Understanding the Challenges of Next-Gen Board Members

Inside America's Boardrooms

Corporate boards are considering younger candidates for the diverse skill sets and generational perspectives they bring to the boardroom. Next-gen directors are often 20+ years younger than their board peers and, in turn, they face a unique set of challenges that board leadership should be sensitive to.

In this episode, Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado, Board Member with Umpqua Holdings Corp. & Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, outlines considerations for the next generation of directors and their boards.

  • What are the specific challenges for next-gen corporate directors with respect to balancing career and families?
  • What can both board leadership and next-gen directors do to ensure their board service is a win-win situation?

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