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Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2018


Speaker(s): Allen W. Chiu, Amii L. Barnard-Bahn, Andrea P. DeShazo, Andrew Price, April Oliver, Chad A. Fentress, David C. Farrell, Herbert E. Wilgis III, Jeremy Wilson, Kurt Stitcher, Lisa Glover-Gardin, Maryann Clifford, Monica Reinmiller, Nancy A. Heafey, Paul E. McGreal, Ranee Katzenstein, Rebecca Walker, Rob Lindquist, Shawn Rogers, William B. Sailer
Recorded on: Nov. 12, 2018
PLI Program #: 219500

Allen W. Chiu is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Global Head of Litigation for Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.  In that role, Allen is responsible for the end-to-end management of Genesys’ ethics and compliance program, which includes overseeing its global anti-corruption/anti-bribery and trade compliance programs, as well as its litigation docket worldwide. 

Before joining Genesys, Allen was an Assistant United States Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, where he served in the National Security and Criminal Divisions of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California.  In March 2016, Allen was selected by the Daily Journal and California Lawyer magazine to receive the California Lawyer of the Year Award in the National Security category.  Prior to becoming a federal prosecutor, Allen was an Associate with Latham & Watkins LLP. 

Allen is a graduate of the UCLA School of Law, where he served as a Managing Editor of the UCLA Law Review.


Andrea is a Sr. Director and Assistant General Counsel in the Ethics and Compliance group of Western Digital’s law department, where she leads the investigations, training, and communications programs.  As an in-house attorney with over ten years of compliance experience, Andrea has handled all facets of a compliance program, from risk assessment to building anti-corruption programs.  Prior to her in-house career at Applied Materials and McKesson, she was in private practice focusing on white collar criminal defense and a public defender in nearby Contra Costa County.  She is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and Dartmouth College.  Andrea recently relocated to Irvine, California from Berkeley, with her husband and eleven-year old daughter. 


Andrew Price is a senior counsel on Google's Ethics and Compliance team based in San Francisco, California. The team’s core mission is to enable Google's business to achieve its objectives in a manner that’s consistent with its core values (including "Doing the Right Thing") and to responsibly manage compliance risk. In his role, Andrew focuses on leading the team's global internal investigations function, managing the Company's anonymous helpline, and providing advice and counsel on topics such as attorney-client privilege, confidentiality, conflicts of interest, proper use of company assets, insider trading, and other compliance-related matters. Andrew joined Google in August 2011. From 2008 to 2011, he was an associate with the Washington, DC law firm of Arnold & Porter LLP where he focused on securities enforcement defense and litigation. From 2003-2008, Andrew was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia and a Civil Division attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. Andrew is a 2003 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a 1999 graduate of Duke University.


April Oliver provides leadership and vision for the global ethics program world-wide, working directly with senior members of the business leadership team, including C Suite. Oversees a team of approximately a dozen ethics and compliance leaders in all regions of the globe.  Originally entered the company as the Global Compliance Attorney as an individual contributor (2013-14). Started up the Ethics & Integrity function and now leads and manages a global team of subject matter specialists in global trade, anti-corruption, antitrust, conflict-of-interest, political law, public sector ethics, political law, and Code of Conduct matters. This includes policies, training, due diligence, and investigations. Responsibilities include routine Board level reporting, hotline monitorship, partnership diligence program oversight, M&A diligence, and thought leadership to galvanize ethical best practices at all levels.


Bill Sailer is Senior Vice President & Legal Counsel for Qualcomm Incorporated, where he has handled a wide variety of legal matters for the company, including employment law, litigation and ethics and compliance matters.  Prior to joining Qualcomm, Bill was a partner at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich.  In 2011, he was elected by his peers as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers.

Bill has served in leadership positions in numerous business and charitable organizations, including The Association of Corporate Counsel (Director, Executive Committee), The California Employment Law Council (President/Director), The American Employment Law Council (Advisory Board), State Bar of California Labor & Employment Law Section (Executive Committee), J. Clifford Wallace Inn of Court (Founding Master), The Legal Aid Society of San Diego (President/Director), The San Diego County Bar Foundation (Director/Executive Committee), Rady Children’s Hospital Foundation of San Diego (Chair/Trustee), Voices for Children (Chair/Executive Committee), The National Conflict Resolution Center (Director/Executive Committee), The Junior Seau Foundation (Director/Executive Committee), The Rolf Benirschke Legacy Foundation (Executive Committee), Kids Included Together, Inc. (Director/Executive Committee)

Bill is committed to global diversity and inclusion, and has spoken widely on such topics, including for the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the Conference Board, the American Bar Association, Association of Corporate Counsel and on the “Guys Overcoming Obstacles to Diversity” Panel (the “GOOD Guys”)  Bill leads the Qualcomm Pro Bono Program and has been awarded both the Wiley E. Manual Award by the State Bar of California and the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program’s Distinguished Service Award on multiple occasions for his pro bono work.  He was also recognized as the “Corporate Lawyer of the Year” by the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. 

Bill has spoken and written widely on employment law, ethics & compliance and anti-corruption issues. He has authored many publications including the treatise California Employment Litigation:  Strategies and Tactics for Lexis Law Publishing.  He served on the Editorial Review Board for the Matthew Bender Periodical California Employment Law Bulletin.  He has also been a contributing author and consultant to the CEB treatises, Advising California Employers and Employment Law Compliance for New Business. 

Bill graduated from Swarthmore College with Honors in Economics. He received his J.D., cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School.


Chad Fentress’s vision and impact in ethics and compliance has been well recognized by the ethics and compliance community. He has served as the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer for Accenture Plc, Nokia Inc., Applied Materials and the Ethics Officer at PayPal.  His responsibilities included developing codes of conduct, conflicts of interest management, enterprise wide training and communication, data privacy compliance, trade compliance, anticorruption and antibribery, competition law, internal investigations, antifraud programs, and labor relations.

Chad has also worked beyond the enterprise to promote ethical conduct including non-governmental organizations such as the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative and made substantial contributions to the UN Global Compact as a member of the Principle 10 Task Force where he wrote significant portions of the UN’s Guidance.

Extensive International Experience: Chad has lived and worked around the world helping multinationals strengthen their ethics programs globally, including long-term assignments in Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Sydney, London and Helsinki. He thrives in new and challenging environments where he can quickly understand the culture, business and model. 

Innovation:  Chad created the “code of conduct 3.0” which replaced a static pdf code with interactive content to engage employee.  His “cyclical training” approach rotates a set of ethics & compliance training courses over a 4-year period -- reducing total annual training time and increasing risk mitigation.  Chad combined a qualitative and quantitative approach to global risk assessments focused, combining employee survey tools that comprehensively examined key ethics and compliance risk areas and qualitative interviews of key employees to pin point compliance risks.  To ensure the cultural relevancy of global programs, he has worked extensively with the leadership of local country subsidiaries to help them identify and mitigate local country risk.   Using regular employee “culture of ethics surveys” he has identified disparities among employee groups in their perception of ethics and worked with management to improve those perceptions and mitigate compliance risk. He created Nokia’s first corporate investigations function.  Under his management, this group identified and recovered millions of Euros from internal fraudsters.  He has also developed and implemented a COSO based Fraud Risk Management program at PayPal.

Chad has served as a faculty member to international symposia dedicated to corporate governance and compliance.  The Ethisphere Institute recognized Chad as one of the top 10 Compliance Officers in 2009 for his work at Accenture.  Chad founded Novare Consulting in 2017 and provides ethics and compliance consulting services to major multinationals.


David Farrell is a Lecturer in Law at Santa Clara University Law School, where he is helping to develop an online masters degree program in corporate ethics and compliance.

David has twenty years of experience as a Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at Yahoo, Inc. and Sun Microsystems, Inc., where he built and led the first ethics and compliance programs for both companies.  His experience includes: advising executive management and the Board of Directors regarding business conduct and corporate compliance issues; promoting global awareness and consistent enforcement of ethics and compliance policies; establishing resources for employees to identify, report and resolve business conduct issues; managing global investigations; resolving conflicts of interest; and, working with management to coordinate global corporate compliance initiatives.

David's professional experience also includes working in a number of legal positions at Fortune 500 technology companies and serving as a U.S. Navy Lieutenant and Judge Advocate.  He has been a frequent speaker at legal education and compliance programs (including Practicing Law Institute, American Conference Institute and Compliance Week) and a media spokesperson on ethics and compliance topics (including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Compliance Week).


Herb Wilgis is a Director of Compliance Programs for the Office of Legal Compliance at Microsoft.  Herb is responsible for managing strategies and programs to prevent misconduct, empower employees to make ethical decisions, and reduce risk.  These include the programs and underlying controls for Microsoft’s code of conduct, corporate policies, training and awareness, risk identification and remediation, monitoring and oversight, program assessment, and reporting to the Board of Directors.  Prior to joining Microsoft, Herb was a partner at the firm of K&L Gates LLP.  He also served as a Special Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the King County Criminal Division and as a Special Assistant Attorney General for Washington State.  Herb received his A.B. degree from Princeton University and his J.D. and M.A. from the University of Virginia.


Jeremy Wilson is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Ethics Advisory Officer for Wells Fargo and Company.  In this role, he manages the team that handles team member requests and disclosures around ethics, business conduct and conflicts of interest.  He also functions as an ethics subject matter expert to the company.

Previously, Mr. Wilson was the Director of the award winning Ethics and Compliance Program at Cisco Systems.  In this capacity he oversaw the strategy and implementation of Cisco’s Ethics and Compliance Program including adherence to and enforcement of the Cisco Code of Business Conduct. Cisco was awarded the title of “Best Overall Compliance, Governance and Ethics Program” by Corporate Secretary Magazine and was placed on Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical companies list for seven consecutive years under his watch.

Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. Wilson served as the Director of Ethics and Compliance for Hilton Hotels Corporation in Beverly Hills, CA.  In this role he was responsible for the over-arching Ethics, Compliance and Privacy functions of the company.

Mr. Wilson began his Ethics and Compliance career at the Boeing Company in Seattle, WA as an Ethics Advisor working on both the commercial and defense contracting sides of the company.  Prior to joining the Boeing Ethics group, Mr. Wilson worked in various areas of Finance including: Revenue Management, Accounting, Estimating, Contract Management and Procurement.

For several years, Mr. Wilson sat on the board of directors for the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA) where he served on the External and Governmental Affairs Committee, Nominating Committee and chaired the Marketing Committee.

Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business Management from Brigham Young University – Hawaii, a Juris Doctorate degree from Seattle University, and a Master’s degree in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.


Kurt is a highly experienced risk management, compliance, and investigations professional, with strong business acumen and a strategic, proactive, practical approach to achieving critical corporate goals.  He is a proven leader of cross-functional and global compliance and investigations teams, with outstanding leadership, relationship-building, influencing, and presentation skills.  Kurt has over two decades of achievement in corporate compliance, forensic consulting, private legal practice, federal prosecution, and intelligence, with deep experience across:

  • Industries, including Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Chemical, Consumer Products, Environmental, Government Contracting, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, and Technology;
  • Compliance program structures and elements, including global risk assessments and gap analyses; policies, procedures, and internal controls; communication and training; hotline management; auditing, monitoring, and remediation; reporting and program effectiveness; third-party compliance; and investigations; and
  • Compliance and Investigations topics, including Antitrust, Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption, Conflicts of Interest, Employment/HR, Fraud/False Claims, Healthcare Fraud, Privacy, and Trade.

In his career as a Compliance Officer, Kurt has created, developed, and executed compliance programs from the ground up, and he has led and conducted investigations across the globe.  In his role at DJO Global, a $1.2 billion Medical Device/DMEPOS technology company and manufacturer, Kurt is helping to build and grow a Compliance function, with a broad focus across multiple subject matters and Compliance program elements.

Before joining DJO, Kurt served as an Acting/Interim Chief Compliance Officer at two Fortune 500 companies; a Senior in-house Compliance and Investigations professional; a “Big Four” compliance consultant and investigator; a trial and investigations partner at three AmLaw 100 firms; and an Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice.  Kurt’s broad experience gives him a unique perspective that has proven invaluable to clients and colleagues across the Risk Management, Compliance, and Investigations spectrum.


Lisa Glover-Gardin is a Data Protection attorney in Google’s Ethics & Compliance Legal team where she leads Google's Third Party Data Protection team working closely with product development, product and commercial counsel, security engineering, internal audit, and other teams to ensure legal and regulatory compliance with privacy laws for third party engagements.  Prior to joining Google, Lisa was Director of  Employment Law and Compliance at Quantum Corporation.

 

Lisa is licensed to practice law in California, England and Wales; is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and IT Governance Practitioner; and is a proud graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law -- Go Broncos!


Maryann Clifford is a respected lawyer and business leader with senior executive experience working for three multi-national Fortune 500 companies. Currently Maryann works as an ethics and compliance consultant with Integrity Insight International serving on projects for multinational companies. Until 2016 Maryann held the responsibilities of the new Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at BP in the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Her experience as member of senior leadership teams gives her a deep perspective on operating in complex regulatory environments in a global business role.

At BP, Maryann drove key changes to the Ethics and Compliance program and managed a team of over 125 professionals located in major business hubs around the world.  While in this role, she introduced a principles-based Code of Conduct and a highly regarded business driven ethics program. She managed the Company’s relationship with the Ethics and Compliance monitor appointed pursuant to settlement agreements with the US government after the oil spill.

Prior to joining BP, Maryann was the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at Motorola Inc. headquartered outside Chicago, Illinois. Maryann personally trained hundreds of senior leaders in China, Dubai, India, Singapore, US, UK, Germany, Russia and Mexico on balancing business strategies with ethical leadership. She also presented regularly to the Motorola Board on key ethics and compliance matters. Prior to accepting the compliance role, Maryann served for ten years as the Chief Legal Officer and member of the leadership team for the mobile phone segment when Motorola was the world leader in cell phone technology. 

In 2016 Maryann was appointed to the Board of the CEELI Institute, a not-for profit international organization that promotes the rule of law to protect and preserve human rights and individual liberty.  She also serves on the Executive Committee of the CEELI Board. She is a frequent speaker at conferences on the topics of ethics and compliance, anti-bribery and corruption, and trade regulation. In addition to PLI programs, examples include an OECD Conference in Paris on building a strong anti-bribery program, The Economist forum in NYC on engaging with Boards of Directors, numerous conferences sponsored by the American Conference Institute (ACI) on bribery, corruption, and corporate compliance, the Ethics & Compliance Initiative on working with a monitor, and the International Business Ethics group on establishing appropriate ethics based compensation systems.  Maryann also served as a member of a Blue Ribbon panel of ethics and compliance professionals led by the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) to formulate a paper on best practices in the field of ethics and compliance.

Maryann began her career in Washington, DC as a trial lawyer in the Civil Division of the US Department of Justice.

 


Monica Reinmiller is a legal compliance and risk professional. With fifteen years of professional experience in financial compliance, risk management and corporate ethics and compliance, Ms. Reinmiller has built expertise managing global compliance programs for multinational companies across multiple industry sectors: automotive, telecommunications, chemical, technology and business outsource services. She also provides legal advisement as an in-house attorney.

In house ethics and compliance practice includes:

  • Internal Investigations & Audits
  • Ethical and Legal Compliance Policies & Training
  • Enforcement matters and inquiries
  • Legal Compliance Risk Assessments and Audits
  • Ethical Leadership

Legal advisory services to internal clients focus on:

  • Anti-corruption and FCPA
  • Privileged internal audit engagements
  • OFAC and Export/Trade Compliance
  • Cross Border Enforcement and Criminal Matters
  • Ethics & Compliance Program Standards

She is an active member of the Association of Corporate Counsel Washington Chapter as a Board Director, Treasurer and previous Co-Chair of the Pro Bono Committee. She is a Faculty Board member for the Journal of Business Law and Ethics, Board member of Geek Girl Con in Seattle, and a guest speaker at industry conferences, trade groups, and university program events.

An active pro bono volunteer, Monica supports Wayfind Microenterprise and Non- Profit Legal Clinics, Eastside Legal Assistance Program Wills Clinics, and is a planning committee member of the annual Washington State Bar Association’s Non-Profit Law Institute. She also continues to lead pro bono coordination and fundraising with the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Washington Chapter.

Monica Reinmiller graduated with a J.D. from California Western School of Law, and M.B.A. from Xavier University. She is a licensed attorney in California, a certified compliance and ethics professional, and certified in risk and information systems control.


Paul E. McGreal is a Professor of Law at the Creighton University School of Law. He came to Creighton in July 2015, as dean of the School of Law, and he served in that position through July 2017. He is Compliance Adviser to the Omaha Business Ethics Alliance, and he teaches a course on leadership and conflict engagement in Creighton’s Master’s program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution.

Professor McGreal also teaches in the Texas A&M University Executive and Professional MBA Programs.  His courses there have included modules on corporate vicarious liability, domestic and foreign anti-corruption laws (including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), corporate compliance and ethics programs, business ethics, and corporate governance.

Professor McGreal was previously dean of the University of Dayton School of Law from 2011 to 2014.  Before that, he was associate dean and professor of law at Southern Illinois University School of Law, where the graduating class voted him the Senior Class Award in 2008, 2009, and 2010.

Prior to joining SIU, Professor McGreal established the Corporate Compliance Center at the South Texas College of Law, where he taught for 10 years.  While at South Texas, he created and taught the first course on corporate compliance and ethics programs offered at a United States law school. 

Professor McGreal is a frequent speaker and commentator on corporate compliance and ethics programs, and he authors an annual survey of legal developments on the subject for The Business Lawyer, published by the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. He has also published over 40 articles and essays in law journals at schools including University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Before teaching, he worked in the Dallas office of Baker Botts LLP. After graduating from law school, he served as law clerk for Justice Warren Matthews of the Alaska Supreme Court.

 

Professor McGreal earned an LL.M. from Yale Law School, a J.D. from the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University, and a B.A. in economics from Williams College.


Rebecca Walker is a partner in the Santa Monica, California office of Kaplan & Walker LLP, a law firm that assists organizations in developing, implementing and improving their corporate compliance and ethics programs. For nearly twenty years, Ms. Walker has specialized in advising clients on the development and implementation of compliance and ethics programs that are tailored to each client's legal risks and business needs and that conform to applicable government requirements and pronouncements. Ms. Walker has counseled numerous companies in diverse industries on the various components of their compliance and ethics programs, including:

  • Assisting organizations in effectively structuring their programs;
  • Drafting and revising codes of conduct and other policies and procedures, including conflicts of interest and anti-corruption policies and procedures;
  • Developing and delivering compliance training and assisting in the development of compliance training and communications plans;
  • Developing reporting systems, investigations procedures and investigations training; and
  • Developing risk assessment processes and conducting compliance risk assessments.

Ms. Walker has also conducted numerous assessments of compliance and ethics programs, including assessments of entire programs as well as “deep dive” assessments of program elements, such as investigations procedures and program structure, and subject matter areas, such as conflicts of interest and anti-corruption programs.  She has also served as a monitor for the Department of the Air Force and as an independent consultant reviewing programs for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ms. Walker’s clients have included companies from the oil and gas, government contracting, engineering/construction, energy, financial services, pharmaceutical, health care, banking, automotive, publishing, advertising, consulting, telecommunications, retail, consumer products, apparel, railroad and shipping industries, among others, including many companies in the Fortune 500.

Ms. Walker chairs the Practising Law Institute's annual Compliance and Ethics Institute in New York and their annual Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop in San Francisco.  Ms. Walker serves on the Advisory Board of the Compliance and Ethics Professional Magazine, published by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and on the Editorial Board of the Complete Compliance and Ethics Manual. For seven years, Ms. Walker served on the Advisory Board of the SCCE, the largest association of compliance professionals in the world.  For many years, she also served on the Advisory Board of the Corporate Compliance Center at the South Texas College of Law. Ms. Walker is the author of Conflicts of Interest in Business and the Professions: Law and Compliance, published by Thomson West in 2005.  She is the co-author of a number of compliance surveys, published by The Conference Board, the SCCE and others. Ms. Walker has also published numerous articles regarding compliance and ethics.  Ms. Walker is a frequent speaker on compliance and ethics issues, including for the Practising Law Institute, the SCCE, The Conference Board, and other legal and business groups.

Ms. Walker received her B.A. (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Georgetown University and her J.D. (cum laude) from Harvard Law School. 


Shawn Rogers currently serves as Lead Counsel for compliance training and communications for General Motors in Detroit. Prior to joining GM, he was director of Global Ethics and Compliance at Western Digital in Irvine, California, and Director of Compliance at American Bureau of Shipping in Houston. At these companies, Rogers managed many compliance program elements, including training, due diligence, code and policy development, hotline management, investigations, risk assessments, anti-corruption programs, and conflicts of interest.

Prior to his career in ethics & compliance, he managed training programs at Compaq Computer Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. Rogers is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional and a member of the Texas State Bar.


A 20-year veteran of the United States Attorney’s Office, Assistant United States Attorney Ranee Katzenstein served in several units in the Criminal Division before becoming a Deputy Chief of the Major Frauds Section in 2007; Chief of Trials, Integrity and Professionalism in 2016; and Chief of the Major Frauds Section in 2018. Ms. Katzenstein has prosecuted the full panoply of financial fraud matters, and has secured convictions against corporate officers and hedge fund managers who used various schemes to defraud investors, a corporate director who engaged in insider trading, bank insiders who took bribes, finance professionals who embezzled millions from their clients and attorneys who assisted in these schemes. During her tenure in the Office, Ms. Katzenstein has been involved in numerous jury trials, including mentoring dozens of young prosecutors in their first trials. She has also worked on nearly 50 appellate matters and has argued over a dozen cases before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Katzenstein graduated with honors from both Wesleyan University and Stanford Law School, and clerked for Ninth Circuit Judge William A. Norris. Before embarking on her legal career, Ms. Katzenstein obtained a doctorate in Art History from Harvard University, was a curator of illuminated manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum, and taught medieval art and architecture at UCLA.


Amii Barnard-Bahn is an Executive Coach and Consultant who specializes in helping C-Suite leaders accelerate their success. She is hired by companies who are eager to build a thriving culture. Amii leverages 20+ years of experience in Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Human Resources Officer roles for organizations including McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical, Fireman’s Fund Insurance/Allianz, and River City Bank. She brings this wealth of “in the trenches” experience to organizations, understanding the challenges today’s leaders face on a daily basis and helping clients achieve transformational leadership and sustainable business results.

Amii holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center and is a Certified Executive Coach. She is a past Adjunct Professor of Compliance & Ethics at Golden Gate University School of Law and serves on the Bay Area Leadership Committee of 2020 Women On Boards.


Nancy Heafey is a Senior University Counsel at Stanford University. Her practice includes global compliance, anti-corruption laws, privacy, risk management, and international safety and security standards.  She also handles risk assessment and development of compliance strategies for new and emerging compliance areas, including Stanford’s recent implementation of an EU data privacy (GDPR) compliance program. She developed Stanford’s global anti-bribery policy, program and training, and advises on global activities, including study abroad and international research activities.  Prior to joining the Stanford legal department, Nancy was the Director of Compliance and Ethics for Stanford, and was responsible for building out and directing all aspects of Stanford’s central compliance and ethics program.  From 1998 to 2011, Nancy was the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Con-way Inc.  She was responsible for Con-way’s compliance and ethics program, including training, compliance risk assessments, and overseeing investigations, and she developed Con-way’s FCPA compliance program following significant expansion of its international activities.  While at Con-way Nancy was also responsible for overseeing employment and labor law matters and litigation.  Prior to joining Con-way, Nancy was in private practice in San Francisco, specializing in labor and employment law and litigation.  Nancy received her B.A. degree from Stanford University (with distinction) in 1986, and her J.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1989.


From July 2015 until his retirement on June 1, 2018 Rob served as the Chief Compliance Officer for Panasonic Avionics Corporation, where he upgraded its compliance program in the midst of an FCPA investigation, defended the program before the  DOJ and SEC and prepared the company for a government-imposed compliance monitorship.  Prior to Panasonic Avionics, Rob served for 11 years as the Chief Compliance Officer for Ingram Micro, a Fortune 100 distributor of technology products and services, where he developed and then managed the global legal and ethical compliance program.  While at Ingram Micro, he also served for five years as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Ingram Micro North America, the company’s largest region. In 2016 he received the Global Counsel of the Year for Competition Law award from the Association of Corporate Counsel and the International Law Office.  Rob has held the position of Chair of the Antitrust Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Vice Chair of the State Bar of California Antitrust Section and President of the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.  He is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.