Military Board Recruitment: Is There Value in the Number of Stars?

Melissa Henderson March 30, 2016

As I consider the makeup of corporate boards and the value of the retired military flag officers in the corporate board room, I see a consistent theme and that is retired three and four–star generals making it to the board room table. What is the missing link and why are there not more one or Read more…

How to Build a Deep Bench of Top Talent

Melissa Henderson March 23, 2016

“The single most important thing is to make sure you have the right leadership for the business. In a world economy that remains prone to macro shocks, the firms we work for are looking for expertise and a successful record, but equally important, CEOs who really want to make a difference transforming a company.” – Read more…

Three steps to Executive-Level Placement — Navigating a Military Career Transition to the Private Sector

Melissa Henderson March 16, 2016
Board Member Recruitment | Summit Executive Resources

I work with a number of military officers transitioning their careers to the private sector. After 20 years they have achieved a rank and reputation within their service for leadership and intellect. As they look toward their first retirement, they often do not know how to translate their military acumen to the boardroom or C-suite. Read more…