Ms. Ponder is currently the Head of Human Resources for the German engineering company, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solution. She directs the HR function for the company in Canada, USA and Mexico. Her twenty-five-year career includes serving as the VP of Global Human Resources for MWH Constructors, Inc., overseeing two thousand employees in the USA, UK and Israel, and ten years as a Director of Human Resources in the construction and engineering industry. Ms. Ponder started her professional career as an employment law attorney with Paul Hastings in California and is licensed to practice law in California, Colorado and before the Supreme Court of the United States. She and her husband live in Boulder, Colorado and have four sons.