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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. 


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

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Danielle Badler

Christine Beer
Program Director, Health Leadership Council and Resilience Conference
The Conference Board

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Christine Beer

Andrew Bell
Senior Fellow, Human Capital, Strategic HR Institute Leader & Program Director
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.

William Black
Program Director
The Conference Board

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William Black

Bob Bleimeister
Program Director, Global HR Resources Council and Human Capital Analytics Council
The Conference Board

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Bob Bleimeister

Jan Botz
Social media, corporate communications, marketing and branding
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

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
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

Marcel Bucsescu
Co-Program Director, Chief Legal Officers Council
The Conference Board
marcel.bucsescu@conferenceboard.org

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Marcel Bucsescu

Halina Caravello, Ph.D.
Program Director
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.

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 and Business Performance 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
Leading innovation, brand and innovation strategy
Program Director, Innovation Council, Applied Innovation Council, Co-Program Director, Innovation Master Class
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
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
The Conference Board

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Jeff Hoffman

Lisa Hunter
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

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

Kimo Kippen
Program Director
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

Stela Lupushor
Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Institute Director
The Conference Board

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Stela Lupushor

Alex Masetti
Enterprise Process Optimization
Program Director, Business Performance Improvement 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 and Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) Council
The Conference Board

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Audrey McGuckin

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

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John Messman

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

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Eliska Meyers

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

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Ron Miller

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

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Jo Anne Rioli Moeller

Michael Moran
Program Director
The Conference Board

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Michael 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

Charles Popper
Information Technology, IT governance and product/service management processes
Leader, Digital Transformation Institute &

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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

Peter (Pete) Quigney
Program Director, CFO Council, Corporate Controllers Council, Corporate Treasurers Council, Global Investor Relations Executives Council, Purchasing & Supply Leadership Council, and Supplier Diversity Leadership Council
The Conference Board
peter.quigney@conference-board.org

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Peter (Pete) Quigney

Rebecca L. Ray, PhD
Building highly engaging cultures, human capital analytics, trends in executive coaching, CEO succession, employee engagement
Executive Vice President, Human Capital; Executive Director, The Engagement Instituteā„¢
The Conference Board
rebecca.ray@conferenceboard.org

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Rebecca L. Ray, PhD

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

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Dennis Roche

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

Rob Shimp
Program Director, Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs Council and Sustainable & Socially Responsible Purchasing Council
The Conference Board

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Rob Shimp

Rita Shor
Challenges and gaps in innovation and application of innovation metrics, product development, design for Six Sigma, lead user research and leadership
Program Director
The Conference Board
rita.shor@conferenceboard.org

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Rita Shor

Dan Simpson
Program Director, Strategy Executives Council
The Conference Board

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Dan Simpson

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
The Conference Board

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Rebekah Steele

Cassie Stern
Program Director, Customer Experience Council II
The Conference Board

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Cassie Stern

J. Kelly Stewart, MBA, MA
Program Director
The Conference Board

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J. Kelly Stewart, MBA, MA

Gloria Stinson
Program Director, Corporate Well-Being & Strategic Health Leadership Council
The Conference Board

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Gloria Stinson

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
Global economic indicators, global outlook, forecasts, productivity, GDP, employment
Executive Vice President & Chief Economist
The Conference Board
bart.vanark@conferenceboard.org

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Bart van Ark

Nancy Wolk
Program Director, Shared Services Council
The Conference Board

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Nancy Wolk
Contact Councils

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