Strong Suit 159: Adding an Independent Board Member? Don’t Mess it Up

Whether your a CEO, Founder, or Investor, adding the perfect independent board member is one of those rare opportunities to create immense value for your company.
Yet, most mess it up  🙁
I wanted to find out how, when, and why — to do it right. And most importantly, what type of candidate makes an exceptional independent board member.
So, I sought out the expert.
And I found her. Patricia Lenkov heads Agility Executive Search based in NYC. Following successful stints at the legendary Spencer Stuart and Heidrick & Struggles, she created Agility and has placed a broad array of board members.
In this 20-minute interview, Patricia reveals step-by-step how you can strengthen your board. And the biggest pitfalls to avoid.

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