Minneapolis, MN (December 1, 2018) - The Minnesota Chapter of NACD announced the election of the 2019 Board of Directors. Michael Vekich was re-elected as chapter president. He has been a member of NACD since 2002 and is CEO at Vekich Chartered, a strategic planning and marketing firm. He was also appointed by Governor Dayton as chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority | U.S. Bank Stadium.
Additionally, the following individuals were re-elected to the board of directors:
Secretary: John Bergstrom, partner RiverPoint Investments
Treasurer: Lisa Hauser, independent consultant
Program Chair: Mary Daugherty, associate professor of Finance, St. Thomas University
Director: George J. Kehl, managing partner, KPMG
Director: Paul R. Knapp, St., vice president, Vomela Speciality Company
“We are pleased to welcome four new board members to the NACD Minnesota Chapter Board of Directors,” said Michael Vekich. “With the experience and energy of the board, we welcome the opportunity to advance our efforts as an ambassador of the NACD brand. Our chapter will continue its efforts to provide education and resource opportunities for members in the Twin Cities and outlying areas. Membership and retention rates are excellent and we look forward to continued growth in 2019 and beyond.”
About NACD Minnesota
The NACD Minnesota Chapter has provided local, cross-industry, peer-to-peer director forums for over 15 years. By convening directors and experts to examine leading practices and anticipate developing issues, the NACD Minnesota Chapter helps participating directors be more effective in the boardroom, add value to the company, and foster the positive images of corporations and business organizations through improved governance. To learn more about NACD Minnesota, please visit minnesota.NACDonline.org.
NACD empowers more than 19,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and corporate governance stakeholders, NACD has been setting the standard for board leadership for more than 40 years. To learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org. To become an NACD member, please contact us at Join@NACDonline.org or 571-367-3708. If you are already a member, contact your NACD Membership Advisor at MembershipAdvisor@NACDonline.org to ensure that you are receiving the best value from your membership.
Contact: Judy Ferril
NACD Minnesota Chapter Administrator