Private and Family Company Director Summit

Identify Key Risks Impacting Private and Family Companies
Discover New Ways to Leverage Technology
Participate in Thought-provoking Discussions
Expand Your Network
Private and family companies have unique business models that are becoming increasingly complex. In order to take advantage of new opportunities and leverage cutting edge technologies, companies will require nimble leadership to foster growth.
The WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD) invites you to join independent directors and business leaders for a special Private and Family Company Director Summit to explore intriguing topics such as: 
  • Managing Risk Tolerance
  • Relationship Dynamics Between the Board and Management
  • Strategic Succession Planning
  • Board Compensation for Private and Family Company Directors
  • AI and Cybersecurity Governance Strategies
Opening Keynote
Global Risks Impacting Private and Family Companies
Michael Marquardt, CEO, Global Kompass Strategies
Michael is a global executive who has served as CEO of four companies over the past 25 years. He currently serves as a corporate director in the United States, France, and Indonesia. Michael's industry experience is concentrated in the healthcare, technology, insurance and risk management sectors. He has extensive experience with corporate turn-around situations, crisis management, succession planning, foreign due diligence, digital transformation, and start-up ecosystems.
Gail Birks
CEO, CMA Enterprises
Director, Gibraltar Private Bank and Trust Co.
Marsha “Marty” Evans 
Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret), Director, The North Highland Company
Maria Elena Cardoso FigueiraDirector, HSBC Banco de Investimento-Brasil 

Laura Holm
Partner, Fox Rothschild 
Karen Mauch
Principal, K-Mex Strategies;
Director, Grupo Industrial Monclova and Centro Financiero BHD Leon
Bill Jackson
Partner, Private Markets Group-Tax, KPMG LLP 
Mary Ann Peters
Ambassador (Ret), CEO
The Carter Center
Dan Reardon
CEO, The North Highland Company
Susan Remmer Ryzewic
President, CEO and Director
EHR Investments, Inc.
David Seitz
Managing Director, Pearl Meyer
Alex Washington
Managing Director, Wind Point Partners 
Event Details
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. - Registration and Networking (lunch to be provided)
1:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. - Director Summit
6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. - Networking Reception
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. - Dinner with Keynote Speaker
The Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes
4012 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837
By providing the group name (WomenCorporateDirectors), individuals will be able to make reservations between the hours of 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
Reservations must be made on or before the cutoff date of Friday, December 21st, 2018 in order to be eligible for the group rate. Reservations made after the cutoff will be based on availability at then current rates.
Please click here for dial in numbers for Ritz-Carlton reservations.
WCD Member - $600.00
Non-member - $700.00
REFUND POLICY: You will receive a 100% refund if canceled by January 4, 2019.
About WomenCorporateDirectors Education and Development Foundation, Inc.
The WomenCorporateDirectors Education and Development Foundation, Inc. (WCD) is the only global membership organization and community of women corporate directors. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, WCD has 80 chapters around the world. The aggregate market capitalization of public companies on whose boards WCD members serve is over $8 trillion. In addition, WCD members serve on numerous boards of large private and family-run companies globally.
For more information visit or follow us on Twitter @WomenCorpDirs#WCDboards.
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NASBA Instructional Delivery Method             
This will be a live group training (panel discussion)
Estimated CPE                                                     
This program is worth approximately 4 CPE credits
Program Level                                                      
Advanced Prep/Prerequisites                            
There are no prerequisite or advanced preparation requirements for this program
1/9/2019 12:00 PM - 1/9/2019 9:00 PM
The Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes 4012 Central Florida Parkway Orlando, FL 32837

Optional Program Items

Wednesday, 09 January 2019

Breakout Session
5:40 PM - 6:30 PM
1/9/2019 5:40 PM
Breakout Session
5:40 PM - 6:30 PM
1/9/2019 5:40 PM

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