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Virtual Salon: ‘Insights into the Boardroom: Board Refreshes & Director Evaluations’

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

In today’s fast-paced business world, companies face an unprecedented wave of risks and opportunities, from cybersecurity and emerging technologies to a multigenerational workforce and activist investors. To remain relevant and innovative, boards need to get comfortable with the idea of a director refresh.

Join Athena Pioneer and experienced public company board member, Carol Coughlin, as she takes us on a deep dive into her experiences with board refreshes. She’ll share what it takes to maintain relevance at the highest realms of leadership, including how to evaluate current and new board candidates. She’ll also share her views on how board refreshes ensure true corporate governance.

About Carol Coughlin

Carol is an experienced public company board leader, (board and audit committee chair), and is highly skilled in corporate governance, including board refreshment, strategic alternatives and M&A for growth and highly regulated companies. She is a Board Leadership Fellow (NACD). Following an IPO and after nomination to board chair, she led the board through acquisitions that doubled the size of the company, followed by a merger with a larger company. A qualified “financial expert”, she is an accomplished healthcare CFO with a track record of achieving profitability through growth, highly successful turnarounds and M&A. She is known as an energetic, collaborative leader and a quick learner in both organizational and board settings.

In 2006, Carol launched BottomLine Growth Strategies, Inc., a growth advisory firm helping CEOs of privately held companies to transform enterprise value through best practice financial and operations strategies. Carol is a graduate of Loyola University in MD (MBA) and Towson University (BS Business), is a Board Leadership Fellow (NACD), and a Certified Public Accountant.

This salon is offered exclusively to members of The Athena Alliance.