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NACD Directorship magazine each year identifies the most influential people in the boardroom community, including directors, corporate governance experts, regulators, and advisors. Promoting continued economic growth remains a priority for policy makers and directors alike. Therefore, our NACD Directorship 100 recognizes those who participate in actual board work who influence how that work is done.

This list is not intended to encompass all the career accomplishments of the Directorship 100 but rather to highlight public, private, and not-for-profit company directorships and primary positions. More extensive profiles appear in the July/August 2019 issue of NACD Directorship magazine.

Honorees and award winners will be celebrated at the NACD Directorship 100 Gala in New York City on June 26, 2019.


2019 Honorees

NACD B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award

Lester L. Lyles

Chairman, USAA; Director, Battelle Memorial Institute, Dayton Power and Light, General Dynamics, KBR

Lester L. Lyles

NACD Director of the Year

Dana L. Evan

Dana L. Evan

Director, Box, Domo, Farfetch, Proofpoint, and Survey Monkey

NACD Directorship 100: Hall of Fame

Dennis R. Beresford

Dennis R. Beresford

Former Director, Doosan Infracore, Fannie Mae, Kimberly Clark, Legg-Mason, National Service Industries and WorldCom; Former Chair, Financial Accounting Standards Board
Janet Hill

Janet Hill

Director, Carlyle Group, Dean Foods, and Esquire Bank
Former Director, Houghton Mifflin, Progressive, Security Capital Group, Sprint, Storage USA, Wendy's

NACD Directorship 100: Directors

Please note: This list is intended to cite notable and current directorships.

Directorship 100: Directors and Executives
Kapila K. Anand
Elanco Animal Health
ESH Hospitality
Extended Stay America
Omega Healthcare Investors
WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation
Martha H. Béjar
Commvault Systems
Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings
Versium Analytics
Claire L. Babineaux-Fontenot
Charah Solutions
Amy L. Banse
Clorox Co.
Plum District
Aneel Bhusri
Above All Software
Intel Corp.
Simply Continuous
Cheemin Bo-Linn
Evena Medical
NetLine Corp.
SNOMED International
Sphere 3D Corp.
Alicia Boler Davis
Beaumont Health System
General Mills
GM Korea
Shanghai OnStar Telematics
Nelson J. Chai
Thermo Fisher Scientific
US Fund for UNICEF
Kevin P. Chilton
AeroJet Rocketdyne Holdings
Air Force Academy Falcon Foundation
Lawrence Livermore National Security
Michael E. Daniels
Johnson Controls International
Thomson Reuters Corp.
SS&C Technologies Holdings
Michael A. Daniels
CACI International
Mercury Systems
Marcela E. Donadio
Marathon Oil Corp.
National Oilwell Varco
Norfolk Southern Corp.
Deborah G. Ellinger
Commonwealth Institute
iRobot Corp.
James O. Ellis
Dominion Energy
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Karen Christina Francis-DeGolia
Metawave Corp.
Positive Coaching Alliance
Quanergy Systems
Mark S. Garrett
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
Cisco Systems
Pure Storage
Snowflake Computing
Antonio Garza
Kansas City Southern
Kansas City Southern de Mexico
MoneyGram International
Southern Methodist University
Larry C. Glasscock
Simon Property Group
Sysco Corp.
Zimmer Biomet Holdings
Kathleen Higgins Victor
Best Buy Co.
Robert Glenn Hubbard
Automatic Data Processing
Balakrishnan S. Iyer
Churchill Capital Corp.
Forum for Corporate Directors
IHS Markit
Power Integrations
Skyworks Solutions
Jennifer Jarrett
Arcus Biosciences
Arena Pharmaceuticals
Audentes Therapeutics
Syndax Pharmaceuticals
Kristen A. Johnson
United Financial Bancorp
William D. Jones
CityLink Investment Corp.
City Scene Management Co/
Sempra Energy Corp.
Erland E. Kailbourne
Albany International Corp.
Allegany Co-op Insurance Co.
Farash Corp.
New York Independent System Operator
Rand Capital Corp.
Deborah J. Kissire
Axalta Coating Systems
Cable One
Omnicom Group
Monica C. Lozano
Bank of America Corp.
Target Corp.
Weingart Foundation
Singleton B. McAllister
Alliant Energy Corp.
Interstate Power and Light Co.
National Women's History Museum
Wisconsin Power & Light Co.
Brian P. McAndrews
The New York Times Co.
Teladoc Health
Gail J. McGovern
The American Red Cross
DTE Energy Co.
Johns Hopkins Medicine
PayPal Holdings
The Weather Co
Richard W. Neu
Huntington Bancshares
Huntington National Bank
Oxford Square Capital Corp.
Tempur Sealy International
Clarence Otis
Boys and Girls Club of America
The Travelers Cos.
Verizon Communications
VF Corp.
Union Square Hospitality Group
Marissa T. Peterson
Beth M. Pritchard
e.l.f. Beauty
Loblaw Cos.
Dorothy E. Puhy
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Controlled Risk Insurance Company of Vermont
Eaton Vance Corp.
Stacey Rauch
Ascena Retail Group
Fiesta Restaurant Group
Heidrick & Struggles International
Land Securities Group
Matthew K. Rose
Boy Scouts of America
Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Fluor Corp.
US Chamber of Commerce
Bonny Simi
Red Lion Hotels Corp.
Christine T. St. Clare
AquaBounty Technologies
AVINTIV Specialty Materials
Fibrocell Science
Jackson Peter Tai
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Eli Lilly and Co.
HSBC Holdings
Koninklijke Philips
Elizabeth E. Tallett
Meredith Corp.
Principal Financial Group
Principal Life Insurance
James Kenneth Thompson
Alaska Air Group
Coeur Mining
Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
Tetra Tech
Virgin America
James Turley
Emerson Electric
Intrexon Corp.
Northrop Grumman
Theatre Forward
Ronald P. Vargo
EPAM Systems
Annette M. Verschuren
Air Canada
Canadian Natural Resources
Liberty Mutual Holding
MaRS Discovery District
Ulf A. Wiinberg
Alfa Laval
Hansa Biopharma
Sigrid Therapeutics
Michael J. Williams
Children's National Medical Center
Prospect Mortgage
Realogy Holdings Corp.
Laura H. Wright
CMS Energy Corp.
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings
SRI International
TE Connectivity
University of North Texas System
R. David Yost
Bank of America Corp.
Johnson Controls International
Marsh & McLennan Cos.
USAFA Endowment
Lawrence A. Zimmerman

NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions

Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
Joseph M. Adams
Managing Partner and CEO
Michael J. Aiello
Partner and Chair, Corporate Department
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
George Anderson
Partner and Leader, Board Effectiveness Services
Spencer Stuart
Christine M. Anderson
Managing Partner, Growth and Specialization
Baker Tilly
Irving S. Becker
Vice Chair, Executive Pay and Governance Business
Korn Ferry
Wayne Berson
Bradley J. Bondi
Cahill Gordon & Reindel
Glenn Booraem
Principal and Investment Stewardship Officer
Andre G. Bouchard
Delaware Court of Chancery
Brian V. Breheny
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Catherine L. Bromilow
Partner, Governance Insights Center
Jeffrey L. Burgess
National Managing Partner, Audit Services
Grant Thornton
Richard F. Chambers
President and CEO
The Institute of Internal Auditors
Douglas Chia
Leader, Governance Center
The Conference Board
Brian Christensen
Executive Vice President, Global Internal Audit
Walter J. Clayton
US Securities and Exchange Commission
Stacey Cunningham
NYSE Group
Richard J. Daly
Executive Chairman
Broadridge Financial Solutions
Julie Hembrock Daum
Leader, North American Board Practice
Spencer Stuart
Deborah L. DeHaas
Vice Chair and National Managing Partner, Center for Board Effectiveness
Phyllis Deiso
Partner and National SEC Practice Leader
Lynne M. Doughtie
US Chair and CEO
John P. Drzik
President, Global Risk and Digital
Marsh, a Marsh & McLennan Company
William D. Duhnke III
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Theodore L. Dysart
Vice Chair; Leader, Global Board of Directors Practice; and Member, CEO Search Practice
Heidrick & Struggles
Michelle Edkins
Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Stewardship
Margaret Engel
Founding Partner
Compensation Advisory Partners
Steven Epstein
Partner, Corporate Department, and Cohead, Mergers and Acquisitions Practice
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Lucy Fato
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Interim Head of Human Resources
Robin A. Ferracone
Founder and CEO
Farient Advisors
Laurence D. Fink
Founder, Chair, and CEO
R. David Fitt
Pay Governance
Jason Frankl
Senior Managing Director
FTI Consulting
Adena Friedman
CEO and President
Timothy C. Gokey
Broadridge Financial Solutions
Keith E. Gottfried
Morgan Lewis
Holly J. Gregory
Partner and Cochair, Global Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Practice
Sidley Austin
Bonnie W. Gwin
Vice Chair and Comanaging Partner, Global CEO & Board Practice
Heidrick & Struggles
Steven E. Hall
Founding Partner and Managing Director
Steven Hall & Partners
Robert E. Hallagan
Managing Director and Vice Chair, Board Leadership Services
Korn Ferry
Shawn Henry
President and Chief Security Officer
Eric Hosken
Compensation Advisory Partners
Kirsty Jenkinson
Director, Corporate Governance
Blair Jones
Managing Director
Semler Brossy Consulting Group
Nichole Jordan
National Managing Partner, Markets, Clients & Industry
Grant Thornton
Ira T. Kay
Managing Partner
Pay Governance
T. Mark Kelly
Vinson & Elkins
Thomas J. Kim
Sidley Austin
David H. Kistenbroker
Partner and Global Coleader, White Collar and Securities Litigation Practice
Stephen Klemash
Americas Leader, EY Center for Board Matters
Jannice L. Koors
Senior Managing Director and Western Region President
Pearl Meyer
Robert E. Kress
Managing Director
Accenture Security
Rakhi Kumar
Senior Managing Director and Head of ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship
State Street Global Advisors
Antoinette Leatherberry
Board Relations Leader, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory and President, Deloitte Foundation
Paula Loop
Leader, Governance Insights Center
Debra Everitt McCormack
Managing Director, Center for Board Effectiveness
J. Michael McGuire
Grant Thornton
Alan Murray
President and CEO
Kim S. Nash
Deputy Editor
Wall Street Journal
Ellen J. Odoner
Partner and Cohead, Public Company Advisory Group
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Michael Powers
Managing Partner and Chair, Executive Committee
Meridian Compensation Partners
James L. Powers
Tom Ridge
Ridge Global
Jose R. Rodriguez
Leader, Audit Committee Institute
Steven G. Scheinfeld
Partner and Global Chair, Corporate Department
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Anne Simpson
Director, Board Governance and Strategy
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Founder and Editor, DealBook
The New York Times
Brian Stafford
CEO and President
Jane Stevenson
Global Leader, CEO Succession, and Vice Chair, Board and CEO Services
Korn Ferry
Leo E. Strine Jr.
Chief Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
David N. Swinford
President and CEO
Pearl Meyer
Joseph A. Tarantino
President and CEO
Corey E. Thomas
Chair and CEO
Peter P. Tomczak
Partner and Chair, North America Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group
Baker McKenzie
John Trentacoste
Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Farient Advisors
Dennis T. Whalen
Leader, Board Leadership Center
Alex Wittenberg
Executive Director, Marsh & McLennan Insights
Marsh & McLennan Companies
Jim Wolf
Managing Partner
Meridian Compensation Partners
Liz Zale
Managing Director
Sard Verbinnen & Co

Note: Company affiliations effective as of March 1, 2019

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