A Kansas City Program
4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
The Inaugural Board Academy
A Workshop in Directorship Excellence
NACD Heartland Chapter
Women Corporate Directors
Fenaroli & Associates
Whether you want to augment your board search skills or you're in need of new perspectives on which boardroom will best match your skills and interests, our Inaugural Workshop in Directorship Excellence proved to be informative and insightful.
The program was held on June 6 and was attended by NACD and WCD Members and rising executive who aspire to become a member of a public, private, and/or not-for-profit board of directors. The program began with a panel discussion which highlighted how directors actively develop, and demonstrate, the competencies required for excellence in the board room as well as the importance of continuous learning. Sandy Price, Director, Great Plains Energy moderated the panel. Joining Sandy were, Paget Alves, Director, YUM! Brands, Inc., Lydia Beebe, Director - Kansas City Southern & Aemetis, Inc.; Karen Daniel, Director, Chief Financial Officer and Division President, Black & Veatch; David Dillon, Director, Union Pacific Corporation and Karen Fenaroli, Founder & CEO, Fenaroli & Associates.
Following the panel discussion, four breakout sessions were held and each attendee had an opportunity to attend two of the sessions.
How Boards Recruit
Karen Fenaroli, Founder & CEO, Fenaroli & Associates
Paget Alves, Director, YUM! Brands, Inc.
How Boards Interview
Sandy Price, Director, Great Plains Energy
Terry Dunn, Director, MGP, Ingredients
How Boards Demonstrate Financial Stewardship
Karen Daniel, Director, Chief Financial Officer and Division President, Black & Veatch
Mike Upchurch, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kansas City Southern
How Boards Work
Mollie Carter, Chairman, President & CEO, FirstSun Capital Bancorp and Chairman, Sunflower Bank
Dave Dillon, Director, Union Pacific Corporation
The program concluded with a Capstone Summary of the sessions presented by governance expert, Lydia Beebe.
Program Co-Hosts: NACD Heartland Chapter and Women Corporate Directors (WCD)
Event Sponsor: Fenaroli & Associates
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110