MENTORS. EXPERTS. ADVOCATES.

Advisory Council.

Meet Our Council

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Andrew L. Wing
Chairman, Interpret
Andy is a seasoned global senior executive whose experiences spans Financial Services, Consumer Packaged Goods, Media & Entertainment/Information
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Dr. Beth Stevens

Dr. Beth Stevens retired in 2017 from her position as Senior Vice President of Corporate Citizenship for The Walt Disney Company.

Matt Ryan
CEO, Shenandoah Growers, Inc.

Matthew Ryan was recently named the chief executive officer of Shenandoah Growers, Inc.  Shenandoah Growers is the leading grower and marketer of fresh organic culinary herbs in the United States,

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Nikole Collins-Puri
CEO, Techbridge Girls

Nikole Collins-Puri is a social justice visionary, strategist, advocate and mentor who has committed her life to unleashing the potential of untapped communities.

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Patrice D’Eramo
VP, Americas Marketing + Communication, CISCO (Retired)

With over thirty years of sales and marketing experiences in the IT industry, Patrice is recognized as an inspiring leader who analyzes complex business challenges,

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Quilen Blackwell
President, Chicago EcoHouse
Quilen’s background in renewable energy and community organizing is well suited in his role as president of the Chicago Eco House where they serve over 70 youth a week at three sites in Chicago and one…
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Tom Staggs
Executive Chairman, Vejo

Tom Staggs is an accomplished executive with more than 26 years of experience at the Walt Disney Company whose iconic brands include Disney,