Our Board of Directors
Shantini MunthreeBoard Chair
Shantini Munthree is the CEO of BRANDKIND Consulting, specializing in advising private companies on growth and transformation strategies tailored for the middle market. Committed to promoting fiscal sustainability and business impact, she actively engages in nonprofit and mentoring efforts beyond her role at BRANDKIND. Shantini serves as Chair of Grand Canyon Conservancy’s board, is a founding member of the Private Directors Association, and chairs the P&G Alumni Network in the SF Bay Area. Nurturing our next generation of leaders is a passion for Shantini, who guides entrepreneurs at prestigious accelerator programs such as UC Berkeley’s SkyDeck and the University of Santa Clara’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship. Shantini is also an author known for her thought leadership on buyer behavior in her book, “LOVE+FEAR: Mastering the Primal Motives of Buyers” (Archway, 2019).
Randall BrownBoard Vice Chair
Randall Brown brings 35+ years of legal expertise to GCC. He is a partner at Haynes Boone, an international corporate law firm, and served as chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group for 15 years. His dedication to volunteer efforts includes serving as the Dallas Opera’s audit committee chair. A passionate advocate for the canyon, Randy has completed nine backpacking trips and four river trips since his first visit in 2003. He has served on the board since 2020 and continues to champion projects to improve Indigenous affairs within the park as well as the restoration of trails and park facilities to preserve this indescribable and stunning natural Wonder of the World.
Geoff Chatas is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the University of Michigan. He is one of three executive vice presidents reporting to the university president and serves as the president’s chief advisor on financial matters. His portfolio includes U-M’s capital projects and construction, the investment office, finance and accounting, enterprise strategic risk management, facilities and campus operations, human resources, and campus sustainability. His experience as a higher education administrator has afforded him broad exposure on how to help a nonprofit reach its goals and thrive. His love for the Grand Canyon began with a college road trip in 1985, and he has returned annually for more than two decades. Each time he visits, he experiences something new, an aspect of the canyon that he finds extraordinary and hopes to help preserve for others to experience.
Ann Figueredo is a Principal and co-Founder of Momentem Consulting Group LLC. Ann has over 35 years of experience in senior roles in the higher education, financial services, and pharmaceutical industries. Ann has functional expertise in nonprofit board governance, strategic planning, and a proven track record in securing resources for mission driven organizations, including most recently as the Vice President Institutional Advancement at Haverford College where she successfully led the largest capital campaign in the history of the College. Ann is passionate about the culture, history, environmental challenges, and geography of the desert Southwest, where she and her husband raised their three daughters. She has enthusiastically hiked on four continents. Ann has hiked above and below both rims of Grand Canyon and considers the river raft trip she took through Grand Canyon as her trip of a lifetime. Ann earned a bachelor’s degree with high honors from Haverford College and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. She lives with her husband and a menagerie of critters outside Philadelphia.
Deb has 20+ years of experience as CEO at health-tech companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100. She has been a member of 10+ corporate boards alongside private equity, venture, and strategic investors. Deb has served on Corporate and Advisory Boards, Public University Boards, and non-profit Boards. Her functional expertise as a CEO and Board Director includes board governance, finance, and fund-raising. Deb is currently providing advisory services to senior executives. She’s serving on three Boards and is active as a limited partner of HC9. She is an advisor to several private equity and venture firms. In her most recent CEO role, Deb was President and Chief Executive of Medecision, where she led the turn-around and profitable growth of the Company to over $100M. Deb enjoys sharing the outdoors with her friends and family. She is an avid traveler and is often found rafting, boating, and hiking in wilderness places like the Grand Canyon where she hikes several times per year, National Parks around the US, the State Parks of Texas and Michigan, where she has homes, and most recently as part of an expedition to Antarctica with colleagues.
Scott Key has founded and/or scaled three businesses to over $1B in net sales while building teams with a strong shared culture and a deep sense of purpose. At David's Bridal, Scott led a dual effort to transform a mature business while diversifying business lines to reinforce their market leadership position. At Gap Inc., he was recognized as one of the most influential people in company history for founding industry-leading direct-to-consumer (DTC) divisions and building ATHLETA into a leading athleisure brand. Scott's notable commercial achievements are paralleled by his commitment to social good, having raised over $20M for non-profit organizations. Scott’s career journey began in the nonprofit sector (American Cancer Society), where he witnessed firsthand the profound impact skilled professionals have on advancing a non-profit’s mission. His decision to join the Board of Directors at GCC is driven by a desire to connect people with the natural world while supporting educational and conservation goals.
Sarah Willie-LeBreton is the 12th president of Smith College. She earned a B.A. from Haverford College, on whose board she has also served, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Northwestern University, all in sociology. After having taught at Colby College (1991–1995) and Bard College (1995–1997), she was tenured at Swarthmore, where she chaired both the Black Studies Program and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. She was appointed provost and dean of the faculty at Swarthmore in 2018 and served until 2023. An accomplished administrator, scholar, and sociologist who studies social inequality, race, and ethnicity, Willie-Sarah is known for her commitment to the liberal arts, strengthening community, and energizing the work of equity and inclusion. She is a member of and has been active in the Eastern Sociological Society, Sociologists for Women in Society, the Association of Black Sociologists, and the American Sociological Association.
Theresa McMullanCEO/Ex Officio Board Member
Theresa leads the organization’s diverse activities in raising private funds to benefit Grand Canyon National Park, growing earned income streams through operating retail stores within the park, and providing educational and adventure opportunities through the Grand Canyon Conservancy Field Institute. In addition, she works closely with the NPS staff at Grand Canyon to implement special projects related to major fundraising initiatives and participates in the park’s Inter-tribal Working Group. Theresa joined Grand Canyon Conservancy as a board member in 2014 and transitioned to staff in June 2015. As the previous Chief Operating Officer for GCC, she provided oversight of retail operations, human resources, publishing, IT, and facilities management. She also served as the acting chief financial officer for eight months in 2016. Prior to GCC, Theresa was the Vice President of Marketing & Merchandising for SkyMall (the company that produced the in-flight shopping catalog) in Phoenix, Arizona and the co-founder of a strategic marketing firm. Theresa is an avid hiker and enjoys exploring the Grand Canyon backcountry.