National Leadership Circle Members


Co-Chairs: Lynn H. Yeakel and Rosemarie B. Greco

Vice Chairs: Nuria Fernandez, Ruth Ann Gillis, Karen Kaplowitz, Roberta Liebenberg


Subha Barry

Board Chair

Cancer Institute of New Jersey  


Deborah Brittain*
Former President, Association of Junior Leagues International  

Susan Butler*
Founder & CEO, Susan Bulkeley Butler Institute for the Development of Women Leaders

Patricia Diaz-Dennis
Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Retired- AT&T
Chair, Board of Directors-Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. (2005-2008)

Nuria Fernandez
VTA General Manager

Tina L. Gilbert
Director, Inclusion & Diversity, TEVA

Ruth Ann Gillis*+
Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, President, Exelon Business Services Company

William Glick*
Dean and H. Joe Nelson III
Professor of Management, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business Rice University

Karen Kaplowitz*+
President, The New Ellis Group 

Roberta Liebenberg*+
Partner, Fine, Kaplan and Black

Connie Lindsey
Executive Vice President- Northern Trust
National President and Chair Board of Directors-Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.

Carolyn Mazure, Ph.D.
Director, Women’s Health Research 
Yale University School of Medicine 

Barbara Roberts
Former Governor, State of Oregon   

Bill Schaninger
Principal, McKinsey & Company

Lori SchraderBacher
Executive Officer, Iowa real Estate Commission and
Iowa Architectural Examining Board

Deirdre Joy Smith
Founder and President
Power: Opening Doors for Women  

Lori Bettison-Varga
President, Scripps College

Carmen Delgado Votaw*
Former President, National Conference of Puerto Rican Women 

Mark Woodland, MD
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education,
OB/GYN Program Director Drexel University College of Medicine




 *Thought Leaders

+Vision 2020 Vice Chair