Pilar Caballero is Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer at Ryder, a Fortune 500 logistics and transportation company with over 40,000 employees and operations worldwide. She works closely with the Board of Directions and senior executives, and is responsible for the Company’s compliance and ethics, enterprise risk management and data privacy programs.
Before joining Ryder, Caballero led the APAC and emerging markets corporate compliance program for Biogen, a Fortune 500 biotech company. Prior to compliance, Caballero built extensive experience in labor and employment law, leading the employment law departments at Biogen and at Investors Bank & Trust. Previously, she was an attorney at Jackson Lewis. She began her career as a prosecutor at the State Attorney’s Office in Florida.
Ellen M. Hunt is an award-winning ethics and compliance professional, audit executive, lawyer, and former chief compliance and privacy officer.
She has expertise in identifying, evaluating, and mitigating risks as an advisor to the Board of Directors and senior management. She has over 20 years of management experience in various industries in creating, designing, implementing, and operating world class ethics and compliance programs. She specializes in board governance, board reporting, designing ethics education, creating policy management frameworks, managing enterprise and compliance risk processes as well as handling investigations and regulatory agency inquiries.
Ms. Hunt most recently served as the Vice President, Compliance Program Operations and Chief Privacy Officer for LifePoint Health, a national healthcare network with 60,000 employees in over 80 hospitals, post-acute services, and outpatient centers operating in 28 states. Before joining
LifePoint, she served as the Senior Vice President, Audit, Ethics & Compliance Officer for AARP, a 38-million-member association. During her tenure, AARP was honored for three consecutive years as a World's Most Ethical Company.
Ms. Hunt has won numerous awards, including the 2019 Compliance Officer of the Year - Not for Profit (Women in Compliance Awards), 2021 Mentor of the Year (Compliance Week) and Lifetime Achievement Award, (Top Thought Leaders in Trust 2019). She is an adjunct professor with the Program for Corporate Ethics and Compliance offered by Fordham University’s School of Law, teaching both the Introduction to Compliance and Capstone Courses.
Ellen serves on the Advisory Boards for the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership, Loyola University Chicago-School of Law- Compliance Studies, Compliance Week, and the Quorum Initiative.
Dr. Hemma R. Lomax is a passionate ethics and compliance professional who is intrigued by the role of integrity in the context of corporate social responsibility. She is a senior corporate counsel in the Integrity & Compliance team at Snap, Inc. Hemma formerly worked in a similar role in the Global Ethics and Compliance Management team at the Walt Disney Company. Hemma has a passion for designing innovative global compliance programs and is a fan of co-creative design, behavioural science, and coaching for compliance. Prior to moving in-house, Hemma served for just over a decade prosecuting financial fraud and corruption with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Hemma is also a British trained barrister (trial attorney) and has previously worked as Parliamentary Counsel for the UK government and as an advisor at the United Nations for the government of Guyana. Hemma is a strong advocate for integrity at work, active bystandership and diversity, equity, and inclusion, and she has a Ph.D in human rights and the laws of war. She lives in California with her husband and her two daughters.
Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies and Clinical Professor
Steve Naughton Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies and Clinical Professor
Loyola University Chicago
Steve Naughton joins us after more than 30 years of experience an an attorney managing risk and compliance efforts for large multinational corporations. Specifically, Steve has served as a Chief Compliance Officer, overseeing the Litigation and Compliance functions, of three well-known consumer brands.
For the past three years, Steve has served as a member of the monitorship team overseeing Volkswagen’s remediation efforts after its emissions scandal. Steve has worked on the team responsible for assisting Volkswagen in designing and implementing an appropriate compliance function and program to prevent, detect and resolve compliance risks with the world’s largest automaker.
Before his work on the monitorship team, Steve was the Vice President and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer of Kimberly-Clark, a multinational corporation operating in more than 100 countries. He served in the same role at PepsiCo. Both programs were recognized as industry leaders with PepsiCo receiving the first perfect 100 score for its compliance program from the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Steve was recognized as a “Top Mind in Compliance” by Compliance Week in its inaugural class of honorees.
Prior to working as a Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Steve held numerous positions as an in-house attorney for PepsiCo and The Quaker Oats Company. He was also elected as a partner at the late, great Chicago law firm, Pope Ballard Shepard and Fowle. He is a member of the bar of the State of Illinois.
Steve and his wife, Nancy Paridy, live in Evanston. Nancy serves as the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel for the Shirley Ryan Abilitylab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago). They have three children, Matthew, a second year law student at American University; Peter, a senior in Civil Engineering at Santa Clara University and Ellen, a sophomore at Georgetown University.
Accomplished and results driven legal executive with nearly 20 years of broad experience helping Companies, Boards, and C-Suite executives navigate complex regulatory, compliance and enforcement issues, as well as building durable and sustainable legal and compliance frameworks. Trusted business partner widely recognized for trust, integrity and swift execution. Recognized for delivering solutions in a cross-cultural environment and cultivating internal and external relationships to deliver value to the business.
Charles Schwager Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer
Charles Schwager graduated from Stanford University in 1987 and University of Texas Law School in 1990. He has been the Vice President and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer at WM since February 2018. Prior to joining WM, he was the Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at Kinder Morgan. At WM, Charles is responsible for the Compliance and Ethics department and the Compliance Audit Services group, which is the independent audit group for EH&S compliance. The Department is responsible for developing and enhancing a risk-based and holistic Corporate Compliance and Ethics Program that aligns with the company’s business; and creates a strong culture of compliance and ethics.
Head of Culture of Integrity and Compliance Education
Mary Shirley Head of Culture of Integrity and Compliance Education
Fresenius Medical Care
Mary Shirley is a New Zealand qualified lawyer with 17 years of Ethics and Compliance experience that includes working for data privacy and antitrust regulators, in-house and private practice/consultancy across five countries and four regions of the world. She is currently global Head of Culture of Integrity and Compliance Education at Fresenius Medical Care, assisting the company with an FCPA monitorship. Mary also hosts the Great Women in Compliance Podcast which aims to create a platform for the outstanding achievements of women in the field and sharing ideas and provide learning opportunities for everyone in Compliance. She co-authored book Sending the Elevator Back Down: What We’ve Learned From Great Women in Compliance (CCI Press, 2020). She was bestowed the honors of being named a Compliance Week Top Mind 2019 and Trust Across America 2020 Top Thought Leader in Trust.