Ms. Zopp is an accomplished executive and board member. She has been a transformational CEO at two organizations and has served as General Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer in large, public companies. Her expertise includes business strategy, change management, crisis and risk management, human capital, and litigation. Moreover, her background, which includes senior roles leading corporate governance and compliance in the private sector as well as community engagement and advocacy in the public and nonprofit sectors, makes her particularly well suited for board service. She also brings substantial experience in a br
In her current role at Cleveland Avenue, Ms. Zopp leads the company’s work investing in and supporting minority and women entrepreneurs and their businesses. Ms. Zopp has worked in and with numerous global compa
Ms. Zopp currently serves as a director of Relativity, a global e-discovery and data management software company, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, a $75 billion wholesale bank, and Empowerment & Inclusion Capital I Corp., a special purpose acquisition company (EPWR- NYSE). She previously served as a director of Andrew Corporation (ANDW-NASDAQ $2B), a global communications cable and equipment manufacturer. Ms. Zopp also served on the board of Urban Partnership Bank, a privately-held community bank with over $600 million in assets where she chaired the Human Resources Com
Ms. Zopp is a seasoned business leader and attorney with significant transaction, litigation, and human capital experience serving as a trusted advisor to the CEO and executive teams at three publicly traded companies.
Ms. Zopp was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Sara Lee Corporation, a $20 billion international consu
Ms. Zopp also served as Senior
Ms. Zopp served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Exelon Corporation, a $14 billion energy generation and distribution company with 5.2 million customers and 17,000 employees in the Midwest and East coast. In this role, she oversaw all human capital issues impacting the company and worked closely with the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of the board on matters including executive compensation and benefits.
Ms. Zopp led the security and
Ms. Zopp also has significant expertise in government relations and community development and previously served as Deputy Mayor and Chief Neighborhood Development Officer for the City of Chicago. Before joining the Mayor’s Office, Ms. Zopp was President and CEO of the Chicago Urban League, a 10
Ms. Zopp holds a BA in History of Science from Harvard College and a JD from Harvard Law School. She served on the Harvard Alumni Association Board and the board of the Chicago chapter of the Harvard Alumni Association. She enjoys working out in the gym, reading, musical theater, and spending time with her family.