Understanding Board of Director’s Compensation

Melissa Henderson January 16, 2019

Along with the mystery of how to land the first board seat, comes the second mystery – understanding a board of director’s compensation. As potential clients of Summit Executive Resources consider the path to independent directorships, we are often asked for our insights into what components comprise a board of director’s compensation as well as Read more…

Understanding the Timing of Board Recruitment

Melissa Henderson January 9, 2019

Is there a playbook for how to land your first board seat? I find that the majority of executives who aspire for corporate boards seats lament that a trusted, tried and true playbook does not exist. So how do you get clarity and sort through how the timing for selection of candidates for independent directorships Read more…

Why Candidate Assessments Are Broken

Melissa Henderson January 2, 2019

There is a scene from the animated film, Ratatouille, that has one of my favorite “take you back moments”. The persnickety food critic, Anton Ego, requests a dish to critique with the belief that he already will be disappointed. The dish he tastes, ratatouille, ultimately takes him back to his childhood and he writes a phenomenal review. Well, Read more…