Creating an Effective Advisory Board

13 May 2014 06:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.

AOL James Kimsey Center
44900 Prentice Drive (at Pacific Blvd.)
Dulles, VA 20166

Join the NVTC Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee to discuss the process and importance of aligning your company with an effective and motivated advisory board to help weather the storms and exceed your goals. An expert panel will discuss:

  • How to select who you need to get your business where you want it to be while enabling you to develop exceptional leadership skills
  • How to compensate your advisors (monetary, non-monetary and types of equity-based compensation)
  • How to associate them into your organization with the right legal documents and communications and change management strategies to minimize disruption and achieve greatest effectiveness
  • How to leverage your advisors for business development, networking, process development and more
  • How to constantly evaluate and evolve the board as your organization grows
  • How to exit advisors when they no longer fit


  • Lawrence R. Bard, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP


  • Bobby C. Christian, Founder and Managing Partner, iMPACT Ventures LLC and iMPACT Venture Capital Group LLC
  • Marissa Levin, CEO, Successful Culture; Chairman, Information Experts
  • Stefan T. Midford, President and CEO, Natural Insight




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