Sheila Hooda

Independent Board Director

An independent, non-executive board member, 30+ year operating executive, advisor to C-suites, Ms. Hooda has provided strategic direction, driven growth and transformed Fortune 500 firms. Ms. Hooda serves on the Board of Directors of Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company, a Fortune 500 Financial services company and is a member of the Investment committee. She is the CEO & President of Alpha Advisory Partners, an advisory firm providing growth strategy, M&A, restructuring and turnaround services for the Financial and Business services sectors. 

Previously, she was Global Head of M&A and Corporate Development at TIAA-CREF. She has also held senior leadership positions with Thomson Reuters, Credit Suisse and Bankers Trust. Ms. Hooda started her career in the USA as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co.

Her sectors of expertise include global Financial services; Insurance; Asset management; Investment & Retail banking; Business, Professional & Information services; Financial Technology; Education and Consumer industries. Ms. Hooda is a life time member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the boards of the Demand Institute and Pratham TriState and on the World Economic Forum's Working Group on Financial Technology and Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services.

Ms. Hooda is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and earned a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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The IIMA US Alumni Chapter’s core mission is to promote, nurture and protect the relationship between the Institute and the Alumni. Additionally the IIMA US Alumni work to provide an active communication and collaboration platform for the Institutes US based Alumni. We strive to create an environment that will enhance the welfare and interest of the Institute and its Alumni. Our goal is to represent, promote and strengthen the reputation of the IIMA brand and work as Institute Ambassadors to continually develop a vibrant IIMA Alumni community in the USA.

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