MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Minnesota Chapter today announced the election of the 2017 Board of Directors. Michael Vekich was re-elected as chapter president. He has been a member of NACD Minnesota chapter since 2002 and is CEO at Vekich Chartered, a strategic planning and management consultation firm.
Additionally, the following individuals were named to the NACD Minnesota chapter board:
Secretary/Treasurer: John C. Bergstrom, partner, RiverPoint Investments
Program Chair: Mary S. Daugherty, associate professor of finance, St. Thomas University
Director: Lisa Hauser, managing director, PwC
Director: George J. Kehl, managing partner, KPMG
Director: Paul R. Knapp, Sr., vice president, Vomela Specialty Company
Director: Sven A. Wehrwein, independent financial consultant
According to Michael Vekich, “The NACD Minnesota Chapter welcomes the opportunity to continue its efforts as an ambassador of the NACD brand. Our chapter strives to provide continuing education and resource opportunities for members in the Twin Cities and outlying areas. With membership gains and strong retention rates, we look forward to sustaining growth this year and beyond."
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the only membership organization focused exclusively on advancing exemplary board leadership. Based on 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets and provides insights and information that corporate board members rely upon to make sound strategic decisions, confidently confront complex business challenges and enhance shareowner value. With more than 15,000 corporate director members, NACD provides world-class director education, director training and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor confidence. Furthermore, to create more effective and efficient corporate boards, NACD provides independent board evaluations and custom-tailored in-boardroom education and training programs, as well as director-led conferences, forums and peer-exchange learning opportunities to share ideas about current and emerging issues. Fostering collaboration among directors and governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership. To learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org. To become an NACD member, please contact us at Join@NACDonline.org or 202-572-2089.