Strategic Advisory Board

Advises the Ethisphere Institute on strategies that enable leading companies around the world to assess and refine their approach to and investments in actions and policies that influence business ethics in an ever-demanding and challenging global environment.

Ernie Allen
Ernie AllenFormer President & CEO; International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
Paul Gennaro
Paul GennaroSenior Vice President, Corporate Communications, and Chief Communications Officer; Voya Financial
Michael Hershman
Michael HershmanGroup Chief Executive Officer, ICSS and Co-Founder of Transparency International
Greg Lebedev
Greg LebedevChairman; Center for International Private Enterprise
Preston McKenzie
Preston McKenzieFormer Chief Executive Officer of NEWSCYCLE and Special Adviser at General Atlantic
Seth Rodner
Seth RodnerPresident & Co-Founder, DermaForce Partners

BELA Executive Steering Committee

The BELA Executive Steering Committee is comprised of senior executives from BELA Member Companies who provide strategic direction to Ethisphere to help shape the priorities and objectives of the BELA community.  

Jeannine D'Amico Lemker
Jeannine D'Amico LemkerAssistant General Counsel, Office of Legal Compliance, Microsoft Corporation
Kellye Gordon
Kellye GordonVice President, Ethics & Compliance, VF Corporation
David Huntley
David HuntleySenior Executive Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, AT&T
Michael McLaughlin
Michael McLaughlinSVP, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Dell Technologies, Inc.
Mark J. Ohringer
Mark J. OhringerExecutive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (EMERITUS)
Kelly W. Payne
Kelly W. PayneVice President – Global Ethics and Compliance Officer, Eli Lilly and Company
Thomas Pfennig
Thomas PfennigSVP, Global Head of Compliance & Data Privacy, Bayer AG
Diana Sands
Diana SandsSenior Vice President of the Office of Internal Governance and Administration, The Boeing Company
Joe Santosuosso
Joe SantosuossoDirector, Business Conduct and Global Compliance, Apple Inc.
Louis Sapirman
Louis SapirmanVice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Panasonic Corporation of North America
Jennifer Teerdhala
Jennifer TeerdhalaDirector, Ethics & Compliance and Analytics, The Coca-Cola Company
Ula Ulbani
Ula UlbaniChief Ethics & Conduct Officer, BMO Financial Group (BMO)
Alan Yuspeh
Alan YuspehSenior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, HCA Healthcare (EMERITUS)

WME Methodology Advisory Panel

The World’s Most Ethical Companies® Methodology Advisory Panel is comprised of leading attorneys and government officials, professors and organization leaders who care about ethical and honest business practices. The panel periodically reviews and refines the Ethics Quotient survey and World’s Most Ethical Companies Methodology to ensure its relevancy. Advisory Panel members are not involved in the honoree selection process, and all input and feedback provided to Ethisphere is reflective of each members’ personal viewpoints and is not representative of their respective organizations.

Michael Byrne, J.D.
Michael Byrne, J.D.Senior Vice President, Ethisphere Instutite
Charles Elson
Charles ElsonEdgar S. Woolard, Jr. Chair in Corporate Governance, University of Delaware; Professor of Finance, University of Delaware; Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, University of Delaware
Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross
Dr. Leslie Gaines-RossChief Reputation Strategist, Weber Shandwick
Michael Hershman
Michael HershmanPresident; The Fairfax Group, LLC
Matt Kelley
Matt KelleyCEO, Radical Compliance
Olajobi Makinwa
Olajobi MakinwaHead, Transparency & Anti-Corruption Initiatives, UN Global Compact
Ryan McConnell
Ryan McConnellPartner, R. McConnell Group LLP
Brian Moriarty
Brian MoriartyDirector; Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics
Mark Ohringer
Mark OhringerFormer EVP, Global GC and Corporate Secretary, JLL