BoardNext New York Chapter Event

BoardNext New York Chapter Event


In-Person Event

Thursday, October 6, 2022

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (U.S. ET)


The Recruiters Speak

Please join us for an opportunity to hear from a panel of Director recruiters and network with a unique and talented group of your peers at a BoardNext NY Chapter sponsored event– a WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Foundation initiative designed for experienced, highly qualified, and board-ready women.

Kimberly Franko, Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP, will moderate this distinguished group of panelists including Radhika Papandreou, Julie Hembrock Daum, Laurel McCarthy and Tanuja Dehne. Find out what skills and expertise the top public companies are looking for in their board members.

Please take note of the Baker McKenzie COVID protocols listed below to secure attendance.



Kimberly Franko

Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Kim Franko is a partner in the Employment & Compensation Practice Group in Baker McKenzie’s New York office and advises clients on labor and employment issues in connection with US and cross-border corporate transactions.

Kim’s practice focuses on advising public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, on all labor, employment and immigration issues arising out of mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and other corporate transactions. Kim counsels companies in a variety of industries on the implementation of employment policies, reductions in force and pre-litigation matters, including enforcement of restrictive covenants. Kim also advises clients with respect to the negotiation and drafting of sophisticated employment, consulting, separation and restrictive covenant agreements.





Julie Hembrock Daum

Leader of the North American Board Practice of Spencer Stuart

Julie Hembrock Daum leads the North American Board Practice of Spencer Stuart and was a long standing board member. She consults with corporate boards, working with companies of all sizes from the Fortune 10 to pre-IPO companies. She has conducted more than 1,500 board director assignments.

Julie is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A. in corporate finance. She serves on the board of directors of Seacoast Bank, The Jackson Laboratory, CityMeals and as a commissioner for the Women's Refugee Commission.