Angela Archon

Independent Board Director, Former Chief Operating Officer, Advisor Angela Archon is an Independent Board Director and highly accomplished executive, with expertise in digital transformation, information technology, and operational excellence. Formerly, she was the Chief Operating Officer in the Watson Health Division of IBM Corporation, a multinational information technology company, with ~$80B in revenue. Angela is currently a member of the …

Lynn Atchison

Lynn Atchison is the former CFO at HomeAway, acquired by Expedia in December 2015, an online marketplace for vacation rentals. Lynn, a seasoned technology executive, currently serves on one public and two private company boards: Q2 Technologies, Convey, and RealMassive. • Board member – Q2 Technologies “QTWO” (Austin, Texas) since June of 2017. QWTO, an enterprise SaaS company, is a …

Sara T Brand

Founding General Partner Dr. Sara Brand is the Founding General Partner of True Wealth Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund investing in women-led companies in the sustainable consumer and consumer health markets where women are making the vast majority of purchase decisions. She is also the owner of (512) Brewing Company, the largest draught only, self-distributing microbrewery in the U.S., …

Jenn Cox

Executive Director, NACD Texas TriCities Chapter Jenn Cox currently serves as executive director for the Texas TriCities Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors, one of the most successful chapters nationally. She collaborates with the chapter board and advisors to produce world-class director programming and peer-to-peer exchange opportunities for the purpose of enhancing director professionalism and elevating board performance. …

Lisa Hooker

Partner, Technology and Board Practices, Odgers Berndtson Lisa Hooker is a Partner in Odgers Berndtson’s Austin and Silicon Valley offices and a member of the firm’s Technology and Board Practices. Lisa brings dedicated expertise in telecom, AI/machine learning, cloud, cyber security, IoT, and SaaS. With more than 20 years of executive search experience, she specializes in recruiting senior management, the …

Cathey Lowe

Independent Director, Audit Committee Chair Cathey Lowe has served for 6 years as a Director for The New Home Company (NYSE: NWHM), a publicly traded homebuilder. She chairs the Audit Committee and has served on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee. She has been instrumental in leading the company transition from a privately owned business to …

Kris Manos

Kris Manos is director of public, private and employee- owned companies: KeyCorp, Columbia Forest Products, Dexter Apache Holdings, C.H.I Overhead Doors and Innovative Ergonomic Solutions. She previously served as a director of American Capital, Select Comfort and SoilSafe. Kris has chaired Audit, Nominating- Governance, and Special Committees, and served on Compensation and Strategic Alternative Committees. As President of Wilsonart and …

Hazel M McNeilage

Hazel McNeilage is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Reinsurance Group of America and serves on their Audit Committee and their Nominating and Governance Committee. She is a designated Financial Expert for SEC purposes. NYSE listed RGA has over $12bn in annual revenue and is #234 on the Fortune 500 (2018). Hazel also serves on the Board of Scholarship America, a …

Nina Richardson

As a senior executive, engineer and operating officer, Nina Richardson has over thirty years of experience ranging from start-up environments to multi- billion dollar corporations in a variety of disciplines including manufacturing, design engineering management, operations, and account management. She has had full operating responsibility for international operations with annual sales in excess of $1B and has managed complex global …

Trisa Thompson

Trisa currently serves as an Advisor to Pledgeling Inc, a charitable giving platform for the corporate world. In this role, she provides strategic advice on corporate needs, as well as growth opportunity areas for the business. Trisa also recently retired from Dell, where she was a Senior Vice President and the Chief Responsibility Officer from 2008 to 2018. In this …