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Flavia Bokel – ICTS  

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Flavia Bokel, legal executive at ICTS, stands at the forefront of important projects and strategic initiatives, contributing significantly to the company’s success. Since joining in May 2017, her role has been instrumental in ensuring compliance and corporate governance for ICTS, positioning it as Brazil’s largest compliance and corporate investigations company.  With T4 Compliance’s portfolio absorption, […]

Rachel Dooley – McKinsey & Co.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

What do a world-class racing yacht and a steel mill in India have in common? Artificial intelligence, of course. Specifically, AI developed with and by McKinsey & Co. The consulting firm helped design a bot that helped Emirates Team New Zealand defend its America’s Cup sailing title in 2021. It also supported cutting edge AI […]

Nehal M. Siddiqui – EY

Est. reading time: 4 mins

It’s not every day that companies face an inflection point. So reflects Nehal Siddiqui on the past two years where institutions such as her employer, Ernst & Young LLP (EY), have stepped up and undertook initiatives aimed at advancing social justice and equity. On the social justice front, EY’s efforts intensified in the wake of […]

J. Anthony “Tony Ogden” – Bates Group

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Though an advocate of a healthy work-play ratio, J. Anthony “Tony” Ogden sometimes isn’t positioned to separate the two. There he and his husband were, enjoying the wonders of Costa Rica in February 2020 when initially sketchy reports of a pandemic filtered into the news. Sensing reason for concern, he kept pace with the developments […]

Vivian Wesson – Marsh McLennan

Est. reading time: 4 mins

In spring 1992, Vivian Wesson was a junior at Pomona College, east of Los Angeles, and her semi-autobiographical play about growing up as “an assimilated American with African American roots and being in between cultures” was getting produced. As production occurred, a jury in Simi Valley acquitted four police white officers of assault charges in […]

Eve Bolkin – Capgemini North America

Est. reading time: 4 mins

While she doesn’t claim to be psychic, Eve Bolkin says she can see global trends well in advance. It’s one of the necessities, she says, for effectively serving Capgemini North America. “I feel I’m aware of what’s happening in this world at least six months before it’s reported in the newspaper,” she tells Vanguard in […]

Barry Shulock – TechSource

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Even in the white sands and sagebrush of New Mexico, there are times when the coal fields of southwestern Pennsylvania remain vividly in mind for Barry Shulock. Those fields are where he gained his appreciation and respect for people—and the dignity of a job. As vice president, general counsel and director of human resources for […]

Mary Clare – Milliman

Est. reading time: 5 mins

The world has never been more awash in data and so reliant on artificial intelligence to improve day-to-day life than in 2020. With COVID-19 rapidly pushing commerce online (Black Friday in-store sales down 52 percent), ever more data is being mined from consumers—a trend that continues to accelerate as businesses begin to use that data, […]

Rob Peters – Check-6 International Inc.

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He, too, has had to earn his stripes, though Rob Peters concedes he’s never been literally under fire. That sets him apart from most of his colleagues on the Check-6 International Inc. executive team. A global management consulting firm based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, its executives are largely elite military veterans, all of whom have tales […]

Courtney Dutter – iCIMS

Est. reading time: 6 mins

How the recruiting, hiring and promotions processes have evolved since Courtney Dutter became a one-woman legal staff at iCIMS in early 2010—for a short while, anyway. Then, a young Seton Hall University School of Law grad and research fellow, Dutter had been doing freelance contractual work during the Great Recession when she became aware of […]


As promised in advance, my feature in Vanguard has increased my visibility within the profession and prompted more than a few people I have not communicated with recently to reconnect. One of the Italian law firms I have used in the past is now in the process of interviewing me for an article on their website and tweeting out the feature story. Activity and the number of people connecting with me on LinkedIn has soared, which is great. The Vanguard writers and editorial staff were great to work with—highly professional and made the effort to make the experience both fun and rewarding (they were also respectful of the time pressures and demands all lawyers face). I was very pleased with the experience and the final outcome. Needless to say, I have been very pleased. All in all working with Vanguard has been a very positive experience which generated good publicity for both Shawcor and myself. My sincere thanks.
– Tim Hutzul, General Counsel, ShawCor Ltd.
I was honored to be the subject of an article. I enjoy reading Vanguard articles and seeing how other attorneys got to their positions and see their jobs. It's also interesting to see how different law firms partner with the subjects of the articles.
– Henry Marquard, in-house counsel, Stanley Consultants Inc.
It was a great honor to be featured in Vanguard Law. Working with every member of the team, from the initial interview with Erin Clark, through production with Victor Martins, writing the article with Taryn Plumb and creating the final content with Dave Gushee, was a true pleasure. Everyone was very professional, enthusiastic and supportive, and their creative approach and positive attitude clearly came through in the final product.
– Kevin C. Rakowski, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Compliance with Radian Group Inc.
The piece highlighting my company, Bob Baker Enterprises, Inc., came out fabulous. Our company is in the new and used car sales and service industry. Everyone was great to work with and extremely professional. They produced a high-quality product and have provided expert assistance and guidance post-production of the article.
– Wade Poulson, General Counsel, Bob Baker Enterprises Inc.


Summer I 2024



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