Beth is an initiate of Kappa Alpha-Florida State and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications/public relations. She has served as Kappa Delta’s national president, national vice president, national vice president-collegians, director of collegiate membership, regional chapter director, collegiate province president and chapter advisory board member. She won the 2002 Leadership Tallahassee Distinguished Leadership “Pacesetter” Award, is a past president of Junior League and is member of Friends of the Public Library, Brogan Museum of Art and Science, the FSU Committee of 30 and FSU Women’s Athletics Boosters. Beth was inducted into the Florida State University Greek Hall of Fame. Beth is also active in her church, Trinity United Methodist.
Michelle is an initiate of Sigma Omicron-Illinois and earned her Master of Public Administration from Grand Valley State University. She is a national leader in philanthropy raising more than $100 million for various organizations over 25 years. She is currently president of Saint Mary’s Foundation, the philanthropic arm for Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Michelle was Governor-appointed to the Michigan Community Service Commission. She served two terms in public office on the East Grand Rapids Public Schools Board of Education. Michelle has been recognized as a recipient of the YWCA Tribute! Award in the professions category as one of “50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan” and with the Benjamin Franklin Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional. She served Kappa Delta on two chapter advisory boards and at the national level for 10 years. She is passionate about health care, empowering women, public education, community service, her family and friends, and traveling.
Sue is an initiate of Sigma Sigma-Iowa State and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and earned her Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of St. Thomas. Her professional experience includes over 25 years in institutional investment management and currently works as a senior development associate at United Properties, a Minneapolis based commercial real estate investment and development firm. Sue is a chartered financial analyst and is an active member of the CFA Society of Minnesota, CFA Institute and the Edina Morningside Rotary Club. She is past president of the Edina Morningside Rotary Foundation and current board member and treasurer of the Rotary District 5950 Foundation. Sue is former president, treasurer and vice president-philanthropy of Kappa Delta’s Twin Cities, Minnesota, Alumnae Chapter.
Emily is an initiate of Delta Sigma-South Alabama and earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and history, as well as a Master of Education in educational leadership. She holds professional certifications in Title IX coordination, civil rights investigator, student affairs law and policy, and sexual misconduct. Emily has worked in higher education and sorority and fraternity affairs for nearly 20 years, and has served on Kappa Delta’s National Leadership Team as the university case manager and Bias Response Intervention Team (BRIT) co-lead. Emily also serves as Kappa Delta Sorority’s national vice president.
Brandi completed her undergraduate studies and is an initiate of Mu-Millsaps. She also earned her J.D. from the University of Mississippi and a certificate in mediation training from the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers. She currently serves as general counsel for Wiregrass Construction Company. Brandi has served national Kappa Delta as an NLT member and on the bylaws committee, as well as volunteered locally as an alumnae chapter officer and member. She also has held various statewide and local board positions, including with the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulf Coast Child Abuse Prevention Center, Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport, Gulfport Yacht Club and the Dothan, Alabama Cultural Arts Center.
Kirsten is an initiate of Gamma Nu-Miami where she earned a bachelor’s degree in finance. She is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Her professional experience includes fifteen years with Fidelity Investments, where she currently serves as Head of Talent Acquisition. Kirsten is deeply passionate about leadership development and career coaching and has a track record as a strategic leader who can manage large-scale programs and transformation initiatives. She has served Kappa Delta nationally on the collegiate National Leadership Team and has volunteered locally on two chapter advisory boards.
Laura is an initiate of Zeta Lambda-Delaware where she completed her undergraduate studies before earning her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. She works as a principal of the Nissenbaum Law Group, LLC, a boutique commercial law firm. Her practice focuses on corporate transactional and intellectual property matters. Laura has served Kappa Delta nationally as a chapter accounting specialist/director, housing resource specialist and National Bylaws committee member, and has volunteered locally as a CAB member. She also has had various statewide and local board positions with the Junior League and volunteers as a Girl Scout troop leader.
Kate graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in corporate communications with a minor in business administration and is an initiate of Sigma Epsilon-Texas. She currently works as the managing director in the creditor services practice at the management consulting firm, AlixPartners. Kate has 20 years of experience as a financial advisor in the corporate restructuring industry, with a primary focus on advising unsecured creditor committees in bankrupt situations. She has volunteered for Kappa Delta at the national level in the roles of chapter specialist and chapter accounting specialist and at the local level in the roles of CAB chairman, recruitment advisor and finance advisor. Currently, Kate is the CAB finance advisor for the Theta Gamma-Brown. In addition to her service to Kappa Delta, Kate has held numerous board positions and roles within other nonprofit organizations – presently serving on the Turnaround Management Association’s Global Board of Trustees and is a long-time member of the New York Junior League.
Kristin is an initiate of Epsilon Kappa-Cal Poly/San Luis Obispo where she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science. She has also earned a master’s degree in education. Kristin serves as vice president, policy & advocacy for the Alliance for Children’s Rights. She previously worked for the Consumer Specialty Products Association as vice president of state affairs, deputy director for legislation for the California Department of Housing and Community Development and vice president of government relations for the California Grocers Association. Kristin has served national Kappa Delta as chair of the nominating committee and NLT member and has volunteered locally as a CAB and house corporation board member.
Jodi is an initiate of Kappa Alpha-Florida State, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. She also earned a Master of Business Administration in finance and economics from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She is a certified public accountant with over 30 years of experience driving profitability improvements and operational efficiencies in diverse industries through leadership roles in international companies such as Toys R Us, RJR Nabisco and Infogrames/Atari as well as in independent schools in New York City. Currently, Jodi is founding principle for JLS Consulting and provides financial advice and services to companies and non-profits. She also serves on the national Prevent Child Abuse America board of directors and is a trustee of the Natural Areas Conservancy. Jodi has served as the sorority’s national vice president-finance and as CAB-finance for Eta Iota-Pace.
Cheryl is an initiate of Epsilon Eta-Illinois State, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science. She also earned her master’s in educational organization and leadership from the University of Illinois. She has served as Kappa Delta’s national vice president-finance, national vice president-alumnae, national director of scholarship, regional chapter director and collegiate province president. Cheryl has served on several chapter advisory boards and house corporation boards and several nonprofit boards in her community. She received the Dean Fred H. Turner Award from the University of Illinois. Cheryl is a senior executive vaccines private account manager for GlaxoSmith Kline.
Susan is an initiate of Delta Gamma-Western Kentucky and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations before earning her juris doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law. She has served as a collegiate membership director, national collegiate advisor, collegiate province president and as vice chairman for the Nominating Committee before taking on the role of national vice president. She has been an advisor on four chapter advisory boards. Susan is a retired attorney who previously worked as a senior counsel for General Electric, and she founded Stockton Consulting in Geneva, Switzerland. Susan is Kappa Delta Sorority’s national president.
Tove is an initiate of Omicron-Illinois Wesleyan and holds a bachelor’s degree in music education. She worked as an elementary school teacher for 28 years before retiring. Tove began volunteering for Kappa Delta in 1970 and has served as collegiate province president, regional chapter director, special advisor, national director of membership, national director of CABs, alumnae province president, alumnae chapter membership specialist, alumnae chapter operations specialist, alumnae development specialist and, most recently, alumnae chapter specialist. She was a Girl Scout troop leader and founded the Girls’ Athletic Club at Armstrong Junior High School and OAKlub, a philanthropic club, at Oakdale Elementary School.
Maggie began her role as executive director of the sorority and foundation in 2021. She has extensive experience in marketing and organizational management, previously serving as Global Vice President, Product Management and Marketing at Deflecto, a global consumer products company. She spent three years as General Manager and Senior Vice President of Marketing of the Yearbook division at Herff Jones and 13 years in Pearson’s Higher Education division in various product marketing positions. Maggie holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and earned her MBA at the Drucker School of Management in California. She served her collegiate chapter, Delta Sigma-South Alabama, as president, vice president-membership, vice president-public relations and VP of Panhellenic. Immediately following college, she served two years as a Chapter Development Consultant for Kappa Delta.
Anila Jain, Delta Eta-South Florida
Lillian Scott Leslie, Alpha Delta-Rhodes
Patricia Beecham Nieman, Sigma Iota-Washington
Nannette Smith, Beta Pi-Florida
Corre Anding Stegall, Alpha Chi-Louisiana Tech
Bonnie Purvis Warren, Beta Sigma-Southern Mississippi
Helen Wise, Beta Theta-Penn State