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Who can you trust to really understand your challenges? Are you looking for practical solutions that you can implement right away?

Our program/council directors are subject matter experts with year's of experience in Fortune 500 organizations; many are also former council members. They help you gain insights beyond your industry, region or point of view, and offer you the rare chance to talk in confidence about issues, explore solutions and develop lasting relationships. 


Robert Armacost
Program Director, Information & Research Management Council
The Conference Board
Robert.Armacost@conference-board.org

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Robert Armacost

Danielle Badler
Program Director, Corporate Communications Strategy Council II and Internal Communications Council
The Conference Board

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Danielle Badler

Andrew Bell
Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Andrew Bell

Edward H. Betof, Ed.D.
Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director
The Conference Board

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Edward H. Betof, Ed.D.

Matt Biespiel
Program Director, Integrated Marketing Communications Council
The Conference Board

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Matt Biespiel

Bill Black
Program Director, Government Relations & Executives Council
The Conference Board

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Bill Black

Bob Bleimeister
Program Director, Human Capital Analytics Council
The Conference Board

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Bob Bleimeister

Jan Botz
Program Director, Corporate Communications Strategy Council and Internal Communications Council II
The Conference Board

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Jan Botz

Elizabeth (Betty) Bourg
Program Director
The Conference Board

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Elizabeth (Betty) Bourg

Donald Brenner
Program Director, Financial Planning & Analysis Council
The Conference Board

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Donald Brenner

Katy Breuer
Program Director, Project Management Executives Council
The Conference Board

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Katy Breuer

Jacqueline Brevard
Program Director, Global Business Conduct Council
The Conference Board

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Jacqueline Brevard

Denise Broz
Program Director, Talent Management Leaders Council, and Talent Management Executives Council
The Conference Board

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Denise Broz

Maureen Brundage
Program Director
The Conference Board
maureen.brundage@conferenceboard.org

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Maureen Brundage

Halina Caravello, Ph.D.
Program Director, Chief EH&S Officers Council
The Conference Board
halina.caravello@conferenceboard.org

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Halina Caravello, Ph.D.

John E. DiBenedetto, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director, Chief Human Resources Officers Councils I and II and Senior HR Executives Council
The Conference Board

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John E. DiBenedetto, Ph.D.

David A. Dye, PhD
President
Dye Leadership Consulting LLC

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David A. Dye, PhD

Margaret P. (Peggy) Eisenhauer
Program Director, Chief Privacy Officers Council
The Conference Board

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Margaret P. (Peggy) Eisenhauer

Philip Forve
Program Director, Quality Control Council
The Conference Board

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Philip Forve

Gisele Garcia-Shelley
Program Director, Executive Coaching & Leadership Development Council
The Conference Board
gisele.garcia@conference-board.org

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Gisele Garcia-Shelley

John Gillis
Program Director, Talent Acquisition Corporate and Enterprise Councils, Talent Management Strategies Conference, and Talent Acquisition & Onboarding Conference
The Conference Board

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John Gillis

Brian Gorla
Program Director, Payroll Executives Council
The Conference Board

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Brian Gorla

Kent Greenes
Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director, Change & Transformation Council and Knowledge & Collaboration Council
The Conference Board
kent.greenes@conference-board.org

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Kent Greenes

Anne Greer
Program Director, Market Insights Council; Co-Program Director, Innovation Leadership Council, and Applied Innovation Council
The Conference Board

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Anne Greer

Gib Hedstrom
Deputy Leader, Global Sustainability Center
The Conference Board

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Gib Hedstrom

Ellen Hexter
Program Director, Chief Audit Executives Council, IT Audit Leaders Council, Mergers & Acquisitions Executives Council, Strategic Risk Management Council, and Strategic Risk Management Council (Temp)
The Conference Board
ellen.hexter@conference-board.org

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Ellen Hexter

Jeff Hoffman
Corporate social responsibility strategy, reputation and brand management, ESG governance
Program Director, Global CSR & Philanthropy Council and Corporate Social Responsibility Council; Council Director Corporate Citizenship & Community Engagement Council
The Conference Board

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Jeff Hoffman

Lisa Hunter
Program Director, Compensation Council II, Executive Compensation Council II, Communicating Employee Benefits and Compensation Symposium and Financial Well-Being Conference
The Conference Board
lisa.hunter@conference-board.org

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Lisa Hunter

R. William Ide, III
Program Director, Chief Legal Officers Council
The Conference Board
r.william.ideIII@conferenceboard.org

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R. William Ide, III

Richard Inserro
Program Director, Chief Data Officer Council
The Conference Board

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Richard Inserro

Peggy Jude
Program Director, HR Technology Council
The Conference Board

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Peggy Jude

Debra Kassarjian
Program Director, Corporate Brand Strategy & Management Council
The Conference Board
debra.kassarjian@conferenceboard.org

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Debra Kassarjian

Michael Katz
Co-Program Director, CIO Business Council
The Conference Board

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Michael Katz

Gerard Kells
Program Director, HR Operations Council I and II
The Conference Board

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Gerard Kells

Katharine Kenny
Program Director
The Conference Board

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Katharine Kenny

Kimo Kippen
Program Director, Talent & Organization Development Executive Council
The Conference Board

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Kimo Kippen

Deborah Kops
Program Director, Global Business Services Council
The Conference Board

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Deborah Kops

Neal Kulick
Succession planning practices, executive development, performance management
Institute Director
The Conference Board

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Neal Kulick

Barbara J. Lombardo, PhD
Distinguished Principal Research Fellow and Program Director, Onboarding Talent Council
The Conference Board
Barbara.Lombardo@conference-board.org

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Barbara J. Lombardo, PhD

Stela Lupushor
Senior Fellow, Human Capital; Program Director, Strategic Workforce Planning Council, and Strategic HRBP Council

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Stela Lupushor

Alex Masetti
Program Director, Business Performance Improvement Council, and Competitive Intelligence Council
The Conference Board
alexander.masetti@conference-board.org

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Alex Masetti

Jennifer McClure
Program Director, Social Media Council
The Conference Board
Jen.McClure@conferenceboard.org

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Jennifer McClure

Audrey McGuckin
Program Director, Chief Human Resources (CHRO) III Council
The Conference Board

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Audrey McGuckin

John Messman
Program Director, Career Strategy Council, Talent Management Executives Council III, and Career Development Seminar
The Conference Board

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John Messman

Eliska Meyers
Program Director, Leadership Development Council; and Learning, Development & Organizational Performance Council
The Conference Board

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Eliska Meyers

Dave Mihanovic
Program Director, Data Analytics Council
The Conference Board

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Dave Mihanovic

Ron Miller
Program Director, Executive Compensation Council and Sales Compensation Council
The Conference Board

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Ron Miller

Mike Moran
Senior Fellow, Marketing and Communications Center; Program Director, Digital Leadership & Transformation Council and Digital Marketing Strategy Council
The Conference Board

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Mike Moran

Ralph Morris
Program Director, Labor & Employment Law Council
The Conference Board

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Ralph Morris

Sophia A. Muirhead
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
The Conference Board
sophia.muirhead@conferenceboard.org

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Sophia A. Muirhead

Bernard (Baruch) Plagman
Program Director, Chief Data Officers Council
The Conference Board

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Bernard (Baruch) Plagman

Charles Popper
Co-Program Director, CIO Business Council
The Conference Board

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Charles Popper

Tim Peter
Co-Program Director, Digital Leadership & Transformation Council and Digital Marketing Strategy Council
The Conference Board

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Tim Peter

Rebecca L. Ray, PhD
Executive Vice President, Human Capital
The Conference Board
rebecca.ray@conferenceboard.org

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Rebecca L. Ray, PhD

Jo Anne Rioli Moeller
Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director, Sales Compensation Leaders Council
The Conference Board
joanne.moeller@conferenceboard.org

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Jo Anne Rioli Moeller

Dennis Roche
Program Director, Compensation & Employee Benefits Council, Compensation Council, and Executive Compensation Practitioner Council I & II
The Conference Board

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Dennis Roche

Mark Rogus
Program Director, CFO Council and Corporate Treasurers Council
The Conference Board

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Mark Rogus

MaryLee Sachs
Program Director, Council for CMOs
The Conference Board

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MaryLee Sachs

Julie Salmon
Program Director, HR M&A Council and Organizational Design Conference
The Conference Board
Julie.Salmon@conference-board.org

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Julie Salmon

Scott Santucci
Program Director, Sales Enablement Leaders Council and Sales Executives Council
The Conference Board

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Scott Santucci

Jim Sheehy
Program Director, Purchasing & Supply Leadership Council
The Conference Board

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Jim Sheehy

Rob Shimp
Program Director, Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs Council
The Conference Board

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Rob Shimp

Ruth Schmidt
Program Director, Design Leaders Council
The Conference Board

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Ruth Schmidt

Rita Shor
Program Director, Product & Services Development Council, Co-Program Director, Innovation Leadership Council, and Applied Innovation Council
The Conference Board
rita.shor@conferenceboard.org

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Rita Shor

Blair Skramstad
Program Director, Sales Executives Council
The Conference Board
blair@bskramstadconsulting.com

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Blair Skramstad

May Snowden
Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director, Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council II and Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council
The Conference Board
may.snowden@conferenceboard.org

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May Snowden

Rebekah Steele
Senior Fellow, Human Capital & Program Director, Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council, and D&I Leadership Council
The Conference Board

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Rebekah Steele

Cassie Stern
Program Director, Customer Experience Councils I & II
The Conference Board

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Cassie Stern

Kinthi D. Sturtevant
Program Director
The Conference Board
kinthi.sturtevant@us.ibm.com

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Kinthi D. Sturtevant

Tony Tapia
Program Director, Philanthropy & Engagement Council
Tony.Tapia@tcb.org

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Tony Tapia

Melodie Thigpen
Human Capital
Program Director, Onboarding Talent Council
The Conference Board
melodie.thigpen@conferenceboard.org

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Melodie Thigpen

Janet S. VanAlsten
Program Director, Employee Benefits Council, Employee Benefits Research Council, and Global Rewards and Mobility Council
The Conference Board

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Janet S. VanAlsten

Bart van Ark
Executive Vice President & Global Chief Economist; Program Director, CFO: Fortune 250 Council
The Conference Board
bart.vanark@conferenceboard.org

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Bart van Ark

Robert Vulpis
Program Director, Sales Enablement Leaders Council
The Conference Board

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Robert Vulpis

Nancy Wolk
Program Director, Shared Services Council, Intelligent Automation Executives Council
The Conference Board

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Nancy Wolk
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Learn more about our global council program. 

United States:
Katie Plotkin
Director, Council Development
+1 212 339 0449
katie.plotkin@conferenceboard.org

Europe:
Marie-Laure Bultot
Manager, Council Membership
+32 2 675 5405
marie-laure.bultot@conferenceboard.org

Asia:
Alice Lee
Senior Council Manager, Asia
+852 2804 1029
alice.lee@conferenceboard.org