Featured Speaker: Gerry Czarnecki (National Leadership Institute, Deltennium Group)
Some of the most common complaints nonprofit executives share have to do with their boards. Whether it’s a lack of engagement or micromanaging daily operations, the struggles leaders face to keep a board balanced can be daunting. In this session, Czarnecki will explore ways to maximize a board member’s ability to contribute. He’ll share tools for conflict resolution and tactics to turn board members into the very best strategic assets.
About the presenter: Gerry Czarnecki, Chairman & Founder, National Leadership Institute, and CEO, Deltennium Group, is a sought-after national consultant with an unbridled passion for giving back to the nonprofit world. A self-described “governance junkie,” Gerry has served on more than 50 international, national and local nonprofit boards, including United Way, The Nature Conservancy and Junior Achievement Worldwide. Pulling from a successful C-Suite career, plus extensive corporate and nonprofit board consulting, he’s written seven books on leadership and board governance. Because he believes in running nonprofits like businesses, in 2005 he founded National Leadership Institute, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to improving board governance, leadership development and contemporary fundraising training.
He has spoken at conferences across the U.S, and continues a diverse, successful C-suite career, spanning industries from banking to retail to television production. He is also the current Chairman and CEO of The Deltennium Group, Inc. a consulting practice helping individuals and organizations with board governance, effective strategic marketing, and managerial leadership.
Suggested for: executive, development, programming/events, board of directors