Corporate Directors Initiative Opening Remarks From Virgil Roberts

AABLI’s Corporate Directors Initiative is a corporate board training program including relevant, useful webinars and in-person seminars. Brimming with insider perspectives and tools, these events help prepare interested and experienced board members to enter the corporate board environment with confidence.

CDI Programs

  • The Pathways to Corporate Boards forum offers participants career planning that will pave the way toward important roles as future corporate directors
  • The Foundations of Corporate Governance workshop demystifies the intricacies of corporate governance 

Topics Covered in CDI Programs:

Overview of the Corporate Governance Industry
Pathways to the Boardroom
Networking & Personal Branding
Key Board Responsibilities and Committees
Boardroom Terminology & Trends
Director pitfalls & Concerns
Basics of Financial Reporting

Corporate Directors Initiative Flyer

Foundations of Corporate Governance

Thursday, May 11, 2023
California Endowment Building
10am – 6pm

Keynote Speaker

Senior Advisor, Centerbridge Partners, L.P.

Notable Facilitators and Speakers

Dr. Bonnie Hill
Dr. Bonnie Hill
Board Member
Banc of California
John W. Rogers, Jr.
Chairman, Co-CEO, and Chief Investment Officer
Ariel Investments, LLC.
Caroline Nahas
Caroline Nahas
Vice Chairman
Korn Ferry
Sung Won Sohn
Sung Won Sohn, Ph.D.
Board Member
Western Alliance Bancorporation
Rose McKinney-James
Rose McKinney-James
Board Member
MGM Resorts
Larry Taylor
Larry Taylor, Ph.D.
National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Pacific Southwest
Former AABLI Board Member
Wendy Markus Webb
Wendy Markus Webb
Board Member
ABM Industries
Chris Holden
Chris Holden
CA Assemblymember, District 41
Lead Co-Author of California Assembly Bill 979