Lois Elizabeth Bingham
Lois is SVP, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary for Libby, a leading glassware manufacturer and tabletop provider with operations in the Americas and China.
A member of Libbey's executive leadership team, she oversees legal affairs, corporate compliance, governance, and Libbey's global insurance program. In addition, she serves as the co-executive lead for Libbey's global ESG and ERM initiatives.
Before Libbey, she served in executive leadership roles at for-profit and non-profit companies in the automotive, software services, marketing intelligence, and social services sectors, including eight years as General Counsel for a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier. In addition, Ms. Bingham was the first woman to join the business law practice group at a prominent Detroit, Michigan law firm, the first African American woman to chair the International Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and the first African American to become a vice president at one of Michigan's leading information services companies in its over 100-year history.
With a long history of community engagement, including being a past president of the 800+ member Detroit Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Ms. Bingham is on the Board of Directors of USA Gymnastics, the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Toledo Community Foundation. In addition, she is an Advisory Board Member of Ashland University's Women in Leadership Program and Soulivity Magazine. Recognized in 2022 as one of the country's Most Influential Black Lawyers by Savoy Magazine, Ms. Bingham is also a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Toledo Bar Association, the Thurgood Marshall Law Association, and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Ms. Bingham graduated from Detroit's esteemed Cass Technical High School, the University of Pennsylvania, and Temple University School of Law.
A mother of two young adult sons, Ms. Bingham loves the performing arts, enjoys traveling, and recently became a certified Zumba instructor.
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