Special guest Tonit Calaway talks about her path to the C-suite, diversity in the legal profession, owning your life, and knowing who you are
This episode features special guest Tonit Calaway. Tonit is the Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Office, General Counsel and Secretary of BorgWarner Inc. one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world, with production facilities and technical systems at 96 sites in 24 countries worldwide and 50,000 employees. Tonit reflects on her path to the C-suite, beginning with growing-up in Milwaukee, WI, attending the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and The University of Chicago Law School. She reflects on her professional path starting in large law firms and spending 18-years at Harley Davidson before moving to BorgWarner. Tonit also provides her views on diversity in the legal profession and her expectations for her outside counsel. Finally, she gives fantastic advice on navigating your career and making sure that you’re not overly focused on the career ladder.