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    Board Evaluations | Governance Advisory and Compliance Solutions
    Board Evaluations | Governance Advisory and Compliance Solutions

    Governance Solutions / Board Evaluations

    Measure board effectiveness with evaluations.

    Our Board Advisory Team helps boards turn evaluations into strategic assets, achieve excellence, and confidently lead their organizations into the future.

    Why Nasdaq Board Evaluations?

    Identify and act on growth opportunities with us

    Regardless of size or industry, Nasdaq’s Board Advisory Team has helped organizations turn board evaluations into strategic assets. Our team of experts partners with clients to craft and execute written board evaluations, facilitate follow-up interviews, visualize key findings, and turn evaluation results into productive effectiveness insights and action points.

    Regardless of size or industry, Nasdaq’s Board Advisory Team has helped organizations turn board evaluations into strategic assets. Our team of experts partners with clients to craft and execute written board evaluations, facilitate follow-up interviews, visualize key findings, and turn evaluation results into productive effectiveness insights and action points.

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    Board evaluations for tomorrow's boardrooms, today.

    We work with boards across public, private, and non-profit organizations to design and implement evaluations that promote commitment to healthy board dynamics and continuous improvement. Track your board’s progress and growth year over year with the confidence that our Board Advisory Team will be there every step of the way.

    We work with boards across public, private, and non-profit organizations to design and implement evaluations that promote commitment to healthy board dynamics and continuous improvement. Track your board’s progress and growth year over year with the confidence that our Board Advisory Team will be there every step of the way.

    A customized evaluation process to meet your board’s needs.

    A board evaluation is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Our Board Advisory Team tailors the written evaluation and director interview process to meet your board’s unique governance objectives. We can help you fine-tune written evaluations and follow-up interview questions, improving responses and driving more value from your board.

    A board evaluation is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Our Board Advisory Team tailors the written evaluation and director interview process to meet your board’s unique governance objectives. We can help you fine-tune written evaluations and follow-up interview questions, improving responses and driving more value from your board.

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    Board Advisory Team

    Meet Our Team

    From firsthand experience as C-suite executives, general counsel, and directors—and by working with boards across organizations and industries—our team understands what it takes to run a successful board.

    Byron Loflin

    Byron Loflin

    Global Head of Board Advisory

    Head of Board Engagement, Americas & Asia-Pacific

    Phil Neiswender, Esq.

    Head of Board Advisory, Americas & Asia Pacific

    Kaley Childs Karaffa, Esq.

    Kaley Childs Karaffa, Esq.

    Head of Board Advisory, Americas

    James Beasley

    James Beasley

    Head of Board Advisory, Europe, Middle East & Africa

    Nicholas Chilton, Head of Board Advisory, South Pacific

    Nicholas Chilton

    Head of Board Advisory, South Pacific

    Stephen Perrone

    Stephen Perrone

    Director of Board Advisory

    Keys to Board Evaluations Success

    Board Evaluations | Digital Board Assessments for Highly Effective Boards

    A well-executed evaluation drives board excellence

    A strategically designed board evaluation process can foster a constant desire to improve. Our board evaluations encourage continual reflection, candid discussion, and—most importantly—focused action.

    A strategically designed board evaluation process can foster a constant desire to improve. Our board evaluations encourage continual reflection, candid discussion, and—most importantly—focused action.

    Board Evaluations | Digital Board Assessments for Highly Effective Boards

    A cost-effective third-party facilitator

    Our third-party analysis of evaluation results showcases board strengths and highlights gaps in performance. Understanding these areas can help promote deeper board engagement and encourage directors to utilize their unique perspectives to enhance board performance.

    Our third-party analysis of evaluation results showcases board strengths and highlights gaps in performance. Understanding these areas can help promote deeper board engagement and encourage directors to utilize their unique perspectives to enhance board performance.

    Board Evaluations | Digital Board Assessments for Highly Effective Boards

    Measurable results and actionable insights for boards

    Our board evaluation process turns feedback into productive discussions and highlights key action points. Leverage evaluation results to show management, employees, and investors that you care about the performance of the organization and its stakeholders.

    Our board evaluation process turns feedback into productive discussions and highlights key action points. Leverage evaluation results to show management, employees, and investors that you care about the performance of the organization and its stakeholders.

    Board evaluation process & methodology

    Our team’s evaluation methodology adds value every step of the way.

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    Step 1

    Consult with you to design a custom evaluation

    Customization requires understanding your needs. Our team will review your organization’s information to tailor the evaluation process and develop questions based on your industry, business model, governance structure, and more.

    Customization requires understanding your needs. Our team will review your organization’s information to tailor the evaluation process and develop questions based on your industry, business model, governance structure, and more.

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    Step 2

    Gather written responses from your board

    After we deliver unique evaluation links to your directors, it’s easy for them to submit responses through the Nasdaq EnGauge™ platform. Responses are auto-saved so directors can pause and revisit the evaluation as needed. Plus, you have the ability to monitor evaluation completion rates.

    After we deliver unique evaluation links to your directors, it’s easy for them to submit responses through the Nasdaq EnGauge™ platform. Responses are auto-saved so directors can pause and revisit the evaluation as needed. Plus, you have the ability to monitor evaluation completion rates.

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    Step 3

    Provide a forum for individual follow-ups

    One-on-one interviews allow for deeper discussions with directors, who can add valuable and candid insights. And by working with a third party like our Board Advisory Team, directors’ anonymity is protected.

    One-on-one interviews allow for deeper discussions with directors, who can add valuable and candid insights. And by working with a third party like our Board Advisory Team, directors’ anonymity is protected.

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    STEP 4

    Synthesize results and present findings to your board

    An aggregated, anonymized report includes our data analysis and describes action areas that let you move forward and improve your board. Plus, our Board Advisory Team can facilitate a presentation and Q&A session to help you optimize for key action points.

    An aggregated, anonymized report includes our data analysis and describes action areas that let you move forward and improve your board. Plus, our Board Advisory Team can facilitate a presentation and Q&A session to help you optimize for key action points.

    By the Numbers

    A Global Leader in Board Evaluations

    1000+
    Projects Completed

    $2.9
    Trillion Market Cap

    46+
    Fortune 500 Clients

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