Join us to hear “Stories from the Source” from current corporate board members who will share actual experiences and perspectives from the boardroom.
Schedule of program: 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. Registration/Check-in 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. “Stories from the Source” panel 6:15 – 6:30 p.m. Q&A 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Networking
Debra Koenig, President of the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Debra Koenig currently serves as President of the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), with board experience as Chairman of Lube Holdings, Inc. and as a Director for VICORP Restaurants Inc, and Fitness Together Holdings. In addition, she has served as an Advisory Board Director for McDonald's Corp., Evolve and Blue Onion. Her professional experience includes operations and leadership roles in private and public companies within the franchised multi-unit retail, food manufacturing, and hospitality sectors. Click here to view Debra's full board resume.
Taylor Simonton, Corporate Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair
Taylor’s tenure in the financial world includes a deep wealth of experience combined with strategic planning, compensation, governance, IPO’s, mergers, acquisitions, and audit. His further experience has included Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings under a number of Acts along with SEC investigations. A qualified “audit committee financial expert”, Taylor has also been an expert witness in accounting and corporate governance along with experience related to Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) matters. Taylor has been an engaged director on seven corporate boards of directors and is the current Audit Committee Chair at two public companies. He was awarded Colorado 2014 Outstanding Public Company Director by Denver Business Journal and NACD®-Colorado. Taylor is also an NACD® Board Leadership Fellow and the author of several articles of interest to directors.
Kristen Pederson, Principal/Partner, Ernst & Young
Kris is an expert in large scale transformation with broad skillsets her career in management consulting including: strategy consulting, executive leadership/alignment, organizational change, organization design, value realization/financial engineering, and process/technology-driven transformation. She currently leads both EY’s Strategy and Customer practices within EY Advisory overseeing a team of 900+ partners and practitioners. Kris has vast corporate board of director experience including: corporate advisory director for Windward Reports, past corporate director of Great Western Bank, past advisory director of Microplas, and is the NACD Rocky Mountain programs chair. She serves as the Vice Chair of ASMEs (Association of Mechanical Engineers) Industry Advisory Board, and the Harvard Business School Women’s Advisory Board.
Corporate Board Bound: Stories from t...
Date and Time
Tuesday Jun 28, 2016 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM MDT
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
4:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Morton's The Steakhouse 1710 Wynkoop Street | Denver, CO 80202 Directions
$25 CWCC Members, Corporate Board Bound Members & WLF Charter Members $30 Non-members/walk-ins