Linda Lattimore is a seasoned lawyer, corporate executive and business strategist. Linda has worked as the General Counsel for various multinational corporations and the Chief of the Fraud Section of the US Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Texas where she first chaired many noteworthy trials. An American who lived for many years in Peru and Mexico, Linda is fluent in Spanish, conversant in French and has traveled extensively throughout the world with her work as international corporate counsel. Linda is a dedicated and passionate collaborator and visionary. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the WGN Global Fund and the Founder and President of Cross Sector Inc., an educational platform by and for socially responsible citizens.
Tonya Johannsen is the General Counsel for The Beck Group, a privately owned construction and architectural services company in Dallas, Texas and has practiced law since 1983. As lead attorney for The Beck Group, she is responsible for all legal matters of the company from contract review to litigation management. She was previously in private practice as a partner with Winstead Sechrest and Minick PC for 15 years and a partner with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld for 10 years specializing in litigation for major corporate clients. Ms. Johannsen has been actively involved in managment and on the board of Women's Global Network since its inception and her many charitable endeavors include Attorneys Serving the Community and Bryans House.
Francesca San Diego has over eighteen years of experience in finance and business management in a wide range of organizations and industries as diverse as environmental, technology, computer software, consumer products and humanitarian. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, finance, accounting and business development. Currently, she is President and CEO of Quest Business Consulting, a firm that provides strategic planning and business development services to a broad base of clients. She offers services that include project design and management, business plan development, financial modeling, strategic planning, contract negotiation, organizational change and business restructuring.