Board of Directors

National Board of Directors

  • Andrya Smith, partner, PwC Chair
  • Tara Farnsworth, CFO, Bayshore Global Management Treasurer
  • Suzanne Norr, COO, AvatarLabs, Inc. Secretary
  • Vanessa Salinas Beckstrom, forensics partner, PwC
  • Rachel Begun, MS, RDN, founder and CEO,Coaching and Culture
  • T'Wana Brown, DMM, men's/young men's, Bealls Inc.
  • April Carr, sr. director of sales technology innovation platforms, PepsiCo
  • Tam L. Chambers, vice president of international and national accounts, NWEA - Northwest Evaluation Association
  • Cat Chen, founder and CEO, Skylar
  • Katrina Craigwell, director, brand solutions marketing, Meta
  • Bernadette Fitzpatrick, chief marketing officer, Bare Necessities
  • Heather J. Foster, senior director, national policy, Lyft Inc.
  • Marnie Kain, partner, Grey Group
  • Dawn Kohler, founder and master level executive coach, Kohler & Company
  • Kaye Popofsky Kramer, founder, Step Up
  • Sara Link, director of societal impact, Verizon
  • Molly Luetkemeyer, principal, M. Design Interiors
  • Marta Martinez, director, agency platforms, Google
  • Delores Druilhet Morton, CEO, Step Up
  • Mark O. Page, AT&T executive (retired)
  • Beth Radichel, partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
  • Maria Salcedo, senior vice president merchandising, Ulta Beauty
  • Hilary Smith, executive vice president, corporate social responsibility, Comcast NBCUniversal
  • Maggie Stockdale, vice president, customer success, Media Math
  • Judie Verb, executive vice president, consumer & business banking, mountain region, US Bank
  • Maria Walker, partner, Patient Square Capital

Regional Board of Directors

Eastern Region Board

  • Maggie Stockdale, vice president, enterprise accounts, Media Math Chair
  • Tonya Garrett, head of independent agencies, NA, LinkedIn Vice Chair
  • Allison Beatty, partner, Winget, Spadafora and Schwartzberg
  • Andrea Carter, principal, EY
  • Elizabeth Cohen, associate general counsel, Crunchyroll
  • Usheen Davar, VP strategic partnerships, Dotdash Meredith
  • Marni Edleman, partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Quincy Evans, principal-investment analyst, Davidson Kempner Capital Management
  • Garnesha Crawford Ezediaro, Portfolio Lead, Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Jessica Federer, venture partner, Boston Millennia Partners
  • Michele Fenice, vice president, EPLI claim leader, financial lines claims Chubb
  • JoAnna Foyle, senior vice president, inventory partnerships, The Trade Desk
  • Taylor Foxman, vice president of brand communications, Parallel
  • Maureen Lippe, founder & CEO, Lippe Taylor
  • Alicia Richardson, senior director agency & advertiser development, OpenSlate
  • Joanne Sternlieb, senior vice president; senior estate planner & senior trust counsel, Neuberger Berman Trust Company N.A.

Midwestern Region Board

  • Maria Salcedo, senior vice president murchandising, Ulta Beauty Chair
  • Rose Ann Abraham, partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
  • Christy DeMott, associate general counsel and vice president, BMO Financial Group
  • Lisa Hamer, senior vice president, Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Baaba Holland, founder and CEO, Baaba Holland Agency
  • Charity Johns, CEO, Illinois Café Services Company-Laredo Hospitality
  • Ellie McCabe, associate at private equity firm, Madison Dearborn Partners
  • Nicole Durham, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, Baker Hughes
  • Kelli Murphy, associate manager, Gatorade finance, Pepsico
  • Beth Perry, leadership coach & consultant, Perry Consulting
  • Ashley Taylor, senior scientist in multicultural haircare, Procter & Gamble

Southern Region Board

  • April Carr, sr. director of sales technology innovation platforms, PepsiCo Foods North America Chair
  • Celina Blanks, vice president, Lockton Vice Chair
  • Tamara Beverly, project management professional, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services
  • Bridget Biagas, vice president, partner relations and business diversity, Hudson Group
  • Felicia Brazil, director of business programs, Microsoft
  • LaKeysha Brooks, general manager, global sales, Delta Airlines
  • Kimberly Cockrell, vice president, Toyota Financial Services
  • Dr. Wendelin Donahue, associate director for employer relations, Southern Methodist University
  • Meredith Hampton, corporate counsel, At Home Group
  • Steve Idoux, senior vice president, Lockton Dunning Benefits
  • Ashley Miller, wealth management professional, Goldman Sachs
  • Kim Schwartz, managing director, Accenture
  • Briana Torres, client executive, IBM
  • Claire Walters, senior director, people organization, Aon
  • Tamera Woodard, vice president/associate general counsel, AT&T

Western Region Board

  • Rachel Begun, MS, RDN, founder and CEO, Food and Nutrition Solutions, LLC Chair
  • Margie Moreno, international executive, YouTube Originals Vice Chair
  • Jana Augsberger, vice president, Eden Rock Media
  • Meghan Birmingham Leader, executive vice president, head of treasury solutions, Bank of the West, BNP Paribas
  • Tara Crimin, senior consultant, entertainment industry, Compumark | Clarative Analytics
  • Jenny Dinh Safransky, founder & head of talent and partnerships,
  • Channing Dungey, chairman, Warner Bros.Television Group
  • Jeanne Elfant Festa, partner & head of documentaries & director of features, White Horse Pictures
  • Jessica Goodman, entertainment executive
  • Brittany A. Hveem, head of business affairs, Originals, Hulu
  • Carlotta Mast, senior vice president and market leader, New Hope Network, a division of informa markets
  • Christine Mcguan, vice president business development asset based finance, US Bank
  • Paul Nelson, manager, Mosaic Media Group
  • Elizabeth O'Connor, principal, Daggerwing Group
  • Camille Rustia, business affairs executive, Apple TV+
  • Amanda Silverman, entrepreneur & philanthropist
  • Stephanie Streeter, vice president music, AXS (part of AEG)
  • Helen Textor, program manager; diversity, equity & inclusion, Google
  • Deborah Thomas, senior vice president, entertainment publicity, NBCU
  • Alissa Vradenburg, partner and talent manager, Untitled Entertainment
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