The fiduciary board of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation, which includes Kapila Anand, serving as lead director, Nancy Calderon, director, Susan C. Keating, CEO and Susan Stautberg, Chairman Emeritus, directs and oversees the management of the business and affairs of the Foundation in a manner consistent with the best interests of the Foundation and its stakeholders. The board also develops the global strategy for the organization and selects and oversees the members of senior management.

WCD’s Board and Advisory Board Members, who have experience in a variety of functional areas such as strategy, finance, IT, and governance, serve as ambassadors and work together to act as a sounding board to provide insights on a variety of matters.

Leadership

Susan C. Keating

Susan C. Keating became Chief Executive Officer of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD) on December 1, 2017. Prior to joining WCD, Susan was President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), the largest and longest-serving nonprofit credit counseling organization

in the United States. Under her leadership NFCC members improved the financial well-being of 26 million people with the support of $88 million in funding for housing programs and $36 million for other programs promoting financial wellness and stability.

Susan spent 29 years in financial services before moving into the nonprofit sector, serving as President and Chief Executive of Allfirst Financial, Inc., the 43rd largest US bank, and the largest US holding of Allied Irish Banks plc (AIB Group). Her additional experience includes managerial and leadership roles with NationsBank, MNC Financial and First Bank System.

Nancy Calderon

Nancy Calderon is KPMG’s Global Lead Partner for IBM, responsible for building and managing the firm’s global relationship with the company. In this position, Nancy manages a global team of 500 partners and professionals in more than 50 countries providing a wide range of services to this Fortune 25 company and its customers. She is a board director of KPMG’s Global Delivery Center, Ltd., the firm’s operating arm in India and is a senior advisor to KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute.

Prior to assuming this role in 2012, Nancy was Chief Administrative Officer, KPMG Americas Region, and U.S. National Partner in Charge, Operations. She was responsible for developing and executing many of the firm’s Operations strategies and key infrastructure initiatives, ranging from Information Technology and Finance & Accounting to Procurement, Real Estate, and Enterprise Risk. During the Financial Crisis she implemented a strategy that reduced the operational costs of the firm by $500 million. Her direct reports included the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer, and heads of Real Estate, Global Outsourcing and Procurement. Nancy has almost 30 years’ experience with KPMG, having held a variety of operational, client service, and leadership positions in the firm. Before moving to her current position, Nancy sat on a number of KPMG committees including the Americas Region Management Committee, Enterprise Risk Management, Privacy, Social Media, and Knowledge Management. Nancy also serves on the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation Board and the Greater New York YMCA Board, chairing the Audit and Compensation Committees as well as the 2014/2015 CEO Search Committee. She is a member of The International and New York Women’s Forums. Nancy has been honored as a “Woman Worth Watching” and a Supplier Diversity Leader by Profiles in Diversity Journal. Nancy was honored as the NYC YMCA’s Volunteer of the Year and a recipient of the American Woman’s Society of CPA’s Woman of Courage Award. During 2014, Nancy co-authored a book with Susan Stautberg, “Women on Board – insider secrets to getting onto a board and succeeding as a director”.

 

Camille Asaro CPA, CAIA

Camille is an Audit Partner with KPMG’s New York Financial Services practice with a specialization in Alternative Investments. Camille is a skilled professional with more than 29 years of experience in auditing, accounting and strategic planning in the asset management industry.


Professional and Industry Experience
Camille has deep expertise in the industry and is the global lead audit partner for private investment companies with assets under management up to $160 billion. Camille has deep industry knowledge in areas such as financial reporting, internal controls, valuation and governance. Her experience includes but is not limited to, investment valuation of portfolios comprised of privately-held portfolio companies, hard-to-price securities, equities, fixed income, swaps, forward exchange contracts, futures, options, warrants, and alternative investments (fund of funds). In addition, she has an in depth understanding of pricing methodologies of illiquid financial instruments including the market comparables, discounted cash flows and asset valuation approaches.

Camille is passionately involved with KPMG’s Alternative Investment diversity and inclusion initiative specifically focusing on positioning women for career success and board seats. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Most recently, Camille spoke at the Women’s Alternative Investment Summit addressing the challenges and opportunities facing investors and at the Women’s Annual Investors Forum discussing the risks that yield the greatest rewards in the Financial Industry. Additionally, Camille has issued thought leader material through her work with the Women in Alternative Investment survey, “The call to act” and “Realizing the Return on Gender Diversity”. Camille is the co-chair of the Women Corporate Directors’ New York Chapter and is on the steering committee for the AIF Women Investors’ Forum. She is a founding contributor of the Women in Alternative Investments Report.

Camille received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant, and a Certified Alternative Investment Analysis.

Kapila Anand

Kapila was recently elected to the NYSE listed board of Extended Stay America, Inc. where she serves as the chair of the nominating and governance committee and on the Audit committee. She also currently serves as the Lead Director of the WomenCorporateDirectors Education and Development Foundation (WCD Foundation), the Board of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, and the advisory board of ASCEND, the largest Asian Pacific Islander organization.

She has served on the Boards of KPMG LLP in the U.S. and Americas, as the chair of the KPMG Foundation as well as KPMG’s Diversity Advisory Board. Kapila Anand recently retired as a partner with KPMG and is currently engaged by KPMG as a senior advisor on certain industry matters. During her career she most recently served as KPMG’s leader for the Travel, Leisure and Hospitality industry with more than 35 years of experience serving financial services, real estate, private equity, gaming and hospitality clients. She also served as Partner in charge of KPMG’s Public Policy Business Initiatives, responsible for assessing the impact of regulatory changes on the Firm and its clients and built KPMG’s private equity advisory business. She has authored numerous articles and is a frequent speaker at industry and governance forums. She served as a governance and liaison partner for KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute facilitating a variety of Audit committee and Lead director peer exchanges. She continues in her role as the co-chapter chair of the Chicago chapter of WCD. Kapila was awarded the “Women to Watch” award by the Illinois CPA Society. She was also honored as an “Inspirational Leader” by ASCEND. She was profiled as a “Voice of Experience” by the Glass Hammer, an online community created for women executives.

Advisory Board

Evelyn Dilsaver
(Co-Chair)

Phyllis Campbell

Julie Daum

Catherine Allen

Theo Schwabacher

Melisa Denis
(Co-Chair)

Elaine Eisenman

Maggie Hanson-Muse

Maggie Wilderotter

Marina Brogi


Kathleen Crampton

Gaby Greene Sulzberger

Susan Ryzewic

CFO - Consultant

Pat McKay