Donna Klein, Executive Chair and CEO
Donna Klein is the founder of Corporate Voices for Working Families. Prior to founding Corporate Voices, Donna was Vice President of Workplace Effectiveness at Marriott International, Inc., Washington, D.C., for 20 years. While at Marriott, she guided the strategic formation, implementation and management of corporate-wide diversity and work-life initiatives, including initiating Marriott’s award-winning Women’s Leadership Initiative.
Donna has also served as Chair of The Conference Board’s Work/Life Leadership Council and as a member of the Conference Board’s Diversity Council. She is also a member of the Board for Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship; the Advisory Board of Bright Horizons Family Solutions; the Afterschool Alliance, Washington, D.C.; and the CICK Advisory Board. She is a Board of Trustee member of America’s Promise.
John Wilcox, Executive Director and COO
John Wilcox is Corporate Voices’ Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for driving the implementation of Corporate Voices’ strategic initiatives and growth opportunities. As COO, John is responsible for Corporate Voices’ internal operations, including project and program management, financial oversight and reporting, staff management and development, as well as information technology, legal and administrative issues.
John also manages Corporate Voices’ family economic security work, which focuses on engaging the business sector on issues affecting low-wage working families. Recent examples of this work include original research on workplace flexibility for low-wage, hourly workers; an annual Earned Income Tax Credit Employer Guide that encourages employers to act as intermediaries between their low-wage workers and a range of state and federal social support services; and a workplace lactation toolkit designed to help employers give their low-wage, hourly employees positive choices about infant health and nutrition.
Rob Jewell, Vice President of Communications
Rob Jewell is Vice President of Communications with Corporate Voices for Working Families. He manages the organization’s outreach activities involving the news media, member organizations and other key stakeholders and audiences. Rob brings to this position more than 35 years of experience in public relations, journalism and education.
During a 29-year career with The BFGoodrich Company in Akron, Ohio, Rob held a number of senior-level management positions in public relations and human resources. Prior to his current role, Rob was a full-time faculty member in Kent State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
John-Anthony Meza, Vice President of Workforce Readiness
John-Anthony C. Meza oversees workforce readiness at Corporate Voices, working with its partner companies and other business leaders to identify leading edge talent development models and business practices. He works with non-profit and advocacy leaders to educate them about the business perspective on critical issues that impact working families.
Prior to joining Corporate Voices, Mr. Meza oversaw corporate citizenship at KPMG, managing key relationships with various national non-profits and key external stakeholders, including US Chamber of Commerce, Business Civic Leadership Center and Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship. Preceeding KPMG, Mr. Meza held a number of human resources leadership roles in both the public and private sector. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Universal Giving, the Advisory Board of the Workforce Institute at Kronos, America’s Promise Alliance Board of Trustees (on behalf of Corporate Voices), and is Board Chair of the Washington Improv Theater.
Tiffany Westover-Kernan, Vice President, Business Development and Government Relations
Tiffany Westover-Kernan is Vice President of Programs with Corporate Voices for Working Families. Her responsibilities include developing and managing programs involving working family issues and educating congressional, federal and state officials about the business perspective on these issues.
Tiffany has more than 15 years experience developing communications and government relations strategies for communities, nonprofit organizations and private sector companies.