Advisory Councils

BELA Executive Steering Committee
Equity and Social Justice Advisory Council
WMEC Methodology Advisory Panel
Board of Strategic Advisors

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.  

CATHERINE RAZZANO

Head of Legal Compliance,
TikTok At ByteDance

DAVID HUNTLEY

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, AT&T

JENNIFER TEERDHALA

Director, Ethics & Compliance and Analytics, The Coca-Cola Company

JOE SANTOSUOSSO

Director, Business Conduct and Global Compliance, Apple Inc.

KELLY W. PAYNE

Vice President – Global Ethics and Compliance Officer, Eli Lilly and Company

KELLYE GORDON

Vice President, Ethics & Compliance, VF Corporation

LOUIS SAPIRMAN

Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Panasonic Corporation of North America

MICHAEL MCLAUGHLIN

SVP, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Dell Technologies, Inc.

THERESE LEE

Director, Ethics & Business Integrity, Google

THOMAS PFENNIG

SVP, Global Head of Compliance & Data Privacy, Bayer AG

ULA UBANI

Vice President, Ombudsperson and Chief Ethics & Conduct Officer, BMO Financial Group

YOUSRI OMAR

Director and Associate General Counsel – Business Conduct & Ethics, Amazon

Equity and Social Justice Initiative Advisory Council

CHAIR; DAVID HUNTLEY

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, AT&T

BURT FEALING

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Southwire Company

KELLYE GORDON

Vice President, Ethics & Compliance & Legal Operations, VF Corporation

TONY WEST

Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Uber

MATT HORACE

Chief Security Officer, Mayo Clinic

TONY JORDAN

Americas Forensic & Integrity Services Leader, EY

ALAN K. NEVEL

Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Human Resources Officer, The MetroHealth System

VETA T. RICHARDSON

President & CEO, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

BRANNIGAN THOMPSON

Senior Vice President, Corporate & Organizational Development, Voya Financial

LUCY FATO

Executive Vice President & General Counsel, AIG

ANDY HINTON

Chief Compliance Officer (former), Google

BONNIE LAU

Partner; Chair of Alumni Executive Council, Legal Council on Legal Diversity, Morrison & Foerster

ALEX DIMITRIEF

President & CEO (former), GE’s Global Growth Organization

JOHN GERZEMA

Chief Executive Officer, The Harris Poll

TIMOTHY ERBLICH

Chief Executive Officer, Ethisphere

ERICA SALMON BYRNE

President, Ethisphere

JOY YURCABA

Sponsor, Equity & Social Justice Initiative, Ethisphere

World’s Most Ethical Companies 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

Director; Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics

CHARLES ELSON

Director, University of Delaware’s John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance

DAVID HACKETT

Partner, Baker McKenzie LLP

GABRIEL CECCHINI

Director, ESG Integridad

DR. LESLIE GAINES-ROSS

Chief Reputation Strategist, Weber Shandwick

MATT KELLY

CEO, Radical Compliance

MICHAEL HERSHMAN

President and CEO, The Fairfax Group

OLAJOBI MAKINWA

Chief, Intergovernmental Relations & Africa, UN Global Compact

ROBYN BEW

West Region Leader, EY Center for Board Matters

RYAN MCCONNELL

Chief Ethics & Conduct Officer, BMO Financial Group (BMO)

MICHAEL BYRNE J.D.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Ethisphere

ALLY COLL

President and Co-Founder, The Purple Campaign

Board of Strategic Advisors

ALEX DIMITRIEF

Former, General Counsel, GE and President and CEO, GE’s Global Growth Organization

DIANA SANDS

Retired Senior Vice President, The Boeing Company

MICHAEL HERSHMAN

President and CEO, The Fairfax Group

VETA RICHARDSON

President & CEO, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

PRESTON MCKENZIE

Operating Partner, General Atlantic