Executive Ethics Symposium 2021

Presented by the Center for Leadership Ethics


11 a.m. June 11, 2021

During the pandemic, organizations pivoted to remote work. What lessons have we learned about motivation, culture, and employee performance in a virtual environment? Join us and our expert panel to explore these lessons and learn best practices as we move ahead during these turbulent times.


Dr. Allison Gabriel is an Associate Professor and Robins Fellow in the Department of Management and Organizations at the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management. She earned her PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology in 2013 from the University of Akron. Her research focuses on emotions at work, employee recovery, interpersonal work stressors, relationships at work, motivation, and employee well-being. She currently serves as an Associate Editor at Journal of Applied Psychology.

Zak Karim is the HR Executive for Consumer and Small Business Products for the Bank of America. Zak’s key areas of focus in his role are talent development, organizational design, leadership coaching and culture. Before joining BofA, Zak spent fourteen years at Pfizer Inc., in various roles in Strategy, Operations and Human Resources.

Catharine D. Ellingsen is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary for Republic Services, Inc. headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Catharine has been employed by Republic since 2001 when she was hired as in-house legal counsel. In her current role, Catharine is responsible for overseeing numerous functions including legal services, corporate governance, ethics and compliance, security, real estate, labor relations, crisis preparedness, and enterprise risk management.


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