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Top Minds 2017

Each year, Compliance Week highlights the best and brightest in the governance, risk, ethics, and compliance profession with the Top Minds award. Recipients participate in in-depth interviews with fellow leaders of the GRC community. Download the digital edition to learn more and read the in-depth interviews with the recipients. 

Below are the winners of the 2017 Top Minds Award:

Award Recipients

The Change Agent   The Great Communicator   Champion of Compliance   Master of Integration   The Risk Detective
       
Brian
Beeghly
  Richard
Bistrong
  Mara
Davis
  Kurt
Drake
  Peter
Driscoll
VP, Compliance
Johnson Controls
  CEO
Front-Line Anti-Bribery
  SVP, associate general counsel, and CCO
Univision Communications
  VP
Kimberly-Clark
  Acting Director
SEC Office of COmpliance Inspections and Examinations

 

The Crossover Expert   The Auditor’s CEO   The Practical Ethicist   The Game Changer   King of the Whistleblowers
       
Rob
Easton
  Cindy
Fornelli
  Mary
Gentile
  Michael
Hershman
  Sean
McKessy
Chief Compliance Officer
Marsh & McLennan Companies
  Executive Director
Center for Audit Quality
  PhD, Professor of Practice
University of Virginia Darden School of Business
  Group CEO
International Centre for Sport Security
  Partner
Phillips & Cohen

 

What is Top Minds?

Each year, Compliance Week highlights the best and brightest in the governance, risk, ethics, and compliance profession with the Top Minds award. Recipients participate in in-depth interviews with fellow leaders of the GRC community.

Who is eligible for consideration as a Top Minds recipient?

GRC professionals who have had high-profile or exceptional achievements in 2016 that had a major impact on the way business is conducted AND those with long track records of championing governance, risk, compliance, audit, and ethics over many years are strong candidates for nomination.

Are Top Minds recipients from previous years eligible again?

Yes. Compliance Week recognizes those who continue to make a difference year after year.

When is the nomination deadline for Top Minds?

The nominations for Top Minds 2017 has closed and the winners have been announced. Keep checking back for information regarding the 2018 nominations process.

For more information, e-mail Bill Coffin.
 

A World Without Graft   The True Believer   The Accidental Expert   Walking the Talk
     
Robert
Barrington
  Alan K.
Halfenger
  Ellen
Hunt
  Joel
Katz
Executive Director
U.K. Chapter of Transparency International
  Consulting Partner
ACA Compliance Group
  Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
AARP
  Senior Vice President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
CA Technologies

 

The Risk Manager   Shepherding the Future of Compliance   A Man of Letters   Evolving with the Profession
     
Fouad
Khalifeh
  Mike
Lamberth
  Christopher
Michaelson
  Steve
Naughton
Group Chief Compliance Officer
Fransabank
  Senior Compliance Officer
SunTrust, Capital One
  Associate Professor of Ethics and Business Law
Advisory Director
  Chief Compliance Officer & Ethics Officer
Kimberly-Clark

 

Rising to the Challenge   A Just and Sustainable World   Compliance and Caduceus   Failure is not an Option
     
Kami
Niebank
  Alison J.
Taylor
  K.C.
Turan
  Richard
Wallace
Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Interim Chief Compliance Officer
CalPERS
  Director
Advisory Services, BSR
  Senior Vice President, Chief Risk, Compliance & Ethics Officer
UPMC Insurance Services & Health Plan
  Chief Compliance Officer
OCC