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Virtual Salon: ‘Questions to Ask Before Joining a Board’

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

Receiving a board opportunity is exciting, but it’s important to do your due diligence before joining a board. From evaluating a company’s culture and its senior management team to reviewing recent proxy filings and litigation, you need to know what you’re about to step into. In this virtual salon, Ellen Richstone, an Athena Pioneer, discusses the questions you must ask before joining a board.

About Ellen Richstone

Ellen Richstone is a former Fortune 500 CFO, former CEO of a private company. Ellen has served on the board of public companies since 2003 ranging in size from micro cap up to Fortune 500. She currently serves on three public boards and is also on the Board of the National Association of Corporate Directors in New England. Her value add to boards is: financial expert; global business; M&A technology and manufacturing. She has operating experience and board experience in the following industries: biotech; consumer products; financial services; industrial; pharma; technology (computer hardware and software; semiconductors; networking communications). Ellen graduated from Scripps College in Claremont California and holds graduate degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

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


September 26
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm