James Loduca, Salesforce
Director of Equality Programs
As Director of Equality Programs at Salesforce, James leads advocacy and strategic partnerships for the Office of Equality. His work focuses on driving equal pay, equal rights, equal opportunity, and equal education throughout Salesforce, the technology sector, and communities where the company operates and serves.
James previously served as Senior Vice President at San Francisco AIDS Foundation where he led a $15 million initiative to establish the first wellness center for gay, bisexual and transgender men, and served as a senior advisor to the Obama White House on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Prior to his work at the foundation, James held a number of roles in the private sector, including at Gilead Sciences where he helped launch the world’s most successful HIV treatment.
James serves on the LGBTQ advisory committee for U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). In 2015, he appeared as an expert speaker at the White House, and in 2016 was a Israel Visiting Scholar in the Civil Leaders Program of the Jewish Community Relations Council.
James earned B.A. degrees in political science and communications from University of California, Berkeley and a degree in Spanish from La Universidad Compultense, Madrid. He lives in San Francisco with his partner, Charlie Smith, and their newborn daughter. Follow James on Twitter: @JamesLoduca.
Madeline Di Nonno, Geena Davis Institute on
Gender in Media
Chief Executive Officer
Previously, Di Nonno served as President and CEO of On The Scene Productions, a leader in digital content creation and distribution. Di Nonno lead the company’s new business development and digital content platforms for the entertainment, healthcare, and consumer products clients such as Nike, Gatorade, Iconix, and PepsiCo.
Prior to On The Scene, Di Nonno served in executive marketing positions for Anchor Bay Entertainment/Starz Media and Echo Bridge Home Entertainment where she led global brand marketing, branded franchise development, acquisitions, digital media initiatives for home entertainment and limited theatrical releases in North America, United Kingdom and Australia.
As Executive Vice President and GM for Nielsen EDI a leading research provider of Theatrical distribution measurement, Di Nonno drove innovations in digitizing research products, new product development and theatrical distribution and exhibition client management.
Previously, Di Nonno served as Senior Vice President, Marketing Alliances and Digital media at the Hallmark Channel, launched the cable channel and established marketing, digital media, e-commerce, and corporate alliance functions. Di Nonno developed revenue-generating, integrated marketing programs with companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Fuji, Mail Boxes Etc., Universal Pictures, Target, Sony Pictures, Chrysler, and Baskin Robbins.
Di Nonno served eight years at Universal Studios Home Entertainment as Vice President, Strategic Marketing and established the first Digital Platforms and marketing campaigns. Di Nonno supervised marketing campaigns for all theatrical, direct-to-video and catalog releases and spearheaded Universal’s launch into DVD and digital media.
Di Nonno began her career at ABC Television Network in corporate publicity working on the communications campaigns for mini-series, sports and daytime, including “The Winds of War,” “The Thorn Birds” and the 1984 Olympics.
Di Nonno is a requested keynote speaker at international industry conferences, corporations, academic institutions, film festivals and organizations such as AdWeek, Cannes Lion, CinemaCon, CTAM, Digital Hollywood, CES, The White House, The Department of State, UNESCO, the United Nations. Di Nonno has been featured in media outlets such as The New York Times, FOX News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Forbes, MediaWeek, Huffington Post, Kidscreen, Fast Company, and Wired Magazine.
Di Nonno serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Television Academy Foundation; Board of Directors: Population Media Center, and Promundo U.S.; Advisory Board for PBS Kid’s Ready Jet Go, GameChanger Films; Strategic Advisor, YouTube Red’s Hyperlinked. Di Nonno served as President of the Glass Lions Jury for the Cannes Lions 2016.
Di Nonno holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University.
Jennifer Magley, Open Gym Indy
Owner, Entrepreneur, Former Pro-Athlete & Division I Head Coach
Jennifer Magley is the owner of “OPEN GYM INDY” Indiana’s Fitness Service where you can go to unlimited fitness classes at over 40 different gyms. A University of Florida graduate, former professional athlete, Division I head coach, author, and activist she has received national media coverage by USA Today, ESPN, Heart & Soul Magazine, BRIO Magazine, Active Life Magazine, The Kansas City Star, The Indianapolis Star, and IndyStyle TV among others. Magley is an in-demand speaker and serves on the board of local nonprofits COBURN Place, The Patachou Foundation and is a 2018 Make-A-Wish Women Inspiring Strength and Hope Honoree (W.I.S.H.) in Indianapolis, IN. She is a single mother of two young boys.
Master of Ceremony
Tracy Betz, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Tracy N. Betz is a partner in Taft’s Litigation group. She also serves as co-chair of Taft’s Gender Advancement Committee which is comprised of professionals from across the firm’s offices who lead the firm’s efforts to develop, promote and advance women attorneys within Taft, the legal profession and the community. The committee also oversees all of Taft’s gender initiatives, including the firm’s women affinity groups in each office.
Tracy routinely represents companies and individuals in matters involving a wide variety of commercial litigation, including: business and contract disputes, injunctive relief, creditors’ rights and collections, receiverships, intellectual property, non-compete and securities litigation. Tracy is also experienced in matters involving product liability and personal injury, fiduciary and probate litigation, and criminal defense. She has extensive first chair experience and has enjoyed significant courtroom time in both state and federal courts.
Dr. Kim Saxton, IU Kelley School of Business, IUPUI
Clinical Professor of Marketing
M. Kim Saxton, MBA, PhD is a Clinical Professor of Marketing at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Kim believes marketers should make data-driven decisions to improve their effectiveness. She came by her interest in data-driven decisions naturally, with a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing from MIT, reinforced by an MBA and PhD in Marketing from Indiana University (IU). Kim was recognized with a Woman’s Leadership Award by IUPUI’s Office for Women in 2018.
Kim has more than 30 years’ experience helping companies make their data practical. Good marketers find a way to blend both art and science to be successful. She continues to hone her skills as a successful marketer by working with local startups to help launch and expand their businesses. Kim started her career in consulting. Other roles have included VP at Walker Information, Global Market Research Manager at Eli Lilly and Company, Executive Director of Marketing at Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals and Partner of her own Competitive Intelligence and Strategic Planning consulting firm. She has provided insights to the decision making of a variety of Fortune 500 firms.
Kim has published broadly on new data analysis techniques, effective advertising and the impact of different kinds of promotions. She is currently an Associate Editor at the Journal of Advertising Research. She has also published in Marketing Science, Journal of Advertising Research, Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Corporate Reputation Review, Reputation Management, Psychometrika and Journal of Research in Science Teaching.
Kim has taught both undergraduate and master’s courses at IU and the University of Wisconsin- Madison (UW). She has facilitated executive education at UW, Walker Information and Lilly, where she received an award for teaching excellence. At Indiana University, her teaching has been recognized with the following teaching awards: Schuyler F. Otteson Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award for Full-Time Faculty, the Teaching Excellence Award, the Lilly MBA Teaching Excellence Award and the IU President’s Award for Teaching Excellence.
In her spare time, she uses her approach to practical data to train for endurance athletic events including Ironman triathlon.
Charlotte Westerhaus-Renfrow, IU Kelley School of Business, IUPUI
Clinical Assistant Professor in Business Law and Management
Charlotte Westerhaus-Renfrow is a foremost authority in the fields of negotiation, cultural competency, diversity and inclusion, leadership and team dynamics. She serves on the faculty at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Indianapolis as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Business Law and Management, and consistently receives teaching evaluations in the top 10% of her department.
Her previous senior leadership experience includes facilitating solutions to human relations problems and creating professional development programs at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), University of Iowa, Purdue University and Rockwell Collins.
As President of ChangePro, LLC., Charlotte advises organizations and associations on how to launch and support diversity initiatives, design and administer diagnostic surveys informing companies about inclusion-related issues, conducts focus groups with employees at all levels, and develops and delivers research-based, interactive workshops.
Charlotte’s high energy, wealth of expertise and ability to connect with audiences of all ages and stages of their careers result in stellar audience evaluations and comments such as “engaging”, “thought-provoking”, and “dynamic.”
Charlotte also contributes articles to professional and association journals such as the Indiana Business Journal, Hamilton County Business Magazine, INside INdiana Business, Indianapolis Recorder and has blogged for Fast Company.
Charlotte holds a law degree from the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University-Bloomington, and M.Ed. and B.S degrees from Ohio University.
In her spare time, she enjoys watching team sports, traveling, cooking, gardening, spending time with her family, and day-dreaming about getting back out on the golf course and hitting the links again.
Dr. Kiko Suarez, United Way of Central Indiana
Chief Community Impact Officer
Dr. Juan “Kiko” Suarez is the Chief Community Impact Officer at the United Way of Central Indiana. As a member of United Way’s executive team, Suarez is responsible for evolving and executing United Way’s community impact activities in education, financial stability, health and basic needs.
A native of Spain and a resident of the central Indiana, Suarez brings a unique blend of international experience in strategic planning and philanthropy, community relations and communications to United Way. From 2009-2016, Suarez served as lead executive for communications and innovation at Lumina Foundation. He also directed the Foundation’s work in social impact investing and evaluation. Prior to 2009, he served as a public affairs and communications executive for NextPhase Wireless and CEMEX. Suarez’s extensive background in corporate communications also includes more than a decade at DuPont, where he rose from the ranks of the information technology team to global online leader.
As the Chief Community Impact Officer, Suarez leads a 24-member team and directs United Way’s community impact activities in:
• Education, including early childhood education strategies, literacy programs, and the administration of the Indy Preschool Scholarship and On My Way Pre-K programs;
• Financial Stability, including the expansion of the Centers for Working Families, a network of 12 sites throughout Marion County where families can access a full range of services to help them achieve long-term financial stability;
• Health, including collaborations with JumpIN for Healthy Kids, Behavioral Health Court in Marion County and the Marion County Re-Entry Coalition;
• Basic Needs, including the administration of state and federal assistance programs;
• Agency Services, including agency certification, evaluation, capacity building and maintenance grant programs, and data integration; and
• Great Families 2020, a Social Innovation Fund grant program designed to improve family stability for vulnerable children and their parents living in five Indianapolis neighborhoods.
Suarez earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oviedo (Spain), where he also earned secondary degrees in management of telecommunications and new media. He earned a master’s and executive MBA from Oxford International University and Theseus Business School (France), respectively. He holds a doctorate in leadership and change from Antioch University, Ohio.
Among his many publications and speeches, Suarez presented “Eight dimensions of wise design that could change everything” at TEDx at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in 2014.
Kim Graham Lee, IWL Foundation
Kim has a diverse business background including c-level leadership of start-up and growth companies and account management for some of the largest corporations in the world. She spent the first chapter of her career at Walker, a global marketing research firm, where she led client service teams, global marketing and sales and new product development. During that time, Kim identified her professional passion as helping grow
other “good businesses.”
For much of the past 15 years, she has led emerging Indiana-based companies primarily in the technology space. Her “tours of duty” include serving as the CEO of Vontoo, President of OneBridge, President of Huford Financial Advisors, CMO of Bluelock, Interim CEO of NPower Indiana and Executive Vice President of trueU.
Kim transitioned from longstanding IWL Board member in May of 2017 to CEO. She helped co-found and was recently named President of the newly-formed Indianapolis chapter of Conscious Capitalism. The global movement also believes that businesses need more of the strengths that are considered more inherently feminine characteristics.
Active in the community, Kim has been a key contributor to the growth of IWL since 2011 and has been involved as a board member, conference chair, and conference emcee in both Indianapolis and Louisville. She has served on several other boards and has received several awards and recognitions. She is particularly interested in helping children in poverty and mentoring other women in their careers.
Kim is proudest of her role as mom to her two children, Brent and Brittany. Brent is a CPA who serves as Program Director for Community Development at Lilly Endowment. Brittany is a Sales Operations Specialist at Guidepoint Security, and she recently married Chris, an Associate Field Service Representative with Stryker. Kim is also crazy about her two grand-dogs, Penny and Pearl, and grand-kitten, Pat. Kim believes that life is an exciting adventure, even with its ups and downs, and that every day is truly a gift.
Diane Bailey-Boulet, IWL Foundation Board Member
Learning Program Manager, Humana
Diane Bailey-Boulet joined Humana in 2014 with a program focus on developing leaders in the context of rapid change. She has more than 20 years of sales, marketing, fund raising, coaching, and communication strategy experience. Diane has a passion for promoting well-being and women’s advancement. She is a YMCA board member and chairperson-elect for her branch. She contributed to best-selling Write to the Top: Writing for Corporate Success (Random House). A first generation British-American raised in Boston, Diane is married with two daughters. She is a Boston College graduate and loves to travel the globe.