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Mark your calendar and secure your spot for an unforgettable talk that celebrates the power of persistence and the impact of diversity in driving success. Come meet Anna Catalano, a true embodiment of determination and resilience, as she takes you through her captivating story of working her way up to the coveted boardroom.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn, be inspired, and ignite your own journey towards excellence.


  • Anna Catalano (Board Director, Governance Expert, Speaker, Advisor)

    Anna Catalano

    Board Director, Governance Expert, Speaker, Advisor


    Anna Catalano manages an active board portfolio, serving as an independent director for public and private corporations and not-for-profit organizations. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of HF Sinclair Corporation (NYSE: DINO), Frontdoor (NASDAQ: FTDR), Ecovyst (NYSE: ECVT), and Hexion, Inc., (private). Ms. Catalano is also a Director of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Corporate Directors Institute, and Chair of the NACD Texas TriCities Chapter. She is CoFounder of The World Innovation Network and has significant experience in the not-for-profit sector having served as a board member of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Houston Grand Opera.
    With over 40 years of corporate experience including over two decades of service on public boards, Ms. Catalano is an expert on the topics of board governance and leadership, and an outspoken champion of women in business. Her extensive career spanned three continents in marketing, retail operations, and international business development at Amoco, and subsequently, BP plc. She established Amoco’s refining and marketing beachhead in China in the 1990’s, and during her tenure at BP she was Group Vice President of Marketing when the company was rebranded and was the instrumental voice behind its “beyond petroleum” marketing campaign.
    Ms. Catalano is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and has been recognized on Fortune’s ranking of “The Most Powerful Women in International Business”, Directors and Boards “Directors to Watch”, Women Inc “Most Influential Board Directors”, and BoardProspects “Top 30 AAPI Directors in the US”. She is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics including board governance, leadership, innovation, and the advancement of women in business.

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The Westin, Memorial City

945 Gessner Rd, Houston, TX 77024
Houston, Texas

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