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Speaker Biographies | 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference

We are pleased to welcome CSR and sustainability professionals to the 2018 International Corporate Citzenship Conference.

This list of speakers will grow as they are announced. Please see General Sessions and Breakout Sessions to learn more about the agenda in Los Angeles on April 8-10. 

And don't forget to register now to lock in the best rate for the conference. 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

TERRI TRESPICIO

TERRI TRESPICIO

Award-winning writer and speaker

Terri Trespicio is an award-winning writer, speaker, and branding professional, and works with individuals and organizations to help nail their messaging and engage clients, customers, and employees. Her TEDx talk, “Stop Searching for Your Passion,” has earned more than 3 million views to date. A former magazine editor and radio host at Martha Stewart, she has appeared on the Today show, Dr. Oz, The Early Show, The Martha Stewart Show and The Anderson Cooper Show. Her work has been featured Oprah magazine, Marie Claire, Prevention, Business Insider, Forbes.com, and Inc.com. She’s the co-founder of Lights Camera Expert, LLC, a media strategy education company, and creator of Tapped to Speak, an online course to help you land your stand-out signature talk. An in-demand speaker who presents at conferences across the country, she was rated the #1 speaker at Barron’s Top Women Advisors Summit and How Design live. Terri is also a stand-up comic and has performed at famous Manhattan venues including Caroline’s, Dangerfield’s, Gotham, and New York Comedy Club. She lives in Manhattan.

GENERAL SESSION SPEAKERS:

More to be announced; Times are tentative and subject to change

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 8:30am
Taking the long view to advance corporate citizenship

MARLENE M. IBSEN

MARLENE M. IBSEN

Vice President, Community Relations, Travelers

Marlene M. Ibsen is chief executive officer and president of Travelers Foundation and vice president, Community Relations, for The Travelers Companies, Inc. In her role, she manages the company’s giving practices, and is responsible for the company’s community-related employee engagement and development activities. Ms. Ibsen took on her current responsibilities in November 2007, and since then has developed a strategic approach for the company’s charitable giving, designed to work at the intersection of community need and business interests. Prior to her role in Community Relations, Ms. Ibsen worked in a variety of communications management roles at Travelers, including internal communications and marketing communications. Previously, she worked as a writer/producer and public relations consultant. In addition, she has experience working in communications and fundraising for nonprofit organizations. Ms. Ibsen holds a B.S. in Radio-TV-Film from Texas Christian University, and an M.S. in Communications Management from Syracuse University. Ms. Ibsen currently serves as chair of the board of directors for the National College Access Network in Washington, D.C. In addition, she is a director of College Possible National in Saint Paul, Minn.; Hartford Promise (Conn.); and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (Conn.). She also is a member of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship's Executive Forum.

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 12:45pm
Making decisions that make a difference: How to create programs that strengthen communities and your workforce

Edwin Aguilar

Edwin Aguilar

Assurance Senior, EY

Edwin Aguilar is a senior in the Real Estate, Hospitality, and Construction Assurance practice at EY servicing primarily publicly traded clients in the homebuilding and hospitality sectors. Edwin was 1 of 30 global participants selected for the EY Olympic Legacy Volunteer Program. He was also 1 of 5 the global finalists in the inaugural year of EY’s Better begins with you competition (an internal EY employee recognition program with over 15,000 global nominations). Edwin also helps oversee the EY West Region Latino Professional Network’s social, community outreach and professional development events in his role as the West Region Treasurer and Project Manager. Outside of EY, Edwin was one of the co-founders of the Association of Latino Professional For America (ALPFA) California State University Long Beach (CSULB) Chapter and is currently a board member of the ALPFA Los Angeles Professional Board. He has led various professional development workshops at local universities and was the opening speaker for the inaugural year of TEDxCSULB, an independently organized TED club, where he gave a presentation encouraging college students to get involved in on-campus student led organizations to enrich their college experience. Edwin received his B.S. in Business Administration, Accountancy from CSULB. Edwin is also a licensed CPA and a member of the AICPA and California Society of CPAs.

Shelby Angulo

Shelby Angulo

Associate General Counsel

Shelby Angulo is an associate in the General Counsel’s Office, based in the EY Los Angeles office. She advises the firm on employment law matters, conducts investigations and manages employment disputes. Prior to joining EY nine years ago, Shelby served in a similar role for Lehman Brothers Inc. She is a graduate of Boston College and Harvard Law School. Shelby has given College MAP preparation presentations to high school students on EY Connect Day, a day set aside for EY people to volunteer in their communities.

Greg Glater

Greg Glater

Assurance Senior Manager, EY

Greg Glater is an Assurance senior manager with EY’s Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction practice in Los Angeles. Greg has over 9 years of experience serving private and public clients in construction and engineering, homebuilding, hospitality and asset management sectors. During his tenure at EY, Greg has supervised numerous engagement teams and has been a professional guide and counselor to a number of dedicated professionals. Greg has a B.S. in Accountancy from California State University, Northridge. He is a licensed CPA in California and is a member of the AICPA and California Society of CPAs.

Deborah K. Holmes

Deborah K. Holmes

Americas Director of Corporate Responsibility, EY

Deborah established and leads the Americas Corporate Responsibility (CR) function at Ernst & Young LLP. Working to increase the firm’s social impact, the CR team has a particular focus on supporting entrepreneurs, education and equity in the workforce. Ms. Holmes joined Ernst & Young in 1996 to direct the firm’s development and advancement of women, work that was featured in Fast Company and Business Week publications and led to Ms. Holmes being named a World Economic Forum Global Leader for Tomorrow. Ms. Holmes earned her B.A. and J.D. from Harvard University. She lives in New York City with her college sweetheart and the younger of her two sons (the elder is a college junior).

Jesse Kuper

Jesse Kuper

Advisory Manager, EY

Jesse has over seven years of experience in EY’s Risk practice, serving clients across multiple industries, most recently in diversified industrial products and media and entertainment. For the past four years, he has provided IT internal audit service for two global clients, allowing him to develop a global mindset through his travel to nine different countries. He served as an EY Vantage Advisor in fall of 2016, helping an entrepreneur in Argentina perform a comprehensive risk mapping of internal processes to identify gaps and areas of improvement. His accounting education helps in understanding the underlying business concepts from an IT prospective.

Pamela K. Mizuno

Pamela K. Mizuno

Legal Operations Manager, EY

Pamela Mizuno is the Global Legal Operations Manager for EY’s General Counsel’s Office and is responsible for implementing EY’s legal technology initiatives around the world. For the past five years, Pam has been a program director for EY’s College MAP mentoring program in Los Angeles, leading teams of EY volunteers to help nearly 100 local high school students on their journeys to and through college. She was also selected as an EY Earthwatch Ambassador to Costa Rica in 2013. Pam has a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Southern California and is originally from Kapolei, Hawai`i.

Mayra Tolosa

Mayra Tolosa

Advisory Senior Manager, EY

Mayra is a senior manager in the Advisory Services practice with over 12 years of experience, serving a variety of clients in diversified industrial product, technology, manufacturing, banking and healthcare industries. Her primary client engagement, also supported by Jesse Kuper, is leading an IT internal audit co-sourcing engagement for a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. This engagement requires identification of the risks to the company’s global strategic objectives, global coordination and integration of multiple IT internal audits and regular communication to the company’s executives of issues identified and risk posture.

TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 8:00am
Set the bar high: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Jerald Barnes

Jerald Barnes

Director, Global Community Relations and Corporate Relations, The UPS Foundation

Jerald Barnes began his career at UPS February 8, 1979 as a part-time unloader in the New Orleans Hub. Upon graduating from college Jerald became a full-time package car driver and was then promoted to an Industrial Engineering Supervisor. He rotated positions in Operations, Human Resources, Congressional Awareness, and a few years later accepted a promotion as the Gulf South District Community Relations Manager. Jerald was also recognized by Senator Mary Landrieu, D-LA, for his efforts following Hurricane Katrina where he represented UPS on a Special Assignment to FEMA coordinating logistical support for Louisiana and Mississippi. Jerald returned to the Engineering functions as a Corporate Industrial Engineering Manager and in 2007 Jerald accepted an assignment as the Global Region & District Grants Manager with The UPS Foundation. He was then promoted to Director of Global Community Relations. Jerald oversees, employee engagement, UN SDGs, the companies 20 million volunteer hours by the end of 2020 campaign, and is responsible for all global community relations, as well as the UPS teen safe driving Road Code Program®. Jerald holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economic and Finance from the University of New Orleans and a master’s degree in Business Administration. He also holds three Certificates from Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship where is serves as a member of their Leadership Roundtable, providing thought-leadership in areas of corporate community involvement, philanthropy and sustainability.

Tim Mohin

Tim Mohin

Chief Executive, GRI

Timothy J. Mohin is the Chief Executive of GRI, developer of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards. A veteran in the field of corporate sustainability reporting, Tim is responsible for driving GRI's mission to empower decisions that create social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive, Tim was Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). He is also a former Chairman of the Board for the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and former member of the Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative’s steering committee. Previously, Tim founded and led Apple’s Supplier Responsibility program. He also led Intel’s environmental and sustainability functions. Tim started his career with the US government. With the Environmental Protection Agency, he led the development of the toxics provisions of the Clean Air Act Amendments. Later, Tim was senior legislative staff for the Chairman of Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Tim earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the State University of New York at Cortland and a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from Duke University.

Sue Stephenson

Sue Stephenson

Interim CEO, IMPACT2030

Sue Stephenson is Interim CEO and Co-Founder of IMPACT2030. This private sector led collaboration with the United Nations, public and social sectors, and academia has the unique mission to mobilize human capital investments through pro-bono, skills-based and direct employee volunteering to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The organization is facilitating a cross-sector global movement to maximize collaboration and deploy employee volunteer resources to scale impact on these Global Goals - and showcase the power of people to change the world From 2000 to March 2016, Sue was a senior executive with The Ritz-Carlton, reporting to the President and COO in two significant roles focused on expanding the company’s “Serve with Purpose” philosophy. While leading The Ritz-Carlton global Human Resources division, she provided strategic direction to strengthen the company’s legendary commitment to employee engagement and service excellence. In her subsequent role, Sue was charged with developing and integrating corporate citizenship strategies into the company’s service culture, business operations, and success metrics.