- 14 years, internationally-recognized leader advising in board governance: board structures, policies and practices, corporate governance education seminars, expert witness/litigation support, board and committee evaluations.
- Served as the corporate governance expert witness in a major lawsuit against Enron (2008).
- Founding member and director, Board Advisory Services of Kennesaw State University’s Corporate Governance Center, the oldest governance center in the U.S.
- Clients include: Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, Georgia Board of Regents, Diebold, Inc., Chubb Insurance, and Labaton Sucharow LLP.
- All 7 Best Practices
- Pre-Meeting Discovery Process
- One-on-One Call with Expert
- Meeting Summary Report
- Post-Meeting Engagement
Nominating and Governance Committee Processes
Required Skills of Nominating and Governance Committee Members:
- Governance expertise
- Appreciation for good governance
- Leadership – an ability to influence the oard to embrace positive change as it pertains to the firm’s governance processes
- Good judge of character
As one committee chair told me on his view of ideal committee member traits: “Be interested in the concept of governance, not just a check the box; you need judgment/wisdom/know-how to guide people to do the right thing.”