms. Barber has more than 26 years’ of experience in the technology sector and has worked in a variety of quality, compliance and training roles. Before joining Johnson Controls in 2013, she was a senior director with global responsibility for environmental and compliance programs at Logitech where she worked for 22 years.
Ms. Barber is a certified trainer and is passionate about making compliance education relevant, engaging and effective. She also holds qualifications in applied science, lean sigma, supply chain management, criminology & criminal psychology and multimedia production.
Jim Barratt is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting. Mr. Barratt is an experienced forensic accountant with more than 30 years of professional experience. He has compliance and investigative experience in the areas of corporate fraud, anti-bribery and corruption investigation and remediation, and DOJ and SEC enforcement proceedings. He has experience as an independent auditor, internal audit director, chief compliance officer, and SEC enforcement accountant.
Mr. Barratt earned a bachelor’s degree in business economics, with an emphasis in accounting, from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics and Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional. He is a member of the Association of SEC Alumni, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Member of the Ethics & Compliance Association, and a past Chairman and Trustee of the SEC Historical Society.
Director of Advocacy and Public Policy
Association of Corporate Counsel
Mary Blatch is the Association of Corporate Counsel's Director of Advocacy and Public Policy. She directs ACC's regulatory, legislative and judicial advocacy efforts on attorney-client privilege, attorney ethics and mobility, corporate compliance and other issues of importance to in-house counsel. Prior to joining ACC, Ms. Blatch was a senior manager at Deloitte, working on regulatory advocacy and compliance issues for the tax practice. Before joining Deloitte, she was a litigation associate at McKee Nelson LLP and Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan Lovells LLP). She also served as a federal judicial clerk in the Eastern District of Virginia.
Ms. Blatch holds a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America and a B.A. from Spelman College.
Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI)
Earnie Broughton is Senior Advisor to the Ethics & Compliance Initiative. He previously served as Director of the M.B.A. and Executive Education programs in the Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio from 2011 to 2016. Prior to joining St. Mary’s, Mr. Broughton served as Executive Director, Ethics Program Coordinator, for United Services Automobile Association (USAA) from 2000 to 2011. He has an additional 20 years’ experience in Human Resources and Consumer Lending executive management in the financial services sector.
Mr. Broughton has served in a variety of leadership roles in the Ethics and Compliance Association and the ECI Fellows Program over the past 17 years, and is co-founder and President of the Greater San Antonio Ethics and Compliance Roundtable. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Texas State University, a Master’s degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from St. Mary’s University, and certification as an Advanced Practitioner in Ethics and Compliance through the ECI.
Chief Operating Officer
Procurement Integrity Consulting Services
Tom Caulfield is the Chief Operating Officer of Procurement Integrity Consulting Services, a woman-owned small business that assist clients in driving a business environment committed to honest, fair, impartial and legal procurements (i.e. procurement integrity). He is the co-designer of the PICS Procurement Integrity Control System®, a proprietary model designed to mitigate the inherent risk to procurement fraud and abuse thus safeguarding organizational reputation; reducing financial losses; and minimizing opportunities for contract termination or litigation. Mr. Caufield started his professional career in the United States Marine Corps, retiring in 1998. His professional career continued as a civil servant in the United States Air Force, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency. His assignments included a full range of responsibilities at both the senior executive and case agent levels in law enforcement, criminal investigations, anti-fraud strategies, white-collar crime investigations, internal oversight, and professional development.
Jeffrey D. Clark
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Jeffrey D. Clark is a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. He represents corporations and individuals in a wide variety of civil and criminal investigations and enforcement matters, including grand jury investigations and SEC enforcement actions. His practice includes conducting internal corporate investigations and advising corporate management and boards regarding enforcement matters. Mr. Clark specializes in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters and also has substantial expertise in other types of international business and white collar litigation. He is a co-author of The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Compliance, Investigations, and Enforcement (Law Journal Press 2012), a comprehensive treatise on the FCPA. Mr. Clark has served on the Board of Directors of TRACE International and as a Co-Chair of the ABA Section of International Law’s Anti-Corruption Committee. He was formerly a federal prosecutor with the Department of Justice, prosecuting a wide variety of white collar, public corruption, and terrorism cases.
Mr. Clark received a J.D. summa cum laude from the Washington College of Law at American University, where he was an editor on the American University Law Review. Immediately after law school, he served as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Maryanne Trump Barry.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
Birtina Clayburn is an Ethics Officer for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Orlando, Florida. In this role, she is responsible for providing support relating to communications, investigations, supplier mentoring, and implementation of company code of ethics and standards of conduct for MFC business area and field sites. Ms. Clayburn joined Lockheed Martin Corporation in January 2004, where she was a participant in the Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP), completing four rotations within Space Systems Company, and IS&GS business units. During these rotational experiences, she supported a variety of activities including Financial Planning and Analysis, Cost Management, Overhead Budgets, and Internal Audit. In 2008, she transitioned to Program Finance supporting the Orion Program.
Ms. Clayburn has a M.B.A with a concentration in Finance from The University of New Orleans and a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Business from The University of Southern Mississippi.
Editor in Chief
Compliance Week (CW)
Bill Coffin, CW Editor in Chief, is an award-winning, nationally recognized business writer and editor who has been covering the fields of insurance, risk management, and corporate compliance since 1993. His work has appeared in National Underwriter, Claims, Risk Management, Best’s Review, Captive Review, and New European Economy, as well as The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, and Fortune. Since December 2015, he has been the Editor in Chief of Compliance Week, the world's leading B2B media brand dedicated to covering corporate compliance trends, techniques, and news. Mr. Coffin can be reached at email@example.com
Senior Ethics & Compliance Manager
General Mills, Inc.
Chris Collin is Senior Ethics & Compliance Manager at General Mills, Inc. and a member of the General Mills Law Department. After joining General Mills in 2006, Ms. Collins helped build the General Mills’ Ethics & Compliance program and is accountable for managing the operations of that program, including training and communications, policy governance, risk assessment, Ethics Line management and assessment of program effectiveness.
Before joining General Mills, she worked in the insurance industry where she managed compliance with privacy laws, agent licensing, insurance advertising and marketing and new policy development and administration. Ms. Collins currently serves on the Ethics & Compliance Association Board on the Membership Services Committee and as an Advisory Board Member for the Program in Organizational Ethics & Compliance at University of St. Thomas School of Law. She also serves on the Board for the Cammack-Marshall Fund, a Minnesota non-profit providing support to improve the lives of children under state guardianship.
Ms. Collins graduated cum laude from St. Olaf College with a bachelor’s degree in English.
Susan Divers is a senior advisor with LRN Corporation. In that capacity, Ms. Divers brings her 30+ years’ accomplishments and experience in the ethics and compliance area to LRN partners and colleagues. This expertise includes building state-of-the-art compliance programs infused with values, designing user-friendly means of engaging and informing employees, fostering an embedded culture of compliance and substantial subject matter expertise in anti-corruption, export controls, sanctions, and other key areas of compliance. Prior to joining LRN, Mrs. Divers served as AECOM’s Assistant General for Global Ethics & Compliance and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer. Under her leadership, AECOM’s ethics and compliance program garnered six external awards in recognition of its effectiveness and Mrs. Divers’ thought leadership in the ethics field. In 2011, Mrs. Divers received the AECOM CEO Award of Excellence, which recognized her work in advancing the company’s ethics and compliance program. Mrs. Divers’ background includes more than thirty years’ experience practicing law in these areas. Before joining AECOM, she worked at SAIC and Lockheed Martin in the international compliance area. Prior to that, she was a partner with the DC office of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal.
Senior Corporate Ethics Investigator
Wendy Evans is a Senior Corporate Ethics Investigator for Lockheed Martin. She joined the company in 2006 after a career in law enforcement, including service as an FBI agent and police officer. Ms. Evans is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) and is a member of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI) organization and the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics. She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and member of ACFE.
Ms. Evans holds a B.S. in Government Studies and Communications (Broadcasting) from Western Kentucky University.
Andrea Falcione is the Compliance & Ethics leader in PwC’s Internal Audit, Compliance & Risk Solutions practice. She has both significant industry and compliance experience, having served as the Chief Ethics Officer for a professional services organization and having provided governance, risk and compliance consulting services to leading organizations for more than 12 years. In her role at PwC, Ms. Falcione regularly assists clients in designing, developing, implementing and assessing corporate compliance and ethics programs, including: program and corporate governance; policies and procedures; risk culture initiatives; risk assessments; conflicts of interest, gifts and entertainment disclosure and approval processes; education and communication programs; investigation protocols; and reporting best practices. She services clients on a cross-sector basis, including companies in the energy and utilities, industrial products, technology, entertainment and media and retail and consumer industries.
Ms. Falcione received her B.A. from Bucknell University and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Chief Executive Officer
Azish Filabi is CEO of Ethical Systems, a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and make accessible the world’s best social science research to help improve business ethics in companies. The organization is housed at the NYU-Stern School of Business. Previously, she worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of NY in various capacities, including as an AVP and Ethics Officer as well as a lawyer in the Legal Group’s Bank Supervision and Markets division. She started her legal career as a Corporate Associate at the NYC-based law firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, LLP. Previously, she worked at non-profit organizations in D.C. and San Francisco.
Ms. Filabi has a B.A. as an Echols Interdisciplinary Scholar from the University of Virginia (UVA), where she also received her J.D. at the UVA School of Law, and has a M.A. in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). She is active in the NY State Bar Association as an Officer in the International Section and co-founded the Microfinance and Financial Inclusion Committee of the Section.
Howard Friedman is a Managing Director with more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry. His experience includes leading and working on enterprise and regulatory compliance matters, risk management, strategic planning, and change management projects across commodity trading, risk control, finance, internal audit, and business operations. In addition to his client service, Mr. Friedman has presented to Boards, Executive Teams, and large industry audiences on a variety of compliance, regulatory, and risk management topics. For the last 10 years he has been with Deloitte helping to leads its provision of compliance and risk management related services primarily to clients in the energy sector including both regulated entities and the regulators themselves. Prior to becoming a consultant, Mr. Friedman spent time in commercial and regulatory roles with a Midwest based energy company and began his career as a senior economist and energy data analyst for a state regulatory agency.
Mary C. Gentile
Creator/Director, Giving Voice to Values
Professor of Practice, Darden School of Business
University of Virginia
Mary C. Gentile, PhD, is Creator/Director of Giving Voice to Values, Professor of Practice at University of Virginia Darden School of Business, Senior Advisor at Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, and consultant on management education and leadership development. Giving Voice to Values, a pioneering business curriculum for values-driven leadership, has been featured in Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, Stanford Social Innovation Review, McKinsey Quarterly, etc. and piloted in over 950 business schools and organizations globally and the award winning book is Giving Voice To Values: How To Speak Your Mind When You Know What's Right www.MaryGentile.com), with translations in Chinese, Korean and forthcoming in Thai.
From 1985--95, Gentile was faculty member and manager of case research at Harvard Business School and one of the principal architects of HBS’s Leadership, Ethics and Corporate Responsibility curriculum. She co-authored Can Ethics Be Taught? Perspectives, Challenges, and Approaches at Harvard Business School and was Content Expert for the award-winning interactive CD-ROM, Managing Across Differences (HBS Publishing).
Senior Attorney, Office of Compliance
Alan Gibson is a Senior Attorney in Microsoft’s Office of Legal Compliance. His current focus is on designing and implementing an analytics program to provide an early warning and monitoring system for compliance risks at Microsoft. During his 13 years at Microsoft, he has moved among legal and business roles including supporting sales, marketing, and product teams, business development, and commercial operations. Before joining Microsoft, Alan was an associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe where he focused on corporate finance, securities, and M&A. He has a J.D. and M.B.A., and is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional.
Richard H. Girgenti
Richard H. Girgenti is the National and Americas leader for KPMG’s Forensic Advisory Services and a member of the firm’s Global Forensic Executive Committee. He has more than 40 years of experience both nationally and globally conducting investigations, helping assess, design and implement compliance programs and providing fraud risk management advisory services to public and private corporations, as well as government entities and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Girgenti serves as the Executive Sponsor for the KPMG Compliance Transformation initiative. He also serves as the Executive Sponsor and Host of the KPMG sponsored Chief Compliance Officer Exchange. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors for KPMG and the Americas. He has chaired the Board’s Governance Task Force, Professional Practice and Ethics & Compliance, and Nominating Committees. He has also served as a member of the Audit & Finance and Pension Committees.
Government Accountability Project
Dana Gold is currently a Senior Fellow at the Government Accountability Project (GAP), the oldest whistleblower advocacy organization in the United States. Ms. Gold speaks, writes and consults about the essential role whistleblowers play in promoting compliance and protecting the long-term interests of institutions and their stakeholders. From 2003-2008, she co-founded and directed the Center on Corporations, Law & Society at Seattle University School of Law, which facilitated interdisciplinary scholarship and dialogue and hosted an annual Directors Training Academy, which became the leading corporate governance education program for board directors and senior management in the Pacific Northwest during her tenure. From 2005-2016, Ms. Gold served as an employee advocate member of the Hanford Concerns Council, an alternative dispute resolution forum that resolved complex whistleblower issues at Hanford in Washington state. She served as a Network Fellow at Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics from 2014-2015.
Dr. Cary A. Greenwood, APR, Fellow PRSA
Assistant Professor of Public Relations
Middle Tennessee State University
Dr. Cary A. Greenwood, APR, Fellow PRSA is an assistant professor of public relations at Middle Tennessee State University, where she teaches campaigns, crisis communication, cases and writing. She has experience in public relations, public affairs and political communication, including 17 years in management. Her research interests include whistleblowing, evolutionary theory, relationships and corporate social responsibility. She is under contract to Routledge New Directions in Public Relations and Communication Research for Public Relations and Whistleblowing: Golden Handcuffs in Corporate Wrongdoing. Dr. Greenwood’s work has been published in the Journal of Public Relations Research, Public Relations Review, Journal of Public Affairs, Communication Research Reports and Journalism History. She has presented papers at conferences for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the International Communication Association, the Eastern Communication Association, Advertising & Consumer Psychology and the Public Relations Society of America.
Dr. Greenwood received her Ph.D. at the University of Oregon.
Director of Learning Solutions & Strategic Initiatives
NYSE Governance Services
Neha Gupta leads Learning Solutions & Strategic Initiatives at NYSE Governance Services, a division of NYSE that provides governance, compliance and education solutions for leading companies and their boards.
Prior to NYSE Governance Services, Neha was the Executive Vice President for True Office, an interactive learning technology company, and responsible for their product strategy, portfolio and strategic partnerships. Before True Office, Neha was Citigroup’s Chief of Staff for the Institutional Clients Group Technology organization. In this role, she led compliance and regulatory monitoring, executive reporting, and business administration functions along with the strategic development and execution of the organization's communications, human capital and employee engagement strategies. Neha has led several strategic change management efforts involving critical, multi-million dollar initiatives across industries and has been featured on prominent media outlets, such as BBC World.
Ralph Hall is a principal at Leavitt Partners and works in association with the Washington, D.C. office. In this role, Mr. Hall provides consulting services to clients in the areas of FDA statutes and regulations, regulatory compliance, as well as health care policy and legislation, and particularly the application of those regulatory systems to the medical device industry. His rich background with drug and medical device regulation and corporate compliance matters makes him one of the nation’s foremost experts. Mr. Hall previously served as counsel at Faegre Baker Daniels. He has also served as General Counsel for Guidant CRM and Chief Compliance Officer for Guidant. Ralph furthermore serves as a Professor of Practice at the University of Minnesota Law School.
Mr. Hall received his B.A. from Indiana University and his J.D. from the University of Michigan where he was a Weymouth Kirkland Scholar.
E. John Heiser
President & Chief Operating Officer
Magnetrol International, Incorporated
John Heiser is President & Chief Operating Officer of Magnetrol International, Incorporated. Magnetrol is a global leader in the development and manufacture of level and flow process control instrumentation. He began his career as an attorney in private practice before transitioning into business where he has held numerous leadership positions in legal, government affairs, sales, and marketing.
Mr. Heiser earned his B.A. degree in political science/sociology from the University of Iowa, a J.D. from Tulane University, an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. from Benedictine University’s Center for Values-Driven Leadership.
Ellen M. Hunt, J.D.
Audit, Ethics & Compliance Officer
Ellen Hunt is responsible for the day-to-day operations for the Ethics & Compliance Program for AARP; additionally, she has recently taken on responsibility for their internal audit function. Ms. Hunt was featured as a Top Mind by Compliance Week in June of 2016 and named as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders for Trustworthy Business for the last three years by Trust Across America. She is a lawyer with extensive experience in designing, implementing, and operating ethics and compliance programs including board governance and reporting, designing ethics education, managing enterprise risk processes; as well as handling investigations and regulatory agency inquiries. Ms. Hunt has transactional, litigation, and negotiation experience. She has reported to and worked directly with Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officers, and the C-Suite. In her ethics and compliance roles, she has consistently elevated the importance of trust and ethical behavior by creating education programs to help leaders and employees make better ethical decisions.
Kim Ingham, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Ethics
Merck & Co., Inc.
Kim Ingham is the Merck Office of Ethics, since 2005. In her current role, Dr. Ingham leads the policy and learning team and has responsibility for the Code of Conduct, corporate policies, and global training. While holding this position, responsibilities have also included oversight of internal compliance and HR investigations, the Ombudsman program, the conflict of interest program and reporting on key cultural indicators. She has led and/or overseen projects and teams that support each element of Merck’s ethics and compliance program. Dr. Ingham started her career at Merck working as a laboratory technician in the research division in 1992. She subsequently held animal welfare compliance positions with increasing responsibilities, eventually becoming the Compliance Manager at Merck’s West Point site before joining the Office of Ethics.
Dr. Ingham received her Ph.D. from Temple University’s Fox School of Business. She has taught business courses in communication, leadership and management as an adjunct professor at the University. She also holds a M.B.A. from Philadelphia University and a B.S. in biochemical technology from Spring Garden College.
Director Compliance Management
Business Ethics and Compliance
Kevin Jamieson is Director of Compliance Management at Business Ethics and Compliance. He is responsible for assisting our regulated businesses with integrating regulatory structure and maintaining regulatory compliance. He was promoted from his previous position as Energy Manager of Steam and Generation in System Operations. His previous assignments include Section Manager of Construction Quality Assurance, Manager of Construction Performance Analysis Group and Planning Administrator of East River Station. Mr. Jamieson has seventeen years of experience and has worked in various areas of the company including, System Operations, Construction, Steam Operations and Indian Point 2. He has successfully created the Construction Quality Assurance group and was lead on developing the Operational Self-Assessment process. He started with Con Edison as a nuclear mechanic B at Indian Point in September of 1992.
Chief Executive Officer
Clear Law Institute
Michael W. Johnson is the founder and CEO of Clear Law Institute, which provides online courses on legal, HR, accounting, compliance, and management topics to tens of thousands of professionals from hundreds of organizations. Mr. Johnson has trained tens of thousands of professionals how to properly conduct investigations and detect scientifically validated signs of deception and truthfulness. In addition to his public webinars and seminars, he has provided client-specific investigations training to dozens of Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, law enforcement agencies, universities, and international organizations. His investigations training has been cited in a New Yorker magazine article as a promising alternative to older investigative techniques. Mr. Johnson was the co-founder and co-CEO of Brightline Compliance, which provided online training courses on harassment, ethics and compliance topics that were used by more than 1.5 million employees of more than 600 organizations. He and his partner sold Brightline Compliance in 2007.
Jeffrey M. Kaplan
Kaplan & Walker LLP
Jeffrey M. Kaplan is a partner in the Princeton NJ office of Kaplan & Walker LLP (www.kaplanwalker.com) a law firm whose practice is devoted entirely to compliance and ethics program related matters. He has practiced in this field since 1991 and has helped companies in nearly every major industry develop, implement and enhance programs. He has also conducted numerous C&E risk and program assessments – both for company boards of directors and management, and for the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, World Bank and United Nations. Mr. Kaplan is co-author (with Joseph E. Murphy) of a treatise on C&E programs, author of an e-book on risk assessment, Co-Chair of the Practising Law Institute’s Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop, a frequent speaker at C&E conferences, a former adjunct professor of ethics at NYU’s business school, a former counsel to the Ethics Officer Association, and editor of the Conflict of Interest Blog (www.conflictofinterstblog.com).
Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI)
Katie Lang is a long-time member of ECI's research team with nearly two decades of experience in the fields of business ethics and moral development. Ms. Lang has been involved in all phases of ECI's research work: project design; question set development; research and analysis planning; report creation; and public releases of the findings, including training sessions and webcasts. She worked on the research team for the Global Business Ethics Survey as well as several iterations of the National Business Ethics Survey® (NBES®). A principal member of the team conducting supplemental NBES research, Ms. Lang has helped ECI generate new knowledge on ethical leadership, whistleblowing, retaliation, generational differences, and social networking in the workplace. She has written extensively on the subject of ethical culture, including co-authoring a chapter in The Corporate Compliance Practice Guide. Ms. Lang represents ECI through conference presentations, training sessions, and other public forums that showcase ECI’s work and help build important external relationships.
Ms. Lang holds a Bachelor’s degree, with a double major in anthropology and theology, from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Portland. Prior to joining ERC, Lang worked as a high school teacher. She also served as Asst. Director at a university-based research center focused on ethics and character education.
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ
Noreen Lenart has been with the Merck Office of Ethics - Global Compliance Organization for over 20 years. In her current role, she has operational responsibility for the Code of Conduct Training Series, including the development of global ethics and compliance training programs. Ms. Lenart is the Learning Lead for the Global Compliance Organization and a member of the Merck Learning & Development Operations Committee. She also assists with other global ethics program initiatives including the Code of Conduct, Corporate Policies, and communications. Ms. Lenart obtained her Executive Ethical Leadership Certificate from The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School and Leading Professional in Ethics and Compliance certification.
NYSE Governance Services
is Compliance Counsel at NYSE Governance Services, a division of NYSE
that provides governance, compliance and education solutions for leading
companies and their boards. In this role, she serves as a subject
matter expert and provides the legal review for compliance and
Prior to NYSE Governance Services,
Lori was a Program Director at ACI, where she developed and managed
regulatory and compliance training and conferences around the world.
Before that, Lori was an attorney working on litigation resulting from
the 2008 mortgage-backed securities crisis and government investigations
involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Director of Forensics Services
Kyle Lorenz has been with PwC's consulting practice since 2006 as part of the Forensic Technology Solutions practice. He has deep expertise in leveraging data analytics and computer forensics to support client's in managing internal and external investigations, responding to regulators such as the SEC and DOJ, and identifying risks related to bribery, corruption, fraud, and money laundering.
Mr. Lorenz received his B.S. in Management Information Systems at Drexel University and graduated magna cum laude.
John Lucker is Deloitte’s Global Advanced Analytics Market Leader, a leader for Deloitte Analytics, and a leader of Advanced Analytics for Deloitte Advisory. Mr. Lucker leads the delivery of consulting services to clients for end-to-end strategy, business, operational, and technical consulting services in the areas of advanced business analytics, predictive modeling, data mining, enterprise risk management, risk sensing, regulatory and compliance analytics, ethics and integrity, scoring and rules engines, and numerous other analytic business solution approaches. Mr. Lucker has developed unique advanced analytic business solutions and methods in numerous industries as well as the technical implementation tools to realize the latent value of analytics. He often speaks for industry and professional organizations and writes extensively for a variety of publications. He is also is a co-inventor of five analytics patents and three pending patents.
Mr. Lucker holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester.
Senior Corporate Ethics Investigator
Roxane MacGillivray is a Senior Corporate Ethics Investigator with Lockheed Martin. For over 15 years, she has been with different business areas of Lockheed Martin in positions of increasing responsibility including leadership positions. In this role, she conducts enterprise wide Ethics investigations at the direction of the Corporate Ethics Director of Investigations and/or the Senior Vice President of Internal Audit, Ethics and Sustainability. She is very involved in the creation and execution of internal investigations training and has been a national speaker on numerous Ethics and Compliance related topics.
Ms. MacGillivray holds a B.S. in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida, is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional and became a Certified Fraud Examiner in 2016.
Director of Ethics and Compliance
Suzan McGinnis is the Director of Ethics and Compliance at Best Buy. Ms. McGinnis has been in the legal department at Best Buy for the last ten years, and is currently responsible for the day-to-day operations and for the furthering the strategic vison of the Ethics Office. This includes investigations, over-seeing the management of the enterprise hotline, and administering the Code of Business Ethics and other ethics office policies. Ms. McGinnis seeks to partner with business teams to identify strategic opportunities to increase business value using ethics and business conduct as a key differentiator as an employer and in the marketplace. Before attending law school, Ms. McGinnis was an academic librarian for over ten years.
Ms. McGinnis holds a J.D. from Hamline University School of Law, a M.L.I.S. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and a B.A. from Augustana College in Illinois.
Deputy General Counsel - Regulatory and Compliance/Deputy Chief Compliance Officer
United States Steel Corporation
Victoria McKenney currently serves as the Deputy General Counsel - Regulatory & Compliance and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at U. S. Steel. In this role, she has overall responsibility for the company's ethics and compliance program, including anti-corruption, antitrust, economic sanctions, investigations, privacy, and other regulatory and compliance topics. She also oversees all of the company's labor, employment, and safety-related legal matters. Before joining U. S. Steel, Ms. McKenney served as Director - Regulatory & Compliance and Associate General Counsel at ACADEMI, where she was responsible for ethics, compliance, litigation, and investigations. She was instrumental in ACADEMI's efforts to implement a best-in-class anti-corruption compliance program, which helped garner ACADEMI the National Law Journal's 2012 Compliance Department of the Year award. Prior to moving in-house, Ms. McKenney was a senior litigation associate in the New York office of Hogan Lovells, where she managed complex commercial litigation and internal investigations. During the 2008 financial crisis, she was seconded as Senior Counsel in the Global Regulatory & Compliance Group at AIG. Ms. McKenney is a member of the bars of New York, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia and is on the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation (Greater PA and West Virginia chapter).
Chief Compliance Officer
Ash Mishra is the Chief Compliance Officer of Mars, Incorporated, one of the world’s leading confectionary (m&m’s Snickers, Twix, Wrigley’s) and pet food (Pedigree, Whiskas, Iams) companies. Mars is based in McLean, Virginia, and has net sales of more than $37 billion USD. Mr. Mishra is responsible for the design, implementation and management of a worldwide compliance program tailored to fit the needs of a 135 year old family-owned company with operations in 75 countries. He leads the development, implementation and monitoring of legal and regulatory risk assessment and mitigation programs, with focus on privacy, competition and anti-corruption, to provide assurance that Mars businesses are operating within the boundaries of the law.
Mr. Mishra received his B.A. in History and French from St. Olaf College in 1995 and J.D. from the University of Iowa in 1998. He attended the Université Paul Valery in Montpellier, France.
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Maureen Mohlenkamp is a principal in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Enterprise Compliance Services practice, and most recently served as the deputy ethics officer for Deloitte LLP. In that capacity, she was the primary architect of Deloitte’s ethics and compliance program and directly assisted Deloitte’s chief ethics and compliance officer in the program’s oversight, including strategy and communications development, and overseeing the Integrity Helpline. She also served as chief of staff to Deloitte’s deputy chief executive officer, Government Relations, Quality and Risk, assisting in executing key strategic firm initiatives. Prior to focusing internally on Deloitte’s ethics and compliance program, Ms. Mohlenkamp served Deloitte’s clients providing ethics and compliance consulting services. She has extensive experience in project management related to implementing and monitoring ethics and compliance programs for companies from a wide range of industries with a goal of mitigating risk and fostering an ethical and compliant culture.
Ms. Mohlenkamp holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a minor in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame.
Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Technology
Celia Moore is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Technology at Bocconi University in Milan, prior to which she was on the faculty of the London Business School for nine years. Ms. Moore has also been a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School and a Fellow of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard. She is currently an Academic Fellow of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative, and sits on the UK’s Banking Standards Board Assessment Steering Committee. Her work has been featured in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Fast Company, as well as on NPR, the CBC, and the BBC. She has consulted with and designed courses for several organizations on integrity in business, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (London, UK), the National Health Service (UK), the International Anti-Corruption Academy (Vienna, Austria), and the Brookings Institute (Washington, DC).
Bill O’Rourke is a Senior Advisor with Value Capture. He has retired from Alcoa in September 2011. He served on the Board of the Alcoa Foundation and taught “Values” at the Alcoa Executive Development Programs. He joined Alcoa as a Patent Attorney in 1975 and held a number of leadership positions including Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety and Sustainability, Vice President of Global Business Services, Chief Information Officer, Vice President of Procurement, Corporate Auditor, Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Patent Counsel. Mr. O’Rourke became the Executive Director of the Beard Institute in the School of Business at Duquesne University in 2012, where he also taught MBA students in Strategy, Leading Change and Ethics. He is also a Fellow of the Wheatley Institution in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. Mr. O’Rourke is on the Ethics Advisory Board of the Healthcare Group Purchasing Initiative, was the past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sustainable Pittsburgh, and serves on a number of other civic, charitable, and religious organizations.
Matthew B. Pachman
Vice President of Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
FTI Consulting, Incorporated
Matt Pachman is the Vice President, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer at FTI Consulting, Inc. He has been at FTI since July 2012. He also serves on the Boards of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative and the Ethics & Compliance Association. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Pachman held the position of Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer of Altegrity, Inc. Between 2004 and 2010, he served as the Vice President, Compliance - Ethics and Business Practices at Freddie Mac. Previously, he served as Chief Ethics Officer at MCI, appointed to that position by the General Counsel in August 2002 following revelation of fraud by former WorldCom executives. Prior to that appointment, he had served in several positions within MCI WorldCom's Law and Public Policy Group.
Mr. Pachman earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Virginia where he was on the law review, and an undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University.
Vice President Product Marketing
As Vice President Product Marketing, Angus is responsible for product go-to-market, analyst relations, and thought leadership for Convercent. Previously, Angus was CMO at Hubble by insightsoftware.com, a leader in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Vice President Product Marketing at Spirent Communications. At Spirent, Angus was responsible for four product lines and $250M of revenue. During Angus’ tenure at Spirent he built Spirent’s Asia services business from Hong Kong, and managed M&A due diligence and integration for a strategic software acquisition. Angus has more than 20 years’ experience in marketing and technology and he is passionate about how technology can be applied to solve business problems. In his free time, you can find Angus tearing up a squash court or perusing his twitter feed for industry updates.
Business Ethics & Compliance Project Specialist
Tricia Ryan is a project specialist for Business Ethics & Compliance. In her role, she is responsible for managing the Ethics Helpline, New Hire Training, the Conflicts of Interest Program, the Case Management System for Investigations and the Quarterly Investigation Board Report. Ms. Ryan is the chair for the Ethics and Compliance Initiative, Utilities Industry Group. In her role as chair she organizes a monthly web-ex for the membership on current compliance topics. Ms. Ryan joined Con Edison’s Business Ethics and Compliance team in 2014 and Con Edison in 2011. Prior to Con Edison, Ms. Ryan worked for the Congressman Michael McMahon, Council Member Kenneth Mitchell and the NYC Department of Homeless Services. Ms. Ryan holds a JD from Brooklyn Law School, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Dayton.
Lauren C. Schultz
Corporate Senior Ethics Analyst
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Lauren Schultz is the Corporate Senior Analyst at Lockheed Martin Corporate. She manages the Ethics Supplier Mentoring Program and coordinates a variety of other activities related to Lockheed Martin’s engagement with suppliers, academic institutions, and other external audiences. She also leads the Ethics organization’s employee engagement activities. Prior to assuming this role, Ms. Schultz worked in the Trade & Investment Promotion Section of the Embassy in Brazil in Washington, DC, where she advised American investors in Brazil and helped promote the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Ms. Schultz earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations from American University and a Master’s in International Trade and Investment Policy from George Washington University.
Vice President of Global Ethics & Compliance and Assistant General Counsel
Laureate Education, Inc.
Mark Snyderman is Vice President, Global Ethics & Compliance and Assistant General Counsel at Laureate Education, Inc., which operates an international network of institutions of higher education. Prior to joining Laureate, Mr. Snyderman was Senior Knowledge Leader at LRN, providing ethics and compliance advisory services to numerous corporate partners. He also has served as Senior Advisor on the 10th Principle (Anti-Corruption) to the United Nations Global Compact. He was for several years an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association and the Board of Governors of the Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility at Georgia State University.
Mr. Snyderman received his A.B. in Psychology from Washington University, his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Harvard University, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.
Vice President, Advisory Services
NAVEX Global®’s Advisory Services
Randy Stephens, J.D., is a Vice President with NAVEX Global®’s Advisory Services team. A lawyer and compliance specialist, Mr. Stephens has worked in roles with legal and compliance responsibility for over 30 years, including operations in Mexico, China and Canada. In 2014 / 2015 clients engaged Mr. Stephens to train employees or conduct risk and program assessments in Japan, China, Australia, UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Jordan, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, the UK and Canada while also working with clients with offices and operations around the world. He has significant in-house experience leading compliance programs and working for some of the largest and most diverse public and private corporations in the United States, e.g. Home Depot, Family Dollar and US Foods. Mr. Stephens is the author of numerous compliance related articles and commentary and is regularly featured or quoted as a compliance expert in press and publications. He joined NAVEX Global’s Advisory Services team in 2012.
Executive Vice President
Amy Swenson, M.S. is an EVP with KRW and North America’s lead commercial partner. She is primarily focused on uncovering opportunities to further productize KRW’s character reputation research to solve key client challenges in increasing leadership potential, maximizing profitability and mitigating risk. Ms. Swenson currently holds relationships with HR and Executive Business Leaders across many of North America’s leading organizations. She has successfully started and managed Organizational Development, Coaching and Leadership Consulting relationships with some of America’s top employers. Swenson holds a Bachelor’s in Business Management from The Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Her Master’s is in Organization & Management. In addition to living in Minnesota, Swenson has lived & worked in the Cayman Islands partnering with Ernst & Young on a large South American bank liquidation. Amy currently lives in Edina, MN with her husband and three kids.
Winthrop M. Swenson
Compliance Systems Legal Group
Win Swenson is a partner in Compliance Systems Legal Group (CSLG), a law firm practicing exclusively in the areas of corporate governance, compliance and ethics. He has been in the role for the last 15 years. Recently, under the auspices of the Ethics Resource Center, Mr. Swenson co-chaired a distinguished advisory group of former senior Justice Department officials, Sentencing Commissioners, and compliance/ethics professionals that made recommendations to the Sentencing Commission, the Executive Branch and Congress on ways to strengthen compliance/ethics programs through enforcement practices (The Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations at Twenty Years). He also served on a Sentencing Commission-appointed advisory group that made recommendations leading to guideline amendments adopted in 2004.
Mr. Swenson obtained his J.D. from New York University School of Law where he was on the law review, a member of the Root-Tilden Scholarship Program, awarded the John Norton Pomeroy Award for Scholarship and elected to the Order of the Coif.
Former Senior Vice President, Ethics & Compliance
Carsten Tams joined Bertelsmann in 2000. As senior vice president in charge of ethics and compliance, he initiated, designed, and directed Bertelsmann’s global ethics program since its inception in 2008. His ethics & compliance strategy builds on the premise that employees are an organization’s most valuable governance resource. His efforts focus on empowering employees to be effective agents of integrity, transparency, and accountability. His previous work focused on initiatives in the areas of corporate culture, organizational development, HR policy, and corporate social responsibility. He is a frequent speaker on topics such as ethics culture, learning strategies, and integrity management. His work has won numerous prizes, including Gold and Silver at the Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Learning Awards. He holds diplomas in political science from Freie Universität Berlin and Sciences Po Paris and a Master in Public Administration (MPA) from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Please contact Carsten on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carstentams.
Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics Officer
Emmanuel Tchividjian is a Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics Officer at Ruder Finn. He joined Ruder Finn in 1997 and worked on the Government of Switzerland’s account on issues relating to WWII and the Holocaust. Mr. Tchividjian was certified Compliance & Ethics Professional from the SCCE in 2006 and is a member of ECOA. He is the Ethics Officer of the NY Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and a member (ex-officio) of National Board of Ethics and Professional Standards. Mr. Tchividjian has engaged in public speaking on ethics, public relations and crisis communication. He has been a guest on CNN/FN, NY1, WGBH, and New England Cable News. He co-authored a chapter in the Ethics and Compliance Handbook publish by the ECOA and authored an article in Compliance, First priority of Corporate Responsibilities published by China Economic Publishing House. He has written for PRWeek, PRNews, and Gorkana.
Jacki D. Trevino
SAI Global Advisory Services
Jacki Trevino is the head of SAI Global's Advisory Services group, which comprises of attorneys, compliance experts, data analysts and professional writers. The SAI Global Advisory Services team helps clients align their business conduct standards, program infrastructure, operational processes, and corporate culture with a robust commitment to ethical and legally compliant business practices. With over 15 years of professional and practical experience in the ethics and compliance industry and as a seasoned and results-driven professional, Ms. Trevino has successfully delivered hands-on support, collaboration and strategic solutions for the benefit of large Fortune 500 global organizations. Prior in-house ethics and compliance experience includes key roles with Dresser Inc., NAVEX Global and Fluor Corporation. In these and for other organizations, Ms. Trevino has been responsible for successfully developing and managing ethics and compliance programs and infrastructures, managing global risk, and integrating values-based Codes of Conduct and related program frameworks.
Director of Ethics Programs
Carlos Vecino is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) and the Director of Ethics Programs at USAA. USAA's mission is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates, and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. The USAA Ethics Office promotes ethics as a strategic business initiative and Mr. Vecino leads a team of Ethics Advisors responsible for enterprise communications, training and policy development efforts while serving as trusted internal consultants to employees and leadership on matters pertaining to corporate ethics and investigation of suspected and reported violations of USAA's policies and standards. Prior to joining USAA, Mr. Vecino served 21 years in the U.S. Air Force as an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operations Officer and Latin-American Regional Affairs Strategist.
Chief Executive Officer
Helios Digital Learning
Ivy Walker is CEO of Helios Digital Learning, a firm that specializes in creating captivating ethics and compliance content powered by real stories told by real people. Helios stories are designed to help employees tap into the higher level decision-making skills they need to successfully utilize the compliance resources your organization has already spent time and money implementing. Ivy is passionate about developing solutions that can help change the alarming decline in trust that citizens around the world have in institutions—particularly big corporations and government. She believes that as institutional actions are the collective actions of individuals, and research shows that much of human behavior is predictable, compliance programs can be more effective at influencing the right behavior. Ms. Walker works with clients to identify areas of opportunity to enhance their ethics, compliance and risk functions’ ability to support employees in making the right decision, every time.