Advisory Board
John Tague

Mr Tague served as CEO of Hertz Global from 2014 - 2017. Prior to that, he served as President and member of the board of United Air Lines Inc where he had responsibility for all airline management functions. In his eight years with United Airlines, Mr. Tague also held other senior leadership positions including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Revenue Officer of United Air Lines and UAL Corp. Prior to joining United, Mr. Tague was President & CEO of ATA Airlines. During Mr. Tague’s tenure as Chief Executive Officer, Air Transport World named ATA the best-managed medium-sized airline worldwide. Mr Tague also serves on the board of Choice Hotels. (Chh) and Reddy Ice., a private equity-backed company

Glenn F. Tilton

Glenn F. Tilton most recently served as Chairman of the Midwest for JPMorgan Chase. He assumed the role as the company’s senior executive across its businesses and functions in the region, in June 2011, and focused on building and strengthening the company’s business and brand in the Midwest United States. Until December 2012, Tilton also served as non-executive chairman of the board of directors of United Continental Holdings, Inc., following the merger between United and Continental Airlines in 2010. Prior to the merger, Tilton served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of UAL Corporation and chairman and chief executive officer of United Airlines, positions he assumed in 2002, where he led the company through a $23 billion restructuring, returned the company to profitability and successfully completed the merger with Continental Airlines.

Prior to joining United, having completed the merger of Texaco and Chevron, Tilton was vice chairman of the board of directors of ChevronTexaco, as well as interim chairman of Dynegy Inc. Up to that time, he served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Texaco Inc., a position he assumed in February 2001. Tilton joined Texaco Inc. in 1970 and served in various marketing, corporate planning and operational assignments of increasing responsibility, including president of Texaco Europe, president of Texaco USA and president of Texaco’s Global Business Unit.

Tilton serves on the board of directors of Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie (as lead director), Phillips 66, and Northwestern Memorial Healthcare. He previously served on President Obama’s President’s Export Council and the Future of Aviation Advisory Committee. In April, 2014, Tilton was named executive vice chairman, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He also serves as board chairman of Skills for Chicagoland’s Future and on the boards for World Business Chicago Executive Committee where he serves as co-chair of the Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs, the Commercial Club of Chicago Civic Committee, The Economic Club of Chicago, Big Shoulders Fund, and the 100 Club of Chicago. In 2011, he was named as chairman of the American Cancer Society’s national program, CEOs Against Cancer.

Roxanne Taylor

Board Director, Brand Strategist, and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer.

A highly respected marketing and communications executive and named one of Forbes’ “World’s Most Influential CMOs,” Roxanne Taylor helped redefine the role of the modern CMO during her tenure as Accenture’s chief marketing & communications officer from 2007 to 2018.

With expertise in strategy, stakeholder engagement, branding, corporate and executive positioning, global crisis management, media relations, investor relations and internal communications, Roxanne led Accenture through an unprecedented global re-branding and growth effort that placed the world’s leading professional services company at the center of today’s digital economy. Leading a team of more than 1,300 marketing and communications professionals in 50+ countries, Roxanne transformed Accenture’s traditional marketing and communications function into an agile, digitally infused organization that played a critical role in doubling the company’s revenue growth during her tenure, to US$40 billion annually. She made many other contributions to Accenture during her 23 years with the company, including playing an integral role in its initial public offering in 2001.

A hallmark of Roxanne’s leadership has been her deep commitment to diversity and inclusion—particularly gender equality, equal pay, and eliminating bias in the workplace. Roxanne turned her personal passion for inclusion and diversity into a business imperative for Accenture, serving as a leader on Accenture’s Diversity Council and playing a key role in setting Accenture’s plan to achieve full gender equality in its workforce by 2025.

Before joining Accenture, Roxanne held a variety of leadership positions across marketing, communications and product development at Reuters, Citibank and Credit Suisse.

An in-demand speaker, Roxanne has addressed government and business executives at events ranging from the World Economic Forum in Davos to Advertising Week and Cannes Lions, helping organizations of all sizes embrace digital transformation. She was honored with a “Changing the Game” award by the Advertising Women of New York and is currently a member of the Arthur W. Page Society, The AdCouncil, The Committee of 200, 100 Women in Finance, and the Women’s Forum of New York.

Roxanne’s extensive leadership experience has also made her a leading boardroom advisor and director for innovative technology companies. She serves as a director of Whalar, a creative and technology-driven influencer marketing solution; Pure Storage, a provider of all-flash data hardware and software solutions; and OpenX, the world’s largest independent advertising exchange.

Roxanne also serves on the boards of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), Reporters Without Borders, the US chapter of Reporters Sans Frontières, one of the world’s largest press freedom NGOs, and Only Make Believe, a nonprofit bringing interactive theatre to children in hospitals, as well as on the Business Committee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Steven Felsher

Steven G. Felsher is a Senior Advisor at Quadrangle Group LLC. Mr. Felsher currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Lumos Networks and Tower Vision. Mr. Felsher is an experienced executive with particular skills in finance, administration, governance, and other aspects of public and private company management. He spent most of his career at Grey Global Group Inc., a publicly-traded, global marketing services company. At Grey, Mr. Felsher was Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, and had responsibility for essentially all non-client/media facing activities including financial management, human resources, capital formation and corporate development, investor relations and acquisitions. Mr. Felsher was the point person on Grey’s sale to a strategic acquirer, WPP via a robust auction process. He was designated the chief integration officer by Grey’s Board of Directors to oversee Grey’s merger into the acquirer’s operations. Mr. Felsher left Grey in 2007 and since then has been involved in board, consulting and advisory assignments for a number of companies with particular emphasis in the services, technology and intellectual property fields. Mr. Felsher is a graduate of Dickinson College and Yale Law School, and was a Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellow.

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