Board of Directors

Emily Peterson Alva

Ms. Alva is an experienced financial, strategic and business advisor, with more than two decades of experience leading transactions and strategic evaluations for boards and leadership teams of large global companies and growth companies. She previously served as an M&A Partner at Lazard, a financial advisory and asset management firm, where she worked from 1997 to 2013. Ms. Alva is currently on the Boards of Directors of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the Atlanta Life Insurance Company and the Mission Society of New York City. She is a corporate board partner with the Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence and a member of PathNorth, the NextGen Board Leaders, the EY Audit Committee Leaders and Extraordinary Women on Boards. Ms. Alva is also a faculty member and part of the founding leadership team of the Herndon Directors Institute, an innovative corporate governance initiative focused on the inclusion of business leaders from under-represented communities in corporate board rooms.


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