Wendy Webb is CEO of Kestrel Advisors and is an Independent Director on the boards of Fortune-500 Wynn Resorts where she serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee, and ABM Industries where she serves on the Audit and Strategy & Risk Committees.
She also serves on the board of trustees for American Homes, a real estate investment trust (REIT). She is Co-Chair of non-profit WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD), Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter.
Previously, Wendy was an Independent Director for TiVo Inc. where she served on the Audit and CEO Search Committees, and for Jack in the Box where she served on the Finance and Audit Committees and Chaired the Governance Committee. In her capacity on board Audit Committees, she qualifies as a Financial Expert. Her non-profit Independent Director roles have included PetSmart Charities Inc. and the Smith College Board of Trustees.
Wendy’s background includes 20 years as a senior executive at The Walt Disney Company, then c-suite positions at global e-commerce leader Ticketmaster and investment firm Tennenbaum Capital. Her early career was in investment banking. She has demonstrated leadership in developing award-winning investor relations, strategic communications, and brand-building programs, and has provided creative solutions in strategic planning, board governance, M&A, global expansion, digital initiatives, and innovative growth.
Wendy is an honors graduate of Smith College, with an MBA from Harvard. More recently, she attended the Stanford Directors’ College, and separately has been designated a Board Leadership Fellow, the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors offered by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). In 2018, Wendy was recognized as a Director to Watch by Directors & Boards, a Directorship 100 honoree by NACD, and a Most Influential Corporate Board Director by Women Inc.