MISSION : An Informed Board through small group conversations between Board Members, CEOs, and private equity partners about key issues in corporate governance. 

Corporate clients who want to develop the careers of their people can attend.


Attendance is limited to fifteen to keep the focus on interaction..


TIME: 4:30-6:00PM





Location for all meetings, unless otherwise noted:


Board Options at Regus Center
275 Grove Street
Newton, MA 02466
Building 2, 4th Floor
Tel.  617 594 7627

Exit 22 on Route 128 is one Exit North of Route 9/Route 128 and one Exit South of Route Mass Pike/Route 128.

Get off at Exit 22 (Wellesley-Newton). Follow the signs for Grove Street/Newton. Coming from Route 128, Regus Center is immediately past the Riverside Train Station on your left.

  Turn left into entrance and follow the road to the back of the building. You will see an indoor parking lot entrance. Go past the first entrance and take the second one.
  It is likely to be less crowded.
  As you walk into the building from the indoor parking lot, Building #2 is a glass door on the right side of the hall after you pass Rebecca's Restaurant.
  Regus Center is on the fourth floor.
  For more detailed directions go the url below:
  To listen to previous Seat at the Table Programs:
  Seat at the Table Programs are distributed around to Boardoptions' network of 800 global Board members. To see our network:

If you would like to attend any of the following Seat at the Table programs, please email lstybel@stybelpeabody.com . For more information about us, go to stybelpeabody.com or boardoptions.com.




Sept 26. "Board Selection of CEOs within Industry Versus Outside Industry and Shareholder Value Short Term and Three Years Later." Abu Jalal, Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University.


Oct 31. "Trends in Private Equity: what board members need to know." Michael Brown General Partner, Battery Ventures.


Nov 21. "Trends in Venture Capital: what founders and advisers need to know." Mick Bain, Co-Head, Emerging Company Practice, Wilmer Hale.




Jan 30. "BORING! How to Overcome Board impatience with risk management as a topic." David X. Martin. Author and risk management consultant for Oliver Wyman and former Chief Risk Officer for Citi.


Feb 27. "Audit Committee Trends and Managing Your CPA Firm." Tracy Curley, CPA with MFA.


March 20. "When It's Time for the Board to Investigate the CEO." Karen Green. Wilmer Hale.


April 24. "Off the record, what do you really think?" Managing press and investor communications. Tom Kennedy. Kennedy Group.






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