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Speakers | 2024 International Corporate Citizenship Conference

2023 corporate citizenship conference main stage

While we're still compiling the 2024 speaker list, we invite you to review last year's main-stage speakers and breakout session panelists (listed below), including corporate citizenship leaders from BCCCC member companies and their community partners.

Please check back, as we head into 2024, for updates on this year's speakers.

Hope to see you this spring in Memphis!

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2023 Conference Speakers

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Barjouth AguilarHead of Global Sustainability Program & Foundation Officer

Flex

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Karly AshlockDirector of Corporate Social Responsibility

TIAA

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Brock Auerbach-LynnDirector

Mission Measurement

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HIna BalochExecutive Director of Sustainability Strategy and Communications

General Motors Company

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April Barnhardt WhitlockExecutive Director

LendingTree Foundation

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Kristy BecerraDirector, Corporate Social Responsibility

Raytheon Technologies

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Jeff BellowsVice President Corporate Citizenship & Public Affairs

Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts

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Robin BoggsManaging Director, US Corporate Citizenship

Accenture

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Elizabeth BowenAssociate Director, Corporate Citizenship & Strategic Philanthropy

Charles River Laboratories

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Lisa BradyVice President, Global Sustainability; Chief Sustainability Officer

Insulet Corporation

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Alesha BrownFounder & Executive Director

For the Struggle

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Kevin BrownPartner

EY

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Randy BumpsVice President, Corporate Social Responsibility

Raytheon Technologies

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Charla Candy-KadlubarDirector of Corporate Social Responsibility

TIAA

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John ChoiSecretary General, Hyundai Motor Chung Mong-Koo Foundation

Hyundai

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Young ChoiSenior Vice President, Head of Corporate Citizenship Office

POSCO

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Joan ChristelPresident, State Street Foundation

State Street

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Shannon Coyne RosadoManager, Corporate Citizenship; Director, Grantmaking, Nielsen Foundation

Nielsen

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Peter DahmSustainability Director, Operations and Natural Resources

Cargill

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Lucy Darragh, MSWDirector, Strategy and Social Impact

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

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Erika DavisCulture & Workplace Experience

JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

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Georgette “Gigi” DixonExecutive Vice President; Head, External Engagement, Diverse Segments, Representation, and Inclusion

Wells Fargo

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Eloiza DomingoVice President of Human Resources and Chief Inclusive Diversity & Equity Officer

The Allstate Corporation

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Sarah D’SouzaSenior Director, Corporate Communications

Vertex

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John EdelmanManaging Director, Global Engagement & Corporate Responsibility

Edelman

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Ericka Ellis-StewartDirector, Corporate Social Responsibility

Atrium Health

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Esra ElshafeyAssociate Manager, Global Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy

Pitney Bowes

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Renee FancherCorporate Social Responsibility & Philanthropy

Texas Instruments

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Kiera FernandezSenior Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Target

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Jennifer Flynn DearManaging Director, Community Impact and Alumni Strategies

KPMG

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Alyson GenoveseVice President, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility

S&P Global

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Alan Gilden Vice President, Global Quality

Watts Water Technologies

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Jun Hyeong GohPresident and CEO

POSCO Research Institute

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Roselle GonsalvesHead of Inclusion and Reconciliation

ATB Financial

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Soley GonzalezSenior Director, Partnership Activation

Name a Future (NAF)

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Cheryl HarrisSenior Vice President, Sourcing and Procurement Solutions

The Allstate Corporation

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Kimelyn HarrisSenior Vice President, ESG Program Executive

Bank of America

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Francis HyattExecutive Vice President; Chief Sustainability Officer

Liberty Mutual Insurance

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Marlene IbsenChief Executive Officer & President, Travelers Foundation, Vice President, Community Relations

Travelers

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Gayoung ImmAssociate Principal Researcher

SK Center for Social Value Enhancement Studies

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Karen JarmocChief Sustainability Director

The Allstate Corporation

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Katharine JensenHead of Corporate Responsibility

Vertex

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Kyndra JohnsonOwner and Lead

STEMinist, STEMtastic Solutions, LLC

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Maureen JohnsonSenior Manager, Global Internal Sustainability

Deloitte

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Ty JohnsonSenior Advisor, Sponsorships + STEM Programs

ConocoPhillips

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Morgan Kinross-Wright, Vice President, Community Relations and Executive Director

Land O'Lakes Foundation

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Sarah KnausSenior Manager, Culture & Purpose

Deloitte

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Toson KnightFounder and President

Caught Up

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Britt KubiczSenior Community Investment Manager

TELUS

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Amanda LasikSenior Manager, Social Impact

Blue Shield of California

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Rebecca LeonardExecutive Advisor

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

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Dr. Michael LomaxPresident and CEO

UNCF

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Samantha LopezAccount Manager

The Travelers Companies

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Ivelisse MaldonadoTravelers EDGE, Program Manager

The Travelers Companies

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Nicholas MartinDirector, Strategic Outreach & Advocacy

Xcel Energy

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Karen McCloskeyDirector, Corporate Social Responsibility

NETSCOUT

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Gary McCoyLowe's Store Manager

Lowe's

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Darren McGannSenior Director, Environmental Sustainability Leader

KPMG

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Patrick McLaughlinChief Sustainability Officer

Verisk Analytics

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William McNeelyFounder and Head Coach

Do Greater Foundation

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Mandi McReynoldsVice President, Global Environment, Social, and Governance

Workiva

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Delisha MurrayVice President, Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies Director

Fifth Third Bank

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Samantha NiermanDirector, Social Impact Enterprise Marketing

TransUnion

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Amanda NuszSenior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and President of the Target Foundation

Target

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Joon Whan OhVice President

SK Center for Social Value Enhancement Studies

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Rita OrtizSenior Director, Community Relations for The Travelers Companies and Assistant Vice President, Travelers Foundation

The Travelers Companies

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Richard PearlExecutive Advisor

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

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Jillian Peat HamiltonSenior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility

TIAA

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Reo Pruiett, Ed.D.Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Communities Foundation of Texas

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Christy ReevesVice President, Community Engagement & Impact

Ochsner Health

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Terry RhadiganVice President, Corporate Giving

General Motors Company

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Sarah RichterVice President; Lead Global Impact & Volunteer Engagement Consultant

Wells Fargo

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Mike RizerExecutive Director, Corporate Citizenship

Ally Financial

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Jenny RobertsonSenior Vice President of Integrated Marketing and Communications

FedEx

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Katie RothenbergVice President, ESG

AvalonBay Communities

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Mona SaghriManager, Social Responsibility & Weil Foundation

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Rob SalasManager, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility

Paylocity

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Susan SantosExecutive Advisor

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

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Erin SextonDirector, Enterprise Community Engagement

Mayo Clinic

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Diane SheltonCommunity Initiatives and Philanthropy Manager

DPR Construction

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Andy SmithDirector, TI Giving and Volunteering and Executive Director, TI Foundation

Texas Instruments Incorporated

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Tara SpainVice President of the Travelers Foundation

The Travelers Companies

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Katie Stearns Chief Global Corporate Solutions Officer

Points of Light

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Margaret SugrueSenior Program Manager, Corporate & Civic Partnerships

Health Care Service Corporation

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Nandi TenseCommunity Giving Specialist

BMO

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Tom TroppGlobal Chief Ethics Officer

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

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Lindsay TysonDirector, Global Sustainability

Arrow Electronics

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Ann A. UlringProgram Manager

Strommen Center for Meaningful Work, Augsburg University

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Eelco van der EndenChief Executive Officer

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

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Amanda WarschakESG Director

Teradata

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Gwendolyn WhiteVice President, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Erie Insurance Group

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Cari WilliamsGlobal Social Responsibility Leader

DPR Construction

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Kristina WyattDeputy General Counsel & Chief Sustainability Officer

Persefoni AI Inc.

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Julie YenichekSenior Director, Community Relations

Lowe's

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Meet the 2023 Keynote Speaker

Enrico (Rick) L. Callender, ESQ.

Rick L. Callender is the Chief Executive Officer of Valley Water. Appointed CEO by the Board on May 26, 2020, Mr. Callender oversees an integrated water resources system that includes the supply of clean, safe water; flood protection; and environmental stewardship of waterways for Santa Clara County’s 1.9 million residents.

Mr. Callender has worked for Valley Water since 1996, serving most recently as the Chief of External Affairs. As the CEA, he led Valley Water’s efforts in strategic external communications to the media, community, and the public. Mr. Callender also oversaw all government relations efforts on local, regional, state, and federal levels, as well as public policies that directly affect Valley Water.

Prior to joining the district, Mr. Callender worked as a Special Assistant to former City of San Jose Mayor Susan Hammer, as a Field Campaign Organizer for the California Democratic Party, as a Congressional Fellow for the United States House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Energy, and as a Congressional Fellow to Congressman Ronald V. Dellums. He also served as president of the San Jose-Silicon Valley NAACP from 2000 to 2008.

 

Rick also serves on the National NAACP Board of Directors and serves as President of the California/Hawaii State Conferences of the NAACP.  The California/Hawaii NAACP boasts 57 branches and youth units which are mobilized across the states to help ensure racial justice and equality and is a member of the National NAACP's Powerful Resolutions committee since 2001.

Mr. Callender earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Technology with an emphasis in electronic and computer technology from California State University, Chico, completed all coursework for his Master of Arts in Public Administration from San Jose State University, earned his Juris Doctorate from Northwestern California University School of Law, and is a member of the California State Bar. He has also attended and graduated from eight executive leadership programs at different universities throughout the nation.