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.
She joined Ethisphere in 2017 after a successful career working for both Thomson Reuters (TRI) and Corelogic (CLGX) (Formerly, First American Corporation (FAF)). Having spent her entire career selling custom solutions, her focus is truly partnering with the customer and providing services that solve problems, enhance programs and make business sense.
Michelle and her family live in North Tustin, California. Away from work, Michelle enjoys paddle boarding, building sand castles with her two children, power yoga and growing food.
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.
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 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.
Mr. Nixon also serves as the Group Publisher for Ethisphere Magazine.
Prior to joining Ethisphere, Mr. Nixon served as the Executive Vice President of Marketing for Convercent, a leading SaaS provider of ethics and compliance solutions for the enterprise, where he was responsible for enterprise marketing and working with global organizations to enable and instill ethics at the core of their company through the implementation, management and measurement of modern compliance programs.
Prior to joining Convercent, Mr. Nixon held a series of marketing senior leadership roles at various software organizations, including TapInfluence, Rivet Software, and River Software. Mr. Nixon received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he focused on business finance.
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.
Ms. Nabozny 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.
as a leader of the Washington, D.C. anti-corruption practice for a “Big 4” accounting firm and as an independent consultant.
During his career, Mr. MacMurray has led or participated in numerous high-profile and complex anti-corruption or transactional matters both in the US and overseas (Argentina, France, Germany, Ghana, Haiti, Iraq (Kurdistan), Pakistan, Sweden and the UK) – including:
- Siemens – Munich-based anti-corruption compliance program subject matter expert for the Special Outside Compliance Advisor to the Siemens Supervisory Board, and lead compliance advisor to the internal Siemens task force responsible for designing and implementing the company’s new (2007) global corporate anti-corruption compliance program.
- Haiti – led Port au Prince “Big 4” team creating and operating the Performance and Anti-Corruption Office of the IHRC (Interim Haiti Recovery Commission) and supporting IHRC co-chairs Prime Minister Bellerive and former US President Clinton (2011-2012).
- Peregrine Systems (San Diego, CA) – as the SEC-approved Chief Compliance Officer, designed and implemented corporate compliance program for public software developer to address massive software revenue recognition (SOP 97-1) fraud. Positive program status materially contributed to 2005 sale of company to HP.
- Information Systems Support (Gaithersburg, MD) – as the US Army Suspension & Debarment Office (SDO) – appointed Chief Compliance Officer, implemented corporate compliance program dictated by multi-year Administrative Compliance Agreement. Positive program status materially contributed to SDO’s consent to early Agreement termination and 2006 sale company sale to CACI.
Mr. MacMurray is a member of the US Technical Advisory Group sponsored by ANSI (American National Standards Institute) that worked with 36 other countries to create ISO (International Organization for Standards) 37001 “Anti-bribery management systems”. Mr. MacMurray’s recent articles appear in Ethisphere, the FCPA Blog, Corporate Compliance Insights and Corporate Counsel (LAW.COM) publications and are available on LinkedIn. He also manages the LinkedIn group “Applying ISO 37001: Anti-bribery management systems”.
He is a graduate of Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) and the Georgetown University Law Center.
Doug led the go to market strategy and channel that spanned all sectors including professional service firms, corporations, and also federal and state regulatory agencies.
Doug also served on the Thomson Sales Executive Council and served as a mentor to many executive sales and marketing leaders across Thomson Reuters.
Finally, Doug played an essential role on many sides of the M&A process for Thomson Tax and Accounting and successfully led the integration and management of several businesses.
Doug is a graduate of University of Arizona and resides in Tucson, Arizona.