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OCTOBER 19 - Fireside Chat with Bonnie Hill

October 19, 2017
Los Angeles, CA

Member Price: $80
Non-Member Price: $100

Location and Time


Los Angeles, CA

11:00 a.m.  |  Registration / Networking

11:30 a.m.  |  Lunch and Program

1:15 p.m.    |  Program End

Speaker Spotlight


Dr. Bonnie Hill

Bonnie Hill is president of B. Hill Enterprises, LLC, a consulting firm focusing on corporate governance and board organizational and public policy issues. She is also co-founder of Icon Blue, a brand marketing company based in Los Angeles. She has over 25 years’ experience serving on twelve different corporate boards and a wide-ranging career in business, government, education, and philanthropy. Dr. Hill currently serves on the board of directors of Banc of California. Recent board service includes: California Water Service Group (2003-2017); Yum! Brands, Inc. (2003-2015), The Home Depot (1999-2014, serving as lead director 2008-1014), and AK Steel Holding Corp. (1994-2014). She is a faculty member of the NACD Board Advisory Services Program and a founding member of the Lead Directors Network. Her community involvement includes service on the boards of the RAND Corporation, Jenesse Center, NAWBO-LA Advisory Board (Natl,Assn. of WomenBus.Owners); the Los Angeles Urban League (Emeritus Board) and Goodwill Industries of Southern California (Advisory). Dr. Hill co-chaired the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Building the Strategic-Asset Board published in 2016. She served on the board of FINRA (Financial Industrial Regulatory Authority) Investor Education Foundation and was a member of PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board) Investor Advisory Group. She was honored with the 2015 B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Association of Corporate Directors, acknowledged by the NACD as one of America’s most influential people in Corporate Governance in 2010, and as a 2011 Outstanding Director by the Financial Times’ Outstanding Director Exchange. Other honors include The National Women's Economic Alliance Foundation Directors Choice Award; the YWCA Tribute to Women in International Industry Award; the Grace Award from the Angeles Girl Scouts Council; and the Deborah Award from the Anti-Defamation League. From 1997 to 2001 Dr. Hill served as president and chief executive officer of The Times Mirror Foundation and senior vice president, communications and public affairs, for the Los Angeles Times. From 1992 to 1997 she served as dean of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, and prior to that, Secretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency for the State of California. She has held a variety of presidential appointments, including vice-chair of the Postal Rate Commission and assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education under President Reagan, and as special adviser to President George H. W. Bush for Consumer Affairs. She has chaired the Consumer Affairs Advisory Committee for the SEC and served on the board of directors of NASD Regulation, Inc. Prior to working in Washington, D.C., she was a vice president with Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation. Dr. Hill has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mills College, a Master of Science degree from California State University, Hayward, and a Doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley.



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