NACD Board Leadership Conference NACD Chapter System

Ft. Lauderdale: Building A Strategic-Asset Board

January 31, 2017
Fort Lauderdale, FL



The business environment is rapidly and fundamentally changing - and directors are expected to keep pace. In response to this state of extreme volatility, the Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Building the Strategic-Asset Board explores how boards can position themselves to capably usher their companies into the future by focusing on continuous improvement. How will directors figure out how they can make themselves strategic assets to the companies they serve? How can directors instill a continuous-improvement ethos into the culture of the boardroom?

Location and Time


Tower Club
100 SE Third Avenue, One Financial Plaza, Regions Bank Building, 28th Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

4:00 - 4:30 PM       REGISTRATION

4:30 - 6:00 PM       PROGRAM

6:00 - 7:00 PM       COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Speaker Spotlight


Tere Blanca

Tere Blanca is the founder, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Miami-based Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the leading independently owned commercial real estate advisory and brokerage firm in South Florida. She is a current member of the Board of Directors of BankUnited, serving on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In her community role, she Chairs the Board of Directors of City Year Miami and is also a member of Women Corporate Directors (WCD).

Joseph J. Echevarria

Joseph J. Echevarria, also know as Joe, is the retired past Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte LLP. He currently serves on the Boards of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Pfizer Inc. and Unum Group.

Steven R. Walker

Steven R. Walker, General Counsel and Managing Director of the Board Advisory and Recruitment Services for NACD. In his Board Advisory Services role, Mr. Walker provides counsel to boards and C-suite executives on a wide range of strategic governance matters. Directorship Positions: Director, Objective Interface Systems and ContractRoom.



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