Corporate Directors From BB&T Corp., Delta Air Lines Inc., Jack in the Box Inc., Raytheon Co., WorldRemit Corp., and More Become NACD Fellows
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 20,000 board members, today announced 264 corporate directors who have earned NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential® to date in 2019. These corporate directors serve on the boards of Fortune 500, nonprofit, and private companies that include the following organizations:*
Ace Hardware Corp.American Bar Assoc.Army and Air Force Exchange ServiceBB&T Corp.Bush Brothers & Co.Council for Entrepreneurial DevelopmentDelta Air Lines Inc.Extra Space Storage Inc.Ford’s TheatreJack in the Box Inc.Land O’Lakes Inc.Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyPetSmart Charities Inc.Raytheon Co.Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)Swarthmore CollegeThe Doctors Co.USA Truck Inc.Women in Sports TechnologyWorldRemit Corp.*Partial Listing
NACD Fellowship®, the highest standard of credentialing for corporate directors, is a comprehensive and continuous program of study that empowers directors with the latest boardroom insights, intelligence, and practices—equipping them to lead their boards with confidence.
Directors can earn one of two NACD Fellowship credentials—the NACD Governance Fellowship or the NACD Board Leadership Fellowship. NACD Governance Fellows build proficiencies in the fundamentals of governance, while NACD Board Leadership Fellows continue to refine their board leadership competencies year after year.
“NACD Fellowship keeps me abreast of the ongoing evolution of governance, and the impact of outside forces such as new regulations, market changes, or disruptive technologies,” said Mary Beth Vitale, a director and chair of the governance and nominating committee at CoBiz Financial.
NACD Fellowship is backed by 40 years of NACD experience and represents thousands of the world’s largest and most-diverse companies. “As an active NACD Fellow, I have confidence knowing I am staying current. I am supported by a well-respected credential and the best director education possible,” said Dona Young, director at Aegon NV, Foot Locker, and Save the Children.
“Directors who choose to enhance their skills and acumen by becoming NACD Fellows demonstrate to company management, shareholders, and their peers a desire to perform their fiduciary duties to the best of their abilities,” said Peter Gleason, president and CEO of NACD. “I am pleased to recognize these distinguished leaders, who are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of governance.”
The new cadre of NACD Fellows includes 127 Board Leadership Fellows and 137 Governance Fellows, whose boards span a wide range of industries: aerospace and defense, agriculture, banking, computer software, energy and utilities, engineering, financial services, food services, health care, higher education, industrial machinery, insurance, manufacturing, telecommunications, and more.
Individuals Named NACD Board Leadership Fellows
Gregory Aliff James Craddock Tracy Atkinson Angele Davis Al Glowasky Teresa Bazemore Nancy Dent Alex Godwin Gregory Bentz Thomas Derry Robert Goldstein Dessa Bokides Wendy DiCicco Karen Golz Andrea Bonime-Blanc Evelyn Dilsaver Clint Greenleaf Olga Botero Philip Doty Nilsa Guerrero-Mahon Rick Brand Ashley Dreier Kenneth Hager DeAnn Brunts Victoria Dudley Bonnie Hancock Franklyn Butler George Eaton Kate Harris Robert Caruso John Engelbrecht Richard Heller Terrence Cavanaugh Peter Evans David Herzog Susan Chambers Douglas Ferguson Cameron Hicks Deborah Chandler Richard Finlay Walter Higgins Scott Clements Annette Franqui Claudia Hollingsworth Larry Clinton Rusty Frantz Robert Hombach Janet Cooper John Gainor Brian Iverson James K. Cornell Julie Gilbert Russell Janecka Patrick Cozza Laura Gillund Tracy Jones Paul Keglevic Laura Oliphant Janeen Judah Christopher Kenny Pamela Packard Michael Short Kihara Kiarie Balbir Pal Mary Smith Edward Kolodzieski Donald Palmisano John Michael Stice Philip Livingston Kristie Paskvan José Suquet Ted Lodge Juliette Passer Thomas Swank Susan Lucas-Conwell Charles Patton Darren Taylor Joe Lyons Joe Popolo Davia Temin Sara Mathew Sandra Price Thomas Thompson Kathleen McAllister Anthony Pucillo Felicia Thornton Marcelo McAndrew Derrick Ragland Willie Underwood William McComb William Reuter M. J. Van Dyke Linda Medler Frederick Robertson Dathan Voelter Michele Merrell Martin Roper Brian Walker Carlos Mickan Mitchell Sabshon Kathryn Walker Patricia Mishic Francisco Sanchez Paul Wetzel Graciela Monteagudo Debra Sandler Jo Lynne Whiting T. Duane Morgan Richard Schapiro Dwayne Wilson Chris Morrill Katherine Scherping Quinn Wilson James Moxley Ryan Schlotterback David Windley Daniel Mulheran Barry Schuchard Jennifer Wolfe Patrick Mullen Jennifer Sepull Jeffrey Yingling Pam Nicholson Abhi Shah Carol Zierhoffer Max Niebylski Courtney Shea
Individuals Named NACD Governance Fellows
Andrew Aberdale Ann Block William Daugherty Deborah Adams Allison Boersma John Dearborn Nancy Agee Chad Borton Keith Dorsey Heidi Alderman Todd Buehl Brenda Dukart Steven Aldrich Cora Carmody Katharin Dyer Glenn Alger Alejandro Ceron Sophal Ear Robert Allen Anil Chakravarthy Matthew Eckl Robert Andersen Suja Chandrasekaran Thomas Edwards Cathy Anderson Michael Chao Mark Ellis Marisol Angelini Carlton Charles Barry Farah Morris Applewhite Sharon Cheever Sandra Finn Stephanie Argentine William Collier R. John Fletcher Elizabeth Arpey Sean Collins Nicholas M. Florio Dave Barker Kenneth Cooke David Floyd Kevin Bartlett Graciela Cowger Michael Fordyce Brooks Bash Christine Crumbaugh Robert Foss David Benck Robert Dakin Karen Frame Stephen Berkebile Lisa Danzig Kelly Frankenfeld David Berry Vic Datta Ann Frohman Paul Gam Michael McGuire Stephen Sichak Kirsten Garen Paul Michaels Marshall Smith Lori Garver Margaret Morrison Johanna Soderstrom Tyan Hayes Karla Munden Bradley Soto Christopher Hazleton Stuart Nachmias James Steeb Mary Patricia Henahan Brion Nazzaro Turney Stevens Kevin Hollins James Nesci Michael Stockham Christine Hunter Paul Oliveira Megan Storrar Carolyne Hyde Bruce Parker Kathryn Sullivan Tuomo Hyysalo Peggie Pelosi Timothy Swords Sherrin Ingram Frank Pennisi Michelle Thompson Teresa Jankovic Aundre Piggee Michael Todres Annabel Jones John Pletcher Barbara Trebbi Robert Joyce Setareh Pouraghabagher N. K. “Trip” Tripathy Adriana Karaboutis Leta Priest Zachary Tudor Russ Kehl Joanne Raphael Alexander Van de Putte Christopher C. Kohl John Reynolds Christann Vasquez Ramnath Lakshmi-Ratan Donald Riegger David Veal Gretchen Larsen Idsinga Kelly Robison Jon Wallace Mankit Law David Rodgers Curtis Warfield Elizabeth Lempres Sandra Rogers Uta Werner Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre Gregory Rzonca Mark Whittenburg Ashley Lewis Maged Saad Karyn Williams Gina Luna Terry Saeger Julia Winter Peter Lyle Jon Sauer Jeremy Wright John Mathena Eileen Schloss Curtis Zubot Brian McGuigan Barbara Shurtleff
The National Association of Corporate Directors ( NACD ) empowers more than 20,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and corporate governance stakeholders, NACD has been setting the standard for responsible board leadership for 40 years. To learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org.
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