7:30 a.m. --- 8:00 a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. --- 9:30 a.m.: Program
Sixty-eight percent of respondents to NACD’s most recent Public Company Governance Survey put strategy execution high on the “needs improvement” list for their boards this year, and a majority said the same about risk oversight. These two critical competencies go hand-in-hand.
Join the NACD Research Triangle Chapter and your director peers for our fall kickoff event on Sept. 20, focused on the interaction of risk oversight and strategy development and execution.
You'll learn about:
-The risks that may have been overlooked at your organization
-Best practices in risk oversight
-Techniques for connecting risk oversight and strategy at your organization
-Our expert panel features Bonnie Hancock and Mark Beasley
Executive Director of Enterprise Risk Management Initiative
Bonnie Hancock is executive director of Enterprise Risk Management Initiative at North Carolina State University (NCSU) where she also teaches graduate courses in the Poole College of Management. She currently serves on the following corporate boards: AgFirst Farm Credit Bank, where she has chaired the Credit and Risk Policy Committees and currently serves on the Risk Policy Committee; Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight, where she chairs the Audit Committee; Powell Industries, a publicly traded company based in Houston, Texas, where she serves on the Compensation Committee; and North Carolina Coastal Pines Girl Scout Council, where she has chaired the Audit Committee and currently serves as its board chair.
Hancock came to NCSU from Progress Energy, a Fortune 250 energy company, where she led the merger of Carolina Power & Light Company and Florida Progress and was president of Progress Fuels, an unregulated subsidiary of Progress Energy with over a billion dollars in assets. Her career with Progress also included the following executive positions: senior vice president, Finance and Information Technology; vice president, Strategic Planning; vice president, Accounting and Controller; and tax manager. Before joining Progress, she held management positions at Potomac Electric Power Co. in Washington, D.C., and in public accounting.
Hancock holds a business administration degree from the College of William and Mary and a Master of Science in Taxation from Georgetown University. She has also completed an executive management program at Duke University. In 1983, she received a Sells Award, a national recognition for performance on the CPA examination.
Deloitte Professor and Director of Enterprise Risk Management
Mark S. Beasley is the Deloitte Professor of Enterprise Risk Management and Director of North Carolina State’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative, which provides thought leadership about ERM practices and their integration with strategy and corporate governance. He served over seven years on the COSO board and served on COSO’s Advisory Council that helped develop the 2004 Enterprise Risk Management – Integrated Framework and its 2017 revision. Currently, he is serving on the United Nations’ Internal Control Advisory Group that is advising the UN Controller on COSO-based best practices related to internal controls. Mark is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and frequently works with boards of directors and senior executives on risk oversight issues. Mark has authored over 100 research articles and business publications and he is the author of a leading auditing textbook. Prior to joining NC State, Mark served as a Technical Manager in the Audit and Attest Division of the AICPA and as an Audit Manager in the Nashville, TN office of Ernst & Young. He received a BS in accounting from Auburn University and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.