The Austin 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.

Austin Chairs
Laura Webb

Laura Webb

SVP, Sales & Marketing Tailwind Business Ventures
lawebbtx@gmail.com

Laura Webb

Laura Webb

SVP, Sales & Marketing Tailwind Business Ventures
lawebbtx@gmail.com
Wendy Howell

Wendy Howell

CEO Executive Council Network
wendy@executivecouncilnetwork.com

Wendy Howell

Wendy Howell

CEO Executive Council Network
wendy@executivecouncilnetwork.com
Michele Skelding

Michele Skelding

Technology & Innovation Exec WorkDNA
micheleskelding@gmail.com

Michele Skelding

Michele Skelding

Technology & Innovation Exec WorkDNA
micheleskelding@gmail.com
Moderator & VIP Keynote Panelists

Matt Flake

Chief Executive Officer and President — Q2 Holdings, Inc.

A visionary leader known by Q2 team members and customers alike for his authentic, engaging, and quick-witted communications style, Matt is committed to Q2’s mission to build stronger communities by strengthening their financial institutions. Matt has made significant contributions to Q2’s growth, strategic direction, and mission-driven culture. He was instrumental in driving Q2’s growth from a startup to a publicly-traded company with a global workforce, more than a thousand financial institutions across the globe, and a market capitalization exceeding $4 billion. He is a veteran of the financial services industry with more than 20 years of professional experience, 16 of those years with Q2. In addition to his role as CEO and president, Matt serves on the Q2 Board of Directors and on the Board of Directors of payment solutions company AffiniPay.
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Corporate Boards: Q2 Holdings, Inc.

Veronica Hinojosa Segura

Associate Vice Chancellor & Controller — University of Texas System

Veronica Hinojosa Segura is the Associate Vice Chancellor & Controller for one of the largest university systems in the nation, the University of Texas System. Under her leadership, Veronica has executive oversight and financial reporting responsibilities for 14 health and academic institutions with a consolidated net position of $45B, an investment portfolio of $54B, and an operating budget of $20B. Ms. Hinojosa Segura is a senior finance executive with over 30 years of experience in Fortune 500 companies, state government entities, non-profit healthcare, and higher education. She serves on corporate audit & compliance and nominating & governance committees and has served as a key member of audit & finance and fund development. Veronica serves on Health Care Service Corp (HCSC) board, is an executive member of the Latino Corporate Directors Association, and is affiliated with several professional and industry associations. She is passionate about mentoring and being a role model to aspiring Latina leaders.
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Corporate Boards: Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

Adam L. Stanley

Chief Information Officer & Chief Digital Officer — Cushman & Wakefield

Adam L. Stanley provides strategic and operational direction for Cushman & Wakefield’s client facing and colleague technology systems and infrastructure across all business lines and markets. As Global CIO and Chief Digital Officer, and a member of the Global Managing Board, he advocates for the best solutions for the best clients, supported by the best talent. Under Adam’s leadership, Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ) was named to the CIO100 for 2018, 2016 and 2015 by CIO Magazine. Adam has also been honored as one of Chicago Tech 50, Infoworld Premier 100 Leader, Huffington Post’s Most Social CIOs, and the InfoWorld CTO 25. Adam has served on the board of directors of GATX Corporation since 2019. He is active in the startup PropTech community and serves as mentor or advisor to multiple accelerators while serving on the Board of Directors of CEC/1871, one of America’s top incubators.
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Corporate Boards: GATX Corporation

Emily Rollins

Public Board Director — Dolby and Xometry

During Emily’s career at Deloitte, she helped guide hundreds of clients – from pre-revenue to $10B+ international public companies – through complex and challenging corporate governance, audit, and reporting processes. She is a deeply trusted advisor to founders and executive teams, and is respected in the boardroom for her calm diplomacy and ability to keep her peers focused and engaged. Emily currently serves on the board and audit committees of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) , Xometry, Inc. (NASDQ: XMTR), and Dwolla, Inc. Emily also serves as board member and treasurer for the Austin Healthcare Council and the Great Austin Black Chamber of Commerce, and helped found the Austin Chapter of Ascend. Emily has an extensive network in the multiple industries she has served, and is a thoughtful, strategic connector.
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Corporate Boards: Dolby and Xometry

Director Coaches
Corporate Boards:
Interplex Precision Technology, Foley Industries, Inc.
Corporate Boards:
Interplex Precision Technology, Foley Industries, Inc.

Tim Conlon

Board Director — Interplex Precision Technology

Corporate Boards:
Stonebridge Acquisition Corporation, QBE North America
Corporate Boards:
Stonebridge Acquisition Corporation, QBE North America

Shamla Naidoo

Head of Cloud Strategy & Innovation — Netskope

Corporate Boards:
Open Lending, Center for Global Development, ICRW
Corporate Boards:
Open Lending, Center for Global Development, ICRW

Shubhi Rao

Founder & CEO — Uplevyl

Corporate Boards:
First Derivatives, Marlin Technology Co, TIBCO Software
Corporate Boards:
First Derivatives, Marlin Technology Co, TIBCO Software

Donna Troy

Chairman of The Board — First Derivatives

Corporate Boards:
Box (NYSE: BOX), Casper (NYSE: CSPR), Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), Resideo (NYSE:REZI) and thredUP (NASDAQ:TDUP
Corporate Boards:
Box (NYSE: BOX), Casper (NYSE: CSPR), Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), Resideo (NYSE:REZI) and thredUP (NASDAQ:TDUP

Jack Lazar

Independent Director

Leadership Committee

Sandy West

President & Managing Director MktgInc.Com

Sandy West

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Nora C Foster

Director, Financial Operations Bridgepoint Consulting

Nora C Foster

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Laurie Canepa

Vice President - Texas StevenDouglas

Laurie Canepa

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Diane Kenyon

Program Director, Staffing Leader Charles Schwab

Diane Kenyon

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Lisa Bounds

Global Product Marketing Communication Manager Dell

Lisa Bounds

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Neha Sampat

CEO Contentstack

Neha Sampat

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Lisa Besserman

Managing Director Expa VC

Lisa Besserman

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Corinne Smith

Shareholder Winstead PC

Corinne Smith

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Amy Todd Holmes

General Counsel SH 130 Concession Company

Amy Todd Holmes

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Mindy Gulati

Founder & CEO Fundamental Advisory

Mindy Gulati

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Lisa Hendrickson

President Spark City

Lisa Hendrickson

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Lisa Ivie Miller, AIF®

Principal | Financial Advisor CAPTRUST

Lisa Ivie Miller, AIF®

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Jennifer Harris

Board Member | Audit Committee Chair Brilliant Earth | Jumio

Jennifer Harris

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Julie Graham

SVP, Consulting & Employee Development NFP

Julie Graham

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Gayle Reaume

CEO Moolah U

Gayle Reaume

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Danny Cohen

Founding Member Executive Council Network

Danny Cohen

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Lisa Hooker

Managing Director ZRG Partners, LLC

Lisa Hooker

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Margaret Moten

Chair, Board of Directors Goodwill Central Texas

Margaret Moten

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Teri Billon

Chief Development & Equity Officer PanelTech, US

Teri Billon

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Manju Mude

Chief Information Security Officer Oportun

Manju Mude

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Carolyn Jenkins

Technology Executive and Advisor C-Suite Consulting

Carolyn Jenkins

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Anita Roberts

Managing Partner Silicon Hills Capital

Anita Roberts

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Meg Poag

CEO & Author, THE ADVERSITY HACK Mission Squared

Meg Poag

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

Rika Nakazawa

Group Vice President, Industry X Co-Innovation NTT, Ltd.

Rika Nakazawa

50/50 Women on Boards, Inc

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