Board of Directors
Our directors’ expertise and vision are critical to our future growth, and the depth and diversity of our members speak to the rich knowledge they bring to Mainstay and our clients.
Vernon Altman is a director of Bain & Company and a member of its board of directors. Mr. Altman joined Bain at its founding in 1973 and is Bain’s senior partner. Currently, he focuses his practice on the Internet economy, technology, telecommunications, consumer products and retailing. Mr. Altman leads Bain’s full potential transformation and e-business practice, helping companies exploit Internet-driven productivity and transformational opportunities. Mr. Altman serves on the boards of KQED, the San Francisco Bay Area Council, the California Business Roundtable and the California Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Altman received master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a master’s in management from MIT’s Sloan School.
Vijay Govindarajan is the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business, and director of the William F. Achtmeyer Center for Global Leadership, Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College. His area of expertise is business strategy with particular emphasis on strategic innovation, industry transformation, and global strategy and organization. Dr. Govindarajan was ranked by the Management International Review as one of the “Top 20 North American Superstars” for research in strategy and organization. Dr. Govindarajan has been a consultant to global corporations and keynote speaker at Business Week CEO Forum, the Economist Conference, and the Human Resource Planning Society National Conference. He received a PhD and MBA from Harvard Business School.
Patricia B. Morrison
Patty Morrison is chief information officer at Cardinal Health Inc., a $91 billion, global company serving the health care industry. Prior to joining Cardinal Health, Ms. Morrison was vice president and chief information officer for Motorola, overseeing a strategic IT transformation in which the company jumped from #46 to a #12 in InformationWeek’s list of Top 500 IT Innovators. Previously, Morrison served as chief information officer of Office Depot and Quaker Oats Company, where she oversaw Quaker’s systems integration with PepsiCo. She earned a BA in mathematics from Miami University, graduating summa cum laude. She serves on the boards of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Jo-Ann Stores, Inc., where she chairs the board’s governance committee.
Andy Monshaw has over 29 years in the information technology Industry at IBM. For the first 19 years of his career, he led various financial organizations, including Corporate HQ financial functions, Europe PC’s, and Systems and Technology Group (IBM’s Hardware business). For the last decade, he has been the GM for IBM Storage, Chief Operating Officer for IBM Japan and a member of the board of directors, Global Mid-Market, and IBM’s converged Infrastructure platform – PureFlex. During his tenure he has led several very successful M&A projects, most notably XIV and Diligent in the Storage business. He worked and lived in the US, Japan and Europe, and has key relationships with many of the largest industry and business partners and clients globally. Andy retired from IBM this year, and currently he sits on the boards of several organizations.