Aiming High | 2020
For 20 years, Aiming High has been our signature national award presented to the nation's most accomplished women in business and the law. Explore all Aiming High past honorees.
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, BorgWarner Inc.
Tonit Calaway was named Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary of BorgWarner in August 2018. In this role she oversees the global legal function, security, facilities, sustainability, environment and aviation. Previously, Ms. Calaway served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, where she managed all aspects of human resources for employees around the globe, including compensation and benefits, talent management, labor, employment, and related management issues.
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, Brighthouse Financial, Inc.
Christine DeBiase is executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Brighthouse Financial. Brighthouse Financial is one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the United States.
DeBiase is responsible for the compliance, corporate governance, government relations, legal affairs, procurement and third-party risk management, sustainability and tax functions at Brighthouse Financial. DeBiase is a member of the Brighthouse Financial executive leadership team and is an Executive Sponsor of Brighthouse Financial’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy.
Corporate Champion Award
Mary McNiff, CEO of Citi, N.A. will accept the award on behalf of Citi
Mary McNiff is the CEO of Citibank, N.A., a role she assumed in April 2019. Citibank, N.A. accounts for approximately 75 percent of Citi's total assets, comprising business activities in 95 countries and territories including the United States (and excluding Mexico). Citibank, N.A.'s principal offerings include mortgage lending, credit cards, and retail banking products and services; corporate lending, commercial banking, cash management, trade finance and e-commerce products and services; and private banking products and services. In addition to her CEO responsibilities, Mary also leads project management of significant Citi-wide remediation initiatives and chairs the Citi Business Practices Committee.
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