2022 New York Women in Leadership Symposium
April 26, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
Paragon of Womanhood: Restoration, Reintegration, & Reemergence
If you are interested in attending in-person, please contact Tina Dedrick ([email protected])
Michelle Doran is a law firm executive with over 20 years of legal management and operations experience in both national and international organizations. She serves to solve complex business problems with focus on strategic planning, financial and data/metric analysis, work processes, and talent management. In her current role as COO of Murtha Cullina, she is charged with leading strategy post-pandemic to impact growth and organizational health to position her firm as a leader in the legal industry. She leads several firm-wide committees and initiatives that directly impact the firm’s business planning including the DE & I, recruiting, sustainability, and the Corona Virus taskforce. Previously, Michelle worked with Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, where she oversaw 8 national and international offices including NY, London, and their Asia offices. As a strategist, she leverages technology, talent, innovation and best-in-class practices to improve revenue and overall operations, while developing and mentoring key personnel. Michelle prides herself on being an excellent partner/consultant to top tier leaders and establishing relationships with all levels of a multi-tiered, culturally diverse, organization. Michelle has a BA degree in Organizational Leadership and Communication, has been a member of SHRM since 1989 and the Association of Legal Administrators since 1990. She has held many leadership roles in these organizations and was the founder and Chairwoman of her home town’s Economic Development Committee. She has served several not-for-profits, including Junior Achievement and Dutchess County Arts Council. Michelle lives by the motto that each day brings a new gift of learning and our power carries us forward if we embrace the lessons available to us.
Jaime has been working in the field of social services for 20 years in New York City. She is a licensed Clinical Social Worker and has experience in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, residential programs and child welfare. Jaime is currently the Chief Administrative Officer at Advance Care Alliance of NY (ACA/NY). ACA/NY is Care Coordination Organization/Health Home (CCO/HH) that provides dedicated Care Managers to people diagnosed with Intellectual and Development Disabilities. The goal is to improve health outcomes to help people live their healthiest and most meaningful lives. ACA/NY currently serves over 24,000 members in NYC, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley. Jaime has experience building new programs from the ground up and enjoys strategic planning and large-scale implementation. Prior to her current role Jaime was an Associate Commissioner at the NYC Administration for Children’s Services. Her philosophy is to adopt a person-centered approach in everything she does, and she aspires to run programs that truly serve the needs of the people they are meant to help.
Kathleen Navarro is Head of Talent Management & Chief Diversity Officer at New York Life, leading the company’s integrated talent management and diversity and inclusion strategies. Ms. Navarro heads up the company’s Executive Talent & Diversity Council and works closely with New York Life’s business areas to align talent and diversity initiatives with business goals. Ms. Navarro joined New York Life in 1994 and has held a variety of finance, strategy, and operations roles spanning Insurance and Agency, Investments, and Corporate Departments. Prior to becoming Chief Diversity Officer, Ms. Navarro co-led New York Life’s employee resource group for women. Ms. Navarro holds an MBA in Accountancy from Baruch College Zicklin School of Business, a B.S. in Statistics and Management from New York University Stern School of Business, and a certification in Building & Leading Diverse Organizations from the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education. She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, Financial Women’s Association, 30% Club Steering Committee, and Gartner Talent and D&I Councils. She has been recognized as a Top 10 Champion of Global Diversity by DiversityGlobal, a Top Executive in Corporate Diversity by Black Enterprise, a Top 50 Chief Diversity Officer by the National Diversity Council, and included on the Most Powerful & Influential Women list by the National Diversity Council.
Michelle Thompson‐Dolberry is an Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). She is responsible for building out and enhancing the firm’s enterprise‐wide DEI strategy. She is member of the MFS Management Committee. Michelle joined MFS in 2022 from American Express, where she was Head of Strategic Inclusion and Diversity Partnerships, Culture Initiatives and Diversity Recruiting. She was previously the head of J.P. Morgan Chase & Company’s campus recruiting and pipeline development and the JPMC Advancing Black Scholars program for three years. She also spent nearly 10 years working in brand and multicultural marketing supporting small and medium‐sized businesses at American Express. Before that, she spent time at Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse in DEI‐ and human resources‐related roles. She began her career in financial services in 1996 with Société Générale. Michelle earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in French from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Business Administration and Management from Pennsylvania State University. She is currently enrolled in Wharton’s CHRO Executive Education Program and is a DiversityFIRST™ certified professional.
Keti Mehta currently serves as Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Growth Leader for Gallagher’s NY Metro office, where she manages the firm’s growth initiatives to expand and deepen client footprint across diverse industry segments. Mehta also serves as an Advisor to the inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee of the Risk & Insurance Management Society’s (RIMS) Advisory Board. For the past eight years, Keti has passionately served as a Board Member on the Tri-State Diversity Council (NY, NJ, and CT). Recognized for being an inspiring growth accelerator, strategic brand promoter, and influencer - Keti Mehta successfully develops high-performing teams and strategic partnerships to unleash organic growth potential. She stands out for being a transformational culture catalyst by building diverse communities of practice that promote inclusion and collaboration. Keti leads by example and is a highly skilled, certified sales activator, leadership development coach, talent enthusiast and evangelist of the Customer Experience. Mehta has also held senior executive leadership roles at Hub International, USI Insurance Services, Dell, and Morgan Stanley. Keti resides in White Plains, Westchester County with her husband of 24 years and their beloved daughter, Karina. Keti is a licensed NY Property & Casualty Insurance Broker. Mehta received a Master of Arts degree in Change Leadership/Business Transformation from Teacher’s College, Columbia University in New York City. Additionally, Keti holds an Executive Coaching Certification from the International Coach Federation.
Marina Dorotheo has dedicated her career to transforming healthcare. She is committed to broadening the use of digital health solutions, so people are empowered to navigate their own health and wellness. This mission has been further reinforced by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the pressing need for increased integrated care, connections across the health ecosystem, data driven decisions and prevention-based outcomes. As Chief Marketing Officer at Welldoc, Marina is working with an incredibly dedicated team of innovators to integrate their revolutionary, clinically based digital chronic disease management platform into healthcare. This allows health plans and systems to extend their digital capabilities and offerings to better support patients and their care teams in reaching treatment goals. She is responsible for the overall marketing and communications strategy driving healthcare integration as well as awareness, education and engagement for consumers, care management and healthcare professionals. Prior to joining Welldoc, Marina served as a commercial strategy and marketing leader within Otsuka’s Digital Medicine hub. She drove the commercial strategy for the first ever FDA approved digital medicine. While at Otsuka,Marina also led a digital health innovation program in collaboration with IBM Watson, focused on connecting and coordinating care across the mental health ecosystem within Miami-Dade County. This incredible experience gave her direct exposure to the frontlines of healthcare and the unmet needs within the US mental healthcare system. Marina received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Science degree in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University.
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