Publications & Presentations
Co-Host, Executive Leaders Radio Show, Washington, D.C.
2016 - Present

Polsinelli is pleased to partner with Executive Leaders Radio (ELR), a nationally broadcasted radio program, to feature executives and general counsel from some of the nation’s most influential companies in a series of interviews. Listen to these professionals’ personal journeys to hear intimate and intriguing stories of how their experiences shaped and molded them into the successful leaders they are today.

Co-hosted by Polsinelli attorneys in the Washington, D.C. office, the ELR radio show features stories on the ‘how’ behind each guest’s path towards leadership. Each radio segment highlights different trailblazers throughout a wide array of industries in the legal community; including health care, real estate, technology, financial services and health care technology.

Learn about the hardships, mentorship and early career decisions that made these leaders who they are today. To learn more about Executive Leaders Radio click HERE.

Listen to Archive of Episodes Below

2019

May 15, 2019 

Guests:

Lawrence Samuelson - Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Cvent                    
Brandon Fitzgerald - Associate General Counsel & Assistant Secretary, UNCF                    
Laura Mahoney - Corporate Counsel, RiskLens               
Kevin McCoy - General Counsel, C2 Essentials 

 
Guests:

Charlotte Bernard - Senior Legal Counsel, Lotame

Laurence Grayer - Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Creative Associates International
Rhonda Lees - Senior Counsel, American Bankers Association
Noelle Topetzes - General Counsel, LiveSafe

March 20, 2019

Guests:

James Villa - General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer, Hensoldt Inc.
Ron Peppe - Vice President, Legal and Human Resources, Corporate Secretary, Canam Steel Corporation
Thomas Cluderay - General Counsel, Yellowstone Forever
Tiffany Olsen Kleemann - Chief Executive Officer, Distil Networks

2018

November 18, 2018

Guests:

Diane Ennist - Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Carey International
Robert Lavet - General Counsel, SoFi
Jesse Raben - General Counsel, The Common Application
Constantine Athanas - Senior Vice President and General Counsel, DAVIS Construction

October 18, 2018

Guests:

Julie Ortmeier - Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, CARFAX
Song Pak - Senior Vice President of Operations and Deputy General Counsel, Revolution and General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Revolution Growth 
Nicolas Jafarieh - Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Sallie Mae
Lakshmi Williams - General Counsel, North America, Transurban

September 18, 2018

Guests:

Stephen Smithson - Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, TechLaw Holdings, Inc. 
Caroline Davidson-Hood - General Counsel, The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
Mary Jane Saunders - General Counsel, Beer Institute
Andrew Ting - Managing Director and General Counsel, Promontory MortgagePath LLC

May 18, 2018

Guests:

Steve Sherman - General Counsel - Americas & Corporate Secretary, BSI Group 
Amy Shepherd - General Counsel and Director of Finance, The Good Food Institute
Suzanne Law Marisa - General Counsel, OVHcloud US
Zachary Stewart - Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Serco

May 18, 2018

Guests:

Kenneth Pollack - Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary, AGNC Investment Corp.
Eric Reicin - Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, MorganFranklin Consulting
Sonia Galindo - General Counsel and Secretary, Rosetta Stone
Affie Ambrose - General Counsel, Acumen Solutions, Inc.

April 18, 2018

Guests:

Thomas Hickey - Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Iridium Communications Inc.
Adam Wegner - General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Optoro
Jim Van Horn - Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Blumont, Inc.
Patrick Samsel - Corporate Counsel, Director of Contracts & Legal, Fors Marsh Group

2017

June 28, 2017

Guests:

Ashley Mills - Chief Executive Officer, The Vision Council
Denise Godfrey - Senior Corporate Counsel, Splunk
Taryn Fielder - Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Washington REIT
Dani Barnard - Chief Recruiting Officer, Polsinelli

April 26, 2017

Guests:

Emily Skor - Chief Executive Officer, Growth Energy
Kateri Callahan - President, Alliance to Save Energy
Steve Sandherr - Chief Executive Officer, Associated General Contractors of America
Jerry Howard - Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Home Builders

March 22, 2017

Guests:

Guy Berliner - Owner and President, Berliner Specialty Distributors
Jonathan White - President and Chief Executive Officer, Consortium for Ocean Leadership
Donna Harman - President and Chief Executive Officer, American Forrest & Paper Association
Rob Luna - President, Aretec Inc.

February 22, 2017

Guests:

Mickey Williams - Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Advisory Board Member, CapRelo and JK Moving Services
Barry Marris - President and Chief Executive Officer, CapRelo
Carolyn Parent - President and Chief Executive Officer, LiveSafe
Anne Lynam Goddard - President and Chief Executive Officer, ChildFund International

January 11, 2017

Guests:

Terry Kenny - Regional President, TD Bank Group
Bob Irvin - President and Chief Executive Officer, American Rivers
Joe Thomas - President and Chief Executive Officer, Bay Bank
Brian Plum - President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Ridge Bank

2016

November 30, 2016

Guests:

Bobby Franklin - President and Chief Executive Officer, National Venture Capital Association
Kevin Sheehan - Managing General Partner, Multiplier Capital, LP
Phil Gattone - President and Chief Executive Officer, Epilepsy Foundation
Dan Simons - Founder and Co-Owner, Farmers Restaurant Group
John Bohm - Senior Director, Congressional Relations, Public Affairs and Field Operations, National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials

October 26, 2016

Guests:

Jeff Grass - Chairman and Co-Founder, buySAFE, Inc.
Stephen Riffee - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Washington REIT
Shy Pahlevani - Founder and President, HUNGRY Marketplace
Laurie Brunner - Chief Executive Officer, MainStream Management; Positive Changes Hypnosis

September 21, 2016

Guests:

Phil McNeil - Managing Partner, Farragut Capital Partners, LLC
James Villa - Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Versar
Andrew Grose - President and Chief Executive Officer, Nortec Communications, Inc.
Bill Joseph - Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Potomac Healthcare Solutions
Thomas Burden - Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Potomac Healthcare Solutions
Imran Akram - Chief Executive Officer, NuAxis Innovations