Board of Directors

The WCC Board of Directors is responsible for fulfilling fiduciary governance responsibilities such as Duty of Care, Duty of Loyalty and Duty of Obedience and financial and legal oversight. In addition, the Board is responsible for contributing to the success of the organization by supporting programmatic and strategic planning efforts, supporting the organization’s fundraising efforts, sharing expertise, and providing important connections.


President & CEO: Carole J. Wacey

ChairDeborah Martin Owens, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Vinson & Elkins LLP

Vice Chair: Margaret A. Caspler, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Jeffrey Modell Foundation

Treasurer: Sabrina Stratton, First Vice President, Social Impact Banking, Amalgamated Bank

Secretary: Sruthi Lanka, Chief Financial Officer,


Ruth Acker, Ph.D.*

Barbara Allen

Julia Kagan Baumann, Senior Editor, Personal Finance and Retirement, Investopedia

Theresa Bertrand, Senior Vice President of Strategy, BCW

Tracey-Lee Brown, Director, Governance Insights Center, PwC

Betty C. Jones

Kate Moriarty, Human Resources Business Partner, Ernst and Young

Shoshana Rosenfield

Ekta Sahni, Managing Director, Accenture

Tracey Salmon-Smith, Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Dayanna Torres, Director, Blackstone Charitable Foundation

Anna Ward, Director, Digital Experience Transformation, American Express

Laura Wolff, Director of the NYC Behavioral Design Center, ideas42


* Denotes Past Presidents

WCC Counsel

Helen Diana (Heidi) Reavis, Esq., Managing Partner, Reavis Page Jump LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Past Chairs/Presidents

Susan Alt

Margaret B. Howard

Marjorie Ives

Nora Lavori

Blanche E. Lawton

Elizabeth Lubetkin Lipton

Phyllis Lusskin

Helen Diana (Heidi) Reavis, Esq.

Honorary Directors

Goldie Dumpson Brangman

Frances Levenson

Eleanor Jackson Piel