October 24, 2022
3:30 - 6:00 pm PT

The Los Angeles 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

Co-Chairs

Suzanne DeJong

Suzanne DeJong

Partner and Advanced Manufacturing & Mobility Leader

Ernst & Young
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Denita Willoughby

CEO

The Willoughby Group
Renee-Fraser

Renee Fraser

CEO

Fraser Communications
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Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire

CEO

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc.

Director Coaches

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Claudia B. Kotchka

Board Director
Loblaw Corporation (Canada)
BOARDS:
Blackberry Inc. (former)
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John Iino

Global Chief Diversity Officer
Reed Smith LLP
BOARDS:
USC Board of Trustees
Jonathan Club
50/50 WOB
Terry-Bayer

Terry Bayer

Independent Board Member
Terry Bayer
BOARDS:
California Water Services Group
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Geraldine Knatz

Former Director (Retired)
Port of Los Angeles
BOARDS:
Dewberry Engineering
Bonnie-Hill

Bonnie Hill

Independent Director
BOARDS:
Banc of California, Home Depot (former)
Carolyn-Flowers

Carolyn Flowers

Managing Partner
InfraStrategies LLC
BOARDS:
National Express Plc: Non-Executive Board member from June 2021-present Chair of Sustainability Committee, member of Nominations and Audit committees
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Kimber Maderazzo

Chairman
C200
BOARDS:
Musely, Synergy Life Science
Keith-Dorsey

Keith Dorsey

Managing Partner of CEO & Board Services
Boyden Executive Search
BOARDS:
Vimly Benefit Solutions, City of La Quinta's Financial Advisory Commission
Anna-Kan

Anna Kan

Director
CVB Financial Corp (NASDAQ: CVBF)
BOARDS:
CVB Financial Corp., California Manufacturing Technology Consulting
Angela-Gardner

Angela Gardner

Partner
Heidrick and Struggles
BOARDS:
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Jeff-Sakaguchi

Jeff Sakaguchi

Lead Independent Director
TrueBlue, Inc.
BOARDS:
TrueBlue, Inc.; Eccentex
Edie-Ames

Edie Ames

CEO
Tastes on the Fly
BOARDS:
The Cheesecake Factory
Christine-Scheuneman

Christine Scheuneman

Independent Director and Strategic Advisor
Retired
BOARDS:
Directors of the National Association of Corporate Directors (Pacific Southwest Chapter) and is an NACD Governance Fellow. UCI Center for Real Estate, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Orange County and serves on the Board of Directors of the Orange County United Way.
Dawn-Haghighi

Dawn Haghighi

General Counsel
Murcor Real Estate Services
BOARDS:
Director, Elevate Services
Hoshi-Printer

Hoshi Printer

Independent Director
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BOARDS:
Lantronix - Audit Committee Chair; AerNos, Inc.
Craig Levra 2022

Craig Levra

Executive Vice President - Chief Operating Officer
Goodwill Southern California
Founding Member
GoodwillFinds.com
BOARDS:
Virco Manufacturing; Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Committee
Jeri-Harman

Jeri Harman

Founder & Chairman
Avante Capital Partners
Les-Sussman

Les Sussman

Practice Leader
RGP
BOARDS:
East West Bancorp
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Christine Bucklin

Leadership Committee

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Lisa Cagnolatti

Senior Vice President, Customer Service

Southern California Edison

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Stasia Washington

Senior Managing Director

First Foundation Advisors

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Leisa Wu

Board Member

Community Partners

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Lynn Kious

Senior Managing Director

NEWMARK

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Kathleen Milford

CPA, Director, Tax

CBIZ

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Anisha Goodly

Managing Director, Head - EM Portfolio Specialist team

TCW

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Samantha Paxson

Chief Experience Officer

Co-op Solutions

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Lucy Labruzzo

Executive Vice President, Energy Infrastructure

Cordoba Corporation

OC Dita Shemke

Dita Shemke

Wealth Advisor

Stifel

Sponsors

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Global Sponsors

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State Ambassador

State Influencer

Donors

Thank you to our donors!

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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