Ms. Wilkins has been a member of the board since her election to the board in May 2011. She is a member of the audit and finance committee, the issuance committee and the ASUS committee. Ms. Wilkins is 70 years old.
Ms. Wilkins brings extensive expertise in accounting, public company reporting, internal auditing and the development and oversight of ethics and compliance programs to the board.
Ms. Wilkins retired as Vice President of Finance and the Director of Internal Audit for Intel Corporation in June 2010 where she was responsible for Intel’s global internal audit, investigative and ethics and compliance operations staff since 1995. During her 29-year career with Intel Corporation, she held a number of other operational and corporate finance controllership, management and executive positions and managed the human resource organization responsible for compensation and benefits in the U.S. Prior to joining Intel Corporation, she held various finance positions with public and private companies in the electronic, oil and gas, mineral, shipping, banking and real estate industries.
In 2001, Ms. Wilkins was recognized by Ebony Magazine as one of the top ranking African American women in corporate America. In 2004, she was named Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year by the Gamma Nu Chapter of Iota Lambda Sorority, with recognition from the U.S. Senator from California, the Mayor of San Francisco and a California State Senator.
Ms. Wilkins holds a BS degree in accounting from Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and an MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. She has been a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and Financial Executives International. She has also been involved in professional organizations such as the Conference Board, the Audit Director Roundtable, the Compliance and Ethics Leadership Council of the Corporate Executive Board, the General Auditors’ Council of Manufacturers’ Alliance and the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Wilkins is a member of the Board of Trustees of Golden Gate University, where she previously served as a member of the Audit and Investment Committees. She also serves as a member of the Finance Council of St. Pius Church in Redwood City, California. She was a member of the Board of Trustees of Xavier University, in New Orleans, where she chaired the Business Affairs Committee and the Sub-Committee on Investments and Banking Relationships. Ms. Wilkins also served on the Executive Committee, the Building and Grounds Committee, the Academic and Faculty Affairs Committee, the Student Affairs Committee and the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees of Xavier University. Ms. Wilkins served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, California, where she chaired the Audit Committee and was a member of the Executive Committee and the Finance Committee. She remains a member of the Audit Committee. In addition, she served on the Board of Directors of Peninsula Bridge, a program that promotes academic and personal success for motivated middle-school students from under-sourced communities.