Jill Campbell, Board Chair
Executive Vice President, Cox Enterprises
Jill Campbell is executive vice president of Cox Enterprises, a private, family-owned company based in Atlanta, Georgia with more than $20 billion in annual revenue and 60,000 employees worldwide. Campbell leads the family office, real estate, aviation and public policy departments.
Previously, Campbell served as executive vice president and chief operations officer of Cox Communications. In this role, she oversaw the company’s day-to-day operations, ensuring companywide alignment with competitive strategies to enhance marketplace execution and grow the company’s six million resident and commercial customers. She also served as senior vice president of field operations where she was responsible for overseeing operations of all of Cox’s cable systems in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Nevada, New England, Oklahoma, Omaha and Virginia.
Campbell joined Cox in 1982 as Director of Communications in Oklahoma City, where she also served as Customer Service Manager and acting General Manager. She later served in several roles for Cox operations including Vice President and General Manager for Cox’s Bakersfield, Calif., and Santa Barbara, Calif., operations; Vice President of Customer Operations for Cox in Phoenix; and Vice President and General Manager for Cox’s Las Vegas operation. In 2001, she was promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations for the Eastern Division, and in 2011 Campbell expanded her role to oversee operations for the company’s entire field systems.
A graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Campbell also earned an MBA from Oklahoma City University. She has served as a board member for a number of nonprofit organizations including United Way, Boys & Girls Club of America, and the YMCA. She also served on the boards of the California, Arizona and Nevada cable television associations. In April 2017, Campbell was inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame. Campbell was honored in 2000 by the Las Vegas Business Journal as one of the most influential women in Southern Nevada. She was named as one of Multichannel News’ Wonder Women of 2002 and Campbell is also a Betsy Magness Class X graduate. In 2004, Campbell was the recipient of the Atlanta WICT Woman of the Year Award and in 2008 she was honored by WICT national as the Woman of the Year. She was ranked #2 in Cablefax’s 2015 Most Powerful Women in Cable. She also served as the Chairperson of the WICT Foundation Board from 2004 - 2007. Jill currently serves as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Girl Talk and as Vice Chair of the CTAM Education Foundation Board of Directors, and on the Woodruff Art Center Board of Trustees. She is married, has three children and two granddaughters.
Serena Levy, Vice Chair
Corporate External Affairs Director, The Coca-Cola Company
Serena Levy is the Corporate External Affairs Director at The Coca-Cola Company. She is a communications professional with 10+ years of experience across a variety of marketing, internal, external and financial communications roles, who excels in communication strategy and management as well as message development.
Serena is also experienced in sustainability/CSR program development, index/rating agency applications and effective reporting against the GRI, UN Global Compact and other respected indices.
Executive Director of Community Affairs & Philanthropy, Thirty-One Gifts
Wendy Bradshaw joined Thirty-One Gifts in March 2011. As the Executive Director of Community Affairs & Philanthropy, Wendy was responsible for the creation and now management of Thirty-One Gives. Wendy is responsible for the development of the Gives Round Up! program, with net proceeds of $2 M in its first 2 years, and the development of the Thirty-One Gives U R U product Collection. Under Wendy’s leadership, the Thirty-One Gives Care Council, an advisory board of Consultants, was formed.
Bradshaw is a board member for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio & Girl Talk, Inc., an Ambassador Council Member for Nationwide Children’s Hospital & Research Institute and an Advisory Committee member of Celebrate One in Columbus, OH. Wendy, a Kent, Ohio native, now resides in Westerville with her daughter and son.
President, Content Expereinces, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) & FilmStruck
Coleman Breland is president of Turner Content Distribution (TCD), the domestic distribution, sales and marketing arm of Turner and president of Turner Classic Movies (TCM).
Breland currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Center for Ethics at Emory University, and on the board for the Covenant House of Georgia. He is also a member of the CTAM Educational Foundation Board of Directors and of the Piedmont Park Conservancy. He holds a Master of Arts degree in journalism, radio, television and film from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Pfeiffer College in North Carolina. In addition, he completed a graduate study program at Edinburgh University in Scotland.
Chief of Corporate Operations, Jackson Healthcare
Within Corporation Operations, Dangar oversees the company's resource teams and partners with company leaders to support growth and excellence.
Prior to Jackson Healthcare, Dangar served as chief strategy officer & president of distribution for The Weather Company (Weather). In that role, she provided strategic direction and leadership across Weather's portfolio of products and companies. Prior to Weather, she held leadership positions at various content companies, including Discovery Communications, Turner Broadcasting, C-SPAN, and In Demand. She has been recognized for her contributions to the telecom industry, garnering numerous awards and accolades.Dangar is a graduate of Tulane University. She, her husband, and two children live in Atlanta, Georgia.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Efficiency Office, Suntrust
Siddharth Desai is currently a Senior Vice President at SunTrust Bank within SunTrust’s Corporate Efficiency Office. Prior to this role, he led the Strategy and Business Management function within SunTrust’s Infrastructure and Engineering division. Prior to SunTrust, he worked at UBS and Accenture in New York City.
Siddharth grew up in Atlanta and graduated from the Lovett School before earning his B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He currently resides in Atlanta with his wife, Jasmina, and their two children.
Global Client Lead, Google
Hetal Gordon is currently Director, Global Client Lead at Google based in Atlanta, leading the Global Partnerships with The Coca-Cola Company and McDonald’s. She has been with Google for over ten years and has worked across many industries including Retail, Travel, and now Consumer Packaged Goods. Prior to joining Google in 2006, she was at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She started her career on the advertising agency side working in New York and London.
Hetal earned her BSBA from Washington University in St. Louis. When she’s not busy being at Google, she is spending time with her husband, Fergus, and their three children Jaya, Henry, and Manu.
Vice President, Domestic Network Distribution, HBO
Sloan Kennedy is the Vice President, Domestic Network Distribution, for Home Box Office, responsible for overseeing the distribution for HBO and Cinemax programming with two of the company's largest domestic distributors. With over 20 years' experience in the cable industry, Kennedy has worked in both the basic and premium subscription sectors.
Kennedy is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM), Women in Cable & Telecommunications (WICT) and was named a WICT Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Fellow in 2007. She also served as a trustee on the board of the Atlanta Ballet for six years from 2004 - 2012.
Kennedy holds a BA degree from Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has studied internationally at the Southern Methodist University in Spain.
President & Chief Executive Officer, Public Broadcasting Atlanta
Wonya is president and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta - the entity that oversees WABE- 90.1 FM and WPBA-TV channel 30. Prior to working at Public Broadcasting Atlanta, she worked for eight years at CNN and Turner Broadcasting System before going to the Weather Channel, where she served as executive vice president and general manager. Then in 2008, she left The Weather Channel to become chief operating officer of the Discovery Channel and the Science Channel as well as the corporate marketing officer for Discovery Communications.
She then served as president and CEO of TV One from August 2011 through November 2012 before moving back to Atlanta to start her own company - Lucas Strategic Consultants, which focused on media strategy, content, marketing and distribution - many of the skills that she has brought to PBA. Wonya holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and a BIE from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Senior Vice President, Business Development & Digital Operations, Oldcastle
Reide Onley is the Senior Vice President of Business Development at Oldcastle.His business development efforts have been focused in the commercial construction, material manufacturing, land development and design industries in the hospital, corporate office, healthcare, retail, industrial and mixed-use market segments coast to coast. Specialized in developing relationships, connecting people and companies and securing financing across multiple business sectors. In a collaborative spirit, he has focused on developing corporate strategies and connecting people with opportunities and progressive ideas while always adding value.
Reide holds a BLA from the University of Georgia and a BA from Birmingham - Southern College.
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Americas & Global Product and Technology, eBay
Dr. Karin Schwab joined eBay in 20015 and has been serving on the Americas Business Leadership team for over four years. Karin and her team provide legal support and strategic guidance to eBay’s business teams in the Americas and the Global Product and Technology organization. Before relocating to the U.S. from Switzerland in 2013, she held multiple roles including leading the European legal team for over 4 years and serving on the European Business Leadership team. Prior to joining eBay, Karin was working at Homburger, a major international business law firm in Switzerland.
Karin was born and raised in Switzerland. After completion of her legal studies at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), Karin earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in IP and Information Technology at Queen Mary, University of London (UK), and completed her Ph.D. at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) in e-commerce law. She is admitted to the California Bar and the Swiss Bar.
Karin is married and a proud mother of an 8-year-old daughter.
Executive Director, Human Resources, Race Trac
Nichole Upshaw began her career at RaceTrac 12 years ago as Staffing Coordinator in our Florida regions. She leads the Field HR Teams and various HR functions at the Store Support Center, including: Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Employee Experience and The Learning Center. Prior to her current role, Upshaw served as Hiring Supervisor, HR Manager and Director of Field HR.
Upshaw has served as a founding member of LEAD, RaceTrac’s women’s initiative designed to Link, Empower, Achieve and Develop future leaders, the Charitable Giving Committee, Innovation Committee, 401K Committee, Enterprise Talent Committee and the Workplace Strategy Team. She sits on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce HR Committee and on the NACS Convention Content Committee. She is also a member of the Network of Executive Women. Outside of RaceTrac, she enjoys reading, traveling and living life with her husband Donnie and two daughters Chloe and Harper.
Director of Human Resources, Ernst & Young
Nicole is currently a Director of Human Resources for EY, serving as the Talent Leader for the Tax and Core Business service lines. During her tenure with the firm, which began in 2009, Nicole has partnered with her clients to create sustainable programs and initiatives that support the growth and development of EY’s employees and leaders. She currently serves as an executive sponsor for the Professional Women’s Network in the Atlanta Office.
Nicole has almost 20 years of experience as an HR professional. Prior to joining EY, Nicole spent four years as an HR manager for T-Mobile, and more than six years as an HR Manager for Verizon. In these roles, she has lead teams with responsibilities across all major functions of HR, including performance management, compensation, diversity & inclusion, staffing, leadership development, and employee relations. Throughout her career, Nicole has been recognized as a successful leader and a passionate developer of talent. Nicole says that her most personally satisfying moments have come from seeing members of her teams get promoted into roles with greater responsibilities.
Nicole holds a B.A. from Spelman College and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin. She and her husband, Keith, have two daughters, Kendall and Kennedy. In her leisure time, Nicole enjoys cooking and traveling with her family.