Phyllis Deiso is a partner and the National SEC Practice Leader for RSM and a member of the RSM board of directors.
Entries by Phyllis Deiso
Outside the Boardroom Bubble: How Is Your Board Assessing Customer Needs?
July 21, 2017
Ensuring that boards are properly and efficiently assessing customer needs.
How Boards Can Help Companies Stay Ahead Of the Labor Shortage
June 5, 2017
Explore the reasons behind the current labor shortages--and what can be done by corporations to mitigate the problem.
The Agile Board: Preparing for Compliance Amid Uncertainty
March 27, 2017
How boards can approach the CEO pay disclosure rule in an uncertain regulatory environment.
Investing Globally? Arm Yourself With the Best Data, Strategy, and Support
September 12, 2016
Your strategy must be tailored to fit different parts of the world while meeting the unique needs of your company.
Engage With Shareholders—It’s Good for You!
July 11, 2016
Shareholder engagement is a process, not a one-time event.
Update Your Board’s 2016 Dashboard by Answering These Five Questions
May 23, 2016
Sure, the global business environment is in flux, perhaps now more than ever; however, that doesn’t mean your board has to be adrift.
The Connected Board
March 28, 2016
Boards increasingly require specialized knowledge that traditional directors—most often CEOs—may not possess.
Guarding the Corporate Castle
November 24, 2015
Guarding the corporate castle is a complex task in today's business environment. Here are five new threats that should be on every director's radar.
The Strategically Aligned Board: How to Get There from Here
September 17, 2015
What is the process boards should follow to ensure that they create the right board team? Here are a few directions for boards deciding on where they want to take the company next.
The 21st-Century Board: Built for Change
July 30, 2015
Boards will continue to undergo transformation in the next decade. Here's a look at how the boards of the future will look and perform.
Want to Attract Great Directors? Be a Great Board
February 2, 2015
Phyllis Deiso of McGladrey provides several suggestions for how boards can attract a pool of great directors.
Commit to In-Depth Board Assessments to Decrease Risk, Increase Effectiveness
November 24, 2014
While the government does not require regular board assessments, Phyllis Deiso of consulting firm McGladrey points out the benefits of conducting the assessments.
Embracing Diversity on the Board Is One Way to Reduce Risk
September 25, 2014
Phyllis Deiso discusses steps boards can take to increase diversity as a means of trying to mitigate overall risk.
What Boards Can Do Now While Companies Wait for Tax Reform
The final details of any tax reform bill are not yet known, but based on proposals and public remarks, likely areas for reform include lowering business tax rates, provisions to encourage domestic job growth and investment, and changes to the taxation of globally active companies.