Insurance

Karen Ostad

Karen Ostad is an internationally recognized leader in structuring and implementing business reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, primarily involving financially distressed or emerging markets companies. Her experience is global (including Europe, China, Japan, India, and South America) and she has led transactions in many industries including insurance, banking and other financial … Read more

Janet L. Miller

Janet L. Miller is the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for University Hospitals.  She is a member of the executive team who turned around a 6 hospital system and transformed it into the nearly $4B health care system it is today.  The health delivery system now includes teaching hospitals … Read more

Sarah H. McConnell

Sarah Hlavinka McConnell serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Xerox Corporation. Prior to joining Xerox, Ms. McConnell served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for ABM Industries. Earlier in her career, she was Acting General Counsel for Fisher Scientific International’s $10 billion merger … Read more

Kathleen Mahoney

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

Mary Jo Johnson

Mary Jo Johnson is a leading securities lawyer with an extensive career working with boards of directors and management of public corporations. She has been a trusted advisor to directors and companies in diverse industries including technology, healthcare, life sciences, financial services, banking, mortgage servicing and insurance to name a … Read more

Stasia D. Kelly

Stasia Kelly, Senior Advisor to the Chair and Executive Director of Client Relations at DLA Piper, has extensive experience as both outside counsel and as a general counsel and brings these perspectives to her practice, working closely with boards of directors, general counsel and in-house legal teams, helping clients design … Read more

Laurel Grammig

Laurel Grammig is Vice President, Secretary, and Chief Corporate Counsel of Brown & Brown, Inc., a public, highly decentralized insurance intermediary organization, where she is part of the Senior Leadership team. Since 1994, when she joined as Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel, the company’s annual revenues have grown from … Read more

Lena Goldberg

Professional Positions:

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

Positions:

  • Executive Vice President-Strategic Corporate Initiatives —
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Barbara Finigan Fitzgerald

Barbara Finigan is a corporate director, strategic advisor and retired C-Suite executive, with extensive corporate governance, global business and legal expertise.

Barbara’s collaborative leadership at Hasbro, Inc., a $5B publicly traded toy developer and manufacturer, supported the Company’s growth blueprint as Hasbro embraced digital innovation, intellectual property reimagination, geographic expansion … Read more

Deneen Donnley

Known as a strategic, resourceful, and collaborative leader with a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion and a wealth of experience as a legal and business leader in fast-paced, dynamic, and highly regulated businesses. Deneen has worked for several Fortune 500 companies with a focus on financial services. She has … Read more