October 28, 2022
Session 1: 7:30 - 9:30 am CT
Session 2: 9:00 - 11:00 am CT

The Houston Conversation
on Board Diversity

In-Person Strategic Networking Event

Corporate Directors will lead strategic networking sessions so you can build board connections in your industry or meet qualified board candidates.

5050 women on boards annual events

Chairs

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Susan "Susi" Knight

Senior Consultant and Vice President

Owner, Knight Consulting
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Judy Moses

Director - Reservoir Management, Americas

Chevron
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Sara Dejay Willis

Vice President, Private Client Advisor

Bernstein Private Wealth Management

Moderator

Julie Young Sudduth

Regional President and Executive Vice President

PNC Bank, Greater Houston

Panelists

Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire

CEO

50/50 Women on Boards

Berkhemer Clayton

Jessica O’Neill

President

Houston Dash (National Womens Soccer League)

Paula M. Harris

Senior Vice President of Community Affairs for the Houston Astros

Executive Director of the Astros Foundation

Director Coaches

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Elizabeth Leykum

Founder
Serenade Capital LLC
BOARDS:
Valaris, IES Holdings
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Janet Carrig

Retired SVP, Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
ConocoPhillips
BOARDS:
EQT Corporation, Columbia Threadneedle Mutual Funds
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Allison Piper Kimball

Managing Partner
Wave 27 Ventures
BOARDS:
Energy Texas, Montucky Cold Snacks
Amanda Brock

Amanda Brock

Chief Executive Officer
Aris Water
Melody-Meyer

Melody Meyer

President
Melody Meyer LLC & Women with Energy
BOARDS:
BP, AbbVie and NOV, Inc.
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Beverley Babcock

Independent Board Director
BOARDS:
Olin Corporation, Forte Foundation and Wabtec
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Lee Jourdan

Independent Board Director
BOARDS:
PROS Holdings and SEARCH Homeless Services
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Ruth Dreesen

Director
Gevo Inc.
BOARDS:
DMC Global, Triten Energy Partners
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Alexandra "Alie" Pruner

Senior Advisor
TPH/Perella Weinberg Partners
BOARDS:
Malta Inc., NRG Energy
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Suzanne Paquin Nimocks

Retired Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company
BOARDS:
Owens Corning, Director & Corporate Governance Committee Chair: Ovintiv
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Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire

CEO & Board Member
50/50 Women on Boards
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Carin Barth

President
LB Capital Inc.
BOARDS:
Enterprise Products Partners L.P., Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
Rick-Fowler

Rick Fowler

Former Chief Operating Officer
LLOG Exploration
BOARDS:
Chairman: Third Coast Midstream, Independent Board Director: Quantum Energy Partners
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Brenda Schroer

CFO
Aris Water Solutions
BOARDS:
Antero Resources Corporation
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Susan Cunningham

Non Executive Director
BOARDS:
Whiting Petroleum Corporation, Enbridge
Tony Tripodo

Tony Tripodo

Managing Director
Arch Creek Advisors LLC
BOARDS:
Former Director at Roan Resources and IPSCO Tubulars
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Marguerite Woung-Chapman

Chair of the Board and President of the Council
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
BOARDS:
Independent Board Member at Chord Energy Corporation and Summit Midstream Partners, LP
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Sharon Gabrielson

Independent Board Director
BOARDS:
MTF Biologics, Former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sharps Compliance, Chair of the Board of PracticeWise
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Cindy Durrett

Chief Administrative Officer & Board Member
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc.
BOARDS:
Children's Transplant Initiative
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Lemar Brown

Board Member / Speaker
BOARDS:
Certarus Ltd., Wharton Energy Network
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Laurie Argo

Independent Energy Consultant
BOARDS:
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Rattler Midstream LP
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Julie Dill

Non-Executive Director
BOARDS:
Audit & Compensation Committees: Sterling Infrastructure, Nom/Gov & Chair of Compensation Committee: Rayonier Advanced Materials
Laura Murillo

Laura Murillo

President and CEO
Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
BOARDS:
The Plaza Group, Prosperity Bancshares, Inc
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Carla Mashinski

Board Member / Author / Speaker
BOARDS:
Primoris Services Corporation
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Mary Bass

Consultant
Spencer Stuart
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Michelle Lewis

Principal
The CapStreet Group, LLC
BOARDS:
Hardwoods International
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Marie Guillot

CEO & Managing Partner
ABACO International Partners
Marla Fielder

Marla Fielder

Director of Health & Wellness
Kroger Houston
BOARDS:
InterFaith Ministries, Texas Federation of Chain Drug Stores
Greg-Montgomery

Greg Montgomery

Chief Financial Officer
Permex Petroleum Company
BOARDS:
Permex Petroleum Company
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Kim Denney

Managing Director & Board Member
Newport LLC
BOARDS:
Joule Processing
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Georganne Hodges

Executive VP Supply
Trading and Logistics, Motiva
BOARDS:
TransAlta Renewables and Big Brothers Big Sisters - Lonestar

Leadership Committee

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Victoria Lazar

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

TechnipFMC

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Rachel Roosth

Commercial Litigation Partner

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

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Alicia Taylor

Houston Chapter President

Women's Energy Network

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Skylair DeRanieri

Director Maintenance

Cheniere

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Lisa Sawyer

VP IT Applications

Cheniere

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Cindy Durrett

Chief Administrative Office & Board Member

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc.

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Christina Rassi

Executive Director – Sales and Service, Commercial Market

Aetna

Amanda Brock

Amanda Brock

Chief Executive Office

Aris Water

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Joyce Adetutu

Associate, Global International Trade Practice Group

White & Case LLP

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Katie McNearney

Chief Counsel

Energy Transfer

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Laura Huschka

Senior Proposal Strategist

Burns & McDonnell

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Michelle Collette

Talent Management Manager

Marathon Oil

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Sarah K. Morgan

Partner, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Vinson & Elkins

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Daniella Landers

Partner

Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

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Sara DeJay Willis

Vice President - Private Client Advisor

Bernstein Private Wealth Management

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Julie Sudduth

EVP & Regional President, Greater Houston

PNC Bank

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Dovie Crouse

Director

FMG Leading

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Jennifer Whalen

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Bristow Group

Veronica-Martinez

Veronica Torres-Martinez

Director

Bridgepoint Consulting

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Shanta Eaden

CEO & Fractional Change Leader

Leader’s Edge Consulting

Gittings Global - NE84671

Amy Holmes

Of Counsel

BoyarMiller

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Soha Haque

Principal

SH Strategies LLC

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Hanh Langlinais

Vice President, Employee Benefits

USI Insurance Services

Shara Hammond

Shara Hammond

Senior DEI Manager

Baker Hughes

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Mariela Poleo

Manager and President, Simon Bolivar Foundation

Citgo

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Victoria Salem

Managing Counsel, Finance & Tax

Cheniere

GittingsLegal - NE76158

Rachael Lichmann

Partner

Kirkland & Ellis

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Georganne Hodges

Executive VP Supply, Trading & Logistics

Motiva

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Heather Manuel

VP of Investor Relations & Communications

Gevo

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Tracie Renfroe

Managing Partner - Houston

King & Spalding

Robin Fielder

Robin Fielder

Executive Vice President, Low Carbon Strategy & Chief Sustainability Officer

Talos Energy

Alicia Strickland

Alicia Strickland

Vice President, Corporate Banking

Bank of Texas

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Hillary Holmes

Partner

Gibson Dunn

Hong-Ogle

Hong Ogle

Market President, Division Executive, Private Bank

Bank of America

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Elizabeth DeStephens, P.E.

Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer

Black Knight Energy

Sponsors

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Global Sponsors

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State Ambassador

State Influencer

Donors

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Ticket Bundle
$250

Access to The Global Conversation, one Industry Conversation and one In-Person Event of your choice.

In-Person Ticket
$150

Access to one In-Person Strategic Networking Event of your choice led by Corporate Directors and presented by our Chairs and Sponsors. Times and locations vary for each event.

Virtual Ticket
$100

Access to one Virtual Industry Conversation of your choice, plus The Global Conversation on Board Diversity.

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