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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of member employers who actively work to shape initiatives and oversee organizational performance.

The board is made up of a diverse group of professionals from various industries. Their active engagement and leadership are central to our approach and vital to guiding our growth.

Amy Capitena Dufour bio

Amy Capitena-DuFour

Director, Global Total Rewards


Amy Capitena-DuFour has experience working in the industrial manufacturing industry. She is skilled in Global compensation, Sales Incentive Plan Design, Corporate Tax Preparation, Internal Audit, and Tax Incentives.

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Kurt J. Holland

Director-Compensation and Benefits

Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc.

Kurt J. Holland is the Senior Director-Compensation and Benefits for Cleveland Cliffs Inc. He oversees all employee benefit and compensation.

Cindy Kip bio

Cindy Kip

Sr. Director, Benefits Planning

Nationwide Insurance

Cindy has been in her current Nationwide position since 2013 managing various aspects of the HR function. Today she is responsible for the management and administration of all employee benefit plans and wellness programs.

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Tim Kowalski

Chief Medical Officer

Progressive Corporation

Dr. Tim Kowalski MD, FCCO, CPE, is Progressive’s Chief Medical Officer. He has more than 25 years of experience in the medical field. He is board certified in pulmonary medicine, general internal, critical care, and sleep medicines from the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Martha Lanning

Director, Health & Welfare Plans

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Martha brings years of experience in strategic planning, process improvement, and leadership development, along with healthcare policy expertise. At Sherwin-Williams, she is responsible for the strategy development and leadership of global health, wellbeing, workers’ compensation, life and disability programs, with total annual program expenditures of over $400 million.

Cassie Leiby bio

Cassie Leiby

Director of Global Benefits

The Lubrizol Corporation

Cassie is skilled in benefits design and strategy, governance, compliance, project management, communications, wellness, business process improvement, and human resources information systems. At Lubrizol, Cassie’s key accountability is to ensure the benefit programs are cost-effective, compliant, and competitive to support the recruitment and retention of global employees.

Keith Race bio

Keith Race

Manager-U.S. Health & Welfare Benefits

Parker Hannifin Corporation

Keith Race has 26 years of global benefits experience at Parker. He is currently responsible for the strategy and design of all health and welfare benefit plans, as well as oversight of plan administration focusing on quality, cost, and team engagement.

Ethan Rush

Director of US Medical Benefits


Ethan Rush is the Director of U.S. Medical Benefits at Eaton Corporation where he is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and strategy of Eaton’s U.S. Medical health and welfare plans. Prior to joining Eaton in 2021, he spent seven years with Willis Towers Watson in their Health and Benefits Consulting practice assisting a multitude of clients with developing their benefits strategy.

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