Wanda Borges, Esq.
Wanda Borges is the principal member of Borges & Associates, LLC, a law firm based in Syosset, NY. For more than 29 years, Ms. Borges has concentrated her practice on commercial litigation and creditors’ rights in bankruptcy matters, representing corporate clients and creditors’ committees throughout the United States in Chapter 11 proceedings, out-of-court settlements, commercial transactions and preference litigation. She is the Immediate Past President of the Commercial Law League of America and has been an Attorney Member of its National Board of Governors, a Past Chair of the Bankruptcy Section and a past member of the executive council of its Eastern Region. Ms. Borges is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Turnaround Management Association, and is an associate member of the International Association of Commercial Collectors. She is a regular lecturer for NACM and its Affiliated Associations on commercial and corporate law (including ECOA, the Uniform Commercial Code and FCRA), insolvency matters, creditors’ rights issues, antitrust law and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Ms. Borges has authored, edited and contributed to numerous publications including Thomson West’s Enforcing Judgments and Collecting Debts in New York, the NAB book Out of the Red and Into the Black, the BCCA’s Credit & Collection Handbook, the CLLA Commercial Law Journal, Bulletin, Debt 3 and Bankruptcy Section newsletters—including her treatise “Hidden Liens, Who is Entitled to What?”—and NACM’s Antitrust, Restraint of Trade and Unfair Competition: Myth Versus Reality, Manual of Credit and Collection Laws and Principles of Business Credit. She has co-authored The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 – An Overhaul of U.S. Bankruptcy Law, also published by NACM.
Susan Fee, M.Ed., L.P.C.
Susan Fee is a licensed clinical counselor practicing in Cleveland, OH. She speaks nationally on topics related to mental health, parenting, relationships, professional communication, and conflict resolution. Her advice has appeared in several publications including the Wall Street Journal, Dear Abby, Family Fun, Good Housekeeping and Real Simple.She is a frequent guest on Cleveland-area radio and TV as a relationship expert. She has presented for NACM'S Credit Congress, Grad School, and Tele-Seminar series. Ms. Fee is the author of Positive First Impressions, Dealing with Difficult People, Building Resiliency, and Secrets of Successful Presentations and the college survival guide, My Roommate is Driving Me Crazy!
Chris Kuehl, Ph.D.
Chris Kuehl is the co-founder and Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence. Chris is the Chief Economist for Fabricators and Manufacturers Association. He holds Masters Degrees in Soviet and East European Studies and East Asian Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Economics from the University of Kansas. He has been on the faculty of universities in the US, Hungary, Estonia, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan.
Whit Mitchell is an Executive Coach, Team Dynamics expert, author and professional speaker. He is the founder and CEO of Working InSync International. Over the past 30 years, Whit has worked with a extensive variety of individuals and teams to discover and solve obstacles to success. Whit's clients include a broad range of executives from Fortune 500 and regional companies, start-ups, non-profits – and even professional athletes! Using a method called Inner Circle Coaching, Whit helps individuals and teams to work more effectively, develop a system for success, and discover ways to build better relationships both inside and outside their organizations.
In addition to his expertise in Executive Coaching and Team Dynamics, Whit has worked with top executive development programs at Tuck School of Business, Harvard University and Columbia University. His work with athletes and coaches includes the U.S. Olympic Rowing Teams, Dartmouth College, The United States Coast Guard Academy and The University of New Hampshire. Whit is also the author of "Working in Sync"; an accounting of Whit's coaching the '86 Dartmouth crew and how their rowing experience propelled them to professional success. Whit and his wife Judy live in Hanover, New Hampshire.
Charles Mulford, Ph.D., CPA
Chuck Mulford is Invesco Chair and Professor of Accounting in the DuPree College of Management at Georgia Tech. Since joining the faculty in 1983, he has been recognized 10 times as the Core Professor of the Year and twice as the Professor of the Year by graduate students in business administration. In 1999, graduate students voted to rename the Core Professor of the Year Award the “Charles W. Mulford Core Professor of the Year Award.” Professor Mulford also received the university-wide W. Roane Beard Class of 1940 Outstanding Teacher Award in 2000. In addition to his work at Georgia Tech, Professor Mulford regularly consults with major domestic and international commercial banks and money management firms on issues related to credit and investment decision-making. Professor Mulford has a doctorate in accounting from Florida State University and is professionally qualified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Florida and Georgia. Prior to joining the Georgia Tech faculty, he practiced public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand.
Ron Price is an internationally recognized business advisor, speaker, and author. Known for his creative and systematic thinking, business versatility, and practical optimism, Ron has worked in 15 countries and served in almost every level of executive management over the past 35 years. As the former CEO of a multi-million dollar international company, Ron understands the challenges and risks of running a business and building a dynamic team. He works shoulder-to-shoulder with executive leadership teams to bring strategic clarity and transformational results to organizations--especially those dealing with turmoil and transition. In 2004, Ron started Price Associates, a leadership development firm that features the bright minds and innovative solutions of some of the world's top consultants in organizational development, process management, branding/marketing, and more.
Dr. Mohan Subramaniam
Dr. Mohan Subramaniam is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Carroll School of Management in Boston College. He has a DBA in Management Policy from Boston University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management at Bangalore. Prior to his DBA, Dr. Subramaniam worked for several years in the Sales, Marketing and Engineering functions of multinational companies including Asea Brown Boveri and Sanyo.
Dr. Subramaniam's research focuses on global strategy and the strategic management of knowledge and innovation. He has published several studies on how multinational companies compete, collaborate, and transfer/deploy knowledge across borders for competitive advantage. His research also looks into different ways organizations leverage their knowledge and intellectual for innovative capabilities. His work has appeared, or is slotted to appear, in several leading journals such as The Academy of Management Journal, The Strategic Management Journal, The Journal of International Business Studies, The Journal of Management Studies, and The Journal of Management. His writings have also appeared as book chapters in Dynamic Strategic Resources, and The Handbook of Strategy and Management. His research has won awards from the Strategic Management Society, McKinsey Corporation, Academy of Management, Academy of International Business and The Decision Sciences Institute. Dr. Subramaniam's research has also received grants from the National Science Foundation and the Carnegie Bosch Institute.
At the Carroll School, Dr. Subramaniam teaches courses on strategic management and managing global businesses. He has also taught in several executive programs around the world for companies such as Telekom Austria, General Motors, Nextel, Voestalpine and Hamilton Sunstrand.
Diane Swanson, Ph.D.
Diane Swanson is the Edgerley Family Chair in Business Administration at Kansas State University where she teaches undergraduate, graduate and continuing professional education courses in business and society, professional ethics, and accounting and business ethics. She is also the Founding Chair of KSU’s Ethics Education Initiative, which has received international acclaim. Professor Swanson’s record includes publishing widely on business ethics, corporate social responsibility, leadership and organizational dynamics; serving on editorial boards; holding governing positions in academic associations; and interviewing frequently with the media. She is also listed in several biographical indices, including Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who in Business in Higher Education. Since spearheading a national campaign to improve business education in 2002, she has been invited to speak to several national audiences on the importance of business ethics. In 2004, she received the Best Ethics Educator Award from the Colleges of Business at Colorado State University, the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Wyoming.
Judith White, Ph.D.
Judith White is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration in the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Her area of expertise is organizational behavior, and her current research topic areas include solo status in groups, negotiations, and organizational and social identity. Professor White has published numerous articles and working papers in these areas. She has been the recipient of many awards including the George W. Goethals Award for Teaching Excellence at Harvard University. Dr. White holds a BA from Indiana University, a JD from Yale University and her Ph.D. from Harvard University.