A dual-licensed lawyer (Brazil and Indiana), Fernanda Beraldi started working for Inotiv, Inc. in March 2022 as general counsel and corporate secretary. Prior to that, she had served as a senior director, ethics and compliance for Cummins for almost seven years in several legal and compliance roles with increased global responsibilities and before that she had served for six years with Embraer SA. Fernanda completed her legal training at Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, Brazil but also studied for her master of laws (LLM) at Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. During year years with McKinney Law, she served as a spring extern for Justice Steven David at the Indiana Supreme Court and for Eli Lilly and Company, the first international student to be selected for such externships. She completed her LL.M. in corporate and commercial law in 2015, graduating cum laude. She was also one of the commencement speakers.
In 2017, Fernanda was selected for the inaugural LL.M. Early Career Achievement Award granted by McKinney Law. In 2018, she co-founded Business Ethics Indiana, a group of ethics and compliance senior leaders in Indiana with a mission to promote ethical business practices and provide professional development that strengthens Indiana business ethics center of excellence. In 2019, Fernanda was selected among more than 150 nominees as one of the Top 10 30 Somethings by the Association of Corporate Counsel. In 2020, Fernanda was selected by the Indianapolis Business Journal for the “Forty Under 40” 2020 class.
Fernanda is passionate about giving back to the Indiana community. She currently serves as a trustee for Marian University and a member of the Investment Committee and vice-chair of the Risk and Audit Committees, a board member for the IU McKinney Alumni Board, a member of IU Health’s Committee of Values and Ethics, and a board member of the Community Advisory Board of WFYI.