Our faculty is a team of experienced board leaders, senior executives, and subject-matter/industry experts. They understand the nuances of the boardroom and leadership, with both current and past tenures in positions such as these:
Chair and Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer
General Officer in the Military
Many of our faculty members have held several of these titles during their long and distinguished careers.
Expertise in the Challenges Facing Boards
In addition to board leadership, our faculty members have extensive expertise in areas that are critical to board performance:
Long-term value creation and strategic planning
Cybersecurity and cyber risk
Social media and digital strategy
Enterprise risk management
Disruption and innovation
Shareholder relations and shareholder activism
Board and management relations
The key to the success of our faculty in working with our clients is that they have addressed—and solved—many of the same challenges that your board may be facing.
A Track Record of Effectiveness
Our faculty have served in the boardrooms or C-suites of organizations such as these (sample list):
AAL Capital Management
Adolph Coors Co.
Aid Association for Lutherans (now Thrivent)
Air Express International
AK Steel Holding Corp.
Alliant Energy Corp.
Alston & Bird LLP
Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival
American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Law and National Security
American Seafoods Group
American United Life Insurance Co.
Amoco Apex Interactive
Armco Steel Inc.
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association
Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
Atlantic Utilities Corp.
Bank of America
Bank of the Ozarks
Best Buy Inc.
Bingham McCutchen, LLP
BioClinica Biometric Access Corp.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Greater Philadelphia
Board of Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
Burger King Corp.
California Chamber of Commerce
California Restaurant Association
Caremark International Inc.
Carnation Food Services
Chesapeake Utilities Corp.
Ciena Government Solutions Inc.
Council of Institutional Investors
Critical Incident Analysis Group (CIAG)
Darden Restaurants Board
Data Translation Inc.
Demoulas Super Markets
Duke University School of Nursing
E.J. Ajax Co.
ECO Building Products
Enable Capital Management LLC
Enterprise Applications Inc.
Erdevel Europa in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Export-Import Bank of the United States
Farmer Brothers Coffee
First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet)
First Tee Fox Valley Foundation
Florida Propane Gas Association
Foot Locker Inc.
Ford Motor Co.
Gartner Executive Programs
General Chemical Corp.
General Mills Inc.
GRC Advisory Services LLC
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Grupo Orbis, SA
Harbor House Domestic Abuse Shelter
Horizon Organic Holdings
Human Resources Planning Societ
Huntington Hotel Corp.
IronNet Cybersecurity, Inc.
Jack Cooper Enterprises
Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp.
KapStone Paper and Packaging
Las Vegas Sands Co.
Leadership Foundation of the International Women's Forum
Legal Sea Foods
Loma Linda University and Medical Center
Los Angeles Times
Merck & Co.
Miami Gas Institute
MONY Life Insurance Co.
Nationwide Mutual Funds
New York State Common Retirement Fund
New York State Insurance Fund
Northcott Hospitality Cos.
Novatel Wireless Inc.
Oberto Brands Inc.
Occidental Petroleum Inc.
Office Depot Inc.
One America Financial Partners
Organic Trade Association
Pan Am Corp.
PAX WorldFunds/PAX Ellevate Fund
Penske Automotive Group
PPG Industries Inc.
Prudential Financial Inc.
Remington Oil and Gas
Rita's Franchise Co.
Rubio's Restaurants Inc.
Sappi Fine Paper
Sara Lee Corp.
Save the Children and Save the Children International