- Alyson Van HooserKeynote Speaker on Leading a Multi-generation Workforce
Alyson Van Hooser is a leadership keynote speaker and trainer at Van Hooser
Associates, a leadership development company developing highly effective leaders at all levels in the 21st Century workplace. Alyson is a trusted resource for companies and associations in the food service and financial industries, as well as, government, emerging leader, and women in business events. She delivers presentations and training that equip and inspire teams and individuals to harness the power of effective leadership to drive performance and profits. Because she was dealt a tough hand in life, Alyson developed a deep understanding and an unmatched passion for teaching others to own the responsibility to control their
success. Alyson is committed to teaching others the foundation, methods, and steps to positively transform their life and their business. On her own since she was a child, Alyson hasn’t let that stop her. She is a former city councilwoman, banker, insurance advisor, manager, wife and mother of three — all before the age of 28. These life experiences have ignited a passion for understanding leadership, generational differences, communication, and personal development success.
Alyson’s message on personal and professional leadership has application for many industries. Her clients include international, national, regional, state and local
companies and organizations. Her much anticipated book will be released by Sound Wisdom in 2020. Regardless the industry, Alyson is a favorite of her clients. Her unique Millennial perspective and energy unveiled in her presentations create an experience where audience members emerge inspired and practically equipped to take their performance to the next level. Alyson lives in Kentucky with her husband, daughter, and two sons. When she is not traveling for speaking and training, you can catch Alyson in the garage gym with her husband or creating mediocre dance videos.
- Blair MarksVice President, Ethics and Business Conduct, Lockheed Martin Corporation
As Vice President, Ethics and Business Conduct, Blair Marks is responsible for ensuring the application of Lockheed Martin’s values in all aspects of operations. She leads a team of ethics professionals providing education and guidance; promoting open communication; assisting in the prevention, identification and resolution of issues; and investigating allegations of misconduct. Marks represents the company on the Defense Industry Initiative’s Working Group and the Steering Committee of the International Forum on Business Ethical Conduct.
Marks has held several key management roles including Plant Manager of the company’s Composites and Adhesive Bonding Plant in Charleston, S.C., and Site Director of Engineering for the Marietta facility. She served as Deputy Director of F-22 Engineering and immediately before joining the Ethics team, she led the Avionics Modernization and Reliability Enhancement/Re-engining programs for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of C-5 Galaxy airlifters.
Marks graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor of engineering in ceramic engineering. She earned her master of science in materials engineering from the University of Michigan and completed an MBA from Georgia State University.
Marks has served on Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering and Women in Engineering advisory boards and is a graduate of Leadership Cobb. She is the immediate past president of Women of Reform Judaism, and she serves on the boards of the Union for Reform Judaism and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. She previously served on the board of the Georgia Youth Science and Technology Centers. She has received the Women in Aerospace Outstanding Leadership Award and holds both the CCEP and LPEC certifications.
- Christopher MichaelsonProfessor & Ethics Advisor, University of St. Thomas
- David ChildersSenior Vice President, Innovation and Planning, Ethics & Compliance Initiative
David brings to ECI a long history of service and dedication in the ethics & compliance space. With more than 25 years of leadership experience, David is responsible for ECI’s strategy and innovation, and oversees the business direction of ECI.
David is considered one of the pioneers in the field of Governance, Risk and Compliance. He was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance” by Treasury & Risk Magazine and is a charter member of the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG), where he was designated an OCEG Fellow in 2010. David is certified as a Leadership Professional in Ethics and Compliance (LPEC) also is certified as an Information Privacy Professional (CIPP).
Formerly, David has spearheaded and driven the direction for some of the industry’s leading organizations. He was the founder and CEO of EthicsPoint (now NavexGlobal) and was later CEO of Compli, now a KPA company.
- Earnie BroughtonSenior Advisor, Ethics & Compliance Initiative
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.
- Eric Feldman Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs, Affiliated Monitors, Inc.Eric FeldmanSenior Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs, Affiliated Monitors, Inc.
- K. Matthew Gilley Professor and Bill Greehey Endowed Chair, Greehey School of Business, St. Mary's UniversityK. Matthew GilleyProfessor and Bill Greehey Endowed Chair, Greehey School of Business, St. Mary's University
Dr. Gilley holds the Bill Greehey Chair in Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University. He earned a Ph.D. in corporate strategy from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1997. Prior to joining the Greehey School, Gilley served on the faculty of the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University and on the business faculty at James Madison University.
Professor Gilley’s research and teaching center on ethics, corporate social responsibility, and business strategy. His work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Business Studies, and numerous other outlets.
He has been a Fellow of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative since 2008.
- Karen MooreChief Compliance Officer and Privacy Counsel, Unisys
Karen Moore is the Chief Compliance Officer and Privacy Counsel for Unisys Corporation, a multinational information technology and services company. She has held similar positions at Inchcape Shipping Services, Nasdaq, and Philip Morris International. Currently working in Reston, VA, Karen has also lived and worked in Moscow, Russia and Lausanne, Switzerland. Karen is a member of the NY Bar and holds a BA from Middlebury College and a JD from Emory University.
- Kristi KevernSenior Managing Director - Ethics & Compliance, Dell Technologies
- Patricia HarnedCEO, Ethics & Compliance Initiative
Patricia Harned is chief executive officer of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI), America’s oldest nonprofit in the ethics & compliance industry.ECI is a research and membership organization comprised by institutions across every sector, each dedicated to promoting the highest levels of integrity in their operations.
For two decades as CEO, Dr. Harned has overseen all of ECI’s strategy and operations. In that time ECI has become recognized as the leading provider of independent research about workplace integrity, organizational culture and effective compliance programs.Dr. Harned is an expert on culture change, ethical leadership, and workplace reporting/retaliation.She leads ECI’s consulting practice:clients have included many prominent organizations working to recover from scandal, particularly related to sexual misconduct, corruption and fraud.
Dr. Harned also directs outreach efforts to policymakers and federal enforcement agencies in Washington, DC. She has provided ethics & compliance training to officials in the US Department of Justice, testified before Congress and the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and she has personally briefed U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, the OSHA Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee, and the Federal Bar Council on strategies to increase effective reporting of suspected misconduct.She also led ECI’s effort to support the establishment of the first-ever values based ethics & compliance program in a US federal government agency.
Dr. Harned is the only female CEO among the leading providers in the US ethics & compliance industry.She was selected by Ethisphere Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics in 2007, 2014 and 2015, and was named one of the Top Thought Leaders in Trust in 2010, 2011, and 2018 by the nonprofit organization Trust Across America. She serves on the board of the U.S. Center for SafeSport, and she is a Special Advisor to the International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors.
Dr. Harned holds a bachelor of science from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, a masters of education degree from Indiana University, and a doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh.
- Steve GuymonSenior Advisor, Global Ethics and Compliance Capabilities, Eli Lilly and Company
- Tom TopolskiExecutive Vice President, Infrastructure Business Development, Parsons Corporation
January 2020 Fellows Meeting
January 2020 Fellows Meeting – Emerging Issues in Ethics & Compliance
The Fellows thought leadership forum is a space where senior practitioners consider what is happening at the edge of our field. Our Fellows meeting in January broadly focuses on Emerging Topics in Ethics and Compliance. Sessions will include the role of E&C in the changing world of business, capabilities building for E&C teams and practitioners, data privacy, digital transformation, and measuring program effectiveness. Register today for what promises to be a bold but practical consideration of some of the most important challenges that face our organizations.
Fellows meeting is an exclusive meeting for ECI Fellows.
To find out if your company has an ECI Fellow membership or you are not sure who in your company is the representative Fellow, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The full agenda is available as a downloadable and printable PDF here.
Day 1 - January 8, 2020
- 9:00 AM - 10:10 AM
- Trends in Enforcement and Internal Investigations
- The regulatory environment is ever-changing. This interactive session will consider current enforcement trends and best practices in internal investigations in the context of case studies and consider their implications for E&C programs and organizations.
Speakers:Arian June, Eduardo Santiago-Acevedo
- 10:10 AM - 10:55 AM
- ECI Spotlight
- 10:55 AM - 11:25 AM
- Networking Break
- 11:25 AM - 12:35 PM
- Essential Skills & Qualities of The Ethics & Compliance Professional: Today And In The Future - Capabilities Building Working Group
Speakers:Christopher Michaelson, K. Matthew Gilley, Steve Guymon
- 12:35 PM - 1:35 PM
- 1:35 PM - 2:45 PM
- Generation Z in The Workforce
- Demographics continue to rapidly shift in the workplace. Today Generation Z is beginnning to move into the space occupied by Millenials. What are Gen Z characterisitics and how might ethics and compliance best engage them on values and standards?
Speakers:Alyson Van Hooser
- 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
- Networking Break
- 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
- Resilience in Body, Mind and the Workplace
- Resilience is a multifaceted concept and one that has attracted considerable scientific attention in recent years. This session will summarize current research on neurobiological and psychological aspects of resilience and explore how it may apply to job satisfaction, performance and ethical and compliance-related conduct.
- 4:45 PM - 6:45 PM
- Networking Reception
- 7:45 AM - 8:15 AM
- Registration & Continental Breakfast
Day 2 - January 9, 2020
- 7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
- Continental Breakfast
- 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
- Getting Started
- 8:45 AM - 9:55 AM
- Being a Digital Leader in Ethics & Compliance
- Digital transformation occurs when organizations put technology at the heart of business and organizational change. What happens when digital transformation arrives in E&C? This session will focus on how Dell Technologies, the largest shipper of PC monitors in the world, has injected digital technology into its E&C operations. In forging new ground, we'll learn about the successes and challenges they have had along the way and how they have deployed existing technology is ways that deliver unique strategic value.
- 9:55 AM - 11:05 AM
- Data Privacy
- Tectonic changes are afoot not just in Silicon Valley, but across all industries and around the world. What are these changes and how will they affect E&C operations?
- 11:05 AM - 11:30 AM
- Networking Break
- 11:30 AM - 12:40 PM
- Measuring and Influencing a Culture of Integrity
Speakers:Blair Marks, Eric Feldman, Tom Topolski