Randi V. Morrison is an accomplished attorney and executive with 30 years of experience advising public company business executives and boards of directors on legal, regulatory, corporate governance, and business matters. Ms. Morrison has broad-based public company experience, having guided her clients through government investigations, securities class action and derivative … Read more
Industry Experience: Food & Beverage
Kathleen M. Mahoney is and Independent Board Member of Village Farms International (NASDAQ VFF), the former President MDV and Chief Legal Officer of SpartanNash Company (Fortune 500/NASDAQ SPTN), a food distribution and retail company. Named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Michigan by Crain’s (2016): a Woman of … Read more
Carolyn J. Johnsen
Carolyn Johnsen is a member of Dickinson Wright PLLC, a 350-person national firm. Ms. Johnsen previously chaired the Business Restructuring & Reorganization Section of Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, a 75-person law firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Her 23-year law practice has encompassed every aspect of commercial reorganization and bankruptcy, representing both … 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
Elisa D. Garcia
Elisa D. Garcia is an accomplished corporate executive and attorney with over 30 years of experience advising management and boards of directors on strategy, legal, business, structuring, activism, capital markets and government relations matters. Since 2016, Ms. Garcia has served as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Macy’s, … Read more
Cynthia Gibson is an experienced C-suite executive, independent director and an audit committee financial expert. Her M&A background includes global acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures. She also has deep experience in human capital, executive compensation, sustainability/ESG, regulatory and governance matters.
Cynthia is currently General Counsel at Bush Brothers & Company, … Read more
Harvard Business School September 2008 to Present
Position: Senior Lecturer
- Courses: Leadership and Corporate Accountability; Law, Management, and Entrepreneurship; Owner President Manager Executive Education Program
- Publications list available here.
FMR LLC /Fidelity Investments March 1996 to June 2008
- Executive Vice President-Strategic Corporate Initiatives —
Ann Harlan has extensive business and legal experience in consumer products and manufacturing business segments and has a reputation as a trusted advisor in the Boardroom. In her board appointments on both public and private company boards, she has led strategic planning initiatives and c-suite succession planning.
Since 2009, Ann … Read more
Emily D. Dickinson
Emily D. Dickinson is the Retired Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of PetSmart, Inc. She was a member of PetSmart’s senior management team, reporting directly to the CEO and participating in the development and support of the company’s strategic initiatives. The over $5 billion publicly traded company is … Read more
Meena L. Elliott
Meena Elliott is a C-suite executive with an expansive and deep breadth and depth of experience. As President of Kiverdi, Inc. she leads the company with overall profit and loss accountability, in addition to her scaling and fundraising work. Kiverdi, Inc. is a mid-stage biotech company and parent company of … Read more