10 Pivots Boards Must Make in 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017
2 pm ET/11 am PT
60 minutes

Join serving directors Margaret Whelan and Phyllis J. Campbell, WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation CEO Susan Stautberg, and Dottie Schlindlinger, executive vice president and governance expert at Diligent Corporation, for an exploration of ten key pivots boards must make in 2017 in order to successfully guide the companies in their care.

So much of what has been taken for granted in today’s world is turning upside down, putting boardrooms at a critical turning point in thinking about strategy. Boards face looming changes in the regulatory environment, changes in the European Union and with overseas partners and subsidiaries, and uncertainties about trade relationships. Companies in the coming year will face a number of hurdles that will put extreme stress on boards and management teams.

• What core board disciplines need to change to meet the challenges of the future?
• How will the evolving regulatory landscape affect director service and board-management best practices?
• How can directors walk the fine line between appropriate oversight and micromanagement of the C-suite?
• How will boards leverage local talent to meet global compliance requirements?
• What are the “pivots” boards must make in 2017 to remain relevant and ahead of the curve?

Being able to tell the story of the company and its strategy and evolution is one of the most important roles of both management and directors. Boards are increasingly in the public eye, and increasingly in front of investors, and being able to explain the strategic decisions companies are making in the midst of so much change is critical.

Speakers: 
Speaker Name: 
Phyllis J. Campbell
Speaker Title: 
Chairman, Pacific Northwest, Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Director, Alaska Air Group
Speaker Bio: 

Phyllis Campbell is the Chairman, Pacific Northwest, for JPMorgan Chase & Co. She is the firm’s senior executive in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, representing JPMorgan Chase & Co. at the most senior level to clients. 

Previously, Phyllis served as the President and CEO of The Seattle Foundation, the largest community foundation in Washington. During her tenure, the Foundation doubled in charitable assets, to $600 million. Prior to that, Phyllis was the President and CEO of U.S. Bank of Washington for over six years.  Under her leadership, the Bank doubled in size, through customer-focused growth initiatives and acquisitions.


Phyllis has a proven track record of board service, both in the for profit and not-for-profit sectors. She is an independent director for Alaska Air Group, a NYSE listed company. She served on the Nordstrom board of directors from 2005-2016 and chaired the Audit Committee for seven years. She currently serves on the Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) of Toyota. Phyllis is on the nonprofit boards of PATH, the US-Japan Council, and the global advisory board of Women Corporate Directors (WCD), among others. She is a member of the NACD Governance National Advisory Council. She is a frequently requested speaker on governance, audit and risk-related topics and has spoken at a number of global conferences.

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Speaker Name: 
Margaret Whelan
Speaker Title: 
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Whelan Advisory, LLC Director, TopBuild and John Burns Real Estate Consulting
Speaker Bio: 

Margaret Whelan has been CEO of Whelan Advisory, LLC since 2014. In this role she provides strategic and financial counsel to leaders of both public and private companies in the U.S. and globally. She is a seasoned executive and real estate industry expert with a deep knowledge of industry drivers, players, valuation and financing alternatives. She serves on the boards of two companies: TopBuild (NYSE: BLD) and, privately held, John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

Whelan was a Managing Director and senior coverage partner in the Real Estate and Lodging group within the investment bank at JPMorgan from 2007 to 2013, advising clients on strategic and capital initiatives through the housing industry’s biggest boom and subsequent downturn. From 1997 to 2007, she worked at UBS as a Managing Director and highly regarded stock analyst covering more than 30 stocks including homebuilders, manufacturers and retailers. She was also the Global Head of Housing Research. More recently, from 2013 to 2014, she ran the finance group of a fast-growth, publicly traded real estate private equity firm and, as its CFO, oversaw budgeting, financial reporting, capital raising, investor and media relations, human resources and regulatory compliance. She started her career in the equity research department at Merrill Lynch.
 

Speaker Photo: 
Speaker Name: 
Susan Stautberg
Speaker Title: 
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, WCD Foundation; Co-Author of Women on Board
Speaker Bio: 

Susan Stautberg is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation and also co-founded OnBoard Bootcamp (OBB), an insider’s guide on how to be selected to a corporate, private company, or advisory board director position.

In her capacity as a corporate and nonprofit director, Susan has served on or created the advisory boards for numerous organizations including Amex Open, Avis Rent-A-Car, Avon, Bank of America, Bayer Diabetes Care Division, CIGNA, Citigroup, Deutsche Private Bank, Flexjet, Goldman Sachs, Houlihan Lokey, KPMG’s Diversity Advisory Board, Investment New Zealand, Merrill Lynch, Medtronic, Northern Trust, Northwestern Mutual, Procter and Gamble, STRATCO Global, Sun Trust/AMA, Swissȏtel, TIGER 21, and Walmart.
 
As a Westinghouse/Group W TV correspondent covering the White House and Capitol Hill, Susan was the first woman and one of the youngest to head a Washington TV bureau.  Susan then became the first TV journalist to be chosen as a White House Fellow where she worked for both Vice President Nelson Rockefeller and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.  Her considerable consumer products experience includes positions as the Director of Communications for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and for McNeil Consumer Products.  

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Speaker Name: 
Dottie Schindlinger
Speaker Title: 
Governance Technology Evangelist , Diligent Corporation
Speaker Bio: 

Dottie Schindlinger is Diligent Corporation’s Governance Technology Evangelist and promotes the intersection of governance and technology as a recognized expert in the field. Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions designed to promote improved performance for boards and senior executives. In her role, Dottie provides thought leadership on related topics through digital and print publications, conference presentations, and workshops for board members and executives globally.

Dottie was a founding team member of BoardEffect, a board management software platform launched in 2007 focused on serving the needs of healthcare, higher education, and nonprofit boards. Prior to helping found BoardEffect, Dottie spent 15 years working in governance-related roles, including as a board liaison, board member, senior executive, consultant and trainer of private, public, and nonprofit boards. 

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Benefits: 

    * 60 minutes--maximum value for time

    * Completely free to attend

    * Time for questions and comments

    * All participants receive a copy of the webinar materials after the event

    * Unbiased third party director education

Sponsor: 
Diligent Corporation

Speakers

Phyllis J. Campbell

Chairman, Pacific Northwest, Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Director, Alaska Air Group

Phyllis Campbell is the Chairman, Pacific Northwest, for JPMorgan Chase & Co. She is the firm’s senior executive in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, representing JPMorgan Chase & Co. at the most senior level to clients. 

Previously, Phyllis served as the President and CEO of The Seattle Foundation, the largest community foundation in Washington. During her tenure, the Foundation doubled in charitable assets, to $600 million. Prior to that, Phyllis was the President and CEO of U.S. Bank of Washington for over six years.  Under her leadership, the Bank doubled in size, through customer-focused growth initiatives and acquisitions.


Phyllis has a proven track record of board service, both in the for profit and not-for-profit sectors. She is an independent director for Alaska Air Group, a NYSE listed company. She served on the Nordstrom board of directors from 2005-2016 and chaired the Audit Committee for seven years. She currently serves on the Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) of Toyota. Phyllis is on the nonprofit boards of PATH, the US-Japan Council, and the global advisory board of Women Corporate Directors (WCD), among others. She is a member of the NACD Governance National Advisory Council. She is a frequently requested speaker on governance, audit and risk-related topics and has spoken at a number of global conferences.

Margaret Whelan

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Whelan Advisory, LLC Director, TopBuild and John Burns Real Estate Consulting

Margaret Whelan has been CEO of Whelan Advisory, LLC since 2014. In this role she provides strategic and financial counsel to leaders of both public and private companies in the U.S. and globally. She is a seasoned executive and real estate industry expert with a deep knowledge of industry drivers, players, valuation and financing alternatives. She serves on the boards of two companies: TopBuild (NYSE: BLD) and, privately held, John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

Whelan was a Managing Director and senior coverage partner in the Real Estate and Lodging group within the investment bank at JPMorgan from 2007 to 2013, advising clients on strategic and capital initiatives through the housing industry’s biggest boom and subsequent downturn. From 1997 to 2007, she worked at UBS as a Managing Director and highly regarded stock analyst covering more than 30 stocks including homebuilders, manufacturers and retailers. She was also the Global Head of Housing Research. More recently, from 2013 to 2014, she ran the finance group of a fast-growth, publicly traded real estate private equity firm and, as its CFO, oversaw budgeting, financial reporting, capital raising, investor and media relations, human resources and regulatory compliance. She started her career in the equity research department at Merrill Lynch.
 

Susan Stautberg

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, WCD Foundation; Co-Author of Women on Board

Susan Stautberg is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation and also co-founded OnBoard Bootcamp (OBB), an insider’s guide on how to be selected to a corporate, private company, or advisory board director position.

In her capacity as a corporate and nonprofit director, Susan has served on or created the advisory boards for numerous organizations including Amex Open, Avis Rent-A-Car, Avon, Bank of America, Bayer Diabetes Care Division, CIGNA, Citigroup, Deutsche Private Bank, Flexjet, Goldman Sachs, Houlihan Lokey, KPMG’s Diversity Advisory Board, Investment New Zealand, Merrill Lynch, Medtronic, Northern Trust, Northwestern Mutual, Procter and Gamble, STRATCO Global, Sun Trust/AMA, Swissȏtel, TIGER 21, and Walmart.
 
As a Westinghouse/Group W TV correspondent covering the White House and Capitol Hill, Susan was the first woman and one of the youngest to head a Washington TV bureau.  Susan then became the first TV journalist to be chosen as a White House Fellow where she worked for both Vice President Nelson Rockefeller and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.  Her considerable consumer products experience includes positions as the Director of Communications for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and for McNeil Consumer Products.  

Dottie Schindlinger

Governance Technology Evangelist , Diligent Corporation

Dottie Schindlinger is Diligent Corporation’s Governance Technology Evangelist and promotes the intersection of governance and technology as a recognized expert in the field. Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions designed to promote improved performance for boards and senior executives. In her role, Dottie provides thought leadership on related topics through digital and print publications, conference presentations, and workshops for board members and executives globally.

Dottie was a founding team member of BoardEffect, a board management software platform launched in 2007 focused on serving the needs of healthcare, higher education, and nonprofit boards. Prior to helping found BoardEffect, Dottie spent 15 years working in governance-related roles, including as a board liaison, board member, senior executive, consultant and trainer of private, public, and nonprofit boards. 


Benefits

    * 60 minutes--maximum value for time

    * Completely free to attend

    * Time for questions and comments

    * All participants receive a copy of the webinar materials after the event

    * Unbiased third party director education


Sponsor

Diligent Corporation