Nancy L. Berardinelli-Krantz

Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel, for Innovation, Digital and Technology, Eaton Corporation

 Nancy received a bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University and a juris doctorate (magna cum laude) from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. 

She serves on the Board of Trustees for the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Foundation. 

She is also the recipient of numerous armed forces medals, including the Iraqi Campaign Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Medal. 

In 2016, Nancy was selected as a Forty Under 40 honoree in Crain’s Cleveland Business Magazine. She is also a member of the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2020. 

Nancy Berardinelli-Krantz is located in Cleveland, Ohio at Eaton Center. 

Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. It provides energy-efficient solutions that help its customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 103,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit 

Nancy Berardinelli-Krantz is Senior Vice President, Ethics & Compliance at Eaton. 

In this role Nancy is responsible for leading Eaton’s global ethics and compliance program along with a team of attorneys and legal professionals. 

Nancy has also held other positions within Eaton as Vice President and Chief Counsel, Litigation; Counsel supporting the Electrical Products Group; and as Senior Attorney, Government Contracts and Internal Investigations. 

Prior to her current position, Nancy served as Senior Legal Counsel, Americas for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company where she was the lead generalist attorney on all matters for several businesses within Goodyear. 

Nancy also worked for the international law firm of Jones Day as an Associate in the Trial Practice/Government Regulation Group. 

Prior to Jones Day, Nancy was on active duty as a Major in the United States Army, Judge Advocate General’s Corps serving as a Trial Attorney, Contract Appeals Division in Washington, D.C. and as Trial Defense Counsel in Baghdad, Iraq. She also spent time in Washington, D.C. as a Training and Operations Officer for the Trial Defense Service and was stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas as a Trial Counsel where she prosecuted numerous criminal trials.