Strategic Advisory Board
BELA Executive Steering Committee
WME Methodology Advisory Panel
Communications Advisory Board

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
Pamela Passman
Pamela PassmanVice Chair; Ethisphere Institute
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
Thomas Pfennig
Thomas PfennigHead of Compliance, Bayer AG
Veena Lakkundi
Veena LakkundiVice President and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, 3M Company
Michael McLaughlin
Michael McLaughlinSVP, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Dell Technologies, Inc.
Diana Sands
Diana SandsSenior Vice President of the Office of Internal Governance and Administration, The Boeing Company
Melissa Stapleton Barnes
Melissa Stapleton BarnesSenior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management, and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Eli Lilly and Company
David Huntley
David HuntleySenior Executive Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, AT&T
Louis Sapirman
Louis SapirmanJD, CCEP Global Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer
Mark J. Ohringer
Mark J. OhringerExecutive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
Alan Yuspeh
Alan YuspehSenior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)

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.

Brian Moriarty
Brian MoriartyDirector; Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics
C. Turney Stevens, Jr.
C. Turney Stevens, Jr.Dean Emeritus, College of Business at Lipscomb University & Director, Hilton and Sallie Dean Institute for Corporate Governance and Integrity
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. David G. Hawkes
Dr. David G. HawkesHead of the Special Litigation Unit, World Bank Group, Integrity Vice Presidency
Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross
Dr. Leslie Gaines-RossChief Reputation Strategist, Weber Shandwick
John D. Sullivan
John D. SullivanExecutive Director, Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Lanny Breuer
Lanny BreuerVice Chairman, Covington & Burling LLP
Michael Byrne
Michael ByrneGeneral Counsel and Senior Vice President of Thought Leadership Ethisphere Instutite
Michael Hershman
Michael HershmanPresident; The Fairfax Group, LLC
Olajobi Makinwa
Olajobi MakinwaHead, Transparency & Anti-Corruption Initiatives, UN Global Compact
Pamela Passman
Pamela PassmanVice Chair; Ethisphere Institute
Patrick Barwise
Patrick Barwise Emeritus Professor of Management and Marketing, London Business School
Robyn Bew
Robyn Bew Director, Strategic Content Development, National Association of Corporate Directors
Ryan McConnell
Ryan McConnellPartner, R. McConnell Group LLP
Sally Bernstein
Sally BernsteinPrincipal, Risk Consulting, PwC
Stefan Linssen
Stefan LinssenChief Content Officer, Ethisphere Institute

Communications Advisory Board

The Communications Advisory Board identifies and shares best practices in internal and external communications related to ethics and is comprised of recognized leaders in the corporate communications profession — including communications executives from World’s Most Ethical Companies® as well as individuals who bring expert perspectives from academia, the leading professional association for communications executives and the world’s largest public relations firm.

Paul Argenti
Paul Argenti Professor Of Corporate Communication And Corporate Responsibility, The Tuck School Of Business At Dartmouth
Catherine H. Blades
Catherine H. Blades Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Aflac, Inc.
Roger Bolton
Roger BoltonPresident, Arthur W. Page Society
Ben Boyd
Ben Boyd Global Chair, Corporate Practice, Edelman
Barry Caldwell
Barry CaldwellSenior Vice President Of Public Affairs And Communications, Waste Management, Inc.
Ray Day
Ray DayGroup Vice President, Communications, Ford Motor Company
Paul Gennaro
Paul GennaroSenior Vice President, Corporate Communications, and Chief Communications Officer; Voya Financial
Laura Kane
Laura Kane Chief Communications Officer, PRSA
Gary Sheffer
Gary Sheffer Former Chief Communications Officer, General Electric Company, Former Chairman, Arthur W. Page Society
Eileen Sheil
Eileen SheilExecutive Director, Corporate Communication, Cleveland Clinic
Dana E. Ripley
Dana E. Ripley Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, U.S. Bancorp