2015

Emily Ward

Emily Ward is a technology and board executive with expertise in streaming, media, fintech, ecommerce, mobile, and software.

She is the CEO and board chair for AlcaCruz, a video streaming company with offices in Silicon Valley & Seoul (www.alcacruz.com).  AlcaCruz created MultiView streaming technology that live streams multiple … Read more

Linda J. Vilardo

Linda J. Vilardo is the Founder of MPowerment Consulting LLC, a firm dedicated to identifying practical solutions to business and legal issues faced by small to mid-size businesses.  Her primary focus is on transactions, operational efficiencies, project management and effective communication.

Prior to launching MPowerment Consulting, Linda was Executive Vice … Read more

Karen G. Narwold

Karen G. Narwold is a highly accomplished senior executive with over 25 years of management, legal and business experience with multinational industrial manufacturing companies.  Ms. Narwold is currently the Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB), a leading global specialty chemical company providing innovative … Read more

Jane E. Nelson

Jane E. Nelson is an executive with more than twenty years of experience in the specialty retail industry. Prior to her retirement from CPI Corp., Ms. Nelson served as a member of the Executive Committee, led the Human Resources Department and was responsible for all aspects of CPI’s legal work. … Read more

Lynn J. Loacker

Lynn has devoted her legal career to helping innovators achieve their goals. She advises startups to Fortune 100 companies on governance matters and risk management, and facilitates a wide range of strategic corporate and commercial transactions.  During her more than 35 years of practice, Lynn has represented global private and

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Stephanie Lucie

Stephanie Lucie is a highly accomplished executive with more than 30 years of legal and business experience. She is a former senior vice president, chief legal officer, chief compliance officer, corporate secretary, and head of human resources. She has advised numerous boards of directors of both publicly and privately held … Read more

Chérie R. Kiser

Chérie R. Kiser chairs Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP’s communications practice group and is the managing partner of Cahill’s Washington, D.C. office.

For nearly 30 years, Chérie has been at the legal forefront of the dramatic growth and technological innovation that has taken place in the voice, video, Internet, and … Read more

Susan S. Lanigan

Susan Lanigan has over thirty years of professional experience as a senior executive of three publicly-traded retail companies and as a current member of the boards of directors of two publicly-traded companies, and a private ESOP-owned consumer products company.

Since June of 2016, Ms. Lanigan has served on the board … Read more

Denise F. Keane

Denise Keane is the principal of D. Keane LLC, and is a public speaker and advisor on risk, litigation and regulatory management, governance, and a broad range of diversity and leadership topics. Until July 2017, she was Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Altria Group, Inc., where she led … Read more

Sylvia J. Kerrigan

Sylvia Kerrigan has over a decade of experience in the board room as a director and former executive for the industrial, transportation and energy sectors. In addition to her leadership roles at various capital-intensive enterprises, her board expertise includes environmental, social and governance (ESG), regulatory, risk management, cybersecurity and information … Read more