A seasoned C-suite executive and international leader, Laura Heltebran has 30 years of global experience in technology, outsourcing, hospitality, franchising, travel and aviation. She is a highly collaborative and trusted business advisor to Fortune 500 public companies with worldwide operations as well as smaller entrepreneurial companies. She has spent years … Read more
Industry Experience: Travel & Leisure
Eve N. Howard
Eve N. Howard is a proven, senior leader and recognized expert with more than 30 years of experience in corporate governance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions, diversity and inclusion, risk management, and disclosure. In addition to serving as a trusted advisor to public company boards and … Read more
Kathleen J. Wu
Kathleen Wu’s real estate transactions practice has a broad wingspan, crossing multiple industries and disciplines, serving a national clientele from Wall Street to California.
Recently, she has been advising clients on real estate issues arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, including borrowers, lenders, landlords and tenants. Kathleen has used her considerable … Read more
Krista Sweigart is a seasoned global executive and public company board member with broad leadership experience in strategy, operations, financial structuring, and mergers and acquisitions. She is a recognized problem solver with significant on the ground expertise in challenging business environments including China, Vietnam, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and Cameroon. An … Read more
Christine J. Spadafor
Christine J. Spadafor is an experienced corporate, university, and non-profit board director with deep expertise in growth strategies, corporate transitions, M&A, turnarounds, DEI and ESG. She has a demonstrated track record leading successful global transformational initiatives at the intersection of strategy, operations, finance, and human capital management in both domestic … Read more
Cory Shade is a results driven business leader at Apple Leisure Group, a leading best-in-class all-inclusive resort management, travel and leisure management group. As the Chief Legal Officer of Apple Leisure, Ms. Shade, is a member of the executive committee responsible for leveraging and expanding six distinct businesses in new … Read more
Susan T. Smith
Susan T. Smith is a semi-retired executive who most recently served on the boards of Engineering World Health (Durham, NC) and The Rosecrance Foundation Board – Chicago. She is a neutral arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and is fully retired from legal practice.
Ms. Smith served as Senior Vice … Read more
Marla S. Persky
Marla Persky is CEO and President of WOMN LLC, a company dedicated to helping women succeed in the business of law by increasing their knowledge of and acuity with financial drivers, client development, and leadership. Throughout her professional life, Ms. Persky has had the opportunity to understand and practice business … Read more
Judy K. Mencher
Seasoned executive seeking Board of Director opportunities in order to utilize vast skill set which includes co-founding private equity firm that specialized in high yield and distressed debt, restructuring and M & A expert, COO, finance professional and lawyer.
Board of Director positions:
Current board positions:
NMH, LLC – Holding … 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