Maureen Breakiron-Evans

Audit Committee Member


Current public company boards: Ally Financial Inc., Cognizant

Prior public company boards: Cubic Corporation, Heartland Payment Systems, The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, ING Direct

Executive experience: Maureen Breakiron-Evans retired as chief financial officer of Towers Perrin in 28. Before joining Towers Perrin, Maureen was the general auditor and enterprise risk manager at CIGNA Corporation, one of the largest health insurers in the United States. Prior to that, she was executive vice president and CFO at Inovant, LLC, the Visa entity which was created to develop and operate Visa’s payment and transactions systems globally. She also held several executive positions at Transamerica Corporation, including President of Transamerica Business Technologies (CIO role), general auditor, and vice president of finance. She spent the first 16 years of her career in public accounting serving clients in the insurance, banking, financial services, health care, professional services, hospitality, and real estate industries ultimately serving as an audit partner with Arthur Andersen in San Francisco.

Additional information: Maureen is a qualified SEC Audit Committee Financial Expert and an NACD Board Leadership Fellow, and a Certified Public Accountant with an active license in California. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Corporate Governance at Drexel University and the NACD Audit Committee Chair Advisory Council. She holds a BBA degree from Stetson University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MLA from Stanford University, as well as a certification in cuisine from Cordon Bleu in Paris.

Maureen lives with her family in Clearwater, FL and Philadelphia, PA and is active in her community and co-chairs the Philadelphia Chapter of Women Corporate Directors.  She has spoken at conferences on various financial topics, enterprise risk management, global risk, audit committee, and women’s leadership issues.