Board of Directors

2015 Board of Directors and Officers

The New Agenda 501(c)(4)

Board Members

The New Agenda Foundation 501(c)(3)

Board Members

Officers

President Amy Siskind
Vice President– Karen Gerringer
Secretary– Deb Kemper
Treasurer– Tammy Jones

Advisory Council

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Young Women Leadership Council

Meet our young women leaders ›

 

Amy Siskind

Amy Siskind

Amy Siskind is a national spokesperson, writer and expert on helping women and girls advance and succeed. A highly successful Wall Street executive, she’s Co-founder and President of The New Agenda, a national organization working on issues including economic independence and advancement, gender representation and bias, sexual assault and domestic violence. Some of her television and radio appearances include: CNN, Fox News, CNBC, PBS, TheStreet.com, NPR and Marketplace Radio. A frequent source for national press, Siskind has been quoted in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, POLITICO, U.S. News & World Report, RealClearPolitics, the Boston Globe and The Hill. Click to read full bio >>


 

Karen Gerringer

Karen Gerringer

Karen Gerringer is a founding member of The New Agenda, with a particular interest in the “safety” and “leadership” aspects of the organization. She is an Executive Director in Risk Management at Morgan Stanley, where she has worked for 16 years variously in technology, investment banking, firm management, and fixed income. Click to read full bio >>


 

Deb Kemper

Deb Kemper is an experienced consultant and non-profit board member with cross-cultural leadership experience; she has lived and worked on three continents. Deb has provided leadership support to non-profit organizations in China and the United States. Deb recently directed the launch of Stone Soup Global Leadership, a YGL task force being incubated within JUCCCE. Stone Soup is focused on inspiring and enabling leaders who catalyze change. Prior to her non-profit focused work, Deb was a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Deb earned her MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College where she was named an
Edward Tuck Scholar. Click to read full bio >>


 

Tammy Jones

Tammy Jones

Tammy K. Jones (formerly Tammy K. Heyman), President of Basis Investment Group (Basis): Ms. Jones founded and launched Basis in 2009 in partnership with lead investor, JEMB Realty Corporation. Ms. Jones has more than 23 years of experience in the CRE finance industry and under her leadership; Basis has succeeded in closing approximately $1.5 billion in CRE debt related investments. Prior to joining Basis, Ms. Jones spent five years with CWCapital LLC (“CW”), where she was the head of CW’s fixed and floating rate Capital Markets Lending Division. Click to read full bio >>


 

Joan Amble

Joan Amble

Joan Amble has held positions specializing in financial services, banking and manufacturing, and leveraging her technical, strategic, risk management, operational and leadership skills. Joan served as EVP / Principal Accounting Officer for American Express from 2004- 2011, when she retired. Prior to American Express, Joan worked for the General Electric Company serving in varying capacities, including CFO of GE Commercial Real Estate, VP / Chief Accounting Officer of GE Financial Services, and CFO / COO of GE Capital Markets. Joan has held positions at the Financial Accounting Standards Board where she specialized in pensions, financial instruments and derivatives, and Ernst & Young, where she served as a CPA (currently inactive status). Click to read full bio >>


 

Heather Capell Bramble

Heather Capell Bramble

Heather Capell Bramble has over a decade of senior legal and executive management experience. She is currently Chief Counsel to Commissioner Marietta Robinson of the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission. The CPSC is an independent federal regulatory agency formed in 1972, charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from more than 15,000 consumer products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard, or that can injure children. Click to read full bio >>


 

Marla Isackson

Marla Isackson

Marla Isackson is a seasoned marketing executive with over 25 years’ experience creating innovative marketing campaigns for world-famous brands including Citibank, American Express, Barnes & Noble, and WebMD. A longtime passionate supporter of girls’ initiatives, Marla is the founder of Like a Boss Girls, a website providing young women the tools, information and inspiration they need to define, explore and connect with their goals — including finding (or creating) their dream job, becoming entrepreneurs, social activists, leaders, basically pursuing success however they may define it. A mother of two and an entrepreneur herself, Marla created Like a Boss Girls, formerly known as Heart of Gold, because she believes that young women have the strength, determination and talents to play a bigger game, make a big difference in the world, and “make it big” by achieving real greatness in their lives. Click to read full bio >>


 

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Cherylyn Harley LeBon

Cherylyn Harley LeBon is a lawyer and public affairs executive with almost 20 years of experience in Washington, D.C. and is the President and CEO of KLAR Strategies. She provides grassroots/coalition development, strategic counsel, and media strategy to executives, corporations, trade associations, and non-profits.

She has worked as a political appointee and senior executive in the federal government and as a Vice-President of Public Affairs for a national trade association where she directed media and communications strategy; health coalitions, and corporate partnerships. Click to read full bio >>