Program Components


WBL's Board Program, Finding Your Seat at the Table, uses a combination of distance learning as well as an in-person event to help you navigate your way to a board position. Your registration to the year-long program includes the following components:

  • Registration for our two-day in-person event in Chicago, IL

  • Resources to create a personal strategic plan for locating a board seat

  • A template and guidelines for creating a board bio

  • Guidance in identifying contacts in your network who could be helpful in locating your ideal opportunities

  • Three webinars, which may include the following topics:

    • Identifying your value proposition as a non-traditional candidate (i.e., non-sitting CEO)

    • Promoting your personal brand

    • Creating a board bio that works for you

    • Building relationships with search firms

    • Boardroom trends: the changing landscape of boards and their agendas

  • A series of three follow-up accountability calls with your cohort to discuss challenges, progress, and success

  • Placement of your board bio in the databases of major private equity firms, search firms, and other organizations participating in the in-person event

  • Available for additional purchase - Introduction to bio-writing professionals to aid in building your brand

*These items are subject to change based on availability and participant feedback.