• University of Michigan, BA (Honors) English Literature, High Distinction, 1989
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Juris Doctor, 1994

Representative Matters

  • Oversaw and directed the redesign, testing, and effective implementation of a corporate compliance program for a 95,000-employee international industrial conglomerate. Active engagement with senior leadership, the company CCO, independent Compliance Monitor, and outside counsel resulted in more effective and streamlined compliance policies, improved training content and delivery, proper staffing, and an unambiguous compliance-focused “tone at the top.”
  • Oversaw and directed the effective harmonization and consolidation of three corporate programs into a single program for a publicly-traded 40,000-employee engineering company with world-wide operations and an aggressive corporate acquisition program.
  • Oversaw and directed the redesign, testing, and implementation of corporate compliance program for a publicly-traded Spanish multi-national resulting in improved and simplified compliance policies, the coordinated responsibility for program implementation, and improved compliance training program for employees, officers, and third parties.
  • Oversaw and directed improvements, and the effective implementation of the code of business conduct, internal controls framework, and ethical work place standards for a $1 billion professional services company specializing in international development and high-risk operating environments.
  • Catalyzed corporate compliance policy design, active Board engagement, and effective implementation for debarred subsidiary of large African-owned conglomerate operating continent-wide, resulting in organization-wide adoption of the corporate compliance program, Code of Conduct and Enterprise Risk Platform.
  • Spearheaded improvements in governance and corporate compliance program for a 35,000-employee international publishing house resulting in completely redesigned and effectively implemented compliance training and multiple internal policies.

Main Background