Ms. Hatchett, President of Together is Better Alliance, NFP, is a retired General Motors Executive who had a successful 28-year legal career with the company, and served in such leadership roles as Global Leader – Information Technology legal matters, and General Counsel, and Business Unit Counsel for subsidiaries and divisions located in and outside the US, including South Africa and Switzerland. Following retirement, she has provided consulting services to established companies, start-ups and individuals; mentored senior corporate executives in and outside the US; and served as member of a court appointed Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) monitor team that assessed a multi-national company’s adherence to the terms of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement resulting from violations of the FCPA.
Ms. Hatchett received her Juris Doctor from the DePaul University College of Law where she was a member of Law Review. She graduated from Illinois State University with dual degrees in Political Science and Spanish. Ms. Hatchett serves on boards of for-profit and non profit organizations and is very committed to public service and supports community and arts organizations. Her affiliations include, among others, Member, Volunteer Council, League of American Orchestras; Advisory Council, Simon Wiesenthal Center; Member, Council of Legal Advisors, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Past President, Southside Friends of the Chicago Sinfonietta; former Member, Visiting Committee, University of Chicago Divinity School; and former Board Member, Friends of Modern & Contemporary Art, Detroit Institute of Arts.