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Announcing the 2018 Women Worth Watching® Award Winners

Executives Leading the Way to Excellence in the Workplace, Marketplace and the World
Cleveland, OH June 4, 2018

Profiles in Diversity Journal today proudly announces the winners of the 17th Annual Women Worth Watching® Awards. In celebrating the 17th year anniversary, there have been 132 nominations selected as 2018 winners. Approximately 10% of this year’s winners are from beyond our borders: Canada, Germany, India, UK. These leaders join past winners, some of whom have gone on to become CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. While countless others have moved forward to lead new business units, drive new markets, launch new ventures, and help develop the next generation of women leaders.

Their profiles in the upcoming Women Worth Watching edition will recognize and publicly celebrate their commitment and achievements. As the companies select the nominees for this award, it represents C-suite support of women in leadership, so we also enhance the visibility and reputations of the companies and organizations that empower, support, and employ these incredible women. The 2018 Women Worth Watching magazine edition will be available to the public in August.

The 2018 Women Worth Watching Award® recipients are:

Company / Organization Award Recipient Title
Abercrombie & Fitch Stacia Jones Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer (Global)
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Ruth Cotter Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing and Investor Relations
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Suzanne Plummer Corporate Vice President, Design Engineering
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) India Private Limited Jaya Jagadish Corporate Vice President, Design Engineering
Aflac Audrey Boone Tillman Executive Vice President and General Counsel
American Airlines Poonam Mohan VP, Information Technology
Archer Daniels Midland Company Camille Batiste Vice President, Global Procurement
Archer Daniels Midland Company Alix Dowling Vice President, Global Tax
Arrow Electronics Nichole Wiley-Marks Vice President, Sales Operations
Arrow Electronics Susanne Endress General Manager, Arrow ECS Germany
AutoGravity Annie Boneta Director of Talent, Culture and Engagement
AutoGravity Meesh Pierce Vice President, Product Management
AutoGravity Sheng Wang Chief Technology Officer
AutoGravity Jennifer Ishiguro EVP and General Counsel
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP Jeny Maier Partner
Baker Donelson Paula Estrada de Martin, Ph.D. Of Counsel; Co-Chair, Louisiana Life Sciences and Technology Team
Bank of Canada Jing Yang Deputy Managing Director
Best Best & Krieger LLP Charity Schiller Partner
BrandEQ Nadine Spencer CEO
Burns & Levinson LLP Lisa M Cukier Partner
Burns & Levinson LLP Christine N. Fletcher Partner
Caesars Entertainment Erin Chamberlin General Manager for Horseshoe Baltimore; Regional President, Horseshoe Baltimore and Harrah’s Philadelphia
Catalyst Meesha Rosa Senior Director, Corporate Board Services
Cathedral Capital Brooke Lively President and CEO
Charter School Business Management, Inc. Gretchen Liga Senior Development Consultant
Charter School Business Management, Inc. Tina Perez Director of Program Management
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto Nicole Bonnie Director of Diversity, Equity and Community Development
Cisco Denise Lombard Director, Supplier Diversity, Global Procurement Services
Cox Automotive Inventory Solutions Grace Huang President
Daily Burn Tricia Han CEO
Day Pitney LLP Carrie Webb Olson Partner
Day Pitney LLP Dina Kapur Sanna Partner
Day Pitney LLP Florence Davis Partner
Day Pitney LLP Mary B. Rogers Partner
Dechert LLP Christina G. Sarchio Partner
Dictionary.com Elizabeth McMillan CEO
Durham Regional Police Service Nancy Accettone Detective Constable
Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, PC Patricia M. Barbarito Managing Partner
ESPN Libby Geist VP and Executive Producer, ESPN Films and Original Content
Essilor Vision Foundation Kim Schuy President, Essilor Vision Foundation
Esurance Insurance Services Inc. Johanna Steans Manager, Diversity and Inclusion Community Engagement
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Carolyn Whitcher Vice President, Health Care Improvement
EY Camila Cote Miami Office Managing Partner
Fannie Mae Renee Schultz Senior Vice President, Capital Markets
Fannie Mae Charmaine Brown Director, Office of Minority and Women Inclusion
Fish & Richardson Martina Tyreus Hufnal Principal
Fish & Richardson Angela D. Follett, Ph.D. Principal
Fish & Richardson Christine A. Goddard, Ph.D. Principal
Fish & Richardson Elizabeth Flanagan Principal
Fish & Richardson Katherine D. Prescott Of Counsel
Fish & Richardson Lisa Greenwald-Swire Principal
Flexport Evelyn Gillie Director of Engineering
Flexport Susanne Schöneberg Director of Flexport.org
Flexport Julie Harris Director of Enterprise Sales
Fogo de Chão Selma Oliveira Chief People and Culture Officer
FordHarrison LLP Angela B. Cummings Office Managing Partner, Charlotte
Fox Rothschild LLP Yesenia Gallegos Partner
Fox Rothschild LLP Donna B. More Partner
Gibbons P.C. Jennifer A. Hradil Director, Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department; Leader, Appellate Team
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Johnine P. Barnes Shareholder
GSK Dominique Kagele Medical Science Liaison, Respiratory
HARMAN Heather M. DeGregorio Senior Director, Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Compliance Officer
HARMAN Dorothee de Backer Product Marketing Director, Lifestyle Audio EMEA
Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP Ilene Jaroslaw Partner
Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP Helene Hechtkopf Partner
Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP Karen A. Sebaski Associate
Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP Eileen Monaghan DeLucia Associate
Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP Jayme Jonat Associate
Honeywell Que T. Dallara Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
HP Inc. Stephanie Dismore Vice President and General Manager, Americas Channels
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP Joanne Osendarp Partner
Humacyte Gretchen Smith Executive Director, Bioprocessing
Huntington National Bank Rhonda Knight Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion Manager
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP Kimberly C MacLeod Partner
Idaho National Laboratory Dr. Donna J. O’Kelly Chief Operations Officer at the Materials and Fuels Complex
Idaho National Laboratory Jennifer B. Porter Battalion Fire Chief
Idaho National Laboratory Heidi Scott Performance Management Lead
Idaho National Laboratory Chere Morgan Director of Radiological Control and Emergency MGMT
Ingredion Incorporated Elizabeth Adefioye Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Sherita H. Golden Executive Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine
Jones Walker LLP Raedtha A. Vasquez Partner
Kelly Educational Staffing/Teachers On Call Nicola Soares Vice President and Managing Director
KPMG LLP Jackie Daylor National Managing Partner-Audit Quality & Professional Practice
LaSalle Network Sirmara Campbell Chief Human Resources Officer
Latham & Watkins LLP Michelle V. Kelban Partner, Global Co-Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group
LevelUp Christina Dorobek Chief Sales Officer
Lincoln Financial Group Lucy Gase Senior Vice President, LFN Distribution Transformation
LinkedIn Jenie Gao Director of Engineering
LinkedIn Rosanna Durruthy Head of Global Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
LinkedIn Lori Allen Senior Director, Human Resources
LinkedIn Kalinda Raina Head of Global Privacy, Senior Director
Marvel Trinh Tran Executive, Production & Development, Marvel
Mattel, Inc. Jessica Kimball Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Mayer Brown LLP Joanna K. Horsnail Partner; Co-chair, Mayer Brown’s Committee on Professional Advancement
MetLife Cindy R. Pace Assistant Vice President
Millennium Capital and Recovery Corporation Jayne R. Bronchetti President
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP S. Eva Wolf Partner
Moss Adams Kim Koch Consulting Partner
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP Nekia H. Jones Partner
New American Funding Patty L. Arvielo President/Co-Founder
New York Life Sonali Virendra Senior Vice President, Agency Sales & Digital Strategy
Northwestern Mutual Leslie Barbi Senior Vice President, Public Investments
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Anne K. Burkhart Senior Patent Coordinator
Phillips Lytle LLP Anna Mercado Clark Partner
Polsinelli Mary Clare Bonaccorsi Office Managing Partner, Chicago; Practice Chair, Healthcare Litigation and Disputes
RBC Wealth Management-U.S. Amy Sturtevant Senior Vice President and Branch Director
Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP Shari A. Brandt Partner
Robins Kaplan LLP Katherine Barrett Wiik Principal
Robins Kaplan LLP Meegan F. Hollywood Principal
Rockwell Collins Heather L. Robertson Sr. Director, Rotary Wing Solutions
Sandboxx Corp. Leslie A. Strong Chief Equality Officer
Sandia National Laboratories Blythe Clark Manager, R&D Science and Engineering
Sandia National Laboratories Renee Holland Director, Employee Health Services
ServiceMaster Mary Kay Wegner President, ServiceMaster Franchise Services Group
Seward & Kissel LLP Rita M. Glavin Partner & Co-Head of the Government Enforcement and Internal Investigations Practice
Squire Patton Boggs Traci Martinez Partner, Global Board Member
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Melissa Sawyer Partner
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Rima Terradista Executive Director, Strategic Credit Products, Americas Division
Terex Corporation Lauren Neubauer Assistant General Counsel
Terminix Commercial Kelly Kambs President
The Climate Corporation Meg Makalou Chief People Officer
The Walt Disney Company Stephanie Young SVP, Operations, Disneyland Resort
The Walt Disney Company Nancy Kanter EVP, Content and Creative Strategy, Disney Channels Worldwide, and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide
TRIBE Lisa Targett UK General Manager
Ulmer & Berne LLP Christine E. Watchorn Partner
Unilever Leena K. Nair Chief Human Resources Officer
UnitedHealthcare Rebecca Madsen Chief Consumer Officer
UnitedHealthcare Global Margaret-Mary Wilson Chief Medical Officer & Senior Vice President
Venable LLP Claudia A. Lewis Partner
WilmerHale Danielle Y. Conley Partner
WilmerHale Natalie Hanlon Leh Partner
WilsonHCG (Wilson Human Capital Group) Libby Herrmann Client Relationship Director, North America

Profiles in Diversity Journal, a quarterly publication, is dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the corporate, government, nonprofit, STEM, and higher education sectors. Since 1999, Diversity Journal has helped stimulate organizational change by profiling the visionary leadership, innovative programs, and individual commitments to making it happen.