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Board of Directors

Kenida Lews

Chairwoman

Kenida Lewis is Vice President, Diversity Recruiting Manager within the Talent Acquisition office at The PNC Financial Services Group. Prior to being name to her current role, Kenida served as Sourcing Recruiting manager for Shared Services, SWAT and IPR. Kenida joined PNC Bank in October 2010 and has served in many roles concentrated in the Talent Acquisition and Talent Management Functions. These roles included Talent Scout 2010-2011; Recruiting Manager 2011-2014 & Diversity Recruiting Manager-Present. Prior to joining PNC, Kenida was AVP Talent Acquisition & diversity recruiting for M&I Bank in Milwaukee, WI

Kenida serves on the advisory board of the Salvation Army and Professional Dimensions Board of Directors in Milwaukee and is a past President of Wisconsin Fresh Coast Consortium. A graduate of Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration, Kenida received her MBA in 2000. Kenida holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Marketing and Fashion from Ball State University.


Lisa Jammer

Vice Chair

Lisa Jammer is a Global Program Manager for Indeed. Prior to joining Indeed, she worked for the University of Houston, Waste Management and Continental Airlines in a variety of recruitment and human resources roles. Lisa has a Master of Science in Human Resources Development from the University of Houston, Bachelor of Science in Business Management, PHR and SHRM-CP certifications. She previously served asa NAWMBAHouston Professional Chapter Board Member and actively volunteers within her local community.


Tina Hagedorn

President Emeritus and Finance Chair

Tina Hagedorn founded Hagedorn & Associates to advance the mission of organizations by applying creative problem solving to generate superior earnings. Tina has served for over 20 years as a management consultant providing expert and facilitative consulting. Expert services include financial and economic analysis, negotiation and revenue development. Facilitative services include strategic planning, leadership development and team building. Ms. Hagedorn has a proven track record of consistent revenue development while providing team-based solutions for organizations.


Alicia Chang

Secretary

Alicia Chang is a Client Services Supervisor at Blueraffa, Inc., a diversity marketing firm in Dallas. She is also a real estate investor. Alicia holds degrees in marketing and music from Southern Methodist University and has an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.


Darnell Donahue

Darnell R. Donahue is an attorney at the law firm of Robbins Arroyo LLP. Mr. Donahue concentrates his practice on shareholder rights and whistleblower litigation and is a member of the firm’s new matters practice group. Prior to joining Robbins Arroyo LLP, Mr. Donahue served as deputy general counsel at a Chicago-based consulting firm. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Donahue worked for six years at securities litigation firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, where he served public and private investor clients in the institutional investor relations group.

Darnell obtained his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 2010. While in law school, he served as a served as a legal intern at Citigroup, Inc. in London, England, where he provided legal support for the Treasury and Trade Solutions and Securities and Fund Services departments.Mr. Donahue earned his Masters of Arts in African Area Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1996, and graduated from Pitzer College with a Bachelor of Arts in African Studies in 1992.


Shulonda Rankins

Shulonda Rankins is the South Area Director of Operations Support for Republic Services. Prior to joining Republic, she served in various sales and operations leadership roles within Mondelez International, Kraft Foods, W.W.Grainger, Inc., Xerox Corporation and FedEx.

Shulonda truly believes in continuous learning, giving back and paying it forward through leadership and service. She was formerly Secretary of NAWMBA’s national board of directors, a founding member and former President of NAWMBA’s Dallas Professional Chapter, and serves as a Mentor for Menttium Corporation’s mentoring programs.

Shulonda earned a B.S. in Airway/Computer Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, an M.B.A. from Union University, attended Cornell University’s Food Executive Program, Notre Dame’s Leadership Strategy Institute and the Center for Creative Leadership Emerging Leaders Program.In her spare time, Shulonda enjoys traveling, motorcycle riding, Christian education and spending time with her godchildren.


Raffa Rodriguez

With 20 years of multicultural marketing under his belt, Raffa is a master at creating 360 works that breaks new ground for brands. From turning around a 5-year Hispanic sales decline for Miller Lite within two years, to a 30% jump in sales for Pennzoil, and leading McDonald's Hispanic National McCafé launch (their biggest launch since the McMuffin in 1976), Raffa inspires teams to produce business-driving change and he leads by example.

A strategist at heart, he has a good grasp of the many disciplines that make a brand tick. With expertise in all formats from traditional broadcast to digital, he won the IAB MIXX Awards in 2011 for his McDonald's "Latinos Are One" campaign. This is the only competition that evaluates all key facets of interactive marketing, including strategy, creative development and execution, media placement and integration, effectiveness and ROI. Brands he has served include Sprint, Boost Mobile, Tecate, Visionworks, Pennzoil, Mitsubishi, Miller Lite, and Nationwide to name a few.


Chetan Sampat

Chetan Sampat is based in Chicago and a part of PwC's Advisory Services Group. He is a member of PwC's Supply Chain Practice helping clients across industries solve supply chain and logistics challenges. Prior to joining PwC, he held various roles in the US and India with the AP Moller-Maersk Group focusing on transportation, infrastructure development, and government relations. Collectively, Chet has more than 10 years of consulting and industry experience in supply chain and global logistics. Chet earned both his Bachelor of Sciences in Marketing and Operations Management and his MBA in Supply Chain in 2011 from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Chet spends his free time globetrotting and hanging out with his two nephews in the Windy City.


Sue Strebel

Sue Strebel has a background in academic accreditation and worked for AACSB International a global business school accreditation organization to develop and implement a strategic plan by evaluating university program alignment, curriculum, faculty and staff, funding, admission and placement practices, and course assessments to ensure engaging quality program offerings, verify best practices, and confirm effective continuing improvement processes. She also speaks at events on globalization, women in business, and emerging investor strategies.

Sue earned a Bachelor of Science in International Business from Bowling Green State University and an MBA from the University of Tampa. She has served as an elected member of the Town of Greenland Finance Board, General Federation of Women’s Clubs Greenland Vice President, NAWMBA Houston Professional Chapter Board Member and Program Director as well as Beta Sigma Phi Chapter Vice President. Her passions include world travel adventures and elevating women’s investment knowledge.