Understanding Diverse Board Member Recruitment

Inside America's Boardrooms

Amid internal and external calls for more diverse representation in leadership, it’s critical for listed companies to find qualified, diverse candidates to serve on corporate boards. What resources are available to help candidates from diverse backgrounds prepare for new opportunities — and ensure their names surface during director searches? And what are best practices for these candidates when conducting their due diligence on a new opportunity?

In this episode, Eddie Ramos, Independent Director, Optimum Mutual Funds, shares an inside look at resources for recruitment and key evaluation metrics candidates can use to find the right opportunities.

  • How do organizations like LCDA, ELC, and Ascend prepare diverse candidates for board interviews and service?
  • How should candidates evaluate board opportunities when presented?

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