|Cory Shade is General Counsel to Perry Ellis International in Miami, FL. She has significant experience in corporate governance and corporate compliance, having also been General Counsel to Firstcom Corporation and guiding it through its merger with AT&T Latin America. Ms. Shade has worked extensively on international business matters throughout Latin American and emerging markets in Eastern Europe in the energy and telecom industries. She has worked for regional and national law firms as General Counsel for clients in startup ventures, corporate structuring, business strategy and planning. |
Ms. Shade is a graduate of the GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in Washington, D.C. and earned a Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in St. Louis, MO.Ms. Shade serves, or has served, on numerous boards of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations including, but not limited to, the Student Loan Marketing Association (also known as Sallie Mae) the National Association of Corporate Directors, South Florida Chapter, the Advisory Board of Northridge Hospital, a Tenet Healthcare facility, member and Vice-Chair of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs and Chair, Diversity Advisory Council, Broward County, Florida. She is an adjunct professor of ethics and corporate governance in the PhD program at Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida.