Advisory Board

Russell A. Johnson Russell A. Johnson, Chairman
President and Chief Executive Officer, Merchants Information Solutions
Russ Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Merchants Information Solutions since 2004 and a founding and accredited member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), is a respected thought leader with over 9 years of experience within the employment screening industry. Read More...
Douglas Allen Douglas Allen, Member
Managing Director, Ethisphere Institute
Douglas is the Managing Director of the Ethisphere Institute, where he leads benchmarking, certification, and partnership efforts. Previously, Douglas spent six years with providing compliance- and ethics-related advisory services, including developing compliance and ethics risk assessments, codes of conduct, corporate policies and procedures, and communication and training curriculum plans. Douglas received his Bachelors from the University of Arizona and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.
Franklin L. Broyles Franklin L. Broyles, Member
Frank Broyles is a board certified business bankruptcy attorney who currently has a solo practice in the Dallas, Texas area with a focus on business bankruptcy and oil and gas litigation. His law experience includes in-house counsel for two major oil companies and over 20 years as a litigation and bankruptcy partner in the Dallas, Texas law firm of Goins, Underkofler, Crawford & Langdon, LLP. Read More...
Pamela Crim
Pamela Crim, Member
CEO/President, BBB Serving Southern Arizona
Pamela Crim has extensive experience in non-profit work and has also owned her own businesses which has given her a unique edge in preparation for her position of CEO of BBB Serving Southern Arizona. Her most well-known business is the regional internet service provider, which she owned and operated for over eight years. During her time there, she orchestrated the acquisition of the DSL segment of a large local internet service provider, AZStarnet. She also secured long-term contracts with big names such as University of Arizona, Canyon Ranch, Krebs Engineers, and Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum. Read More...
 Amanda Muir
Amanda Muir, Member
The Vanguard Group

Amanda Muir is a member of Vanguard’s Flagship Senior Leadership Team, the group responsible for serving high net worth and ultra-high net worth retail direct clients. She is the Department Head for Flagship’s Client Service Specialist Group, a team of approximately 400 Investment Professionals spread across Vanguard’s three domestic locations, Scottsdale, AZ, Charlotte, NC and Valley Forge, PA. These teams are responsible for processing client transactions, offering investment guidance, and identifying solutions that align to the client’s financial needs. Read More...

J. Peterson Jacqueline Peterson, Member 
Director, Ethics Office and Anti-Corruption Outreach/Advisory, Hewlett-Packard Company
Ms. Peterson is responsible for directing HPE’s global anti-corruption office.  Her office is tasked with ensuring that HPE has an effective global anti-corruption compliance program. She provides legal advice to other members of HPE's legal department and business clients regarding the impact of global anti-corruption laws on HPE’s business. Also, she provides legal support for ongoing anti-corruption investigations, both external and internal. Read More...
Exequiel Rolón Exequiel Rolón, Member
Head of Sustainability, Fresnillo PLC
Exequiel Rolón is the head of sustainability at Fresnillo PLC, in charge of company-wide corporate social responsibility strategy and Initiatives to embed ethics in the organizational culture. Mr. Rolón joined Fresnillo plc in 2013 in order to advance the corporate priority to adopt best practices in health, safety, environment and community relations. Read More...
Ronald K. Sable Ronald K. Sable, Member
President, Concord Solutions, Ltd.
Ron Sable, President of Concord Solutions Ltd., a business consulting practice for high technology firms, is a strategist for company development, a sought after speaker and an executive coach. He is the former Chairman of the Board of the University of Arizona Center for Leadership Ethics in the Eller College of Management, Chairman of the Board of Paragon Space Development Corporation, a member of the Board of Directors of the DM 50, and the 390th Memorial Museum, and is the former Chairman of the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, where he led a major turn around and significant increases in revenue during a period of economic decline. Read More...
Meredith Taylor Meredith Taylor, Member
Vice President, Global Ethics & Compliance Administration, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Meredith joined Walmart in 1997 as a manager in the Realty Division. She grew her career in the Realty and Legal Divisions and in 2005, she was named Associate General Counsel and Section Head – Realty. In this role she was responsible for leading the Legal team supporting Realty Operations. In 2009, Meredith joined the Global Ethics Office, serving as Senior Director – U.S. Ethics and was promoted to Vice President of Corporate & US Ethics in June, 2012.  In September, 2015, Meredith was named Vice President, Global Ethics & Compliance Administration. Read More...
 Shane Wheeler
Shane Wheeler, Member
GEICO, Assistant Vice President of Claims
Shane Wheeler started with GEICO in 1999 in the San Diego office as a Service Counselor before being selected for the Management Internship program.  As part of the Management Intern position he was trained and completed projects in the Sales, Service, Underwriting and Claims departments.  He has worked for the majority of his 19 years with GEICO in the Claims department, where he has held a number of adjuster, supervisor, and manager positions in the San Diego, Tucson, and Dallas offices.  Before being selected as the Assistant Vice President of Claims for the Tucson office in June of 2016, he served as a Claims Manager and then Liability Claims Director during his nearly 6 years in the Dallas office. Read More...


Douglas R. Zanes Douglas R. Zanes, Member
Attorney and Founder, Zanes Law
Doug Zanes is a no-nonsense attorney with a soft side. He entered into personal injury law to bring justice to those in need, while making a good living to provide for his family. “Bad accidents happen and there’s nothing anyone can do to change that,” he says. “I take pride in the fact that we are willing to start that fight for our clients so that they are completely compensated, and we are willing to take that fight to the end for them.” Read More...


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