Features Region: Northeast

Kurt Meyers – Equitable

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Kurt Meyers developed his own strategies to manage white collar crime cases as a federal prosecutor. It was expected of him and he expected the same of the 50 people he eventually led as chief of his district’s criminal division.  Now more than 15 years later, he’s deputy general counsel for Equitable, a Fortune 500 […]

Rippi Karda – Verizon

Est. reading time: 4 mins

When Rippi Karda says she’s multifaceted and that she spends “a fair amount of time doing community development,” she’s understating the facts.  Karda, an associate general counsel for Verizon, negotiates and reviews contracts and agreements for the giant telecom, including HR benefits and plans, supplier diversity, contact centers and marketing. She also ensures Verizon meets […]

Xanthe Ranger – Booking Holdings

Est. reading time: 4 mins

The thrill of taking in a city skyline, visiting a world-class museum or diving into a deep-blue swimming hole seemed out of reach for many these past few years, what with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing countries to adopt tough travel restrictions.   But domestic and international travel is back—and Xanthe Ranger of Booking Holdings is in […]

Matthew Palatnik – Bowlero Corp.

Est. reading time: 5 mins

The raucous fans and star-spangled pants of up-and-coming athlete Spencer Robarge may say it best: bowling is on a roll, and not just at the international tournaments hosted by the Professional Bowlers Association where Robarge is making his mark fresh out of high school.  As Matthew Palatnik explains, bowling centers nationwide have started offering upscale […]

C.J. Hafner – Pennsylvania Senate

Est. reading time: 5 mins

For more than 35 years, C.J. Hafner has walked the halls of power in the Pennsylvania State Capitol complex in Harrisburg. Hafner, the chief counsel to the Democratic leader (currently Sen. Jay Costa) of the Pennsylvania Senate has advised and guided as many as 25 and as few as 16 Democratic state senators on pending […]

Leah Perry – Box Inc.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Ask Leah Perry what’s she’s doing at work and you’ll get a different answer every day. As the vice president of legal, chief privacy officer and global head of public policy at Box Inc., she can go from working on a submission for European Union data protection authorities to assessing proposed legislation in Japan and […]

Viktoriya M. Shpigelman – W. R. Grace & Co.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

There’s something about the rule of law for which Viktoriya M. Shpigelman might have extra appreciation having come from a country where it didn’t always exist. It’s also a country where matters have only grown worse. For she was just 8 years old in 1991 when her family fled Ukraine, then part of the fragmenting […]

Neil Blecher – Capgemini

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Purchasing a new outfit for a night out or trying tapas at a hot new restaurant shouldn’t be thwarted by something as seemingly ordinary as stairs or a paper menu. However, many Americans experience these daily obstacles. The Americans with Disabilities Act, passed in July 1990, seeks to lessen these by legally requiring companies to […]

Danielle Lemack – HP Hood LLC

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Danielle Lemack may not have been the creative mind behind HP Hood LLC’s latest commercials, but she played a crucial role in the lines being delivered on screen. In one, a furry blue alien named Sensa makes her first visit to Earth, arriving at the breakfast table where a little girl is pouring Planet Oat […]

Scott Adler – American Express Global Business Travel

Est. reading time: 5 mins

The global economy is on the move again with businesspeople having resumed traveling. Virtual interactions have their use but are no substitute for meeting face to face. And it’s not just traditional businesspeople—engineers, educators, scientists, architects et al also are on the move. So emphasizes Scott Adler, the number two lawyer at American Express Global […]

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