The fiduciary board of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation, which includes Lead Director, Camille Asaro, and Directors Karen Mitchell Curran, Lisa Daniels, Deborah Ellinger, Tandra Jackson, Mary Beth Vitale and Susan C. Keating, CEO, 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 members, who have experience in a variety of functional areas such as strategy, finance, IT, marketing and governance, serve as ambassadors and work together to act as a sounding board to provide insights on a variety of matters.


Camille Asaro CPA, CAIA

Camille Asaro is a partner with KPMG’s New York Financial Services audit practice specializing in the asset management industry. She is the global lead audit partner for private investment companies with assets under management up to $160 billion.

Camille is passionately involved with KPMG’s inclusion and diversity initiatives; focusing on positioning women for career success and board seats. Camille serves on the steering committee for the AIF Women Investors’ Forum, is a founding contributor to the Women in Alternative Investments Report and co-authored the Women in Alternative Investments survey, “The call to act.” Camille has been recognized in Crane’s New York Business 2020 Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting.

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Karen Mitchell Curran

Karen Mitchell Curran is the managing partner of the Fort Lauderdale office of KPMG LLP, a professional firm providing Audit, Tax, and Advisory services.

Karen has devoted virtually all of her time to serving health care and government-related entities during her 33 years providing management advisory and audit services at KPMG, and is currently responsible for the service of a multi-billion dollar entity.

Karen founded and is the current chairperson of the South Florida chapter of KPMG’s Network of Women (KNOW), a multicultural women's network which encourages involvement inside and outside of KPMG and provides support for the betterment of all. Karen has served as a co-chair of the South Florida Chapter of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation.

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Lisa Daniels

Lisa Daniels is the managing partner of KPMG’s San Francisco office and oversees KPMG’s Bay Area and Northwest market.

Prior to her current role, Lisa served as the managing partner of KPMG’s Silicon Valley and Phoenix offices. Lisa was recognized as a 2018 Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business by the San Francisco Business Times and a 2019 Women to Watch, experienced leader category, by the CalCPA. Most recently, she was the recipient of the 2020 Great Place to Work for All Leadership Award.

Lisa also serves as Co-chair of the Bay Area Chapter of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation.

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Deborah Ellinger

Deborah Ellinger is a former CEO with extensive global board experience, who is focused on the intersection of consumer products and services, technology, and digitization. She is a frequent speaker on private equity investment, activist investor engagement, board governance, and women’s leadership. Deborah was recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors for her governance work in 2018 and was honored as a Top 100 Director in 2019.

Deborah has 15 years of public and private board experience, and is a director of iRobot, maker of the Roomba vacuum cleaner, and Covetrus, a $4Bn tech-enabled veterinarian services and supply company. She is also a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group. Deborah spent 14 years running private-equity backed companies on behalf of L. Catterton and Charlesbank Capital, including: Ideal Image, The Princeton Review, Restoration Hardware, and Wellness Pet Food. Her early career was in banking and strategy consulting.

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Tandra Jackson

Tandra Jackson is the Vice Chair of Growth and Strategy at KPMG LLP. She has over 27 years of professional experience across multiple industries, including energy and chemicals, industrial manufacturing, and healthcare.

Her experience extends across a broad range of areas including business process improvement, systems selection and implementation, IT audit, and governance, risk, and compliance. She is an MBA and Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Tandra previously served as KPMG’s office managing partner for the Houston Major Market, and she currently serves on the KPMG Foundation Board, the KPMG African Ancestry BRG Leadership Team and the US Management Committee.

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Mary Beth Vitale

Mary Beth Vitale is a CEO with 25+ years of P&L experience and proven strategic, IT/cyber, marketing, and execution capabilities in building companies.

Mary Beth currently serves as the independent chair of the board of Pareteum, Inc, a leader in providing a global cloud-based software platform connecting any device, anywhere, anytime; board member for Luna Innovations, Inc., a leader in optical technology; and GEHA, Inc., an association providing insurance products to Federal employees, retirees and their families, where she is Chair of Risk and Technology.

She is the Co-founder and Principal of Pellera, LLC. This consulting firm focuses on delivering education to boards of directors on board governance, cyber security oversight and CEO coaching.

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Susan C. Keating

Susan C. Keating is chief executive officer of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD).

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.

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 U.S. bank, and the largest U.S. holding of Allied Irish Banks plc (AIB Group). Her additional experience includes executive positions with NationsBank, MNC Financial and First Bank System.

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