Jeff ZonBoard Chair
Jeff has over twenty-five years experience as a visionary, results-driven senior technology executive with an exceptional track record for leading strategic initiatives and technology shifts to achieve quantifiable business growth. He has extensive background in leading all areas of Information Technology in the healthcare and retail industries. Jeff is currently a Sr. Executive Partner at Gartner, serving as a trusted advisor and coach to IT leaders from Global 2000 organizations. Previously, he held executive positions leading IT organizations at Providence Health & Services, REI and Whole Foods Market. Jeff holds a B.S in Business Management from Golden State University and an MBA from Washington State University, with a focus on leadership development. Seattle, WA.
Susan Peterson SturmBoard Chair Elect
Susan is an Operational Technology leader with 20 years of experience in profitably scaling innovative software-based businesses. She is the Vice President for Security, Americas for Cognite. Susan also serves as a board advisor for IOT focused companies. She is a global executive with proven track record of structuring and growing profitable digital software driven P&Ls in excess of $150M. Specializing in change management/ acceleration, product management, M&A and strategic alliances. Fort Collins, CO
Juan has over 15 years of international experience across a broad range of finance and sales roles at large global companies, both in industrial and consumer sectors. Juan is currently the Global Director of Commercial Operations at Anheuser-Busch InBev. Before joining Anheuser-Busch InBev, he worked at General Electric for 10 years across different industries and worked & lived in 8 countries across Europe, China and USA. Juan holds a Masters’ Degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. New York, NY.
Angela Cameron, DDS, PCBoard Member
Dr. Cameron is an international speaker, philanthropist, and leader in the dental field. For over twenty years she has been the owner and chief “Smile Artist” at Sophisticates Smiles. She has been honored with numerous awards including being named one of America’s “Top Dentists” and the 2019 “Power Woman” of the Year. Dr. Cameron is a published author and has written three very successful books focused on Cosmetic, Sedation, and Implant Dentistry. In addition to her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, Dr. Cameron holds four Post-doctoral Fellowships including being a Fellow with the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She also has a M.S. Degree in Bio-physical Chemistry and B.S. Degree in Biochemistry from Furman University. Dr. Cameron is the Founder of the Cameron Institute and the Cameron Institute Foundation. She is part owner of the Tri-Cities Otters Soccer Team (Football Club). Dr. Cameron believes that living is about giving and every day she strives to make the world a better place. Johnson City, TN
Deborah ChambersBoard Member
Deborah is a development and fundraising professional who is in her 12th year as Vice President for Development & Partnerships for Central Union Mission, a 135+ year-old homeless shelter in Washington, DC. Prior to that role, Deborah had over 25 years experience in financial planning, sales and strategy development. She served as executive director and campaign manager for two capital campaigns helping to raise over $30 million. Deborah was also a financial planner with American Express Financial Services, where she marketed and negotiated financial planning packages, securities and insurance policies. She is an ordained associate pastor at First Baptist Church of Glenarden. Deborah also serves as a clergy ambassador with the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia. Washington, D.C.
Amrita Dutta-GuptaBoard Member
Amrita is a marketing professional who has experience at several iconic American retailers/brands such as Sears, Craftsman, Lands’ End, and GNC, where she is currently the Global Brand Director for Health & Wellness. In addition to her passion for One Warm Coat and its mission, Amrita brings her leadership, energy, and creativity to the board. She has also been a volunteer with the Ronald McDonald House Charities for the past six years and loves being involved in her local community. Amrita attended Vanderbilt University for her BA in Economics and Political Science and completed her MBA in Marketing, Strategy, and International Business from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. Pittsburgh, PA.
Ryan FrederiksenBoard Member
Ryan is a passionate and proven leader in supply chain logistics, distribution, and transportation, who operates daily behind the scenes to help well-known brands across the U.S optimize their networks and gain efficiencies. As a senior executive in this space, he leads his teams to cultivate millions in annual savings for the partners they serve through a deep commitment to teamwork, mutual value creation, and relationships built through trust. Ryan currently serves as Vice President of Operations for National Accounts at Ruan Transportation Management Systems. Helping others outside of his normal business environment allows Ryan to fulfill his strong sense of purpose rooted in volunteerism and community service. He is a graduate of the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University and holds multiple BS degrees in logistics and supply chain management, finance, and management information systems. Des Moines, IA
Susan KimBoard Member
Susan is an attorney with over 15 years of experience in litigating, licensing and prosecuting intellectual property across a wide range of hardware and software technologies. She started her career as an IP trial lawyer in New York and joined Google in Mountain View in 2012, where she is currently a director of litigation based in Austin, Texas. She earned her B.S. from Columbia University and her law degree from Fordham University. Austin, TX.
Cathy NovyBoard Member
Cathy is a Human Resources Professional with over 25 years leadership experience in the manufacturing and service industries. She is currently the Vice President of Human Resources, USA for GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. and prior to that she held leadership roles in Human Resources, Quality Control & Product Development. Cathy has been committed to One Warm Coat, its mission, and its positive impact on the environment, since 2018 when she began leading a successful annual One Warm Coat Drive at GDI, which has grown each year. She holds a BS degree in Business Management from Southern Illinois University and both SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications. Chicago, IL.
Patrick SullivanBoard Member
Patrick is an avid supporter of public education and children’s welfare. He has over 20 years of experience in the Staffing and Human Resources field. Patrick currently serves as a Staffing Manager supporting Research & Engineering recruitment at Google, leading teams to map, source and hire the world’s leading computer science talent. Prior to joining Google, Patrick held a variety of global HR and Staffing leadership roles at both Microsoft & Amazon. He has a BS in Psychology from Michigan State University. Palo Alto, CA.
Julian YoungBoard Member
Julian gained over 25 years of leadership experience in accounting and finance through a diverse set of roles in private companies and in publicly traded companies, most recently in the media and healthcare professions. He is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer for Cox Media Group. Prior to his joining Cox Media Group, Julian spent several years in healthcare with Apollo MD, and he was with Cumulus Media Inc, Lincoln Financial Media Company, and Jefferson-Pilot Communications Company, in roles of progressive responsibility in accounting and finance, gaining experience working in both Radio and Television markets and, for many years, in the corporate office in various leadership roles, including Vice President and Controller for Cumulus Media. Julian is a CPA and holds the CGMA designation. Julian has a BS in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University. Atlanta, GA.