NACD Board Leadership Conference NACD Chapter System

The Board's Role in a Crisis - Ready or Not?

April 19, 2017
Charlotte, NC



Does management understand where risks are being taken? Organizations are able to take on higher levels of risk when they can pivot as circumstances change. The ability to act quickly when red flags are observed is also critical. Has your board and management had this discussion?


  041917 Meeting Recap

Location and Time


Charlotte Country Club
2465 Mecklenburg Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205

5:00pm - 5:30pm Networking

5:30pm - 7:00pm Program

Speaker Spotlight


Theresa Drew

Deloitte, Carolinas Managing Partner

Jim Hance

Board Member - The Carlyle Group LLC, Cousins Properties Inc., Acuity Brands Inc. and Ford Motor Company

Henry Phillips

Henry Phillips is responsible for engaging board members throughout their lifecycle with high-quality, innovative, differentiated experiences focused on the myriad of issues facing boards today, including strategy, governance, audit, risk, and compensation. Henry currently serves several of our largest global clients and is responsible for coordinating global Deloitte teams providing audit, tax, merger and acquisition, and consulting services to these organizations. As the former regional managing partner of Deloitte’s east region, Henry was responsible for marketplace, growth, client service assessment, and quality initiatives. He represented Deloitte in his local marketplace as the New York City managing partner and previously served as Deloitte’s northeast regional managing partner and as an active member of Deloitte’s US CEO advisory council.

Linda Hudson

Linda P. Hudson is Chairman and CEO of The Cardea Group, a leadership, communications and business consultancy that accelerates the success of high-performing leaders, teams and companies. She serves as director on the boards of Bank of America, Southern Company and Ingersoll Rand. In 2014 Hudson retired as President and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc. where she led the global, U.S.-based defense, aerospace and security company, wholly owned by London-based BAE Systems plc, with approximately 40,000 employees and $13B in annual revenue. She served as an executive director on the BAE Systems, Inc. and BAE Systems plc board of directors. Hudson has been cited as one of Fortune Magazine's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business four times and one of Washingtonian Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women in D.C. In demand as a powerful keynote speaker, she has been recognized as an innovative leader and trailblazer and featured in numerous periodicals such as the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Forbes. Hudson currently serves on the non-profit boards of the University of Florida (UF) Foundation, Wake Forest University Charlotte Center and Discovery Place. She is a member of the International Women's Forum and the Committee of 200. Hudson received her bachelor's degree in systems engineering with honors from UF and holds honorary doctorates from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and UF.



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