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National Virtual Event | Navigating Change: Best Practices in CEO Succession Planning
Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Category: National

Navigating Change: Best Practices in CEO Succession Planning


This session is designed to tackle the crucial elements of evaluating, retaining, or transitioning a CEO—a core responsibility of the board that can significantly impact a company's future. Our panel of seasoned board members will offer their valuable insights and share real-world examples on how to strategically evaluate if you have the right CEO, identify red flags that may indicate the need for a leadership change, and plan for a smooth succession to ensure organizational stability and continued growth.

Whether you're a current CEO, a board member, or an aspiring board member, this event is tailored for you. Don't miss this opportunity to learn best practices for managing CEO transitions and preparing your organization for future leadership challenges.

Register today to secure your place and equip yourself with the knowledge to navigate tomorrow’s leadership landscape.


$00 Member Registration Fee
$30 Non-Member Registration Fee


Thank you to our National Sponsors!




Rochelle Campbell
CEO & Managing Member
Leadership Elevated

Rochelle Campbell is CEO and Managing Member of Leadership Elevated, a board recruitment and governance consultancy. She has an accomplished career supporting boards and executives, across industries, developing and delivering board services including a suite of custom board recruitment, board interview support, resume support, coaching, board evaluations, skillset matrixes, and governance education. She has placed directors on boards ranging from the F500 to large family-owned, private, and nonprofit organizations, across industries. She has led the industry with an 85% diverse candidate placement rate on boards.

In her previous role, she led an organization supporting and coaching women C-suite leaders in technology, data, and AI. And spent almost a decade with NACD where she held multiple leadership roles and led NACD's Board Advisory and Board Recruitment practices.

Rochelle speaks and writes on board composition, board diversity, governance, and board recruitment-related topics, nationally. She has advised thousands of board directors and supported over 700 military flag and general officers (1-4 stars), helping them successfully transition their military experience into the private sector.

She is on the board of the Private Directors Association, DC Chapter, and on the National Cybersecurity Committee, and serves as Nominating and Governance Chair of Civics and Service International. She is also on the advisory board of Athena Alliance.


Courtney Shea
Independent Board Director
Assured Guaranty

Courtney Shea is a qualified financial expert. She serves on the Board of Assured Guaranty (NYSE) where she serves on the Audit, Finance, and Risk committees. She also serves as Audit Chair for Professional Diversity Network (NASDAQ). Prior to her retirement, Shea served as an investment banker and municipal advisor working with State and Local governments on infrastructure projects in both the public and private sector where, as a managing member, she has directly structured more than $10B of debt across dozens of transactions. Additionally, Ms. Shea gives back to her community by serving as Treasurer of The Joffrey Ballet Board of Directors and is the co-founder of Women in Public Finance, a national organization founded over 20 years ago that advances women’s leadership.

      Jim Brown
Founding Partner

Jim Brown is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in inspiring individuals to reach for greater heights in both their professional and personal lives. He has a deep passion for engaging people in the learning process and has honed his facilitation skills through working with boards, executive teams, and diverse small groups. Jim's expertise extends to his bestselling book, "The Imperfect Board Member," which continues to captivate audiences worldwide. Through this book, he combines his storytelling prowess with valuable insights on governance, empowering and equipping readers with practical knowledge.

In addition to his writing, Jim's consulting work with corporate boards and executive teams provides ongoing opportunities to witness bold leadership decisions that drive organizational purpose and empower individuals to make a meaningful impact. Jim's dedication to helping individuals and organizations grow and thrive makes him a valuable panelist with a wealth of knowledge and experience to share.


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