Category: Establishing Board of Directors

The Candidate’s Perspective of a “Healthy” Board: What Makes Boards Effective?

Melissa Henderson February 20, 2019
Board Member Recruitment | Summit Executive Resources

Not all boards are great boards and great candidates just don’t want to be on any board. Just last week I shared my thoughts on Three Steps to Greater Board Effectiveness, with a view from how the market views boards as well as my own perspective. However, what about the candidate’s perspective?  Are all boards great Read more…

What is a Healthy Board Culture?

Melissa Henderson January 30, 2019

As we continue to examine the ingredients of a successful board of directors, another component, board culture, is tantamount to a board’s success. Board culture affects decision-making and the directors’ relationship with management, impacting their ability to advise executive management and provide the necessary oversight. Because of this, a board needs to understand its culture, which Read more…

A Primer in Board of Directors Compensation

Melissa Henderson January 23, 2019

In a prior post, I outlined the components of board of director’s compensation as well as some high points regarding the ranges of compensation in most publicly traded mid-cap companies. In today’s post, I will take a deeper dive into board compensation. This primer is applicable to mid-market companies across several industries including technology, healthcare, manufacturing, real Read more…