The Atlanta Conversation on Board Diversity

Leading the Way to Diverse & Gender-Balanced Boards

Each two-hour City/State Conversation includes a VIP Panel Session followed by a one-hour Strategic Networking Session with a Director Coach.

Atlanta Chairs
Britain Dooley

Britain Dooley

Principal Risk and Insurance Analyst Norfolk Southern
britaindooley@gmail.com

Britain Dooley

Britain Dooley

Principal Risk and Insurance Analyst Norfolk Southern
britaindooley@gmail.com
Mitzi Herrig

Mitzi Herrig

Corporate SVP, Business Process Excellence Marsh McLennan
Mitzi.Herrig@marshmma.com

Mitzi Herrig

Mitzi Herrig

Corporate SVP, Business Process Excellence Marsh McLennan
Mitzi.Herrig@marshmma.com
Moderator & VIP Keynote Panelists

Christine St. Clare

President & Founder — St.Clare Advisors, LLC

Christine St.Clare is President & Founder of St.Clare Advisors, LLC, advising business leaders on initiatives around retention, leadership development, recognition, and advancement of women. Ms. St.Clare has also been an active Corporate Director, including serving on three Nasdaq-listed companies: Fibrocell Sciences, Inc. (FCSC); AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. (AQB); and Tilray, Inc. (TLRY). She was formerly a Corporate Director for a Blackstone portfolio company with publicly traded debt, Polymer Group, Inc. (“PGI”).Inc.). She has chaired the Audit Committees for all four Corporate Boards; and has served on the Nominating and Governance Committees of TLRY and AQB. She previously served on the Advisory Boards of Houlihan Lokey and Women Corporate Directors. Ms. St.Clare completed a thirty-five-year career with KPMG LLP, where she served a four-year term on the Firm’s Board of Directors and chaired the Board’s Audit and Finance Committee. While at KPMG, Ms. St.Clare was one of the founders and leaders of KPMG’s Women’s Advisory Board and developed the KPMG Network of Women (KNOW), now a global program. She is the past Co-Chair of Women Corporate Directors (“WCD”) Atlanta; sits on the Board of Trustees of the Atlanta Police Foundation; the Board of Directors of The Atlanta Opera; and the Board of Councilors for The Carter Center. She is a Past-President of the Board of Directors of the Georgia chapter of the International Women’s Forum (“IWF”). Her past community board service has included the Boards of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, Museum of Contemporary Art-Georgia, and the Metro Atlanta YMCA.
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Corporate Boards: Fibrocell Sciences, Inc. (FCSC); AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. (AQB); and Tilray, Inc. (TLRY)

Katie Bayne

President & Founder Bayne Advisors — Bayne Advisors

Katie Bayne has more than 30 years of consumer marketing and operations experience, including over two decades at The Coca-Cola Company, where she served as President of North America Brands and Chief Marketing Officer for North America. The Founder and President of strategic consulting and advisory firm Bayne Advisors, Ms. Bayne also serves as a Senior Advisor at Guggenheim Securities, LLC. She has also served as an independent director at Acreage Holdings since January 2021, where she serves on the Audit Committee and at Jessica Alba’s purpose-driven lifestyle brand, The Honest Company since November 2018, where she serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. She brings over a decade of public Board experience in varied industries, including retail.
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Corporate Boards: The Honest Company, Acreage Holdings, Eargo

Director Coaches
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Leadership Committee

Tinsley English

Business Insurance Operations Leader Marsh & McLennan Agency

Tinsley English

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

London Lamb

Senior Manager, Technology Cox Communications

London Lamb

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Julianne Freeman

Counsel Norfolk Southern

Julianne Freeman

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Rachel Heussner

Industrial Inside Sales Engineer Eaton

Rachel Heussner

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Lauren Walls

Managing Director, Account Executive Practice Leader Aon

Lauren Walls

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Erica Chervony

Assistant Vice President Marsh

Erica Chervony

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Scott Askins

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary Kabbage, An American Express Company

Scott Askins

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Global Sponsors
City/State Sponsors
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