Motar Board - National College Senior Honor Society


Teresa Roche

Our keynoter, Dr. Teresa Roche, is renowned for her work with tech companies in helping them through various stages of their organizational life cycles. She has worked with start-ups, acquisitions, mergers, splits and divestitures. As chief learning officer at Agilent Technologies, she skillfully worked with a worldwide team on business and cultural transformation. Mid career, Teresa left her comfy home in California and her successful silicon valley career to pursue a doctorate in at Purdue University, her alma mater. And when she emerged from that academic transition, she became chief human resources officer for the City of Fort Collins, Colo, and has done award-winning work with her colleagues there. She strives to create and sustain healthy, inclusive and economically viable communities that can change the world.

She has a passion for collaboration and learning, and she has given a lot of thought to how Mortar Board’s chapters can improve their positions on their campuses to make true meaning of their existence.