The ENGAGED & HIGH-PERFORMING private company board: The Private Company Governance Summit 2020: JW Marriott, Washington, DC June 10-12, 2020.




3-8 p.m. Registration Open

4:30-5:30 p.m. The Elements of a Great Board

Featuring winners of the 2020 Private Boards of the Year Award, this session will examine why particular board structures were chosen (fiduciary/advisory, majority/ partially independent), and how each board operates and contributes to the success of the company.

5:45-6:45 p.m. Building the High Performing Board--Beyond Show-and-Tell

What should you really expect from your board? Your board may be well-designed, but is it effective and high-performing? Panelists will offer insights on how to lay out clear expectations for the board [delete comma here] and ensure maximum engagement and effectiveness from each board member.

Speakers: Rodrigo Lobo Morales, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Grupo Protexa; Bill Hudson, President, International, H.D. Hudson Manufacturing Company,

Chairman of Sasser Family Holdings: Michael Montelongo, Independent Board Director Herbalife Ltd, the Larry H. Miller Management Corp., Exostar LLC, and Aerospace Corp., President & CEO, GRC Advisory Services LLC

6:45-7:15 a.m. Keynote Interview

Speaker: William D. Perez, retired President and CEO, Wm. Wrigley Jr Company: board member, Johnson & Johnson, Whirlpool Corporation, Johnson Outdoors

7:30-9:30 p.m. Networking Reception and Dinner


7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30-8:45 a.m. Conference Introduction

8:45-9:15 a.m. Keynote Interview

Speaker: Collins J. Seitz, Jr., Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware

9:30-10:30 a.m. What Independent Directors Look for in Private Company Boards

What attracts top independent directors to join a private company board? Are there unique ways to recruit great directors? A panel of experienced independent directors discusses what they look for in a private company and board.

Speakers: Marsha Everton, Corporate Director and Advisor, Integrus Holdings, Inc. and The Fitzpatrick Companies Inc.: Stephanie Sonnabend, Strategic Consultant, Director, Former CEO and President Sonesta International Hotels, Lori Tauber Marcus, Founder, Courtyard Connections, LLC

11-12 noon Workshop

12:15-1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Interview

1:30-3 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Each breakout session is 45 minutes and all attendees will have the opportunity to participate in two sessions during the 90 minutes.

* The Mechanics of Governance--Role of the Corporate Secretary, Chairman, Lead Director, Committees, Agenda setting, board...

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