Highly motivated corporate attorney and company secretary with over 10 years of in house experience, a strong governance and compliance background, and fluency in all legal disciplines impacting a global public company.
Equity plan management
Section 16 Reporting
Mergers / Acquisitions
Ethics and Compliance
FCPA and Anticorruption Regulations
Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel09/2011 to Current Hubbell Incorporated – Shelton, Connecticut
Reduced annual cost by $100,000 by implementing a web-based portal for the management and delivery of Board materials to Company's Board of Directors
Developed and led the Company's first global anticorruption compliance program. Chaired a Steering Committee of top executive leaders, designed the program's implementation strategy, defined and assessed the risk universe, created enhanced due diligence process for the engagement and retention of all Company intermediaries, including standardized contract terms, trained 200+ leaders on anticorruption regulations and program components and reporting expectations.
Drafted and designed the Company's annual proxy statements to foster greater transparency of the Company's governance processes, executive compensation philosophy, and management proposals. Received over 85% shareholder support for our "say on pay" proposal and 3-years for "say when on pay".
J.D.: 2001Quinnipiac University School of Law-
Bachelor of Arts: Communications / Journalism1996Stonehill College-
MassachusettsMagna cum laude
Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI)
National Association for Electrical Distributors (NAED)