NACD - National Association of Corporate Directors

Overview

NACD’s advanced Master Class foundation course will convene highly experienced lead directors, board chairs, and committee chairs on the Sunshine State’s west coast.

You’ll benefitfrom candid, peer-to-peer discussion, exclusive fireside chats with prominent CEOs, interactive simulations, and thought-provoking analysis of rapidly emerging disruptions affecting business strategy and long-term value creation.

Timely topics and the participation of renowned board leaders with deep and varied experience will offer an unparalleled forum—and the opportunity to gain practical insights and create “next practices” to lead your board through periods of rapid change and opportunity for innovation.

Attending NACD Advanced Director Professionalism makes a strong statement to stakeholders about your dedication to exemplary board leadership and begins your path toward NACD Board Leadership FellowshipThe Gold Standard Director Credential®.

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*Price is inclusive of program registration and your first year of NACD Individual Director Membership

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Agenda & Speakers

Building and Maintaining a High-Performance Board

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In Conversation with . . .The Latest Trends and Disruptors

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Building the Strategic-Asset Board

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Corporate Transformations/Restructurings/Restatements

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Risk Oversight

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Successful CEO Succession Planning

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Disruptive Times Call for Evolving Strategies

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Board-Shareholder Engagement: What Directors Need to Know

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Role of the Corporation in Society

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Breakout Sessions

Key Committee Peer Exchange: Audit, Compensation, Nominating and Governance

Optional Working Dinner: Topics Vary

Irene Chang Britt

Irene Chang Britt

Director, Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., Tailored Brands Inc., Brighthouse Financial Inc., Baybridge Seniors Housing; CEO, ICB Enterprises LLC

Irene Chang Britt is the CEO of ICB Enterprises LLC and a former Fortune 500 Cřsuite executive. She has a distinguished track record at companies such as Campbell Soup Co., Kraft Foods, Nabisco, and Kimberly-Clark, and was, most recently, president of Pepperidge Farm. She has also held key positions in strategy, and served as chief strategy officer for Campbell Soup Co., globally. Britt currently serves as an independent director of three public companies: she chairs the nominating and corporate governance committee of both Bright Financial Inc. and Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. and she serves on the board of Tailored Brands Inc. Additionally, she is board chair of BayBridge Seniors Housing. Her nonprofit board service includes the NACD New York Chapter and Catalyst’s advisory board. Britt has been named to the NACD Directorship 100, Top Women in Grocery, the New Jersey Business Hall of Fame, and PINK magazine’s Top 15 Innovators.

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Irene Chang Britt is the CEO of ICB Enterprises LLC and a former Fortune 500 Cřsuite executive. She has a distinguished track record at companies such as Campbell Soup Co., Kraft Foods, Nabisco, and Kimberly-Clark, and was, most recently, president of Pepperidge Farm. She has also held key positions in strategy, and served as chief strategy officer for Campbell Soup Co., globally. Britt currently serves as an independent director of three public companies: she chairs the nominating and corporate governance committee of both Bright Financial Inc. and Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. and she serves on the board of Tailored Brands Inc. Additionally, she is board chair of BayBridge Seniors Housing. Her nonprofit board service includes the NACD New York Chapter and Catalyst’s advisory board. Britt has been named to the NACD Directorship 100, Top Women in Grocery, the New Jersey Business Hall of Fame, and PINK magazine’s Top 15 Innovators.
Dante Disparte

Dante Disparte

CEO and Founder, Risk Cooperative; Director, Harvard Business School Club of Washington, D.C., Business Council for American Security, American Security Project

Dante Disparte is an entrepreneur, business leader, and global risk expert. He is the founder and CEO of Risk Cooperative, an innovative strategy and risk-advisory firm based in Washington, D.C. Disparte serves on the board of the American Security Project, where he founded and chairs the Business Council. He is also a member of the Bretton Woods II Council and a fellow at New America. Disparte’s wide-ranging views are regularly featured in leading media and publications such as the Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post, and International Policy Digest, among others. He is the coauthor of Global Risk Agility and Decision Making (2016) and was recognized as one of the 40 Under 40 by the Washington Business Journal and in the inaugural Powermeter 100 list.

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Dante Disparte is an entrepreneur, business leader, and global risk expert. He is the founder and CEO of Risk Cooperative, an innovative strategy and risk-advisory firm based in Washington, D.C. Disparte serves on the board of the American Security Project, where he founded and chairs the Business Council. He is also a member of the Bretton Woods II Council and a fellow at New America. Disparte’s wide-ranging views are regularly featured in leading media and publications such as the Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post, and International Policy Digest, among others. He is the coauthor of Global Risk Agility and Decision Making (2016) and was recognized as one of the 40 Under 40 by the Washington Business Journal and in the inaugural Powermeter 100 list.
John Hotta

John Hotta

Director, Seattle Foundation, First Washington Robotics

John Hotta is a retired technology executive and private investor. He began his career conducting artificial intelligence research at the RAND Corp. and subsequently held leadership positions at Accenture and Microsoft, from which he retired. He is a board director at the Seattle Foundation. As a National Association of Corporate Directors’ Board Advisory Services faculty member, he discusses various technology issues, including cybersecurity, big data, cloud, and mobile. The Financial Times named Hotta as one of the Agenda Digital 50.

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John Hotta is a retired technology executive and private investor. He began his career conducting artificial intelligence research at the RAND Corp. and subsequently held leadership positions at Accenture and Microsoft, from which he retired. He is a board director at the Seattle Foundation. As a National Association of Corporate Directors’ Board Advisory Services faculty member, he discusses various technology issues, including cybersecurity, big data, cloud, and mobile. The Financial Times named Hotta as one of the Agenda Digital 50.
Constance L. Hunter

Constance L. Hunter

Chief Economist, KPMG LLP

Constance L. Hunter serves as the chief economist for KPMG LLP. She has extensive experience analyzing how economic developments and inflection points affect asset prices and businesses. Hunter specializes in identifying linkages between developed and emerging markets and paradigm shifts brought about by disruptive technologies and mega trends. As an economic thought leader, she works alongside KPMG’s leadership team driving two main areas of focus: forecasting, planning, and strategy and relationship development and branding. She is also a frequent guest and co-host on major financial media channels, including CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox Business, and is widely quoted in print media.

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Constance L. Hunter serves as the chief economist for KPMG LLP. She has extensive experience analyzing how economic developments and inflection points affect asset prices and businesses. Hunter specializes in identifying linkages between developed and emerging markets and paradigm shifts brought about by disruptive technologies and mega trends. As an economic thought leader, she works alongside KPMG’s leadership team driving two main areas of focus: forecasting, planning, and strategy and relationship development and branding. She is also a frequent guest and co-host on major financial media channels, including CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox Business, and is widely quoted in print media.
James Lam

James Lam

Chair, Risk Oversight Committee, E*TRADE Financial Corp.; President, James Lam & Associates

James Lam is the founder and president of James Lam & Associates and a director of E*TRADE Financial Corp., where he chairs the risk oversight committee and serves on the audit committee. Lam is also a member of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission’s advisory council. He previously served as founder and president of ERisk, as a partner of Oliver Wyman, the chief risk officer of Fidelity Investments, and chief risk officer of GE Capital Markets Services. Lam was named Risk Manager of the Year by the Global Association of Risk Professionals in 1997 and one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance” by Treasury & Risk magazine in 2005, 2006, and 2008. Lam is the author of Enterprise Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls, which has been translated into Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, and Korean.

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James Lam is the founder and president of James Lam & Associates and a director of E*TRADE Financial Corp., where he chairs the risk oversight committee and serves on the audit committee. Lam is also a member of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission’s advisory council. He previously served as founder and president of ERisk, as a partner of Oliver Wyman, the chief risk officer of Fidelity Investments, and chief risk officer of GE Capital Markets Services. Lam was named Risk Manager of the Year by the Global Association of Risk Professionals in 1997 and one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance” by Treasury & Risk magazine in 2005, 2006, and 2008. Lam is the author of Enterprise Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls, which has been translated into Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, and Korean.
Peter Lupo

Peter Lupo

Managing Director and New York Office Head, Pearl Meyer

Bio coming soon.

Dave Wilson

Dave Wilson

Chair, Westwynd Group; Lead Independent Director, CoreSite Realty Corp.; Director, Barnes & Noble Education Inc.

David A. Wilson currently serves as chair of Westwynd Group, lead independent director of CoreSite Realty Corp. and is a director of Barnes & Noble Education Inc.; he chairs the audit committees of both companies. Wilson also has served as a director of Barnes & Noble Inc., Terra Industries Inc., and Laureate Education Inc. From 1995 to 2013 he served as CEO of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a nonprofit education association that provides the Graduate Management Admission Test, or GMAT. Prior to GMAC, Wilson was a managing partner with EY and served as the firm’s national director of professional development. He has been a faculty member of Queen’s University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Texas where he was tenured, and Harvard Business School.

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David A. Wilson currently serves as chair of Westwynd Group, lead independent director of CoreSite Realty Corp. and is a director of Barnes & Noble Education Inc.; he chairs the audit committees of both companies. Wilson also has served as a director of Barnes & Noble Inc., Terra Industries Inc., and Laureate Education Inc. From 1995 to 2013 he served as CEO of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a nonprofit education association that provides the Graduate Management Admission Test, or GMAT. Prior to GMAC, Wilson was a managing partner with EY and served as the firm’s national director of professional development. He has been a faculty member of Queen’s University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Texas where he was tenured, and Harvard Business School.

Venue

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples
280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd.
Naples, FL 34108

NACD has reserved a block of guestrooms at the Ritz-Carlton Naples at the group rate of $249/night, plus applicable taxes.  Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 877-590-8187 and giving the group name “NACD”. The rate will be available until November 8, 2018, or until sold out.

Accreditation

NACD Fellowship® Credits: 6 Skill and 6 Collaborative

6 Skill Credits 6 Skill Credits

This program offers Fellowship Credits for NACD members working toward attaining or maintaining NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential®.

CPE credits: up to 12

CPE Credits

The National Association of Corporate Directors is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Concerns regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Contact

Register by phone: 571-367-3820

Register by e-mail: Registration@NACDonline.org

Payment, Cancellation, and Transfer Policy

Event registrations are not guaranteed until payment is received. Each cancelled registration will be assessed a $500 cancellation fee. Cancellations must be received in writing no fewer than 30 calendar days before the event start date in order to qualify for a partial refund. If written notice is given within 29 calendar days of the event start date, registrants will forfeit the entire program fee unless it is transferred to another NACD program pursuant to the following transfer policy.

Application for transfer credit must be received within 30 calendar days of the date on which NACD receives written notice of cancellation. Transferred credit (less the $500 cancellation fee) will apply only to eligible NACD programs that occur within 12 months of a cancellation. Please submit all cancellations and transfer requests via e-mail to registration@NACDonline.org or via fax to 866-536-9044.