Mr. Byrne’s experience managing compliance for a publicly traded global company that was also a supplier to Fortune 500 companies, combined with his current role interacting with companies and professionals at the forefront of the ethics and compliance field, give him a unique appreciation and understanding of the various challenges facing companies today.
Before joining TeleTech, Mr. Byrne practiced at Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Schreck where he focused on complex commercial litigation, including security fraud and antitrust matters. And before that, he practiced at Cohen Milstein Hausfeld & Toll, where he worked on large and complex antitrust matters.
Mr. Byrne received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Virginia and a Juris Doctor with honors from The George Washington University.
Ms. Fredericksen’s background also includes in-house experience, where she served as the Director of Compliance for IHS, a public company located outside of Denver, Colorado. In this role, Ms. Fredericksen maintained day-to-day responsibility for the company’s ethics and compliance program. Her responsibilities included overseeing and managing the company’s compliance policies and procedures, developing and conducting compliance training, conducting risk assessments and audits, as well as internal investigations.
Ms. Fredericksen spent the first half of her career in private practice, serving as a litigator specializing in the securities and enforcement defense field. Her practice focused on defending corporations and executives in connection with investigations instituted by, or enforcement actions before, the Securities and Exchange Commission. While the vast majority of these cases centered on improper accounting allegations, many included aspects related to breakdowns in corporate compliance programs as well. Her responsibilities typically included conducting internal investigations, appearing before the Securities and Exchange Commission, and litigating cases in federal court.
Ms. Fredericksen received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa and was an editor of the Iowa Law Review.
Prior to the NYSE, Mr. Whitacre served in various business development, consulting and leadership roles at Thomson Legal & Regulatory, now Thomson Reuters.
Mr. Whitacre holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. When not at work, you might find Jonathan training for another triathlon, out trail-running or on a back-country adventure.
Having spent over 9 years in the governance, risk and compliance industry, his focus is partnering with our customers to guide them through the complex, regulatory and compliance environment. He received his B.S. in Economics & Business Administration from Illinois College.
Randy and his family live in Charlotte, NC. Away from work, he stays active by running, mountain biking, competing in triathlons and following college sports.
in the Compliance and Risk Management space, where he was recognized as one of the top leaders for exceeding company sales and revenue goals. He has spent much of his career successfully developing and enhancing 3rd Party Risk programs for large multinational organizations.
Anthony holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was also a 3-year starter and team captain of the UMass Minutemen football team.
In his free time, Anthony enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children volunteering with various community outreach programs and activities, as well as spending time in the great outdoors. Anthony and his family live in central New Jersey.
Mr. Ball joined Ethisphere in 2017 after successful careers at Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg BNA with various roles in sales, management, business development, and strategic planning both nationwide and internationally. Mr. Ball’s entire career has focused around true consultative sales and strong relationships.
Mr. Ball holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University at Bloomington. On his free time, he stays active playing squash, tennis, and skiing. He also enjoys family, reading, theatre, and travel. Mr. Ball and his family live in Carmel, Indiana.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from the University of North Dakota and a Juris Doctor from Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
Prior to this, Amy was the Director of External Affairs at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration at the Commerce Department. Before her time in Washington D.C., Amy served as a senior policy advisor to Senator John F. Kerry in Boston and practiced corporate law at Foley & Lardner LLP.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from Boston College Law School and Boston College Carroll Graduate School of Management.
Prior to working at Ethisphere, Mr. Linssen held roles in various journalism and public relations fields. Mr. Linssen graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
Kevin holds a JD from the University of North Dakota School of Law and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Kevin is based in Denver, Colorado.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Communication and Journalism from Fordham University and is also an Adjunct Professor in Pace University’s Communication Studies Department.
the largest advertising agencies in Phoenix. While there she led marketing lifecycle, advertising, and digital strategy for 8 clients in various industries and was part of the account management team for the agency’s largest client, the Arizona Office of Tourism. She also developed the agency’s process for on-boarding new web development clients and designed creative ways to pitch existing and new business.
Prior to Off Madison Ave, Ms. Nabozny was a Marketing Associate at NYSE Governance Services (formerly Corpedia) leading the creation and development of communications and lead generation strategies, product and services launches, and digital branding and website platforms.
She earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
a smooth onboarding process, providing maximum exposure to BELA resources and benefits, and creating memorable experiences for each BELA member.
Previously, Chelsie was with Starwood Hotels in Tysons Corner, VA, where she was honored with the Starwood’s North America Division and North Region Best in Class Executive Meeting Specialist – MPSI Survey award and Starwood’s Win with Talent: Change and Innovation Leader.
Prior to Ethisphere, Mrs. Dumenigo worked with a local award-winning wedding and event firm in AZ developing and structuring pre- and onsite planning and marketing campaigns. Additional prior experience included managing and fully producing a local mud run and enhancing the exposure and membership of a non-profit charitable organization. Chelsie began her career with a private firm focusing on event production through logistics, budgeting, and marketing of popular and exclusive Arizona-based events.
Mrs. Dumenigo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and certifications in Special Events Coordination and Convention Sales and Meeting Planning from Arizona State University. Chelsie and her husband, along with their rescue dog Koda, live in Charleston, SC. Away from work, she enjoys spending as much time outside (mostly at the beach), traveling, and stay active.
From 2002, Passman led Microsoft’s regulatory compliance work across a range of issues, including privacy, security, law enforcement, telecommunications and other issues related to cloud computing. She worked closely with business leaders and research and development teams to advance Microsoft’s businesses in China and other emerging markets.
Passman also led Microsoft’s global government relations and public policy work and philanthropic program and had leadership responsibilities for its cross-company global corporate citizenship efforts.
She first joined Microsoft in 1996 and until 2002, led the Legal and Corporate Affairs organization in Asia, based in Tokyo, with a focus on Japan, Korea and the People’s Republic of China. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Passman practiced law with Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. and Nagashima & Ohno in Tokyo, Japan.
Ms. Passman serves on the Strategic Advisory Board of Ethisphere Institute, a private company that is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. She served on the Board and Audit Committee of IO, a mid-market data center infrastructure/cloud computing company, and a portfolio company of private equity firm Sterling Partners, from 2012 to 2015.
She currently serves as a Trustee of Lafayette College and on the Boards of the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and Kids in Need of Defense (KIND). Passman is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on its Nominating and Governance Committee and has served on its Independent Task Force on U.S. Trade and Investment Policy (2010-2011). Ms. Passman served on the Executive Committee of the Board of the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) from 2002 to 2011 and as its Chair during 2010-2011 and on the Board of Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) from 2006 to 2014. Ms. Passman was recognized by Security Magazine as one of 2014 Most Influential People in Security.
Ms. Benton is a former Senior Vice President of Levick Strategic Communications, where she led the anti-corruption and compliance communications practice. Previously, she was the Senior Policy Director for the U.S. chapter of Transparency International, where she spearheaded the chapter’s outreach to the U.S. Government, the G8 and G20, international institutions, multilateral development banks and the private sector. A lawyer by training, Ms. Benton is widely recognized for her experience in navigating the complex legal and regulatory landscape for NGOs and Fortune 500 companies in addition to her expertise in corporate compliance and governance, and anti-corruption reform. She has also practiced law with Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Washington, D.C. and is the Vice Chair, Anti-Corruption Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law. Ms. Benton received her Master of Laws from Harvard Law School and her J.D. from the Emory University School of Law.
He has developed definitive guides for organizations including World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation and the United Nations. Mr. Moss is an Executive Advisor for Social Accountability International (SAI) and previously led Social Fingerprint®, a program helping companies and their supply chains implement sustainability practices. Previously, Mr. Moss founded Global Access Corporation, where he led more than 3,000 business development projects in 50 countries.
Ms. Walker began her career in the USA, working in Seattle and New York City and rising to Senior Vice President of The MWW Group. In 2000, Ms. Walker moved to London to lead European marketing for several emerging technology companies involved in mobile, social networking and media. Ms. Walker holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Washington, USA; and a master’s degree in writing from Middlesex University in London.
While at Sandia, Andrew’s primary responsibilities included operations support for the Washington, DC Program Office, outreach to temporarily assigned Sandia employees in the Washington, DC area, and legislative support for the Sandia Government Relations team.
Prior to Sandia, Andrew was the Director of Operations for the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means from 2006-2010. In this role he provided the day-to-day operations and IT support, drafted and managed committee’s biannual budget, and provided administrative and technical support for committee hearings. Additionally, Andrew served as Systems Administrator of U.S. Senator George Voinovich from 2002-2006.
Andrew has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from The Ohio State University.
In that role, she lead a range of corporate initiatives around key risks including special projects regarding anti-corruption and rule of law; and was involved in managing Microsoft’s 375-person legal organization outside of the U.S. across 50 countries.
He worked in General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel positions in technology companies in Asia, the US and Europe between 1986 and 1994. He was European Counsel and Partner at the private law firm Covington & Burling in London, England, from 1994 through 1999, representing companies in the technology industry. From 2000 to 2005 he served as Executive Director and General Counsel of the international recording industry association IFPI in London.
execution of communications strategies, and undertaking research activities for a variety of institutions including foundations, think tanks, NGOs and multilaterals. Most recently, she supported the CEO of the Women’s Heart Alliance and consulted for the Clinton Health Access Initiative; she began her career at the Brookings Institution and the Center for Global Development.
At NYSE Governance Services, a leading ethics, compliance, and risk training organization, Eric rose to become Head of Advisory Services. In this role he oversaw all aspects of its consulting arm and managed over 90 active projects with businesses ranging from Fortune 100 firms to private and non-profit organizations.
As an Assistant General Counsel of the U.S. Sentencing Commission in Washington, DC, Eric served as chair of the policy team that amended the current Organizational Sentencing Guidelines in 2010. As policy chair, Eric helped set industry standards in the Guidelines that define effective compliance programs.
Before joining the U.S. Sentencing Commission, Eric was a litigation attorney at Hinton, Sussman, Bailey & Davidson in Houston, Texas. He focused on white-collar and regulatory cases serving as trial counsel for a rare Foreign Corrupt Practices Act criminal case and representing clients accused of violating antitrust laws and other serious fraud allegations.
In addition to receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University and a Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law, Eric is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP). He lives outside of Austin, Texas with his wife and three children.
Herrick also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association. Previously, he was U.S. President of Cohn & Wolfe, one of the world’s largest public relations and marketing communications companies and Chief Operating Officer of MWWPR, an international public relations firm.
Robert has held senior industry roles including president at FleishmanHillard where he managed the agency’s East region and brands including HighRoad Communications, Lois Paul & Partners, and TogoRun. Robert was president at Weber Shandwick where he also managed the technology practice. In addition to his agency experience, Robert has worked in the content, technology and consulting industries.