Thirty Percent Coalition members represent a unique collaboration in the U.S. between corporations, investors and advocacy groups. Members work together to achieve diversity in senior leadership and the corporate boardroom.

  • Throughout the year focused groups meet both in person and via teleconference.
  • In addition, representatives come together for the mid-year meeting in the spring and for the fall annual Summit.
  • Coalition membership also provides networking and best practice sharing.

Board of Directors

Rhonda was named senior vice president, chief public affairs officer of Wellcare in August 2016. She is responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s strategic communications, public policy, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, diversity and inclusion, employee volunteerism, and brand management. Most recently, Rhonda served as the managing director of corporate social responsibility at Paul Hastings, LLP. She had oversight of the firm’s diversity and inclusion strategy, charitable giving, pro bono and volunteer efforts, and environmental sustainability. Prior to that, she served as senior vice president of corporate responsibility and chief diversity officer for ING U.S./Voya Financial and president of the ING U.S./Voya Foundation.  Rhonda has also had an extensive legal career, which includes roles with the U.S. Department of Justice, the National District Attorney Association’s American Prosecutor’s Research Institute, and the South Carolina Office of Attorney General. Rhonda also serves as the chairman of The Executive Leadership Council. She has been acknowledged with numerous awards including CSR Executive of the Year, Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America, and recognized as Woman of the Year by multiple organizations. Rhonda holds a juris doctor degree and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of wellcare
South  Carolina.

Patsy is responsible for overseeing Thomson Reuters corporate social responsibility, diversity & inclusion and sustainability functions. Patsy has over 20 years of experience in talent, learning, organizational development, diversity and inclusion, employee recognition and customer engagement mainly in investment banking. She has held a number of global leadership roles at JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse, in New York, London and most recently, Hong Kong. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Patsy was responsible for talent and learning, employee recognition, alumni relations and the global centers of excellence development effort at Credit Suisse in Asia Pacific. She was based in Hong Kong, but her responsibilities spanned 14 countries across the region. She has extensive experience with panel moderation, facilitation, communications and presentation. Thomson Reuters logoShe was the key interviewer for CSTV in APAC and in that role, had the opportunity to work with Roger Federer and Tony Fernandes, CEO of Air Asia.

With a global career in corporate finance and the last decade as a search and leadership consultant, Julie is a key leader in Diversified Search’s Board and CEO practices and is the managing director of the Chicago office. She is a trusted advisor to public and private boards on matters of corporate governance, board assessment, development and refreshment as well as CEO succession planning, recruitment and onboarding frequently geared to organizational transformation. Diversified Search operates globally and is a renowned expert in diversity and inclusion with the highest slate and placement rates in the nation. It is the largest woman owned and founded retained search firm in the world. divsearch

Elissa serves as Executive Director for the Forté Foundation and brings to the role extensive knowledge of issues affecting women’s abilities to seek, prepare for and attain business leadership positions, drawn from her prior experience as Assistant Dean and Director of the MBA Program at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. There she oversaw all activities related to the full-time McCombs MBA program including marketing, admissions, student services, and alumni relations. Elissa received her MBA and her B.A. in English from Texas A&M University, where she was the Assistant Director of the MBA Program until 1997. She is past Chair of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) ForteFoundation Annual Industry Conference and formerly served as chair of the MBA Student Services Professionals (MBA SSP).

Having lived closed to 20 years in France, Charlotte led Investor Relations and Capital Market strategies for Alcatel Lucent up until 2007. She has successfully directed two IPOs, several high profile mergers and North American operations for an Alcatel subsidiary. Charlotte founded Nvestcom in 2007, a capital markets consulting firm, working with public companies on investor relations and corporate governance. Charlotte co-founded the Thirty Percent Coalition, an influential national organization, in 2011 and serves as its Executive Director. Charlotte is often quoted in the media as a thought leader in gender diversity and corporate governance. She was recently recognized as a 2017 Star by Global Proxy Watch for her work leading the Thirty Percent Coalition. Charlotte holds a BA degree from Georgia State University and an MBA from École des Ponts Business School.

  • Esther Aguilera – CEO, Latino Corporate Directors Association
  • Susan Baker – VP, Shareholder Advocacy, Trillium Asset Management
  • Nila Betof – COO, The Leaders Edge/Leaders by Design
  • Solange Charas – President, Charas Consulting
  • Emily Culp – Chief Marketing Officer, Keds
  • Lisa Hayles – Vice President, Boston Common Asset Management
  • Karlie Ilaria – Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Paul Hastings
  • Holly McMullan – Head of Business Development - North America, Apollo Global Management
  • Meredith Miller – Chief Corporate Governance Officer, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
  • Amanda Packel – Managing Director, Stanford Center for Corporate Governance
  • Jennifer Peet – Director of Legal Affairs for the Oregon State Treasurer
  • Anne Sheehan – Director of Corporate Governance, CalSTRS


Corporate Partners

Represented by Barbara H. Whye, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Vice President of Human Resources at Intel Corporation. She leads Intel’s Diversity in Technology initiative as the company endeavors to reach its goal of full representation in its U.S. workforce by 2018. A champion of Intel’s culture of inclusion, with 21 years of experience, she develops strategy that accelerates progress and integrates diversity and inclusion across the ecosystem to enhance innovation and drive business results. Barbara joined Intel in 1995 as an engineer and held a number of leadership roles driving large scale, enterprise-wide change. Prior to joining HR and Global Diversity and Inclusion in 2015, she spent 15 years in key leadership and project engineering roles responsible for acquiring and starting up new facilities for Intel Corporation worldwide including Talent Management as an expatriate in San José, Costa Rica. Barbara also led the investment strategy for Intel’s global (STEM) education portfolio, with an emphasis on girls Intel and underserved populations and was a strategist on Intel’s global campaign for girls’ education and empowerment, Girl Rising.

Represented by Emily Culp, Chief Marketing Officer. Emily joined the Keds team in 2015 as chief marketing officer of the iconic footwear brand. She is responsible for driving the strategic development and creative execution of Keds’ global marketing initiatives including retail development, omni-channel marketing, eCommerce, PR and content. Emily was recently recognized on the Business Insider 50 Most Innovative CMOs in the World, via the Adweek 50 List and as a “CMO Rising Star” at the 2015 CMO Awards for her marketing leadership. Prior to joining Keds, Emily led the e-commerce and omni-channel marketing teams at Rebecca Minkoff, with a focus on consumer marketing. She was a leader in the creation of the brand’s innovative NYC flagship “store of the future” and architect of the company’s digital strategies and new online experience. Additionally, Emily’s career history includes over ten years of experience leading global brand teams at worldwide agencies (Ogilvy, Digitas and Arnold) as well as marketing leadership roles with the Estee Lauder Co. and Unilever.  kedslogo

Represented by Patsy Doerr who is responsible for overseeing the company’s corporate social responsibility, diversity & inclusion and sustainability functions. Patsy has over 20 years of experience in talent, learning, organizational development, diversity and inclusion, employee recognition and customer engagement mainly in investment banking. She has held a number of global leadership roles at JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse, in New York, London and most recently, Hong Kong. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Patsy was responsible for talent and learning, employee recognition, alumni relations and the global centers of excellence development effort at Credit Suisse in Asia Pacific. She was based in Hong Kong, but her responsibilities spanned 14 countries across the region. She has extensive experience with panel moderation, facilitation, communications and presentation. Thomson Reuters logoShe was the key interviewer for CSTV in APAC and in that role, had the opportunity to work with Roger Federer and Tony Fernandes, CEO of Air Asia. 

Represented by Angela D. Harrell who is senior vice president, Corporate Responsibility, and President of Voya Foundation. Voya’s corporate responsibility (CR) strategy is based on its work across the enterprise in four pillars: Empowering Our Employees, Serving Our Clients, Investing in Communities and Protecting the Environment. Harrell leads these CR efforts and the Foundation’s mission to improve the quality of life in communities where Voya Financial operates and its employees and customers live. Prior to joining Voya Financial, Harrell spent 12 years at The Coca-Cola Company, where she was involved with a broad range of activities including corporate responsibility, media relations, financial and sustainability reporting, internal and executive communications, digital/social media and community affairs. Harrell earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in international affairs from Yale University.  voya

Represented by Rhonda Mims who was named SVP, Chief Public Affairs Officer of WellCare Health Plans in August 2016. She is responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s strategic communications; public policy; corporate social responsibility; philanthropy, diversity and inclusion; employee volunteerism and brand management. Most recently, Rhonda served as the managing director of corporate social responsibility at Paul Hastings, LLP. She had oversight of the firm’s diversity and inclusion strategy, charitable giving, pro bono and volunteer efforts, and environmental sustainability. Prior to that, she served as senior vice president of corporate wellcareresponsibility and chief diversity officer for ING U.S./Voya Financial and president of the ING U.S./Voya Foundation.Rhonda Mims, Senior Vice President and Chief Public Affairs  Officer.

Represented by Holly McMullan who is a Partner and the Head of Business Development for The Americas for Apollo Global Management where she is responsible for overseeing fundraising efforts for Apollo’s private equity, credit and real estate businesses. Prior to joining Apollo in 2008, Ms. McMullan was a Senior Vice President for Pequot Capital Management where she was responsible for US sales coverage of institutions and consultants. Prior to Pequot, Ms. McMullan was a Vice President of Client Service and Marketing at Guggenheim Partners. Prior to business school, Ms. McMullan held marketing and client service roles at Bear Stearns and Robertson Opportunity Capital. Ms. McMullan holds a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and a BA (honors) in International Business from Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK.  Apollo Global Management logo

Represented by Donna Smolens who joined Insight in 2015 as a Senior Advisor. Prior to Insight, she was a Managing Director and Co-Head of the North American Research and Due Diligence Team at Portfolio Advisors, LLC. During her eleven years at the firm, she was a Voting Member on the Investment Committees of numerous Portfolio Advisors Funds and on the Advisory Boards of thirteen private equity funds. Previously, she was a General Partner with Technology Crossover Ventures, where she handled Investor Relations. Prior to that, Donna was a Senior Vice President at DLJ Securities Private Fund Group, where she was responsible for the origination, screening and due diligence on funds marketed by the firm. Prior to DLJ, she was a Portfolio Manager with General Motors Investment Management and an Investment Vice President at New York Life Insurance Company where she managed private equity portfolios. Donna graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. and M.A. in Economics.  insight

Represented by Suzanne O. Donohoe, Member & Head of Client and Partner Group. Ms. Donohoe joined KKR in 2009 and is the global head of KKR’s Client and Partner Group and a Member of KKR. She also serves on the firm's Investment Management & Distribution Committee and its Inclusion and Diversity Council. Ms. Donohoe is President and the Chairperson of the Board of KKR’s Income Opportunities Fund, a closed end fund which trades on the NYSE. She serves as a board member of PAAMCO Prisma, in which KKR is a strategic partner. Prior to joining KKR, she was with the Goldman Sachs Group, serving as a partner and head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management International. Ms. Donohoe also led Goldman Sachs Asset Management's client businesses in North America and co-headed GSAM's EMEA business previously. Ms. Donohoe holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University and an M.B.A from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Donohoe also serves on the New York Board of The Nature Conservancy, is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgetown University and a Co-Chair of Georgetown University's Wall Street Alliance.
Represented by Adebola Osakwe who joined KKR in 2015 and is a member of the Human Resources Team, where she leads the Firm’s Inclusion and Diversity efforts. Prior to joining KKR, Mrs. Osakwe was an executive director on Morgan Stanley’s diversity and inclusion team, where she spent almost 9 years. At Morgan Stanley, she served as head of diversity talent acquisition strategy partnering closely with the experienced and campus hiring teams. Prior to this role, she was a diversity coverage officer supporting the infrastructure and investment management businesses. Mrs. Osakwe holds a Masters in Sports Business from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Barnard College, Columbia University.KohlbergKravisRoberts

Represented by Beth Lowery who is a Senior Director for Sustainability and ESG at TPG Capital. She joined TPG in September 2012 after a 20 year career with General Motors Company where she was Corporate Vice President, Environment, Energy & Safety. Mrs. Lowery held various positions at GM, including General Counsel- North America. She also was Senior Knowledge Leader, Environmental Responsibility and a Principal of GreenOrder at LRN; Partner at Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn; law clerk to Michigan Supreme Court Justice G. Mennen Williams, as well as serving on several non-profit boards. Her primary responsibilities within TPG include leading the Sustainability and ESG program development, strategy and deployment across the Firm, engaging with portfolio companies to build sustainable businesses, and assisting deal teams on due diligence matters. tpg Ms. Lowery is a member of the PRI Private Equity Advisory Committee and the Corporate Eco Forum Leadership Council.

Represented by Susan Clark who joined Vista Equity Partners in 2015 and is Vice President and Chief of Staff to the Flagship Operations team. In this role Ms. Clark is responsible for supporting the Flagship Operations team on deal transactions, portfolio management, and portfolio initiatives. Prior to Vista, Ms. Clark served as Senior Director of Marketing and Director of Strategic Programs at Forcepoint (formerly Raytheon | Websense), a Vista Equity Partners company. There, Ms. Clark led the successful execution of their transformational plan, including the move of their headquarters, complete rebuild of their Americas Tech Support and Inside Sales teams, and implementation of software company best practices across the business. Before Forcepoint, Ms. Clark held various logo vista transformational leadership roles at Dell, IBM Global Services, and HP Enterprise (formerly Electronic Data Systems).

Represented by Carol Drake, who is the President and CEO of Carlow Consulting, LLC in Columbus, Ohio. The Company handles federal government relations, regulatory and corporate governance advice and advocacy for clients. Previously, she was the Chief External Affairs Officer for the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), overseeing the Corporate Governance, Research and State & Federal Government Relations departments. Carol was the director of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, a state agency with an annual budget of $2 billion, and served on the OPERS Board of Trustees and the Ohio Deferred Compensation Board during her tenure on the Governor’s Cabinet.

Represented by Yvonne Breitenfeld who joined EY in 1994 and currently is an Associate Director of the firm and a member of the EY Americas Inclusiveness Office.  She consults with various EY leaders on inclusiveness programs and strategy.  She is responsible for project management across a broad spectrum of diversity and inclusiveness (D&I) initiatives such as the Leadership Matters Program, women’s advancement, D&I metrics and analysis, and EY logo64pxconsultation with business unit leaders on local D&I strategy and implementation. Yvonne began her career as an audit professional at Ernst & Young LLP after graduating from Rutgers University School of Business with a B.S. in Accounting.

Represented by Lawler Kang, Founder and CEO. Lawler most recently headed up People functions at Rue La La, a leading flash sale etailer, and Medullan, an international software service provider. During these tenures, he wrote The E Ticket, a fictional thriller that makes the case women are bio-evolutionary better suited to lead. His first book, Passion at Work, led to a speaking/workshop business servicing the likes of Cisco, HP, and Pfizer. LeagueOfAllies2Prior to this, Lawler ran four turnarounds, and served in both delivery and managerial functions in strategy (M&A) and digital consulting. He started his career in Customer Service at a Japanese chemical firm.  Lawler has degrees from Wharton and Vassar College.

Represented by Barbara Hart President and CEO of Lowey Dannenberg, P.C.—a fifty attorney firm specializing in complex fraud, securities and antitrust litigation. Ms. Hart recently won reversal before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals of a securities fraud ruling gaining a win for the NYC public pension funds (Norfolk v. CHS 12/13/17). Ms. Hart serves on the Steering Committee of the In re Packaged Seafood Antitrust Litigation prosecuting claims for clients alleging price fixing against the largest Tuna producers who also face criminal proceedings. In 2015, Ms. Hart, represented a doctor-whistleblower alleging false Medicaid billing and recovered $22.4 million; the largest single New York Medicaid fraud recovery to date. In 2014, Ms. Hart tried a limited partnership dispute and after multiple days of testimony and oral argument won a multi-million dollar award. In 2013, Ms. Hart, won a $219 million settlement of Madoff feeder-fund litigation for upstate New York trade unions who had lost their pensions in the Madoff Ponzi scheme. Judge McMahon praised the “unprecedented global settlement” and recognized that Ms. Hart “carried the laboring oar.” Judge McMahon’s continued: “Your clients - all of them - have been well served . . . rarely has there been a more transparent settlement negotiation.  It could serve as a prototype.” Ms. Hart is a graduate of Vanderbilt University (B.A. 1982), the University of North Carolina (M.A. 1987), and the Fordham University School of Law (J.D. 1992), where she was a member of the Law Review and on the Dean’s List. LoweyDannenberCohenHart  Ms. Hart is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut, and is a member of the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, and 7th Circuits; and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

  • Represented by Karlie Ilaria who is Manager, Global Diversity and Inclusion with Paul Hastings LLP. In this role, Karlie heads the strategy and execution of the firm’s diversity and inclusion program, which focuses on the advancement, retention and development of women, LGBT and diverse people, and which fosters an inclusive culture that values diversity of ideas, values and backgrounds across all parts of the organization. Karlie began her diversity career in 2008 with MasterCard Worldwide as director, Global Diversity & Inclusion, and previously worked in marketing and communications management. Karlie has more than 20 years of professional experience, working at organizations ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to technology start-ups to large global law firms.
  • Represented by Tara Giunta, who is Partner - Co-Chair of Thirty Percent Coalition's Public Policy and Outreach Committee. Tara is a Vice Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense Practice and Chair of the firm’s Women’s Initiative. She advises clients and their officers and directors in high risk, regulated industries, on global compliance focusing on anti-corruption, data privacy and national security. Ms. Giunta performs risk assessments for global enterprises, develops comprehensive compliance programs, conducts internal investigations, and represents clients before U.S. enforcement agencies. She was recognized by Global Investigations Review (GIR) in its Women in Investigations list, which recognized 100 women across the globe who are “achieving great things in a competitive and notoriously tough area of law.” She is also Editor of the Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in the Boardroom. Ms. Giunta received her J.D. from Columbus School of Law, Catholic University, and her B.A., cum laude, from Tufts University. paulhasting

Represented by Maureen O’Brien who is Vice President and Corporate Governance Director at Segal Marco Advisors. She joined the firm in September 2011. At Segal Marco, she engages companies on corporate governance issues and oversee the proxy voting service. Ms. O’Brien serves on the Advisory Council to the Council of Institutional Investors. Ms. O’Brien’s work in shareholder advocacy began in 2003 as a Research Analyst for the Investor Responsibility Research Center. Ms. O’Brien previously served as Head of Engagement at Conflict Risk Network, where she held dialogues with companies operating in Sudan and other conflict zones. In a previous role, she was Research Director at the Center for Political Accountability, a non-profit, segal marco non-partisan organization, where she promoted transparency in corporate political spending.  

Represented by Nila Betof, COO, who has extensive experience coaching executives in the C-Suite through emerging level talent and brings over 30 years of operational and management experience to The Leader’s Edge/Leaders By Design. She has substantial experience in consulting, assessment, leadership development, executive coaching, and organizational change. Nila has deep expertise with CEO transitions and executive team development and has personally consulted on establishing hundreds of leadership programs and organizational change initiatives. She is certified in a variety of assessment tools and behavioral interviewing techniques. Nila, for her hard work and dedication, received the 2011 SmartCOO Award from SmartCEO magazine honoring her outstanding leadership efforts. Nila’s corporate career included a number of senior-level positions managing both line operations as well as staff functions. Nila has served as Chief Operating Officer for two companies. LeadersEdge WebLogo300

Institutional Investors

Represented by John T. Oxtoby, Vice President, Director of Impact Investing at Ariel Investments. John leads Ariel's efforts to integrate best-in-class environmental, social, and governance-related policies into their investment process.  As ESG analyst for the domestic research team, he proactively works with portfolio companies to adopt and strengthen their social impact and governance practices. John also oversees Ariel's public policy and civic engagement strategies.  Prior to joining Ariel, he worked in the White House with Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, Austan Goolsbee, on public-private partnerships, including the CEO-led President's Job Council.  He graduated with a BA in economics from Harvard College and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.  ArielInvestments

Represented by Lisa Hayles, Vice Presiden, who is responsible for client relationship management and business development focusing on foundations, endowments and their consultants. She co-ordinates Boston Common's shareholder engagement work around inclusion - focusing on dialogues with portfolio companies and policy initiatives supporting gender equality in the workplace. A native of Toronto, Canada, Lisa worked in the UK for a decade before Boston Common Asset Management relocating  to New England  in 2013.  

Represented by Stu Dalheim, Vice President, who leads Calvert's shareholder advocacy program, which seeks to improve corporate environmental, social and governance performance through direct dialogue, standard-setting exercises and partnerships, and public policy. Mr. Dalheim has focused on corporate governance, transparency and environmental issues and works with policy makers and regulators to advance the interests of sustainable and responsible investors. He serves on the board of Bethesda Green, the UNEP FI Investment Commission Board and is a member of the Corporate Governance Advisory Council of the Council of Institutional Investors. Mr. Dalheim earned a BA in philosophy from Wesleyan University and is a LEED accredited professional. calvert investments

Represented by Kathlyn (Katie) Collins who is an Environmental, Social and Governance Sustainability Analyst within the Global Strategy and Corporate Governance team at Cartica. Before joining Cartica, Ms. Collins spent four years studying and working in Italy, where she worked for Georgetown University in Florence, the U.S. State Department in Rome, and at a communications consulting firm working with Fortune 500 clients in Milan. Ms. Collins earned her BA from Syracuse University in Broadcast Journalism and Italian.  She holds an MA in Italian Studies from Middlebury College and an MA in International Relations and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). She is a Sustainability Accounting Standards Board FSA Credential Holder. cartica color2

Represented by Susan Smith Makos who joined Mercy Investment Services as director of social responsibility in November 2008 and became vice president of social responsibility in June 2011. She has more than 10 years of experience in shareholder advocacy and socially responsible investing. Susan served in a variety of leadership roles in more than 20 years with Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners), a health system based in Cincinnati, Ohio. She served as a member of the board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility from 2008-2014, and as its board chairperson from 2010-2012. She also served on the board of a Wisconsin-based health system from 2004-2016. Susan holds a bachelor of arts degree cum laude in mathematics and Spanish from Kenyon College and a juris doctor degree cum laude from Indiana University. She is licensed to practice law in Ohio. MercyHealthV

Represented by Susan Smith Makos who joined Mercy Investment Services as director of social responsibility in November 2008 and became vice president of social responsibility in June 2011. She has more than 10 years of experience in shareholder advocacy and socially responsible investing. Susan served in a variety of leadership roles in more than 20 years with Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners), a health system based in Cincinnati, Ohio. She served as a member of the board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility from 2008-2014, and as its board chairperson from 2010-2012. She also served on the board of a Wisconsin-based health system from 2004-2016. Susan holds a bachelor of arts degree cum laude in mathematics and Spanish from Kenyon College and a juris doctor degree cum laude from Indiana University. She is licensed to practice law in Ohio. Mercy Investment Services

Represented by Luan Jenifer, Chief Operating Officer, who joined Miller/Howard Investments in 2002. Luan oversees the firm’s operations, trading, technology, and performance analytics departments. She manages the firm's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) activities including screening and research, company engagements, shareholder advocacy, and proxy voting. Ms. Jenifer served for many years as Director of Operations and Shareholder Advocacy, responsible for operations, trading, and ESG activities. She continues to work closely with investors, companies, and colleagues through Miller/Howard’s shareholder advocacy program. Ms. Jenifer is involved in volunteer work for several community organizations in the Woodstock area. She holds a BS in Organizational Leadership from Marist College.  Miller Howard

Represented by Mara Bolis who has over 15 years of experience working in the fields of international development, emerging markets finance and business. Mara leads on Oxfam's work on shareholder advocacy directed at US corporations, as well as influencing work on impact investing. Mara is the global lead on the Women in Small Enterprise initiative, which includes Oxfam America’s first impact investing fund that focuses on women entrepreneurs in Latin America. Prior to Oxfam, Mara consulted with the Middle East Investment Initiative, a public-private partnership of the Aspen Institute, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the Palestinian Investment Fund, to develop a new form of small business insurance to help Palestinian exporters hindered by travel restrictions. Prior to that she worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as an emerging markets financial sector analyst. She has worked with various international finance and development organizations, including US Export-Import Bank, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the World Bank. She has an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and a Masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. Oxfam

Represented by Heather Smith who is Lead Sustainability Research Analyst at Impax Asset Management LLC/Pax World Funds. As such, she researches and evaluates the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of companies for inclusion in Pax World’s portfolios. She is also a member of the Pax World Gender Analytics team and a Portfolio Manager of the Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index Fund. Heather is involved in overseeing Pax World’s proxy voting and coordinating its gender related shareholder engagements. She previously served as a member of the Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network’s (SIRAN) steering committee. Prior to joining Pax World, Heather was a Legislative Aide for the New Hampshire State Senate. She received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire. Pax World

Represented by Kirsten Hocker who joined Penn Capital in July 2002 in the Marketing and Client Services area. During March of 2008, Kirsten assumed corporate and operational responsibilities as the Director of Human Resources and Operations. Kirsten's specific areas of responsibilities include human resources, business operations, and corporate governance. In addition, Kirsten serves as the head of Penn Capital’s Philanthropic Committee, dedicated to giving back to the local community through various organizations and partnerships. She also serves as President of the Ethel Mae Hocker Foundation. Pax World

Represented by Michael Passoff, CEO, who has over 20 years of experience in corporate social responsibility, shareholder advocacy, philanthropy, and proxy research and education. For more than a decade Michael served as the Sr. Program Director for the As You Sow Foundation’s Corporate Responsibility Program. From 2005 to 2010 Michael authored As You Sow’s annual Proxy Preview – Helping Foundations Align Investments and Mission to alert foundations to upcoming shareholder resolutions that are relevant to their missions. The Proxy Preview is widely distributed and the Chicago Tribune called the Proxy Preview the “bible for socially progressive foundations, religious groups, pension funds and other tax-exempt organizations.”Michael has led and participated in more than 300 shareholder dialogues and resolutions and worked closely with shareholder advocates in the SRI, pension fund, labor, philanthropic, and faith-based communities. His shareholder advocacy work led him to be named as one of 2009’s “100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics.” He also received the 2009 Climate Change Business Journal award for a shareholder campaign which received a historic 51% of the vote – the first environmental resolution to ever receive a majority vote.  Proxy Impact

Represented by Haley Greenberg who joined SKY Harbor, a women founded and led high yield asset manager, in 2015 as an Associate Credit Research Analyst, primarily covering Media and Leisure sectors. In 2017, Haley transitioned to the business development team, and is responsible for strategic planning for existing and prospective relationships in the US. Haley is also a member of the ESG Task Force, which serves to coordinate ESG related initiatives and engagements across the firm.  Haley holds a BA in Earth & Environmental Science and Environmental Studies from Wesleyan University. SkyHarbour

Represented by Seiji Kawazoe who joined Sumitomo Trust & Banking in 1987. He has worked in the bank’s asset management and investment section, and he gained professional experience as a Fund Manager and as a Senior Fund Manager for Global Equities for institutional accounts. He has been based in various locations (Tokyo, New York, London, and Luxembourg) where he gained deeper insights into the global financial industry, SumitomoMitsuiTrust particularly in the field of equity investments, including corporate disclosure issues and regulatory frameworks. Currently he is in charge of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) guidelines and polices at the bank

Represented by Larisa Ruoff, Director of Shareholder Advovacy, who joined the Sustainability Group in May 2013 and is responsible for expanding the firm’s shareholder advocacy and corporate engagement strategy. She was previously the Director of Shareholder Advocacy for Green Century Capital Management, the investment advisor to the environmentally-focused Green Century Funds where she built the advocacy program into one of the most active and successful of its peers. Previously, Ms. Ruoff was the Research Director for Corporate Accountability International where her research and analysis was used to expose and curb corporate abuses that harmed human health and the environment. She has a Masters of International Law and Diplomacy from SustainabilityGroupThe Fletcher School at Tufts University.

Represented by Susan Baker who is a Vice President and member of Trillium’s Shareholder Advocacy team overseeing engagement with corporate leadership on numerous environmental, social, and governance issues. She has over 20 years of experience in the investment industry having started her career at Harvard Management Company and later moving to Trillium where she held investment management and equity research positions under the leadership of Joan Bavaria. In 2000, Susan left Trillium to become the religious education director of a faith-based organization, and rejoined the firm and its advocacy department in 2006. Susan holds a Master’s Degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. from Middlebury College. Trillium Asset man

Represented by Tim Smith who serves as the Director of ESG Shareowner Engagement and Co-Chair of the Thirty Percent Coalition's Institutional Investor Committee. As of June 30, 2017, Walden managed approximately $3.3 billion in assets for individual and institutional clients. Mr. Smith joined Walden in 2000 to lead Walden’s ongoing shareholder engagement program to promote greater corporate leadership on ESG issues. This includes company dialogues, shareholder proposals, proxy voting, and public policy advocacy. One of Walden’s priority issues is Board diversity pursued through letters, company dialogues, shareholder resolution and proxy voting. Previously, Mr. Smith served as executive director of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) for 24 years. Walden Asset man

Represented by Anita Green who is the Manager of Sustainable Investment Strategies for Wespath Investment Management, located in Glenview, IL. Ms. Green is responsible for strategic development and implementation of Wespath’s corporate engagement program. In this role she regularly communicates with corporate management about policies and practices related to environment, social, and governance issues. Ms. Green serves on the board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and is a previous board member of the USSIF, The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. westpath

Represented by Justina Lai who joined Wetherby Asset Management in 2015 where she leads the firm's impact investment strategy. Prior to Wetherby, she was a Director and Senior Investment Analyst focused on global impact investment strategies in the private markets at Sonen Capital. Previously, Justina helped manage the Rockefeller Foundation’s Program Related Investments portfolio comprised of domestic and international impact investments in private equity and private debt. She was also a core member of the Impact Investing team where she advanced and shaped the initiative strategy focused on building weatherby asset man the field of impact investing.

  • Represented by Anne Sheehan, Director of Cororate Governance, who oversees a staff of 11 who manage a $4.1 billion Corporate Governance portfolio within the Global Equities Asset Class. CalSTRS Corporate Governance votes over 7,800 proxies each year. In the past five years, CalSTRS has filed more than 300 shareholder proposals to hold portfolio companies accountable, increase disclosure requirements and to protect the long-term value of the investments. Ms. Sheehan is the first to hold the position of CalSTRS Director of Corporate Governance, which was created in 2008. Prior to her arrival at CalSTRS, Ms. Sheehan served a four year term with then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Chief Deputy Director for Policy at the California Department of Finance. During her tenure at the Department of Finance, Ms. Sheehan served on the board of directors of both CalSTRS and the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), the only non-constitutional officer in the state ever, or since, to do so. She was appointed to the CalPERS board in 2008 by her colleagues on the State Personnel Board. She also previously served as Secretary of California’s State and Consumer Affairs Agency under Governor Pete Wilson.
  • Represented by Mary Hartman Morris, Investment Officer,  and Co-Chair of Thirty Percent Coalition's Institutional Investor Committee. Mary has 14 years of investment experience and 15 years of technical accounting knowledge as a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor. Prior to joining CalSTRS in January 2016, she was an Investment Officer at CalPERS, with previous work experience as an accountant, auditor and internal auditor. Ms. Morris has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business - Accounting from San Diego State calstr3University.

Represented by Eryn-Ashlei Bailey who works as an Investment Officer in Real Assets and Private Equity with The City of Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement (“CPBPR”). Prior to working for CPBPR, Eryn worked at The Vanguard Group in Malvern, PA for over three years. Eryn started her career in finance as an administrative specialist at a financial services nonprofit in New York. In the past 6 years, her career has steadily progressed from administrative support to client-facing roles as a Customer Relationship Associate, and Financial Advisor. Eryn currently holds her Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses. She has completed all coursework for the CFP®, and holds a B.A. in Psychology from St. John’s University. Eryn is a member of 100 Women in Finance, and participates in ILPA on behalf of CPBPR. PhiladelphiaPensionsRet

Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island, represented by Seth Magaziner, Treasurer of Rhode Island. Seth was born and raised in Bristol, Rhode Island, and began his career as a public elementary school teacher in rural Louisiana during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. After returning home to Rhode Island, Seth worked as a vice president at Trillium Asset Management, a socially responsible investment firm with more than $1 billion of assets under management. In his first months in office, Seth successfully championed legislation establishing new green infrastructure programs at the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank. These programs are putting tradesmen and women to work RhodesIslandEmployeeRetirementSystem on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects across the state, helping Rhode Islanders save on energy costs while reducing our state’s carbon footprint.

Government Pension Investment Fund of Japan

  • Represented by Rika Hiroshima who joined GPIF in August 2015. She is the Director/Investment Manager of Public Market Investment Department. She is in charge of selection and evaluation of GPIF’s external asset managers of Global (Non-Japanese) equities. Before joining GPIF, she worked as Research Analyst of Japanese equities at Nissay Asset Management. And then she worked as Product Manager of Infrastructure unlisted equity funds and Portfolio Manager of Global equity fund (active management) at T&D Asset Management. Just before joining GPIF, she worked at EY Japan as Business Strategy consultant and PPP (Public Private Partnership) consultant for Japanese waterwork department of local authorities. She also worked on research project of Stewardship activities and ESG investment at EY Japan.
  • Represented by Masahiro Mori, who is the US Representative for GPIF. Masahiro Mori is responsible for research on investment environment by institutional investors as well as investment products in the US. Also, he is in charge of following the trend of public pension fund management and pension system reform. Previously, he served as Director for Social Security Planning in the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW). He also worked as Director General of Health and Welfare Department in Okayama City Government in 2013 and First Secretary at Embassy of Japan (USA) in 2005-2008. He was visiting researcher at Employee Benefit Research Institute GPIF(USA) in 1997. Masahiro earned a BA in Law at Keiko University and an MBA at Johns Hopkins University. 

New York State Common Retirement Fund, represented by Gianna McCarthy, Director of Corporate Governance of the $178.6 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund. She serves on the Fund’s Internal Investment Committee and coordinates the Sustainable Investment Program. Gianna is responsible for the oversight of proxy voting for the Fund’s over 3000 domestic portfolio companies. Prior to working for New York State, she had over 10 years experience in promoting shareholders’ interests, litigating cases on behalf of and advised shareholders and served as Director of Corporate Governance of the New York City Pension Funds. From 2011-2016 she served on the Board office of the new york state comptroller squarelogo 1424435194214 of Directors of the Council of Institutional Investors. She received a B.A. in History from Rutgers University and her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Represented by Imogen Rose-Smith who is an Investment Fellow with the University of California in the Office of the Chief Investment Officer to the UC Regents. As a fellow, she focuses on sustainability investing. Reporting directly to the CIO, helps the $110 billion investment office craft and execute its innovative sustainable investment approach. Prior to joining the UC, Imogen had more than 15 years’ experience as a financial journalist most recently as an award winning senior writer for Institutional Investor magazine. Imogen serves on the Advisory Board of Girls Who Invest, a not-for-profit focused on increasing the number of women in investment management roles. Imogen is a member of the 2015, 2016 and 2017 content planning committees for High Water Women’s annual Investing for Impact Symposium. From 2013 to 2015 she served as a consultant to the Robert F Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights on its Compass conference program, a high-level conference aimed at engaging asset owners in issues relating to the environment, social responsibility and corporate governance. She represented the RFK Center in negotiations with the Department of Labor with regards to the November 2015 DOL guidance concerning impact investing and shareholder engagement. ucal

Represented by Patti Brammer who joined the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System in 2003 and is the Corporate Governance Officer with overall responsibility for compliance, communication, and education for OPERS public employers. Prior to joining OPERS, her past positions included work in the airlines, life insurance, health insurance and manufacturing industries. She holds a B.S. degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master’s degree from the University of Phoenix.  Brammer also holds a certificate as a registered Corporate Coach from the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches.  OPERS

Represented by Renaye Manley, Deputy Director of the Service Employees International Union, working in the Capital Stewardship Department. Prior to this position, Manley worked for Interfaith Worker Justice, a community/labor collaboration, coordinating work with unions and denominations on issues of workplace justice. She served as a Midwest field representative for the AFL-CIO for a number of years, working on strategic union initiatives. She serves on the board of several worker SEIUjustice groups. Manley is a graduate of Indiana University.

Represented by Meredith Miller who is the Chief Corporate Governance Officer of the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (“Trust”). The Trust was established in 2010 as a Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA) to pay the medical benefits for 700,000 UAW retirees. The Trust is the largest non-governmental provider of retiree health in the U.S. and has assets of $60 billion. Ms. Miller oversees the Corporate Governance Program of the Trust for domestic and international equities, including proxy voting and corporate engagements on board governance issues such as diversity, executive pay, human capital management, and compliance. Ms. Miller joined the Trust in 2010 after serving twelve years as Assistant Treasurer for Policy for the Connecticut State Treasurer. UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust 839251

Represented by Theresa J. Whitmarsh who is the Executive Director of the Washington State Investment Board, one of the United States’ leading institutional investors, managing over $103 billion of state pension, insurance, and other assets. WSIB is a leader in private asset investing, with private equity, real estate, and tangible assets comprising 40 percent of its retirement portfolio.  Theresa joined the WSIB in 2003 with 20 years’ experience in business, government and media.  She has a Master’s in Business Administration, Pacific Lutheran University, and Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, Seattle Pacific University. She is Chair of the Pacific Pension & Investment Institute, and serves as co-Chair on the Council of Institutional Investors, and is immediate past director with the International Centre for Pension Management.  She also serves on the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance Advisory Board and the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Investing.  She is a member of ABP’s Investment Committee. WashingtonStateInvestment

Kurt Summers - Treasurer

  • Kurt Summers is a son of Chicago and a pragmatic problem solver who is passionate about serving the people of the city. As Chicago’s newest City Treasurer, Summers is the steward of the city’s $7 billion dollar investment portfolio and is responsible for maintaining records and accounts of the city’s finances while ensuring transparency and accountability for all transactions. Treasurer Summers also serves as an advocate to empower young people, workers and small business owners, as well as programs that promote economic growth and financial education. The Treasurer sits on four local pension boards with nearly $25 billion under management. Summers began his career at McKinsey & Company, a preeminent global strategy-consulting firm. Most recently, Summers served as a Senior Vice President at Grosvenor Capital Management and a member of the Office of the Chairman. In that role, Summers was a leader of the Emerging and Diverse Manager business, which invested over $2 billion with minority- and women-owned firms.
  • Represented by Joshua Harris, Director of Partnerships. In 2011, Joshua Harris joined Obama’s re-election campaign as a Field Director in Missouri and later as Deputy Field Director in North Carolina. Previously, Harris served as a Regional Field Director and Louisiana State Director for Organizing for America. Harris served in senior roles for Washington, D.C.’s Mayor Bowser and was a Senior Advisor in the D.C. Department of Human Resources and Chief of Staff in the Office of Talent & Appointments for nearly two years until taking a position as the National Data & Reporting Director for AARP’s Take a Stand campaign in 2016. Harris’s experience includes senior Chicago Sealcampaign positions with the DCCC where he led campaign strategy for 14 targeted congressional races and the DNC where he led political engagement in 12 Midwest states.

Denise Nappier – Treasurer

Denise Lynn Nappier is the first African-American woman elected to serve as a State Treasurer in the United States and the first African-American woman elected to a statewide office in Connecticut. Elected in 1998 and re-elected in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014, Treasurer Nappier is also the only woman to be elected Treasurer in Connecticut history. As Connecticut's chief elected financial officer, Nappier oversees $57 billion in state funds, including the $31 billion Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds. Her high standards and financial expertise have brought integrity back to the Treasurer's office and professionalism to the management of state resources. The Treasury's Short-Term ConnecticutInvestment Fund has been rated as one of the nation's best government investment pools, and the Fund's superior performance has earned the state and local governments and their taxpayers an additional $189 million during the Nappier Administration. 

Michael Frerichs – Treasurer

  • Michael Frerichs was elected Illinois State Treasurer in November 2014. In Illinois, the Treasurer’s office predates the state’s incorporation in 1818. Voters in 1848 chose to make it an elected office. Frerichs is the 74th person to serve in this role. In Illinois, the Treasurer is the state’s Chief Investment Officer and Frerichs is a Certified Public Finance Officer. The office invests money on behalf of the state and local units of government. Mike also believes in providing individuals with the tools so that they can invest in themselves.
  • Represented by Rodrigo Garcia who serves as the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Financial Officer for the Illinois State Treasury. In this pivotal executive post, Garcia directs the treasury’s combined $25 billion fixed income, equity, and venture capital portfolios, all investment and financial professionals, multiple asset classes and $300 billion in related banking and financial services in order to maximize portfolio returns and bolster the illinois seal Illinois macro and micro economy. He holds two post-graduate degrees, one in finance from the University of Illinois and one in public policy from Northwestern University and recently completed a senior executives program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Nancy Kopp – Treasurer

Elected in February 2002, and re-elected to full four-year terms in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015, Nancy K. Kopp is the 23rd Maryland State Treasurer since the adoption of the Constitution of 1851.  She is the second woman ever to serve as Maryland's State Treasurer and is the only woman serving Maryland in a Constitutional Office. In addition to her responsibilities for managing the Office of State Treasurer, as a Constitutional Officer and a representative of the General Assembly, the Treasurer serves on a number of key State Boards and financial planning committees. Treasurer Kopp chairs both the Capital Debt Affordability Committee and the Commission on State Debt, and is a member of Maryland's Board of Revenue Estimates.  She is the chief representative of the State dealing with financial rating agencies and investment banking firms.  The Treasurer also serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension Systems, as Chair of the College Savings Plans of Maryland and as a member of the Maryland Supplemental Retirement Board, Maryland the Maryland Health and Higher Education Financing Authority, the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation Board, the Small Business Development Financing Authority and the Hall of Records Commission.

Deb Goldberg – Treasurer

Deborah B. Goldberg is the Massachusetts State Treasurer and Receiver General. In that role she is responsible for the state’s cash and debt management, unclaimed property, and chairs state boards and commissions, including the Massachusetts School Building Authority, the Pension Reserves Investment Management Board, the State Board of Retirement, Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, and the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust.  In 2015, she MassachusssetsSealestablished the new Office of Economic Empowerment, the first of its kind in the country, and chairs its Economic Empowerment Trust Fund. Treasurer Goldberg also was elected to serve as Secretary-Treasurer of the National Association of State Treasurers. 

Scott Stringer – Comptroller

  • New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has spent his career in public service fighting to ensure that every New Yorker has an equal opportunity to make it in our City. Over the last two decades, Mr. Stringer has been a champion for policies like a $15 minimum wage, has advocated for affordable housing, worked to strengthen the City’s fiscal health, and promoted open, transparent government. Born and raised in Washington Heights, Mr. Stringer was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1992, where he represented Manhattan’s West Side for 13 years. In 2006 he became Manhattan Borough President, and was elected Comptroller in 2013.
  • Represented by Michael Garland who is the Assistant Comptroller for Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment for New York City. The Comptroller serves as investment advisor, custodian and a trustee to the New York City Pension Funds, which have more than $170 billion in assets and a long history of active ownership on issues of corporate governance and sustainability. Michael and his team are responsible for developing and implementing the Funds’ active ownership programs for public equities, including voting proxies, engaging portfolio companies on their environmental, social and governance policies and practices, NewYorkCityComptroller and advocating for regulatory reforms to protect investors and strengthen shareowner rights. Recent initiatives include spearheading the Boardroom Accountability Project launched in fall 2014, which has helped to establish proxy access as a fundamental right at hundreds of U.S. companies.

Thomas P. DiNapoli – Comptroller

  • A life-long Long Islander, Tom was raised in a middle-class, union household and saw the value of hard work and stretching every dollar in the example set by his parents. In 1972, Tom won his first election and served as a trustee on the Mineola Board of Education, becoming the first 18-year-old in New York State to hold public office. He attended Hofstra University, earning a bachelor’s degree in history and graduated magna cum laude in 1976. He worked in the telecommunications industry for 10 years, and went to night classes and earned a master’s degree from The New School University’s Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions. In 1986, he ran for the New York State Assembly and was elected to represent the 16th District in northwestern Nassau County for the next 20 years. Tom was elected State Comptroller on Feb. 7, 2007 by a bipartisan majority of the State Legislature. He was elected Comptroller by New York’s voters in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. office of the new york state comptroller squarelogo 1424435194214 Tom is known for his integrity, independence and even-keeled leadership.
  • Represented by Gianna McCarthy, Director of Corporate Governance

Tobias Read – Treasurer

  • Tobias Read understands that financial empowerment, wise investments, and sound management are foundational to the quality of life and economic opportunities for Oregonians, and key for the long-term vitality of our state. Elected Oregon’s 29th State Treasurer in 2016, Tobias is a collaborative problem solver who draws upon his management, political and finance policy experience to serve Oregonians as Treasurer. He worked in the U.S. Treasury and as a liaison between designers, engineers and manufacturing units for Nike Inc. In 2006, he was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives, where he served a decade and championed legislation to invest in public education, improve state financial management, finance critical infrastructure improvements, and to help Oregonians save for a more secure future.
  • Represented by Jennifer J. Peet who is the Director of Legal Affairs for the Oregon State Treasury. She provides advice and counsel regarding investment and compliance matters for OPERF and other investment fund clients including the Oregon 529 Network and Oregon Retirement Savings Plan, and the investment funds available to local governments. 200px Seal of Oregon.svgShe directs the securities litigation and corporate governance programs. She represents Treasury in organizations such as the Council of Institutional Investors, and the 30 Percent Coalition.

Joe Torsella – Treasurer

  • The 77th treasurer of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania brings a record of leadership and integrity to Treasury that spans 25 years of public service. Ambassador (Ret.) Joseph M. Torsella was elected on November 8, 2016, and was sworn into office on January 17, 2017.As the treasurer of Pennsylvania, Torsella oversees an office of 360 employees, which protects nearly $100 billion in state assets. The Pennsylvania treasurer or his designee serves on approximately 20 boards on Treasury’s behalf and chairs the Board of Finance Revenue. He administers the unclaimed property program, manages the state’s 529 College Savings Program and safeguards the financial health of the state.
  • Represented by Lloyd Ebright who brings a unique understanding of big data and technology to his various roles within Pennsylvania Treasury. Lloyd currently oversees several of Treasury’s alternative investments – including investments in energy efficiency and small business lending. Lloyd has contributed to Treasury’s shareholder advocacy activities such as proxy voting, corporate engagement on ESG issues, and ensuring Pennsylvania's compliance with Iran/Sudan divestment legislation. Lloyd also brings a successful track record in procurement – saving the department and Pennsylvania taxpayers millions of dollars in government contracts. His contributions in procuring a prepaid debit card program that included the nation’s first integrated ATM  locator website and mobile applications led to recognition for Treasury from leading consumer SealPennsylvaniaTreasurer1777 80advocacy groups. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Toledo.

Seth Magaziner – Treasurer

  • Seth was born and raised in Bristol, Rhode Island, and began his career as a public elementary school teacher in rural Louisiana during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. After returning home to Rhode Island, Seth worked as a vice president at Trillium Asset Management, a socially responsible investment firm with more than $1 billion of assets under management. In his first months in office, Seth successfully championed legislation establishing new green infrastructure programs at the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank. These programs are putting tradesmen and women to work on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects across the state, helping Rhode Islanders save on energy costs while reducing our state’s carbon footprint.
  • Represented by Randy Rice who is Deputy Communications Director and Shareholder Engagement at the Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner. Prior to joining Rhode Island Treasury in May 2016, Randy was Communications Director at Trillium Asset Management in Boston, MA. While at Trillium, Randy collaborated with the Croatan Institute, rhodeislandtreasurerThirty Percent Coalition, Root Capital, and Global Fund for Women to publish a white paper: Investing for Positive Impact on Women - Integrating Gender into Total Portfolio Activation. The paper was published in November 2015.

Duane A. Davidson – Treasurer

Duane Davidson was elected as Washington’s 23rd State Treasurer in 2016. Prior to that, Duane was elected to four terms as Benton County Treasurer, serving from 2003 – 2014. He is an actively licensed certified Seal of the Washington State Treasurerpublic accountant (CPA). Duane was born and raised in Carnation, Washington where he graduated from Tolt High School. He started his undergraduate education at Bellevue Community College and transferred to Central Washington University in Ellensburg where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting

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  • Catalyst – Deborah Gillis, President & CEO
  • Committee for Economic Development – Steve Odland, President & CEO
  • Corporate Women Directors International – Irene Natividad, Co-Chair
  • Direct Women – Shawn Kaminski, Executive Director
  • Forte Foundation – Elissa Ellis-Sangster, Executive Director
  • Healthcare Businesswomen's Association – Laurie Cooke, CEO
  • Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility – Lissette Garcia, SVP and COO
  • Impact Shares – Ethan Powell, Founder and President
  • Latino Corporate Directors Association – Esther Aguilera, Executive Director
  • Stanford Center for Corporate Governance – Amanda  K. Packel,  Managing Director
  • The Boston Club – Toni G. Wolfman
  • The Conference Board – Douglas K. Chia, Executive Director, Governance Center
  • Vision 2020 – Lynn H. Yeakel, Founder and President
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