2004 Conference Theme: Restoring Trust
Conference Program
Conference Sponsors
Conference Speakers


Richard Brodhead, President, Duke University

Doug Collins, Former Head Coach, Washington Wizards

Josephine Cooper, Group Vice President of Government & Industry Affairs, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Eric Ludgood Sr., Vice President, CNN International

Senator Elizabeth Dole

Eugene Flood, Jr., President and CEO, Smith Breeden Associates

Gail Goestenkors, Duke Women's Basketball Coach

James F. Goodmon, CEO and President, Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC)

Lee Hansen, Partner, Meriturn Partners

Michael Heisley, Sr., President and CEO, Heico Acquisitions , Inc.

Kevin Klose, President, National Public Radio

Michael Lomax, President and CEO, United Negro College Fund

Gary Loveman, President and CEO, Harrah's Entert ainment

John Mack, Former Chief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse First Boston

Derrick Mashore, Executive Managing Director, Global Client Solutions and Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield Alliance Executive Committee

John McAvoy, Managing Director, Credit Suisse First Boston

Brendan Nyhan, graduate student, Department of Political Science at Duke University

Steve Pagliuca, Managing Director, Bain Capital

Bonnie Reitz, President and Founder, Inside Out

Frank Riddick, III, President and CEO, Formica Corporation

David M. Rubenstein, Founding Partner and Managing Director, Carlyle Group

Gilbert Scharf, Chairman and CEO, Maxcor Financial Group Inc.

Alan G. Schwartz, President, Tennis Corporation of America

Ruth Shaw, President, Duke Power

Randy Smith, President, Tenet Healthcare Western Division

L. Frederick Sutherland, Executive Vice President & CFO, Aramark

Matthew Szulik, Chairman, CEO and President, Red Hat

William B. Timmerman, Chairman, President and CEO, SCANA Corporation

Christine Wallace, Senior Vice President, Human Resource, NCR Corporation and former Vice President of Customer Services for Teradata Division of NCR

R. Sanders Williams, Dean and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, Duke University Medical Center

October 18   MONDAY
6:00-8:00 pm Welcome Reception at Fuqua
Speaker - Coach Mike Krzyzewski , Duke Men's Basketball

Introduction: Sim Sitkin
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Faculty Director
Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leadership & Ethics (COLE)
Fuqua School of Business

Fox Center
Fuqua School of Business (FSB)

October 19   TUESDAY
7:45-8:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

Fox Center

8:45-9:00 am

Opening Session
Douglas T. Breeden
Fuqua School of Business

Mike 'Coach K' Krzyzewski,
Head Basketball Coach
Duke University

Blair Sheppard
President & CEO
Duke Corporate Education

Geneen Auditorium (FSB)

9:00-10:00 am

Keynote Session
Speaker - John Mack

Introduced by Dean Douglas T. Breeden, Fuqua School of Business

Geneen (FSB)

10:00-11:15 Plenary Panel:
Building Something From Nothing: The Role of Trust

Moderated by Prof. Will Mitchell, Fuqua School of Business

Michael Heisley Sr.
President and CEO, Heico Acquisitions
Frank Riddick III
President and CEO, Formica Corporation
Matthew Szulik
Chairman, CEO and President, Red Hat

Moderator: William G. Mitchell
Rex Fuqua Professor of International Management
Fuqua School of Business

Geneen (FSB)

11:15-11:45 am


Fox Center (FSB)

11:45-1:00 pm Concurrent Panels
  Leading with Regulators Looking Over Your Shoulder

Josephine Cooper
Group Vice President of Government & Industry Affairs
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
William B. Timmerman
Chairman, President and CEO
SCANA Corporation

Moderator: Michael Lenox
Associate Professor of Management
Fuqua School of Business

Classroom A (FSB)

  Building Trust with Customers in a Rapidly Evolving Marketplace

Bonnie Reitz
President and Founder
Christine Wallace
Senior Vice President, Human Resource, NCR Corporation and former Vice President of Customer Services
Teradata Division of NCR

Moderator: Christine Moorman
Professor of Marketing
Fuqua School of Business

Classroom B (FSB)

  Restoring Trust Once It Has Been Breached

Randy Smith
President, Tenet Healthcare Western Division
R. Sanders Williams
Dean and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
Duke University Medical Center

Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Moe
Director, Health Sector Emerging Issues & Development
Health Sector Management Program
Fuqua School of Business

Classroom E (FSB)

  Restoring Trust on Wall Street: Who Will Take the Leadership Role?

Eugene Flood, Jr.
President and CEO, Smith Breeden Associates
Derrick Mashore
Executive Managing Director, Global Client Solutions and chairman of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance Executive Committee
David Rubenstein
Founding Partner and Managing Director, Carlyle Group

Moderator: Michael Bradley
F.M. Kirby Professor of Investment Banking
and Professor of Law
Fuqua School of Business

Classroom F (FSB)

1:00-2:00 pm


Fox Center (FSB)

2:00-3:00 pm Keynote Session
Gary Loveman,
President and CEO
Harrah's Entertainment

Introduction: John Payne, Deputy Dean
and Joseph J. Ruvane, Jr. Professor of Management
Fuqua School of Business

Geneen (FSB)

3:00-4:00 pm

Optional Session

Lessons Learned - Participant Exchange Session
30 Participant Limited - Sign up at Registration

Facilitator: Robert Garda
Executive- in- Residence
Fuqua School of Business
Former Director, McKinsey & Company, Inc

Classroom B (FSB)

3:00-5:00 pm Break
5:00-6:30 pm

Duke Men's Basketball Training Practice
Introductory and Closing Speech by Coach Mike Krzyzewski, Duke Men's Basketball

Cameron Indoor Stadium

6:30-9:30 pm Dinner at Cameron Stadium Great Hall
Doug Collins
Former Head Coach
Washington Wizards

ntroduced by Coach Mike Krzyzewski, Duke Men's Basketball

Cameron Hall of Honor

October 20   WEDNESDAY
8:00 - 8:30 am


Fox Center (FSB)

8.30 -9:30 am Keynote Session
Senator Elizabeth Dole
U.S. Senate

Introduction: Joan Siefert Rose
General Manager
WUNC Public Radio

Geneen Auditorium (FSB)

9.30-10:30 am Sports Plenary Panel:
Leading Multiple Constituents

Gail 'Coach G' Goestenkors
Head Coach
Duke University Women's Basketball Team

Steve Pagliuca
Co-Owner, Boston Celtics

Alan G. Schwartz
President, and CEO
US Tennis Association

Moderator: William Boulding,
Associate Dean for MBA Programs and Professor of Marketing Fuqua School of Business

Geneen Auditorium (FSB)

10:30-10:45 am


Fox Center (FSB)

10:45-11:45 am Concurrent Panels
  Leadership: Restoring Trust in Financial Decision-Making

L. Frederick Sutherland
Executive Vice President & CFO
John McAvoy,
Managing Director
Credit Suisse First Boston

Moderator: S 'Vish' Viswanathan
Professor of Finance
Fuqua School of Business

Classroom A (FSB)

  Restoring Trust with Radical Corporate Change

Gilbert Scharf
Chairman and CEO
Maxcor Financial Group Inc.

Lee Hansen
Meriturn Partners

Moderator: Blair Sheppard
President & CEO
Duke Corporate Education

Classroom B (FSB)

  Beyond Compliance: Building Ethical Companies

James F. Goodmon
CEO and President
Capitol Broadcasting
Ruth Shaw,
Duke Power

Moderator: Elizabeth Kiss
Kenan Institute for Ethics

Classroom E (FSB)

  Leveraging Core Values to Build Trust: Who's In and Who's Out in Higher Education?

Richard Brodhead
President, Duke University
Michael Lomax,
President and CEO
United Negro College Fund

Moderator: Kristina Johnson,
Pratt School of Engineering

Classroom F (FSB)



Fox Center (FSB)

12.00-1:30 Plenary Media Panel:
Re-establishing Trust in the Media

(This session will be recorded by WUNC Public Radio for its The State of Things broadcast)

Kevin Klose
National Public Radio
Chris Cramer
Managing Director
CNN International

Moderator: Melinda Penkava
Host of The State of Things
WUNC Public Radio

Geneen Auditorium (FSB)

1:30-2:30 Lunch and Closing

Sim Sitkin
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Faculty Director
Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leadership & Ethics (COLE)
Fuqua School of Business

Fox Center (FSB)

Richard Brodhead

Richard H. Brodhead became Duke's ninth president on July 1, 2004, after a 32-year career at Yale University , including 11 years as dean of Yale College , where he won the DeVane Medal for outstanding teaching and was named the A. Bartlett Giamatti Professor of English and American Studies.

Having taken his B.A. and Ph.D. from Yale, President Brodhead has written or edited more than a dozen books on 19 th -century American literature, and most recently published his decanal essays and speeches as The Good of This Place: Values and Challenges in College Education.

A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board since 2002, Brodhead has won several scholarly honors and fellowships, including Guggenheim, Woodrow Wilson, Danforth and Morse fellowships.

Doug Collins

Doug Collins previously worked as an analyst for Turner Sports from 1989-94 during the NBA season and is widely regarded as basketball’s best analyst during his tenure at TNT and NBC (1998-2001), earning three Emmy nominations and two Cable ACE Awards for his work behind the microphone.

Collins eight-year coaching career includes a .536 winning percentage (332-287), five post-season appearances, including a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals in 1988-89 with the Chicago Bulls. Collins also found victory as head coach of the Eastern Conference in the 1997 NBA All-Star Game.

A student of the game, Collins combined a defensive-orientated mentoring approach in helping develop the games of NBA All-Stars Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Grant Hill.

Collins was named to four NBA All-Star Games (1976-79) during his eight-year career, all with the Sixers, and was a key member of the 1972 U.S Olympic team that earned a controversial silver medal at the Munich Games.

Josephine Cooper

Josephine Cooper Josephine Cooper is group vice president, government and industry affairs for Toyota Motor North America (TMA). Prior to joining Toyota in February 2004, Ms. Cooper served as president and chief executive officer of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. From 1992 to 1999, Ms. Cooper was vice president for regulatory affairs at the American Forest & Paper Association, and previously, she served as senior vice president at the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association. Cooper co-founded Capitoline International Group, Ltd., a Washington, D.C. public affairs firm, and also established an international environmental and energy practice at Hill and Knowlton, Inc. She began her professional career in North Carolina with U.S. EPA’s air regulatory program in Research Triangle Park.

Cooper serves on several boards and advisory groups, including the EPA Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, the Board of Visitors for Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the Business Advisory Board of Meredith College, among others. She has also served as president of the Organization International des Constructeurs d’Automobiles (OICA), the international association of motor vehicle manufacturers headquartered in Paris, France.

Cooper was recognized in 2001 by the Washingtonian magazine as one of the “100 Most Powerful Women in Washington.”

Senator Elizabeth Dole

Elizabeth Dole has served five United States Presidents and won 54% of the vote in November 2002 to serve the people of North Carolina in the United States Senate. She serves on the Senate’s Armed Services, Agriculture, Banking and Aging Committees.

A native of Salisbury, North Carolina, Dole graduated with distinction from Duke University in 1958 and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She earned a degree from Harvard Law School in 1965 and also holds a master’s degree in education and government from Harvard.

From 1969 to 1973, Dole served as Deputy Assistant to President Nixon for Consumer Affairs. In February 1983, she joined President Reagan’s Cabinet as Secretary of Transportation – the first woman to hold that position.

In 1991, Dole became only the second woman since founder Clara Barton to serve as President of the American Red Cross, an organization larger than many of the Fortune 500.

Eugene Flood Jr.

Dr. Eugene Flood is the President and CEO of Smith Breeden Associates. Prior to joining Smith Breeden in January 2000, he was a Portfolio Manager in Morgan Stanley Asset Management. Flood, who had been with Morgan Stanley since 1987, has traded a broad spectrum of instruments including fixed income, equities, foreign exchange and commodities. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Dr. Flood was on the faculty of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business where he taught finance.

Flood is a frequent guest on nationally televised business shows including CNBC's Squawk Box and Business Center shows, Bloomberg TV, and was the special guest on Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street.

Flood has a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. in economics from Harvard University.

Gail Goestenkors

Gail Goestenkors In her 12 years at Duke University, Gail Goestenkors has helped lead the Blue Devils from relative obscurity to national prominence.  Known as “Coach G” to players, coaches, fans and student supporters, Goestenkors has raised the level of the women's basketball program at Duke to new heights. 

Since arriving at Duke in 1992, Goestenkors has accomplished feats that no other women's basketball coach in school history has been able to achieve. She was the 1996, '98, '99, 2002, 2003 and 2004 ACC Coach of the Year (Duke's only multiple winner of the award and one of just two ACC coaches to earn it six times.

She was named to the USA Basketball Collegiate Committee in the summer of 2001, was an assistant coach on the gold medal winning 2004 USA Olympic team.

After earning a physical education degree from Saginaw Valley State in 1985, Goestenkors served as a graduate assistant for Iowa State. Goestenkors then moved to Purdue, where she would spend the next six years as an assistant coach

During the 2000-01 season, Goestenkors won her 200th career game with the Blue Devils, becoming the third fastest ACC coach in history to reach that mark.  In 2002-03, Goestenkors became the all-time winningest coach in Duke history and became the quickest coach in ACC history to reach the 300-win mark this past season in only 387 games.

James F. Goodmon

James F. Goodmon James F. Goodmon is CEO and President of the Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC). Under his management, CBC has expanded into satellite communications, the Internet, and High Definition Television. In July 1996, CBC was the first broadcaster in the nation to broadcast a High Definition Television signal.

Goodmon served on President Clinton's Advisory Committee on Public Interest Obligations of Digital Broadcasters. Goodmon has won numerous awards, including the 1999 Digital Television Pioneer Award, the North Carolina Award (the highest honor the State of North Carolina can bestow), and the 2002 Citation for Distinguished Citizenship Award given by the North Carolina Citizens for Business & Industry.

Lee Hansen

Prior to founding Meriturn Partners, Lee Hansen spent 15 years in finance, strategy, and management positions. Meriturn Partners is a national firm focused on acquiring and advising middle-market businesses in need of an operational turnaround or financial restructuring.

Most recently he was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Stonepath Group (Ticker: STG). At Stonepath, Hansen was responsible for developing strategic plans, overseeing investment professionals, and managing day-to-day operations, including legal, finance, accounting, regulatory, and human resources.

Prior to Stonepath, Hansen was Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development at Bank of America. Prior to his Strategy & Corporate Development role, he was a founding member and Vice President of the bank's International Capital Raising Group, where he originated, structured, and executed more than $3 billion of public and private financings for foreign companies and governments.

Hansen earned a BS degree in Business Administration from Bucknell University and an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

Michael Heisley, Sr.

Michael Heisley is Chairman of Heico Holding, Inc. & The Heico Companies, L.L.C., based in Chicago, Illinois. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer of several of the company’s subsidiaries.

A key subsidiary of The Heico Companies is Heico Acquisitions, founded in 1979. Heico Acquisitions acts as an investment firm, specializing in buying interests in under-performing companies and turning them around. Heico owns approximately 40 businesses worldwide within a diverse set of industries, including steel wire products, pre-engineered metal buildings, heavy equipment, telecommunications, plastics, food production, commercial construction and material handling equipment. He also is a majority owner of the NBA Memphis Grizzlies.

The 40 businesses owned by Heico and its subsidiaries employs approximately 8,500 people in varying capacities in the United States and internationally.

He holds a BA from Georgetown University.


Kevin Klose

Kevin Klose is President and Chief Executive Officer for NPR, America's premier non-profit news and cultural radio programming service, with more than 770 stations and a weekly audience of more than 22 million listeners nationwide.

A former editor, and national and foreign correspondent with The Washington Post, Klose is an award-winning author and international broadcasting executive. Prior to joining NPR in December 1998, Klose served successively as Director of U.S. International Broadcasting, overseeing the U.S. Government's global radio and television news services (1997-98); and President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), broadcasting to Central Europe and the former Soviet Union (1994-97). Klose first joined RFE/RL in 1992 as Director of Radio Liberty, broadcasting to the former Soviet Union in its national languages.

Klose received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, at Harvard. A former Woodrow Wilson National Fellow, he serves on the board of Independent Sector in Washington, DC. He is the author of “ Russia and the Russians: Inside the Closed Society,” winner of the Overseas Press Club's Cornelius Ryan Award; and co-author of four other books.

Michael Lomax

Michael Lomax Dr. Michael L. Lomax, the United Negro College Fund's president and chief executive officer, has undertaken an ambitious task of leading the oldest and most successful African American higher education assistance organization in the country. Lomax leads the UNCF in continuing its mission of enhancing the quality of education by providing financial assistance to deserving students, raising operating funds for member colleges and universities, and increasing access to technology for students and faculty at historically black colleges and universities.

Lomax also serves as the Chairman of the Board of the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation (UNCFSP). He is founding chairman of Atlanta's National Black Arts Festival and serves on the boards of the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Carter Center of Emory University, the United Way of America and Teach for America.

President George W. Bush appointed Lomax to the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the Speaker of the House, J. Dennis Hastert appointed Lomax to the National Museum of African American History and Culture Plan for Action Presidential Commission.

Gary Loveman

Gary Loveman is President and Chief Executive Officer of Harrah's Entertainment, Inc., a Fortune 500 Company publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Harrah’s is a leading casino entertainment company with 41,000 employees and $4.3 billion in revenues in 2003. Prior to his appointment, Loveman oversaw brand operations, marketing, information technology, and day-to-day operations at Harrah’s 25 properties during his four and half years’ tenure as Chief Operating Officer.

Loveman serves on the Harrah’s Board of Directors, and is an outside director of Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH), a leading marketer of modern classic American accessories.

Before joining Harrah’s in May 1998, Loveman was associate professor of business administration at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, where he taught service management in the M.B.A. and executive programs. Loveman was awarded a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was an Alfred Sloan Doctoral Dissertation Fellow, and a B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University.

John Mack

John J. Mack John J. Mack is Former Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse First Boston and Co-CEO of Credit Suisse Group. He was Chairman of CSFB's Operating Committee, a member of CSFB's Executive Board and Co-Chairs CSG's Executive Board.

A graduate of Duke University, Mack joined Morgan Stanley in May 1972 as a member of the firm's bond department and rose steadily to positions of increasing responsibility. He was named a Vice President of the firm in 1976, a Principal in 1977 and a Managing Director in 1979. He was named President of Morgan Stanley in June 1993. Mack served as President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. from May 1997 when the firm was created by the merger of Morgan Stanley and Dean Witter, two of the world's leading financial services companies. In March 2001, Mack stepped down from his posts after nearly three decades of service at Morgan Stanley and the merged company. He joined Credit Suisse First Boston as Chief Executive Officer in July 2001 and was named Co-CEO of Credit Suisse Group in January 2003.

Mack serves in a number of positions of leadership for business, civic and philanthropic organizations. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the University Hospital of both Columbia and Cornell, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Duke University. Mack has served on the Mayor of Beijing's Advisory Council. He was a Director of CICC, the first Investment Bank in China, a Director of the India Business School in India and on the Board of Visitors of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Derrick Mashore

Derrick Mashore Derrick Banks Mashore serves as Executive Managing Director, Global Client Solutions. Mashore is the senior executive responsible for overseeing the global integration of Advisory Services, Transaction Services, and Asset Services for Cushman & Wakefield’s large complex clients. In addition, he acts as the Chairman of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance Executive Committee.

Previously, Mashore served as the head of Client Strategies. He developed and remains C&W’s liaison with Concordis, the only minority and women-owned partnership of real estate service providers in the commercial real estate industry.

Mashore’s 20-year career includes experience in consulting, law, marketing, and sales. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the Columbia University School of Law and a BA in Policy Sciences from Duke University. He is the Chairman of the Duke University Undergraduate School board and a member of the St. Charles Borromeo School board, and the New Heights/Children’s Aid Society of New York board.

John McAvoy

John McAvoy John McAvoy is Managing Director of Credit Suisse First Boston, based in New York where he is Global Head of Hedge Fund Coverage within Primes Services.

McAvoy joined the Firm in 1991 after seven years with Lehman Brothers, where he co-managed convertible sales and trading. From 1991 to 1995, he managed the Firm's U.S. convertible sales and trading businesses. From 1995 to 2000 he was responsible for U.S. equity-linked origination, in addition to sales and research. He relocated to London in 2000, first to co-manage the Firm's global convertible securities practice, and then in 2002 to manage European Equity Capital Markets.

McAvoy received his B.A. from Wake Forest University in 1982 and his M.B.A. from Duke University 's Fuqua School of Business in 1984.

Brendan Nyhan

Brendan Nyhan is a graduate student in the department of political science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. From 2001 to 2003, he managed new projects and later marketing and fundraising for Benetech, a Silicon Valley technology nonprofit. Brendan grew up in Mountain View, California, and attended Swarthmore College. In 2000, he served as the Deputy Communications Director for the Bernstein for US Senate campaign in Nevada. In 2003, he received an Award of Distinction in the Paul Mongerson Prize for Investigative Reporting on News Coverage competition. http://www.spinsanity.org/about/

Brendan Nyhan is also the author (with Bryan Keefer and Ben Fritz) of " All The President's Spin: George W.Bush, The Media, and the Truth."

Steve Pagliuca

Steve Pagliuca Steve Pagliuca is a Managing Director at Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm based in Boston . Pagliuca is also Co-Managing Partner and Co-Owner of the Boston Celtics Basketball franchise.

Pagliuca joined Bain Capital in 1989, and founded the Information Partners fund for Bain Capital. He has played a leading role in the acquisitions of many significant companies including Gartner Group, Physio-Control, Wesley-Jessen, Burger King and Datek Online Holdings.

Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of Ameritrade, Burger King, Gartner Group, Instinet and Pro Sieben. Pagliuca is active with a variety of charitable organizations, serving as the Chairman of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Chairman of the Boston Celtics Charitable Foundation, Co-Chair of the Inner City Scholarship Fund, and also serves on the boards of Right To Play, Board of Incorporators of Belmont Hill School, and Trinity Advisors at Duke University.

Pagliuca earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School , and received his B.A. from Duke University .

Bonnie Reitz

Bonnie Reitz recently completed a career with Continental Airlines as Senior Vice President Marketing, Sales and Distribution and a key Original Turnaround Team Member. During her tenure the airline achieved record revenue premiums. She created “First to Favorite”, a customer centric focus that harnesses the power of employees and technology to achieve customer engagement. Reitz is President of InsideOut-Culture to Customer which helps businesses improve profit margins by developing corporate cultures that lead to great places for employees to work and equally great places for customers to do business. She has presented at Fortune and Fast Company Business forums, and conferences for American Express, Embassy Suites, NCR/Teradata and Siemens.

She is a strategy consultant to Continental Airlines and to Dr. Mae Jemison, NASA Astronaut. She serves on the board of PNM Resources, a New Mexico Energy Company and non-profit Dress for Success, Houston.

Frank Riddick, III

Frank Riddick, III Frank A. Riddick, III is president and chief executive officer of Formica Corporation. Most recently, Riddick served as president and chief operating officer of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. and chief executive officer of Triangle Pacific Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Armstrong.

Riddick has previously served as controller of Chicago-based FMC Corporation. He joined FMC as treasurer in 1990.

Before joining FMC, Riddick was with Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York, where he held successive management positions in investments banking and treasury operations since 1987. His most recent position prior to joining FMC was as vice president of mergers and acquisitions.

After receiving his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics at Vanderbilt in 1978 and his Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in 1980, he joined General Motors Corporation, where he held several positions, including director of new business development and investor relations. His last position with General Motors was as regional treasurer-Europe.

David M. Rubenstein

David M. Rubenstein, 54, is a co-founder and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, a private equity firm based in Washington, D.C.

The Carlyle Group is one of the world’s largest private equity firms, managing more than $19 billion through twenty-two private equity funds from twenty-four offices in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Japan.

Prior to co-founding Carlyle in 1987, Rubenstein practiced law in New York, with the firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy in the Carter Administration; and practiced law in Washington, D.C., with the firm of Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge.

Rubenstein is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School.

Gilbert Scharf

Gilbert Scharf Gilbert Scharf has had a varied career on Wall Street – from senior positions at top investment banks, to entrepreneur and private investor, to his current position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Maxcor Financial Group Inc. (Nasdaq: MAXF), a diversified financial services firm he founded in 1994.

In 2001, Scharf lead and rebuilt his firm in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Maxcor and Euro Brokers were headquartered on the 84th floor of 2 World Trade Center, and lost 61 employees out of a New York workforce totaling approximately 300 persons. Scharf also spearheaded the founding of The Euro Brokers Relief Fund, a public charity that has raised several millions. More recently, he has established The Maxcor Foundation, of which he is a director and President, to expand the firm’s charitable giving to the broader communities in which it operates. For these and other charitable efforts, he was recently honored with the Commandant’s Leadership Award from the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation.

Scharf spent seven years with Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc., where he was a Managing Director. He subsequently spent four years with Lazard Brothers & Co. Ltd. in London, where he served as Managing Director.

He is a graduate of Duke University.

Alan G. Schwartz

An innovator in tennis from both the sports and business perspectives, Schwartz has been a lifelong activist in grassroots efforts to increase the number of Americans playing tennis. Thirty-four years ago, Schwartz started the Tennis Corporation of America (TCA) and today his company is the largest owner and operator of indoor tennis facilities in North America.

Schwartz has a varied tennis career including service to the game at the community through international levels. He has been a member of the USTA Board for the past nine years and is also a director on the USTA Tennis and Education Foundation Board and the International Tennis Hall of Fame. In 2003 Schwartz was elected to the board of the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

Active in the field of education, Schwartz is a board member of Duke University’s Graduate School of Business and a trustee of Roosevelt University and the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES).

Schwartz is a graduate of Yale University and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Ruth Shaw

Ruth Shaw Ruth Shaw is president of Duke Power Company and a member of Duke Energy's expanded executive and operating committees.

She previously served as Duke Energy's executive vice president and chief administrative officer from 1997 to 2002. Shaw joined Duke Power in September 1992 as vice president of corporate communications and was named senior vice president of corporate resources in 1994.

Shaw is a member of the boards of directors of Edison Electric Institute, the Nuclear Energy Institute and the Southeastern Electric Exchange. She is a director of Wachovia Corp., one of the nation's largest financial services companies. She is also a director of MedCath Corp.

Shaw received her bachelor of arts (magna cum laude) and her master of arts degrees in English from East Carolina University . She received her doctorate in higher educational administration from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was a University Fellow.

Randy Smith

W. Randolph Smith is President of Tenet Healthcare Corporation’s Western Division. Before joining Tenet in 1995, Smith was associated with American Medical International (AMI) for 16 years. AMI was merged into Tenet in 1995.

Smith held various executive positions with AMI including Executive Vice President and Executive Vice President, Operations. He also was Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President and interim Chief Financial Officer, and Corporate Vice President.

Smith has a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Furman University in Greenville, S.C. and earned a master’s degree in health care administration from Duke University.

L. Frederick Sutherland

L. Frederick Sutherland L. Frederick Sutherland is executive vice president and chief financial officer for ARAMARK. He has held this position since 1997.

Sutherland joined the company in 1980 as assistant treasurer in the Corporate Treasury Department. In 1991, he was appointed senior vice president, with responsibilities for ARAMARK's controller, tax and insurance functions. In 1993, he was named executive vice president and president of the company's Uniform Services Sector. In 1994, he became president of the Uniform Services Group, which included ARAMARK Uniform Services, WearGuard, Gall’s, and Crest Uniform divisions.

Sutherland earned his undergraduate degree at Duke University and his M.B.A. at the University of Pittsburgh.

Matthew Szulik

Matthew Szulik has been leading early-stage technology companies, such as Interleaf, MapInfo, and Red Hat, into global, publicly traded firms for more than 20 years. In 1998, Szulik and Red Hat founder Bob Young developed a shared vision that the collaborative approach of open source and a great brand could redistribute the economics of the technology industry from vendor to customer.

Following successful public offerings in 1999 and 2000, Red Hat has developed global partnerships with Oracle, IBM, Dell, Intel, and HP to deliver technology based on open source technology.

Szulik is the Chairman of the Science and Technology Board for State of North Carolina's Economic Development Board and is currently a Director of Tibco Software.

William B. Timmerman

William B. Timmerman William B. Timmerman began his career at SCANA in 1978 as a senior vice president of finance and administration for Carolina Energies, Inc. Carolina Energies later merged with South Carolina Electric & Gas Company to form SCANA Corporation, where he became vice president of finance.

He was elected chief financial officer in 1983 and later became senior vice president and executive vice president. Elected to the SCANA board in 1991, he became president in 1995 and chief operating officer in 1996. Timmerman has been chairman, president and CEO since March 1997.

Formerly a Certified Public Accountant, Timmerman started his career with Arthur Andersen & Company. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Duke University in 1968 and is a 1990 graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

Timmerman serves on the board of directors of SCANA Corporation, Liberty Corporation, ITC Financial Services, LLC., ITC^DeltaCom, Inc., Palmetto Seed Corporation and the Palmetto Business Forum.

Christine Wallace

Christine Wallace Christine Wallace is senior vice president of Human Resources for NCR Corporation. Prior to her current position, Wallace was vice president of global customer services for Teradata, a division of NCR. She began her career at NCR in 1978 and has held numerous managerial assignments of increasing responsibility throughout the company, including NCR vice president and treasurer, Teradata chief of staff, vice president of Americas sales and service for Teradata, and other senior positions within the finance and administration organization at both the corporate and regional level.

R. Sanders Williams

R. Sanders Williams is Dean of the School of Medicine at Duke University. He was educated and received advanced post-doctoral training in public affairs, internal medicine, cardiology, biochemistry and molecular biology at Princeton University, Duke University, Harvard University (Massachusetts General Hospital), Oxford University, and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. He served on the faculty of Duke University and of the UT Southwestern Medical Center before assuming his current post in 2001.

He has published approximately 200 papers in major journals such as Cell, Nature, Science, NEJM, JCI and PNAS.

Williams has served as president of the Association of University Cardiologists, Chairman of the Research Committee of the American Heart Association, and on the editorial boards of Science, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Circulation, Circulation Research, and American Journal of Physiology.

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