Alfonso Martinez

Internationally experienced human resources executive, business leader, Latino advocate, and diversity practitioner. In 2019, Mr. Martinez joined AARP as the Vice President of Group Human Resources Consulting based in Washington D.C. He also leads Sabio Leadership Consulting, LLC as Principal. Previously, Mr. Martinez was EVP and CHRO for Laureate International … Read more

Gerri Mason Hall

Gerri Mason Hall, Sodexo’s Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Social Responsibility Officer is a recognized thought leader, strategist and voice for Inclusion. At Sodexo, she recently assumed responsibility for driving the Better Tomorrow Plan in the Americas. For the last five years, she led the people function for North America empowering … Read more

Mary Catherine Toker

Mary Catherine Toker is Vice President of Global Government and Public Affairs for General Mills, Incorporated. In this capacity, she leads the company’s public and government affairs organization and provides strategic leadership on a broad range of public policy issues … Read more

Eric J. Steiner

Eric serves as Senior Director of Government Affairs for Elanco Animal Health, a global company that makes medicines for pets and food-producing animals. Before joining Elanco, he served in government affairs for Kraft Foods, as senior professional staff for the … Read more

Eric Silva

Eric Silva is a founding principal at North South Government Strategies. He began his career in Washington as a Hunger Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center and the Corporation For Enterprise Development before serving as an aide to Senator James … Read more

Jim Scheibel

Jim Scheibel is a Professor of Practice in the School of Business at Hamline University, teaching courses in nonprofit management, public administration and civic studies. His career and volunteer work has been about building community and developing leaders for our … Read more

Dennis Hertel

Dennis Hertel has provided legislative advocacy on behalf of his clients for more than twenty years, following his service as a six-term Member of Congress from Michigan. He is the Founder/Vice President of the Global Democracy Initiative that provides election … Read more

Lou Gerber

Lou Gerber worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant to a United States Senator and, later, as a legislative assistant to a Congressman. For 38 years, he represented the Communications Workers of America (CWA) before Congress, rising to become … Read more