NDI Executive Exchange — Accountability and Transparency — Are Your Corporate Governance Practices Putting You at Risk?

06 November 2014 Chicago, IL Past Event

Location

The Westin Chicago
River North
320 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL

Contact Information

Jackie Polson
jpolson@foley.com

Agenda

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Central
Breakfast and lunch will be served.
Please join Foley for our next NDI Executive Exchange, a national forum where prominent corporate governance leaders can continue the in-depth, interactive peer group discussion that began with our first Executive Exchange in 2010. Our Executive Exchange directly connects you to other C-level executives and board directors of public companies in a roundtable setting, so you can share the issues that matter most to your business and candidly discuss real-world solutions for effective governance.

Foley & Lardner LLP will apply for CLE credit after the program, wherever applicable. Foley & Lardner LLP certifies that this activity has been approved for California MCLE credits by the State Bar of California. Foley & Lardner LLP is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. Please note that participants must be in attendance on the date of the event; credit may not be obtained by viewing and/or listening to a program recording after the event.

Presentation and Materials

The panel for this session included Mark Plichta, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Frank Burke, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Shan Atkins, Audit Chair, True Value Hardware; Mark Zorko, CFO, CEO and Board Audit Committee Financial Expert; and Ron Durkin, National Principal in Charge, CliftonLarsonAllen.

The panel for this session included Pat Quick, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Matt Parr, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley; and Rick Grubaugh, Senior Vice President, D.F. King & Co.

In conjunction with our 13th annual National Directors Institute (NDI), Foley presented our second annual Director of the Year awards during the NDI Reception and Dinner on November 5, 2014.

Director of the Year Recipient Videos

The panel for this session included John Wilson, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Hugh Sullivan, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley; Rebecca Newman, Managing Director, Aon M&A Solutions; Peggy Kelsey, Vice President, Legal and Corporate Communications, General Counsel and Secretary, Modine Manufacturing Company; and Andrew Schiesl, General Counsel, Gardner Denver.

The panel for this session included Ed Mason, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Paul Broude, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Challis Lowe, Board Director, Seaway Bank and Trust Co.; Dan Ryan, Managing Director, The Spring Bay Companies; Richard Heller, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Legal Sea Foods, LLC; Marie Meisenbach Graul, Audit Committee Chair and Independent Director, Pelican Products, Inc.; and Evan Gobdel, Founder and Partner, Woodlawn Partners.

The panel for this session included Peter Fetzer, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Stuart Fross, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Christopher Lee, Independent Director, Asian Masters Funding; and Sara Yerke, Management Practice Inc.

Our keynote speaker was Patrick McGurn, Executive Director at ISS, Institutional Shareholder Services.

The panel for this session included Mark Waxman, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Rick Walsh, Chairman and CEO, Knob Hill Companies; Susan Short, Senior Corporate Counsel, Hospital Corporation of America; and Robert J. Lepofsky, Chairman, Westcliff Capital Group.

The panel for this session included Phillip Goldberg, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Ben Garmer, Partner, Foley & Lardner; Rick Grubaugh, Senior Vice President, D.F. King & Co.; Jason Truman, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley; and Greg Taxin, President, The Clinton Group.

The panel for this session included Gabor Garai, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Jon Leiman, Founder and Partner, North Branch Capital, LLC; Tom Secor, Managing Director, Morningside; Ryan Kraus, Senior Vice President and Producer, Aon Risk Solutions; and Jim Erbs, President and CEO, Safety Socket LLC.

The panel for this session included Julie Lee, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Victor Vilaplana, Of Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP; Neill Blundell, Head of Fraud & Investigations Group, Eversheds LLP; Neville Byford, Partner, Eversheds LLP; and Andy Moody, Partner, Eversheds LLP.

The panel for this session included Jessie Lochmann Allen, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Patrick McGurn, Special Counsel, Institutional Shareholder Services; Amy Jennings, Partner, Aon Hewitt; Phyllis Cochran, Former Director, The Mosaic Company & Former President & CEO, Navistar Financial Corp.; and Keith Wimbush, Director, United Rentals.

The panel for this session included Steve Barth, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Maureen Hurd, President, Beal Associates; Laurie Benson, COO, LSB Unlimited; Kris Rappe, Director, Waterstone Financial; and Pete Underwood, Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, Regal Beloit Corporation.

The panel for this session included Chris Cain, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Galen Mason, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP; Eddie Lou, CEO and Co-Founder, Shiftgig; Guy Turner, Hyde Park Venture Partners; Hani Elias, Procured Health; Darrell A. Williams, Managing Director, Loop Capital Financial Consulting Services; and Kevin Rafferty, Start-Up Advisor and Investor.

The panel for this session included John Trentacosta, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; John Caltagirone, Loyola University Supply Chain Value Center; Phillip Reardon, Director, Aon Risk Solutions; and Gail Birks, President and CEO, CMA Enterprise, Inc.

The panel for this session included Ethan Lenz, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP; Jackie Urban, Senior Managing Director, Aon Risk Solutions; andKieran Hughes, Vice President of Financial Lines, AIG Property Casualty.

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NDI Executive Exchange — Accountability and Transparency — Are Your Corporate Governance Practices Putting You at Risk?

Location

The Westin Chicago
River North
320 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL

Contact Information

Jackie Polson
jpolson@foley.com

Agenda

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Central
Breakfast and lunch will be served.