The interactive presentation included:
A framework for a board to deliberate, decide and document its actions. The fiduciary duties a board owes to the company, its owners and other stakeholdersSpecial issues facing a board of a portfolio company of a private equity or venture capital fundBest practices for private company boards of directors to navigate conflicts of interest and achieve effective outcomes
Howard Berkower, Corporate Partner at the New York office of McCarter & English, LLP
Howard is a trusted corporate advisor to businesses of all types and sizes, including start-ups and seasoned public companies, private equity and venture capital funds. He structures, negotiates, executes and implements private equity and venture capital investments, merger and acquisitions, capital raising activities, including public offerings and private placements, fund formation and loan and debt financings. Mr. Berkower assists public companies, boards of directors, executive officers and registered investment advisers in fulfilling their fiduciary duties and complying with ongoing periodic reporting obligations under the federal securities laws.
John Boyd, Seasoned Executive and Director
John is a member of the Board of Directors of Sunergy America and Lattice Inc. and advises CEOs with respect to strategic and marketing positioning and growth and profitability assurance. An experienced strategic business operator, John specializes in buttressing management, revising and creating strategies, and improving performance, with particular emphasis on improving leadership skills and maximizing cash flow. He has deep experience leading businesses in energy, technology, communications, business services, and digital media and focuses on improving operating performance through intensive coordination and cooperation with management teams.
Bruce Lynn, Co-Founder of The Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG)
Bruce has over 20 years of corporate and banking experience in all aspects of treasury and financial management, including treasury operations, cash management, working capital management, strategic planning, credit, and systems enhancements. In his current role as a Managing Partner for The Financial Executives Consulting Group (FENG), a 35,000+ member group composed of CFOs, Treasurers, Controllers, etc who represent over 15,000 companies. He is a former VP, Relationship Manager at Bankers Trust, and Director of Cash Management and Working Capital at Ogden Corporation. Bruce has advised many Fortune 500 companies on methods to enhance treasury performance. Bruce has an Industrial Engineering degree from Lehigh University, an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business, and is certified as a Corporate Treasury Professional (CTP) by the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP).