Nancy is an accomplished entrepreneur, trial attorney, and strategic facilitator. She is a sought-after advisor on matters of company culture, retention, career development, and leadership. Early in her career, she was a Senior Legal Officer for the United Nations in Geneva focused on adjudicating damages arising from Iraq’s unlawful invasion of Kuwait. Returning to the U.S., she joined the global law firm, Foley & Lardner where she rose to the level of Office Managing Partner, with specific expertise in intellectual property and financial litigation. Nancy holds a B.A. in English, and an M.A. in Education from Stanford University and a J.D. from Santa Clara University Law School. Nancy completed Harvard’s Owner/President Management Program. Nancy served on the Executive Board of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the first class of the Bay Area Women of Influence Hall of Fame. Following her passion, Nancy writes and speaks on topics related to the social impact of employing individuals with disabilities. She believes that championing people as a priority results in better productivity and drives financial growth. If she isn’t building successful collaborations, you can find her casting a fly rod, most likely in a river in Idaho.