National Executive Leadership Academy

Get to know the 2023 Cohort.

Douglas Blanchard


Assistant Dean, AB Freeman School of Business
Tulane University (LA)

Alina Butler


Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion
Wabtec Corporation (TX)

Stephan Coleman


Market Managing Director, Assets
PNC (CA)

Faith Cooper


Regional Director, Southern Border
International Rescue Committee (VA)

Jean Denis


Vice President, IT - Services & Customer Experience
Wabtec Corporation (PA)

Adaora Emembolu


Human Resources Director, Benefits 
Giant Eagle (FL)

Darrell Farewell


Executive Director, Finance & Administration
Wake Forest University School of Business (NC)

Juliet Igboanusi


Innovation Alliance Manager (Energy Efficiency), North America
Covestro, LLC (TX)

Melonie Jackson


VP, Human Resources
UPMC (PA)

Michael Keeler


District Managing Director
FedEx Ground (TX)

Zak Koné


Capital Investment Portfolio Management, Director, North America
Covestro LLC. (TX)

Chymeka Olfonse


Managing Director, Adults and Household Supports Robin Hood Foundation (NY)

Oluwatosin (Tosin) Otulana


Head of Procurement, New Programs
BAE Systems (TX)

Darren Pagan


Managing Director 
FedEx Ground (NJ)

Raquel Ettrick Thompson


Managing Director, Divisional Global Head of Technology, Cyber Risk Management & Third Party Governance
BNY Mellon (NJ)

Derek Williams


Vice President, Key Accounts Serving Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway 
Wabtec Corporation (TX)

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