Peter R. Gleason

President and CEO, National Association of Corporate Directors

Peter Gleason is President and CEO of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the only membership organization devoted exclusively to serving the information and educational needs of corporate directors.

Mr. Gleason is a recognized expert on board leadership and corporate governance. He serves as a member of NACD’s national faculty, is regularly quoted in the national media, and is a frequent presenter on the subjects of corporate governance, executive and director compensation, risk, strategic planning, board-shareowner relations, and board evaluation. He has served as a Commissioner on every NACD Blue Ribbon Commission report issued over the past 14 years, including the most recent releases on Strategy Development, Talent Development, and Board Diversity.

Mr. Gleason is currently a member of the Board of Nura Health, Inc., a development-stage health care company, serves as Chair of the International Professional Practices Framework Oversight Council of the Institute of Internal Auditors, and is a director of the Capital Area Chapter of NACD. He was formerly a director of The Patriot Fund and was also a member of the Executive Advisory Panel for the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG).

Before joining NACD, Mr. Gleason was a management consultant with both Ernst & Young and Pritchett & Associates. In addition, Mr. Gleason spent eight years in the Research Department at Institutional Shareholder Services including roles as Vice President and Director of U.S. Research.

Mr. Gleason is a graduate of Dartmouth College, has an MBA with concentrations in Finance and Marketing from Virginia Tech, and is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.

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