In Practice

10 Steps to a Better Board Partnership

By Scott Engler and Evan Grossman


Directorship Magazine

Never has strong board guidance been more important, yet the board-management dynamic remains inefficient in the eyes of directors and executives. Executives believe they spend too much time preparing for board meetings yet fail to receive the strategic guidance they need, and directors often feel both overburdened and underutilized...

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Scott Engler is a partner at True Search focused on C-suite and board appointments. He’s spent 15 years advising boards, CFOs, and CHROs at Gartner and previously at CEB (now a part of Gartner). He also ran the StrategyFX consulting practice.

Evan Grossman is a partner in True’s San Francisco office and serves as a member of the CEO/BOD practice. As an advisor to boards, he works closely with public, private equity-backed, and pre-IPO venture-backed companies specializing in CEO and nonexecutive director assignment.


This article is from the Summer 2022 issue of Directorship.