Media

Suzanne S. Bettman

Sue Bettman is a Partner at Brunswick Group, the world’s leading critical issues advisory firm, where she advises clients on financial transactions, litigation and corporate crises.  Sue is an independent director, accomplished C-suite leader, and strategic business advisor with battle-tested management skills and the ability to drive innovation.  Sue is … Read more

Jennifer C. Wolfe

Jennifer Wolfe is the CEO of Dot Brand 360, a technology firm that consults with C-suite-level executives to be prepared for future digital trends, use of cutting edge technology and a changing internet landscape. The company works closely with executives at brands such as the Food Network, HGTV, Cooking Channel, … 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 Silverman

Karen is a leading voice on practical governance strategies for AI and frontier technologies. She brings over three decades of experience advising on complex global business and legal issues and now leads an innovative, advisory group that supports leaders in business and government on workable governance practices for both novel … Read more

Joyce D. Slocum

Joyce D. Slocum is President and Chief Executive Officer of Texas Public Radio.

Until 2014, Ms. Slocum was Chief Administrative Officer of NPR, a media organization creating and distributing award-winning news, information, and music programming to 27.2 million listeners every week through a network of 900 independent stations.

As a … 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

Denise Kuprionis

EXECUTIVE POSITIONS: CLO ~ CECO ~ Corporate Secretary ~ Owner

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE: Newspapers, Media & Entertainment ~ Health Care ~ Hospitality ~ Education ~ Membership ~ Consulting

Denise founded GSG, a board advisory practice. She helps directors evaluate board performance and adapt effective governance practices to fit within their unique … Read more

Cynthia Gibson

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

Sarah C. Dodds-Brown

Sarah Dodds-Brown is a strategic business partner and enterprise thinker who effectively anticipates challenges and thoughtfully influences change and evolution.   Over the course of her career at American Express, Sarah has been instrumental in redefining the culture and expanding the engagement of the legal function, and she currently serves as … Read more

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