Leadership & networking expert and board strategist, Sheila Ronning is a trailblazer in working toward gender equality in the boardroom. In 2002 she founded Women in the Boardroom with a revoluEonary vision to create an environment where women could assist other women in achieving their leadership and corporate board service goals. In a liGle more than 15 years, she has scaled Women in the Boardroom from concept to membership organizaEon with global reach across mulEple industries, and inï¬‚uence in private and public boardrooms, including Fortune 100 companies.
Sheila has built an impressive track record in connecEng inï¬‚uenEal female execuEves with the people and tools they need to succeed in business and the boardroom. She uses her powerful network to help women achieve their goals of obtaining board membership, sharing over 175 board openings with Women in the Boardroom VIPs. Sheila’s accolades and accomplishments include a spot on the presEgious “40 Under Forty,” membership of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Insider network, and with features in Washington Post, ForbesWoman and WSJ. A subject maGer expert on board diversity and leadership, Sheila is also a sought-Â”aYer speaker who, with characterisEc candor, advises women to always “show up, stand up and speak up.”
Greg Arnold has over 12 years of executive compensation consulting experience, including seven years with Semler Brossy. His additional experience in corporate finance and HR leadership roles includes overseeing compensation, benefits, and HR operations for a company with over 50,000 employees in the retail and consumer products industry from 2015-2018, and working in an FP&A group for a S&P 500 financial services company to implement a performance measurement framework based on EVA and risk-based capital.
Greg advises boards and senior management teams across industries on a variety of compensation and governance-related matters, including compensation program design, performance measurement and goal-setting, equity compensation, and Committee processes.
Greg has published articles in Directors and Boards, NACD Directorship, and Workspan. He has also spoken at conferences sponsored by Equilar, SHRM, and NASPP on such topics as pay philosophy, incentive design and performance measurement, equity usage, and IPOs.
Greg is a graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, CA.
Carrie Stone is the President of cSTONE & ASSOCIATES, an executive search firm performing senior executive and board assignments. Clients include public, private equity-backed, private and family-owned businesses. With 25 years of corporate executive leadership and service on boards, Carrie is a seasoned board member and an established leader in the executive search industry. Board Advisory services include board composition, director recruitment and onboarding, leadership and board succession planning and pre-IPO board development. Carrie’s experience in executive board recruitment, compensation, CEO succession planning, Nominating and Governance and Compensation Committees, and, transformational leadership have been of significant value to her own board service. She has been an active member of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) the International Board, Chair of the International Forum Committee and in leadership roles for eight Global Leadership Conferences. She was also a member of the Compensation and Diversity Committees on the YPO Board. Carrie is a member of Corporate Director’s Forum and Women Corporate Directors. She is active with nonprofit endeavors including co-founding San Diego Social Venture Partners, volunteering with Just in Time for Foster Youth, Me to We and serves as a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for a youth in foster care.
Rochelle Campbell is Director of NACD Board Services where she leads the NACD Board Recruitment practice and Board Advisory Services. Working with NACD’s Board Recruitment practice for over six years she has placed directors with boards ranging from large family owned business and nonprofit organizations to the top of the Fortune 500, spanning a number of industries including construction, technology, energy, insurance, finance, and manufacturing of all types. About 85% of all NACD’s director placements over the last few years have been diversity candidates. Rochelle has advised thousands of directors on leading governance practices and board composition. She has also coached over 350 military flag and general officers (1-4 stars), helping them to successfully transition their military experience into the private sector. As a board member, Rochelle serves as chair of the communications committee and director of Child Steps International, an international nonprofit supporting children and communities in Liberia.