NACD NJ Chapter Strengthens Board Leadership

NEW YORK, July 13, 2016 — The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the recognized authority on leading boardroom and corporate governance practices, has elected Thomas J. Fuller, Epsen Fuller Group CEO & Managing Partner, to serve as Independent Board Director.  NACD’s mission is to advance exemplary board leadership. Their focus is on meeting the needs of their more than 17,000 members and helping them lead their boards with confidence.

AN NACD Certified Board Governance Fellow, Tom also serves as Independent Director and Chair of the Compensation and Nominating Governance committees of Tingley Rubber Corporation, Board Director and Americas Treasurer of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, and a former board director of IMD International Search Group.

Often featured in such publications as the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today, he has authored several in-depth research reports and whitepapers, including Learning from Board Mishaps: Top Six Corporate Governance Do’s and Don’ts, Leadership Due Diligence: Private Equity’s Elephant in the Boardroom, Ethical Leadership in an Age of Relativism, and War for Talent 2020: 12 Disruptive Trends Transforming Leadership Recruiting.

Tom is a frequent speaker on leadership, board composition, and building high-performance organizations. Recently, Tom led a panel of board and diversity experts in NACD NJ’s dinner event entitled Unconscious Bias & Diversity 2.0.  Tom also delivers “Building a High-Performance Board”seminar sessions as part of the NACD’s Small-Cap Forums in various cities across the US.

Of his appointment, Tom notes, “I’m thrilled to be joining the board of the NACD New Jersey Chapter. It is truly an honor and a privilege to be a part of an organization for which I have such a deep seated appreciation. No other organization advances excellence in Board Leadership like the NACD.”

Under his leadership, the Epsen Fuller Group has delivered hundreds of Board and senior executive leadership search projects for Fortune 500 enterprises, small and mid-cap organizations, as well as private equity or venture-backed clients in the Consumer & Lifestyle, Life Sciences, and the Technology & Digital sectors.

About Epsen Fuller

Epsen Fuller Group is a Top-20 executive search and leadership consulting firm headquartered in New York, and with offices in New Jersey and San Francisco as well as in major markets and business centers throughout the world, providing instant access to a world-class executive talent pool driving the global economy.

For nearly 20 years, clients have trusted Epsen Fuller Group to deliver top leadership talent around the world.  Using a proven, data-driven Performance Based AssessmentSM process, Epsen Fuller delivers a dynamic experience, outstanding service, and exceptional value in Executive & Board Search as well as Leadership & Executive Coaching, Board Governance, and Private Equity Advisory services.

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