Event Details

Embrace the opportunity to elevate your career with "Pathways to Careers in Compliance and Risk," a pivotal webinar organized by the National Association of Black Compliance & Risk Management Professionals, Inc. (NABCRMP) Telecommunications Industry Workgroup in partnership with the Ethics & Compliance Initiative. Scheduled for November 13th at 9am PST, this event is a must-attend for professionals eager to navigate the complex landscape of compliance and risk management, especially within the dynamic field of telecommunications.

Key Highlights:

  • Professional Insights: Gain invaluable insights from seasoned experts Lisa Sheppard-Davenport, Director of Compliance at AT&T, and Shayla Woodson, Program Director at the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI).
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry leaders and like-minded professionals to expand your network and open doors to new career opportunities.
  • Industry-Specific Knowledge: Understand how the principles of risk and compliance translate across various sectors, with a special focus on the unique challenges and opportunities within telecommunications.
  • Educational Pathways: Explore various educational routes and professional development strategies that can propel your career in compliance and risk management to new heights.

Why Attend?

  • Expert Guidance: Learn directly from experienced professionals who have navigated the intricacies of compliance and risk management, and have valuable wisdom to share.
  • Broad Applicability: Whether you are already working in telecommunications or looking to transition into this sector, the insights shared during this webinar will be broadly applicable and immensely beneficial.
  • Empower Your Career: Equip yourself with the knowledge and connections needed to take your career to the next level.

How to Participate:

  • Save the Date: Mark your calendar for November 13th, 9am PST.
  • Register: Secure your spot by registering on this site.
  • Stay Connected: Follow NABCRMP and the Ethics and Compliance Initiative on social media for updates and additional resources.

Join us for an empowering session that promises to shed light on the pathways available for those looking to excel in the fields of compliance and risk management. Make sure you're part of the conversation and ready to take your career to the next level!


  • Lisa Sheppard-Davenport (Director - Compliance of AT&T)

    Lisa Sheppard-Davenport

    Director - Compliance of AT&T

    As the Director of the Compliance Program Governance team at AT&T, Lisa is responsible for developing and executing the strategy for compliance risk assessments, compliance program benchmarking and risk related education across AT&T. Prior to that role, she led high visibility compliance projects related to mergers and acquisitions, TCPA rules, and Consumer Protection initiatives. Lisa has expertise in managing cross-functional teams and leading internal compliance advisory boards focused on providing compliance guidance on a wide range of business projects designed to expand business opportunities, gain efficiencies, and improve the AT&T customer experience. Lisa also serves as an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law’s MSL Program on Corporate Ethics and Compliance.

    Lisa received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Georgia. Lisa holds certifications in both Compliance and Ethics as well as Privacy (CCEP and IAPP, respectively). She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband. They have three grown children, one son in New York, their hometown, a daughter in Louisiana and the youngest son in Atlanta, GA.

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  • Shayla Woodson (Program Director of Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI))

    Shayla Woodson

    Program Director of Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI)

    Shayla Woodson currently as the Program Director for the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI). In this role, she is responsible for the execution of programs that are funded through corporate and private contributions. Shayla is also actively involved as a staff liaison to several member working groups and development driven activities. Prior to ECI, she worked as Coordinator of Member & Board Relations for the National Association of Manufacturers. In this role, she supported two senior directors in separate territories while providing member deliverables for over 125 member companies and prospects.

    Shayla received her undergraduate degree in Religious Studies from Skidmore College, post-baccalaureate certificates in Ayurveda Wellness and Cannabis Science, and her master’s degree in Therapeutic Herbalism at Maryland University for Integrative Health.

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