About Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire

Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire

CEO, 2020 Women on Boards
CEO, Berkhemer Clayton Retained Executive Search

Since 2018, Betsy has been CEO of the nonprofit 2020 Women on Boards, the leading global education and advocacy campaign committed to increasing the number of women directors on public company boards of directors. A 501(c)(3) research and education nonprofit, 2020WOB produces the annual Global Conversation on Board Diversity in more than 30 cities every November, and Get on Board! Interactive workshops.

For 26 years, Betsy has co-owned Berkhemer Clayton, Inc., a retained executive search firm based in Los Angeles, specializing in senior-level and board searches for corporations, universities and nonprofit organizations. The firm is committed to advancing gender and ethnic diversity on corporate boards and in senior management positions throughout the country, with 44% of placed management candidates women and 36% men and women of color.  She previously served on the boards of the Southern California Leadership Network and UCLA Medical Center, and the consumer advisory board for SoCal Edison. She also was the founding chair of the Southern California chapter of WomenCorporateDirectors from 2000 to 2017.