Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak serves on the Boards of eHealth, Inc, a public company that provides a leading private online health insurance marketplace and services to health insurance exchanges, and SHEEX, Inc., a private company that has transformed the bedding industry by creating bedding made of high-performance athletic fabrics. She retired as the Global Vice-Chair, Public Policy at EY and a member of the firm’s Global Executive Board. Brooke-Marciniak had public policy responsibility for the firm’s operations in over 150 countries and was the global sponsor for EY’s Diversity and Inclusiveness efforts. She is a prominent voice around the world on Diversity and Inclusion, most prominently on LGBT inclusion and women. She has been named 11 times to the Forbes’ World’s Most Powerful Women list. In 2017, Brooke-Marciniak received the Theodore Roosevelt Award, the top individual honor bestowed by the US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and has also been inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame. During the Clinton administration, she worked in the US Department of the Treasury, where she was responsible for all tax policy matters related to insurance and managed care. She played important roles in the healthcare reform and Superfund reform efforts.
I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.