Paulette Dodson

Director
Ms. Dodson is an experienced legal executive who has spent more than 30 years as a trusted advisor to CEOs and the boards of directors of Fortune 500 companies and large privately held companies. She presently serves as an active member of three other Illinois-based organizations: Better Government Association, United Way of Metro Chicago and Mather Lifeways. Currently, Ms. Dodson is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Alight – a leading cloud-based provider of integrated digital human capital and business solutions – where she provides strategic advice and legal expertise on matters related to board governance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate compliance. Prior to this, Ms. Dodson served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for American pet supplier PetSmart and as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, among other roles, for packaged baked goods company Sara Lee Corporation. Ms. Dodson received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Legal Studies from City College of New York, and a Juris Doctor degree from Cornell University.