Leadership • Friendship • Community • Inspiration

IWF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA PRESIDENT

Kathy Anderson

Kathy has had a distinguished career leading technology strategy, development and delivery in the Telecommunications, Banking and Financial Services industries. She served as the CIO of Charles Schwab Bank implementing nationwide lending and checking products. Kathy also served as Senior Vice President at Charles Schwab & Co. leading integrated technology solutions for Schwab broker-dealer functions and customer-facing channels. She leaves a leadership legacy of quality, accountability and integrity to clients, employees and shareholders. Kathy retired in 2014.

Kathy has been a member of the IWF Northern California Board of Directors since 2011. She is devoted to bringing women together to share their knowledge and experience for the benefit of other women. Kathy is also a member of the IWF Northern California Legacy Foundation Board.

Kathy is an advocate for helping adolescent girls. She has been on the GirlVentures Board of Directors since 2008 serving as President (2008–2011) and most recently Vice President of the Internal and Strategic Committees. GirlVentures is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping adolescent girls, from diverse backgrounds, build on their strengths through outdoor and leadership activities.  

Kathy lives in Emerald Hills with her husband, Rich, and puppy, Maggie Mae. Kathy has two children, Stacey and Ben, and three grandchildren—Trevor, Blake and Lauren.

Kathy’s interests and hobbies include golf (beginner), travel, reading, wine, football, baseball, women’s rights, our future generation.

IWF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA PAST PRESIDENT

Nanette Lee Miller

Nanette is a native San Franciscan who has spent her entire business career in the Bay Area. She has been active as a mentor, supporter and business consultant for both private and public as well as not-for-profit and for-profit companies.

Director/Trustee

  • Finance and Advisory Committees—Archdiocese of San Francisco,
  • Audit Committee Chair and Board Member—Stern Grove Music Festival
  • Director—Openhouse San Francisco

Affiliations/Community Service

  • AICPA,
  • California State CPA Society,
  • Healthcare Management Association,
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation

Honors/Publications

  • 2013–2014: 2015 SF Business Times Women of Influence Award Winner
  • 2011 Catholic Charities Leadership Award
  • 2010 AICPA/California State CPA Society Woman to Watch Award—Experienced Leader, Inkindess Award Winner 2003 and 2010 for Aids Community Work for MHR

Nanette's interests and hobbies include opera, gourmet cooking and the Great California Outdoors.

Past Presidents of Our Forum

Many thanks to the amazing group of leaders of our Forum who have given tirelessly of their time and ideas to make us the vibrant group that it is today.

(2014 and 2015) Rebecca Barfknecht

(2012 and 2013) Sheryl Barden

(2010 and 2011) Cynthia Eisenberg

(2008 and 2009) Nannette Griswold

(2006 and 2007) Susan Cook Hoganson

(2005) Sylvia Kwan

(2003 and 2004) Sue Sprunk

(2001 and 2002) Barbara Creed

(1999 and 2000) Barbara Rambo

(1997 and 1998) Jeanne Allen

(1995 and 1996) Nina Gruen

(1993 and 1994) Susan Passovoy

(1992) Linda Moriarty

(1990 and 1991) Fran Streets

(1988 and 1989) Susan Shaffer

(1986 and 1987) Michele Hughes

(1984 and 1985) Nancy Stark

(1983) Anne Carol Brown

(1981 and 1982) Susan Bird

(1980) Judith Johnson

(1978 and 1979) Lorraine Legg


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