Indian American Sheila Hooda Elected To the Mutual of Omaha Board of Directors

Washington, DC: Ms. Hooda has experience of 30 years. She is the CEO, President and Founder of Alpha Advisory Partners, an advisory firm providing growth strategy, M&A and turnaround services for the financial and business services sectors. Previously, she was the Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Development at TIAA-CREF. She has also held senior leadership positions with Thomson Reuters, Credit Suisse and Bankers Trust. Ms. Hooda started her career in the USA as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co.


Sheila Hooda is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Harvard Kennedy School of Public Leadership. She serves on the Global Advisory Board of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Pratham USA. Previously, she served on the board of Women’s World Banking as well as the Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum’s Council on long-term public and institutional investing and the Business Council of the Asia Society. Sheila Hooda is an inspiration to many young women entrepreneurs and it is a matter of great pride for being the third Indian woman on a US Fortune 500 board!


USINPAC congratulates Sheila Hooda for this achievment. Mr. Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC said, “Sheila Hooda’s experience and expertise in finance and business transformation will be a valuable addition to the Mutual of Omaha Board of Directors. She is an experienced leader and has played an important role in financial services and other sectors which will add stature and excellence in her new endeavor.”


Ms. Sheila Hooda is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and earned a MBA from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business.



The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) is the voice of over 3.2 million Indian- Americans and works on issues that concern the community. It supports candidates for local, state and federal office and encourages political participation by the Indian- American community




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