Developing and Planning Your Board Journey

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Chicago

October 13, 2020: 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Whether you're early, mid or late career, devising a plan so that your board service is fulfilling is an intentional process.


Online Webinar
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Be it a nonprofit or for profit board, positioning yourself for service is unlike marketing yourself for a new job. How do you

· leverage your experience

· identify the right match

· understand the position responsibilities (paid and unpaid)

Suzanne Burns is uniquely qualified to address the intricacies of each.

As part of a continuing conversation Gail Luxenberg will explore with Suzanne Burns how changes in our world have made this process more urgent. Diversity and Inclusion, Finding Meaning in One's Career and now Board Service are part of the series Gail hosted.

Join this open forum to ask your questions about Board Service. Non Booth participants welcome.


No Charge


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Zooom information will be shared after registration.

Deadline: 10/13/2020

Speaker Profiles

Suzanne Burns (Speaker)
Partner, Spencer Stuart

Partner with Spencer Stuart's global Board and CEO practices serving manufacturing and distribution clients around the world. She has more than 25 year's experience in board, C-suite and CEO succession planning and she helps organizations find leaders who can adapt to changing times by developing appropriate strategies, culture and talent.

Ms. Burns is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, Women Corporate Directors, The Executive's Club of Chicago, and The University Club. She is currently a board member of the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation and has served on the board of Communities In Schools of Chicago and Leadership Greater Chicago.. Suzanne holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University.

Gail Luxenberg (Moderator) '00
Executive Search, Tuft & Associates

Gail is the former CEO of Habitat for Humanity (Seattle), Executive Director and CEO of Marcus JCC (Atlanta), Executive Director Jewish Vocational Service (Chicago) and a former publishing executive. Gail is currently consulting to help nonprofit staff set themselves up for success.


Gail Luxenberg, '00