Cardinal Board Services Announces New Placements
29 Oct

Cardinal Board Services Announces New Placements

Recent Director Placements Include Ryan Companies, Marvin Windows and Doors, and More.

The Truth About Gender Equality and Board Member Search
25 Sep

The Truth About Gender Equality and Board Member Search

Board member gender equality is something that is always on our minds at Cardinal Board Services. Being in the industry for 25 years has given us the opportunity to hear many facts and fictions about why so few women are…

How to Know When a Small Company Should Build a Board
06 Mar

How to Know When a Small Company Should Build a Board

During his time as CEO of Hollywood Fashion Secret, Matthew Goldberg tripled his company’s revenue in five years, “The reason I wanted a board for our company is it gave me an instant access to 80-100 years of experience around…

5 Reasons Why Your Company Needs a Tech-Savvy Board Member
06 Oct

5 Reasons Why Your Company Needs a Tech-Savvy Board Member

Fact: your company relies on technology.
The digitization of business has continued to boom over the past fifteen years. So much so, that it now encompasses all fields – even farmers have the equivalent of what was once considered a supercomputer…

R-I-S-K is a four-letter word for small to midsize companies
30 Aug

R-I-S-K is a four-letter word for small to midsize companies

This article was originally posted on the Star Tribune’s website. If you would like to read it there, please follow this link: R-I-S-K is a four-letter word for small to midsize companies.
Most large companies have a risk department in one form…

5 Traits of The Quintessential Board Member
04 May

5 Traits of The Quintessential Board Member

When bringing on a new board member, it’s critical to be strategic in your search and selection. While there are many factors to consider, it’s best to narrow them down to create a clear vision. In my experience, these five…

Best Practice for Recruiting a New Board Member
17 Mar

Best Practice for Recruiting a New Board Member

Cardinal Board Services is an executive search firm that specializes in recruiting new board members for privately owned companies. Many private and family owned companies that generate $25 million in revenue or more ideally will have a board of directors…

Board of Directors Search Firm Shares Tip About How Governance is Not Management
18 Feb

Board of Directors Search Firm Shares Tip About How Governance is Not Management

Cardinal Board Services is a board of directors search firm that helps boards in multiple ways. This week we would like to share an important rule for a board member to remember by Ken Dayton, the former CEO and Chairman…

Board Member Search Firm Seeks More Board Stakeholder Representation
06 Feb

Board Member Search Firm Seeks More Board Stakeholder Representation

I met with a senior executive woman recently and she concurred that the representation of women board members is about equal to the representation of women in senior management roles in companies.
By focusing on representing STAKEHOLDERS, women have a much…

Women Board Members Increase in 2015? A Board Search Firm Responds
21 Jan

Women Board Members Increase in 2015? A Board Search Firm Responds

As a board search firm who works with privately held companies to recruit board members, we are constantly discussing the topic of adding women to the board of directors. According to a recent Washington Post article, women hold 19% of…