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Facilitators, Mentors and Advisors

Ify Afe

Chief of Staff - Hp (Global), Board Director, DEI Leader, HP Inc.

Chinwe Ajene-Sagna

Managing Partner - Catalyst Realty Solutions

Kamil Ali-Jackson

Board member, Co-founder, Life Sciences Entrepreneur, Forum for Executive Women, Princeton University External Advisory Council for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Quincy Allen

Board Member, Office Depot

LaShonda Anderson-Williams

Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer

Shellye Archambeau

Strategic Advisor/Board Member, Multiple

Michael Armstrong

EVP, ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group

Claudia Astrachan

Dr. , Generation6

Byron Bagby

Board Director, Cybersecurity, DE&I, Executive Leadership Development, William Woods University, Columbia Southern University, Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund

Emma Battle

Independent Director, Unifi Manufacturing, Inc.

Matt Blumberg

Co-founder and CEO, Bolster

Tom Bondi

Managing Director

Lisa Bougie

Board Director, Strategic Advisor

Teresa Briggs

Board Member, Stanford DCI Fellow

Donna Brown

Federal Trademark Attorney, CEO ALWAYS RESOURCEFUL LLC, Premier Credit Union

George Brown

Executive Director, Stanford Center for Racial Justice

Lemar Brown

Independent board director, Managing Partner, Negocium Group Consulting, College of Women’s Studies - University of Houston, MS Finance program at Texas A&M Univeristy.

Stephen Brown

MD & Senior Advisor at KPMG Board Leadership Center, NACD, African American Directors Forum, BCBR, BiPartisanship Commission, Latino Corporate Directors Assoc.

Clinton Browning

Partner and Head of Dreamscape

Agnes Bundy Scanlan

President, Independent Board Director, The Cambridge Group

Cynthia Burks

Board Member, Advisor, Coach, Consultant, Former CHRO, Excel Advising, LLC

Joyce Cacho

Board Chair & Independent Director, Sistema Biobolsa

Carolyn Carpeneti

Vice President Talent, All Raise

James Chapman

Partner at Rimon P.C.

Susan Chapman-Hughes

Independent Director, Toast, JM Smucker Co.  Principal, Speaker, SusanCHSpeaks, LLC

Gyasi Chisley

Experienced & Diversified Healthcare Management Executive/Investor/Governance Leader/Author, PNC Bank

E. LaBrent Chrite

President, Bentley University

Caretha Coleman

Owner, Coleman Consulting

Ken Coleman

Chairman, EIS Group Ltd

Asha Collins

Corporate Board Member, Healthcare Growth Executive, Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellow, Angel Investor, Speaker

Paula Collins

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, WDG Ventures Inc.

Grace Colón

CEO, InCarda Therapeutics

Rod Cotton

Board Member, Advisor, Biotech Executive, Former SVP Roche, Orchard Software, Roche, Community Health

Gail Covington

Senior Vice President, Family Wealth Director, Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley

Bruce Cozadd

Co-founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

Audra Cunningham

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Valerie Darling

CEO, CBO Healthcare / MedTech / Life Sciences, Board Member and Advisor

Robert Davidson

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Board Director

Meghan Day

Sr. Director of Board Member Experience, Diligent

Alecia Decoudreaux

Experienced Executive in Business and Higher Education

Keith Dorsey

Managing Partner, Board Member

Sherri Douville

CEO & Board Member, Medigram Inc.

John Driver

CEO, Lynx Technology, Independent Public Board Director City First Bank, Vital Energy Inc.

Susan Eddins

Mentor, Miller Center SCU

Matrice Ellis-Kirk

Partner at Ellis Kirk Group

Jené Elzie

Board Director, President, Advisor, Member Board of Directors 

Taia Ergueta

Business Consultant, Coach, Advocate for Resource-Challenged Women

Brian Evans

Community Outreach Specialist

Heidi Everett

President & CEO, Star Cypress Partners

Wanta Felton

Senior Advisor for Diversity, North American Board Practice

Venita Fields

Board Director, Partner at Pelkham S2K Managers LLC

Carolyn Flowers

Managing Partner, InfraStrategies; Independent Board Member, National Express; Board Member, Eno Center for Transportation 

Hillary Flynn

Director of ESG, Private Investments

Kaye Foster

Senior Advisor, Board Trustee, Director, Venture Partner

Raquel Fox

Partner & Co-Head of SEC Reporting and Compliance

David Gimpelevich

Partner, Linchpin Health Ventures, VC Include

William Gipson

Independent Board Director

Laura Gluhanich

Director of Programs, Him For Her

Jen Goldman

Co-Founder, Bolster

Mark Goodman

Chairman, MG Capital Holdings, Inc.

Leslie Gray

Retired Technology Executive

Ed Grier, LSB Dean

Ed Grier

Dean, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

Hise Gibson

Colonel, U.S. Army; Dr.;Professor 

Tracy S. Harris

Independent Director, Audit Committee Chairman, Advocate, IADEI Fellow

Kim Harris-Jones

Member of Board of Directors at TrueBlue Inc., United Rentals Inc., and Fossil Group Inc.

Eileen Healy

Director, Entrepreneur, Founder, CEO; WCD

Bonnie Hill

Co-Founder & COO at Icon Blue

Rodrigo Himiob

Advisor and Managing Director, Generation6

Colette Honorable

EVP, Public Policy and Chief External Affairs Officer; Exelon

Lisa Hooker

Managing Director, Technology and Board Practices at ZRG Partners, LLC

Joe Hurd

Operating Partner, SOSV
Non-Executive Director, Trustpilot Group PLC and Hays PLC

Teresa Jacques

Partner,Technology and Board Practice; Major Executive Search

Anthony Johnson

CEO, Director, Founder, President, Board Member

Arthur Johnson

Senior Technology Executive, Investor, Board Member

Karen Walker Johnson

Independent Director, Advisor/Consultant

Dale Jones

Chief Executive Officer, Diversified Search

Dianna Jones

Director, Global Compliance (Legal Compliance); Uber Technologies

Louis Jordan

Senior Financial Advisor/Consultant, Board Member and Owner

Meghan Juday

Chairman of the Board, IDEAL Industries; Founder, The Lodis Forum; Director, Kingsbury, Inc; Advisory Board Member, Brightstar Capital

Jonathan Kelly

President, Asymmetric Holdings

Celi Khanyile-Lynch

VC/PE, ESG & Entrepreneur; Green Source

Matrice Kirk

Managing Director, RSR Partners

Georgette Kiser

Operating Executive, Former CIO, Board Director


Thane Kreiner

Board Member, Independent Advisor, and BCBR Program Co-Founder

Dennis Lanham

Dennis Lanham

Sr. Assistant Dean and Executive Director, Silicon Valley Executive Center & BCBR Program Co-Founder

Holden Lee

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Investment Officer; Tides

Lara Lee

Independent Director, Board & Committee Chair

Byron Loflin

Global Head of Board Engagement

Kevin Lofton

CEO Emeritus of CommonSpirit Health

Melissa Lopoo

Client Solutions Consultant, Boardspan

Anita Lynch

Dean's Executive Professor - Management & Entrepreneurship, Board Director, Former Chief Data Officer

Ed Magee

VP Strategic Operations, Belmont University; Executive in Residence, Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Busienss

Kelly Marshall

Head of Human Capital Management, Sixth Street 

Karla Martin

Managing Director, Executive Strategist, Advisor, Board Member

Nola Masterson

Managing Director, Sciences Futures Management Co. LLC.

Lance Matthiesen

Global Manager

Lisa McCann

Managing Director, Life Science and Board Diversity Practice, ZRG Partners

Rose McKinney-James

Managing Principal McKinney-James & Associates

Ronald McNeil

Co-Founder & CEO, Great Ball of Light, Inc. 

Randy Melville

Member Board of Trustees, Northwestern Mutual

Sean Mendy

Partner, Concrete Rose Capital

Michael Millegan

Independent Board Director, MAG3LLC

Davi Miller

Head of US Platform, Blisce

James Mitchell

Managing Partner, Chairman of the Board, Independent Director, Senior Managing Partner, JMJ Advisors LLC.

Jocelyn Moore

Executive, Strategist, Speaker, Board Member

Larry Morse

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Fairview Capital Partners

Lebone Moses

President & CEO, Chisara Ventures Inc.; VC & Startup Advisor

David Motley

Corporate Executive, Entrepreneur, Board Director

Jacqueline Musiitwa

Board Director; ESG Advisor, IDEO

Malur Narayan

Vice President, Technology, Tata, Co-founder and CEO,, board member, 1PlaySports, Board Member, Dara Ashley Foundation

Shannon Nash

CFO, Board Member, Wing

Almaz Negash

Founder & Executive Director, African Diaspora Network; Board Director; Executive Leader

Robin Nunn

Partner, Morgan Lewis Bockius LLP

Zain Oke

VP Organizational Readiness, AAA Northern California

Brian C. Patterson

Partner, Business Attorney, Global Vice Chair Emerging Companies at Latham & Watkins

Chaka Patterson

Litigation & Trial Practice Partner, Alston & Bird; Lecturer on the Law, University of Chicago Law School

Denielle Pemberton-Heard

Chief Legal Officer & Global Managing Director, Diversified Search Group, CEO, Board & Corporate Governance Leader, Independent Corporate Director

Jeffery Perry

Founder & CEO, Board Director. Retired EY Global Client Service Partner

Elizabeth Polk

Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs; Netflix

Jo-Ellen Pozner

Jo-Ellen Pozner

Assistant Professor, Management

Kate Purmal

CFO & COO, Him For Her & Illumyn

Katheline Jean-Pierre

Managing Director, Financial Services & Canada, LinkedIn

Kendra Ragatz

Partner, Acrew Capital

Thais Rezende



Joan Robinson-Berry

Board Member, Boeing

Elliot Rodgers

Chief People Officer, project44

Derrick Roman

Independent Director, CommScope Holding Company

Eva Sage-Gavin

Senior Managing Director, Talent and Human Potential at Accenture

Merline Saintil

Lead Independent Director, Fortune 100 Board Member, Advisor, Speaker, Investor

Debra A. Sandler

CEO, Partner, Advisor, Board Member

Anne Sempowski Ward

CEO, Board Director & Change Agent

Greg Shell

Managing Director

Sue Siegel

Board Member, CEO & Venture Capitalist

Ian Simmonds

Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director

Ann Skeet

Senior Director of Leadership Ethics, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Vanessa Small

Senior Director, Biologics; Cue Health

Mike Smith

Co-founder, General Partner; Footwork

Carrie Stone

President, cStone & Associates

Jeffrey Stone

Managing Director, Head of Profolio operations, Sixth Street Partners

Mary Stutts

SVP, Corporate Relations Sumitovant BioPharma; Diversity & Inclusion Advisor, Stanford Healthcare; Zogenix Board Director; NBA Wives Advisor; Author; Speaker

Selika Talbott

Founder/CEO, Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium

Colleen Taylor

President, Merchant Services US

Lawrence Taylor

President, Taylor Strategy Group

Michelle Taylor

Senior Director, Trane Technologies

Hilliard C. Terry, III

Board Member, Advisor, Former CFO

Bruce Thompson

President, Board Director; Hospitality Development Company Group

Daria Torres

Managing Partner, Walls Torres Group

John Torrey

Venture Partner, Board Member

Yuri Tuppince

Head of Partnerships, AboveBoard

Marvin Turner

Director, HUD

Issac Vaughn

Chief Operating Officer, Zenefits

Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado

Vice President & General Manager, Head of Consumer Business, North America Leadership Team, Kohler Co.

Darren Walker


Virginia Walker

Interim Executive, Board Member, Business Strategist, and Inclusion Champion

Rhonda Wallen

Board Member, Corporate Development Executive in Bio/MedTech

Kathy Waller

Board Member; Former CFO, The Coca-Cola Company

Verdell Walker

Head of Programming, New Formats; Spotify

Robin Washington

Board Director and Adviser, CFO

Denelle Waynick

Chief Legal Officer, Saniona Inc.

Patricia Webb

Corporate Board Member; Executive Leadership Advsior, AdvisoryCloud

Ross Weiner

Experienced General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer, and Advisory Board member

Bennie Wiley

Corporate Director and Trustee, TWG Partners LLC; Principal

Barry Lawson Williams

Retired Managing General Partner, Williams Pacific Ventures

Keyaan Williams

Managing Director of Cyber Leadership and Strategy Solutions, LLC; Director at Worldwide Discipleship Association

Marlene Williamson

CEO & Board Director, Board Advisor, Lecturer and Guest Speaker

Ben Wilson

Former Chairman, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Law, Member of the Board of Trustees, Member of the Board of Directors, advocate for diversity & inclusion

Conrad Woody

Partner & Head of the U.S. Corporate and Government Affairs Practice


Howard Woolley

President & CEO, Member, Board of Directors, Allianz Life Insurance of North America


BCBR Program Sponsors



Bridgette McAdoo

VP & Chief Sustainability Officer, Genesys.