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…

Financial Strategies and Incentives for the Portfolio Company Management Team

Melissa Henderson March 9, 2016

Generally, private equity investors create value pre- and post-investment using a combination of financial, governance and operational engineering. Private equity firms also use financial engineering to provide lucrative equity incentives to the management teams of those portfolio companies. Below we review sources of value creation. Also, we look at financial incentives and strategies private equity Read more…

Board Member Recruitment – A New Way Forward

Melissa Henderson February 17, 2016
Board Member Recruitment

“Governance and leadership are the yin and the yang of successful organizations. If you have leadership without governance, you risk tyranny, fraud and personal fiefdoms. If you have governance without leadership, you risk atrophy, bureaucracy and indifference.” – Mark Goyder Director of Tomorrow’s Company, a global think tank The two fundamentals of a strong board Read more…