ADVISORY BOARD

The Organizational Ethics and Compliance Program at St. Thomas was thoughtfully planned with input from leading experts in the field. The University tapped its vast network of corporate partners across multiple disciplines to establish an advisory board made up of leaders in the ethics and compliance field from all over the United States. The advisory board meets regularly to ensure the program remains relevant to meet the needs of corporations both big and small. The advisory board includes:

FINANCIAL SERVICES 

  • Joseph D. Fleming, director of compliance, RBC Wealth Management 
  • Yvette Hollingsworth, chief compliance officer, Wells Fargo 
  • Justin D. Windschitl, senior vice president, total compensation director, chief risk officer, U.S. Bancorp 
  • Pamela K. Ziermann, senior vice president for compliance, Dougherty Financial Group, LLC  

HEALTH CARE

  • Debra J. Berns, chief compliance and ethics officer, UnitedHealth Group 
  • Daniel R. Roach, general counsel, chief compliance officer, Optum360 
  • Tobi Tanzer, vice president for integrity and compliance, chief compliance officer, privacy officer, HealthPartners, Inc.

MEDICAL DEVICE

  • Piran Farhadieh, senior counsel, Abbott 
  • Thomas J. Schumacher, vice president, chief ethics and compliance officer, Medtronic, Plc.

AGRIBUSINESS

  • Carolyn J. Brue, vice president for ethics and compliance, Cargill 
  • Jack Lenzi, vice president for compliance and integrity, CHS, Inc.

ENERGY

  • Nancy Held, director of corporate compliance, Xcel Energy 
  • Michael J. Wietecki, general counsel, Powin Energy

INSURANCE

  • Michael Brennan, vice president, Ameriprise Financial 
  • Steve Koslow, chief compliance officer, Allianz Life

PRIVATE LEGAL PRACTICE 

  • Kathleen K. Edmond, partner, Robins Kaplan, LLP 
  • Peggy Kubicz Hall, partner, Greene Espel

CONSULTING

  • Timothy D. Marrinan, senior regulatory advisor, Ernst Young 
  • Scott Read, principal, Deloitte Forensic

TECHNOLOGY

  • Ann Scovil, vice president for internal audit, GoDaddy

CONSUMER GOODS

  • Chris Collin, senior ethics and compliance manager, General Mills, Inc.

HOSPITALITY - AIRLINE

  • E. Alan Arnold, vice president, deputy general counsel, chief compliance officer, Delta Airlines

MANUFACTURING

  • Veena Lakkundi, vice president and chief compliance officer, 3M Compliance and Business Conduct

EDUCATION

  • Robert L. Foehl, executive-in-residence for business law and ethics, Ohio University