Why did you think it was important to write “Becoming a Boardroom Star”?

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Beverly Behan (Best-Selling Author, Becoming a Boardroom Star)

Beverly Behan, talks about her inspiration to write her book. She shares that in the past 1.5 years, there has been a staggering increase in the percentage of directors in companies, of which 40% are women, and the other 40% are racially diverse candidates. It gave her the inkling to cover this topic as a part of her book as she wanted to highlight the importance of placing talent over a person’s race.


About Author

Beverly Behan

Best-Selling Author, Becoming a Boardroom Star

Beverly Behan is one of the foremost global experts on board effectiveness, having worked with nearly 200 Boards of Directors (largely S&P1500s) over the past 25 years. She’s worked with boards across the United States and around the world on a range of issues including the design of genuinely worthwhile board and director evaluations and the development of comprehensive CEO and board succession plans. She also provides advice to Board Chairs and new CEOs about optimizing their effectiveness in leading and working with their boards. Bev is the author of the governance classic, Great Companies Deserve Great Boards, named Governance Book of the Year by Directors & Boards magazine in 2012. Her latest book, Becoming a Boardroom Star, was developed from interviews with thousands of board members around the globe. It debuted in September 2021 as the #1 New Release on Amazon in corporate governance.

Interviewed By

Tracey Fitzpatrick

Tracey Fitzpatrick

Sarder TV Anchor & Former Market News Video Anchor

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