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5/12/17 Austin | Building Your Director Portfolio

May 12, 2017
Austin, TX

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Member Price: Complimentary
Non-Member Price: $75



The Inside Scoop on Finding Your Next Board Seat

Whether you are looking to serve on your first nonprofit or corporate board or are building out your board service portfolio, this dynamic and experienced speaker panel will provide key techniques, tools and tips needed to craft a successful board search strategy.

Location and Time


JW Marriott Austin
110 E 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701

7:00 am Registration / Networking / Breakfast Buffet Opens
7:30 am Breakfast / Roundtable Introductions and Topic Discussion
7:50 am Program Presentation Begins
8:30 am Audience Q&A
9:00 am Adjourn Presentation

9:15 am Final Networking

Speaker Spotlight


Rochelle Campbell, Moderator

Board Recruitment, National Association of Corporate Directors
Director, Child Steps International

Rochelle Campbell leads the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)'s Board Recruitment practice. She has placed directors on corporate boards ranging from family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies and spanning a breath of industries including construction, technology, energy, insurance, financial services, and global manufacturing. Eighty percent of NACD's placements in 2015 were diversity candidates.

Rochelle has advised more than 3,000 boards on leading governance practices and board composition. She also coaches more than 270 military flag and general officers (1-4 stars), helping them to successfully transition their military experience into the private sector.

Rochelle is a director of Child Steps International, an international nonprofit supporting children and communities in Liberia. She chairs their Communications Committee. Rochelle holds a Master of Science from George Mason University.

Kimberly Alexy

Principal, Alexy Capital Management
Director, FireEye, Five9, CalAmp, Microsemi, and VIZIO

Kimberly Alexy is a seasoned finance professional and corporate Board member. She has over 20 years of experience in capital markets, corporate finance and investments with expertise in exploring shareholder value creation strategies, executing mergers and acquisitions and various equity and debt financings. She was a sell-side equity research analyst on Wall Street for nearly a decade specializing in technology stocks and was acknowledged by leading financial publications such as the Wall Street Journal for her stock picking expertise. Over the past decade, she has been an active Board member at multiple publicly-traded and pre-IPO companies and has Chaired Audit, Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committees as well as a series of Special Committees. She has also taught Finance in the Graduate School of Business at San Diego State University. She has been Principal at Alexy Capital Management, a private investment fund she founded, since 2005.

Ms. Alexy has served on the Board of Directors of multiple publicly-traded companies and qualifies as a “financial expert”. At present, she serves on the Boards of FireEye, Five9, CalAmp, Microsemi and privately-held VIZIO.

Jill Griffin

Director – Luby’s Inc., Luby’s/Fuddruckers, Griffin Group, NACD Texas TriCities Chapter

Jill Griffin is an independent public board director; internationally- published, Harvard “Working Knowledge” author; and the Customer Loyalty Expert for the popular training site,

Her latest book is Earn Your Seat On a Corporate Board. Since 2003, Jill has served as Board Director for Luby’s/Fuddruckers restaurants (NYSE: LUB). She chairs the Personnel & Administration committee which oversees Store Operations, Talent Management, Marketing/Social Media, Information Technology and Succession Planning.

Jill is a founding member of the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Texas TriCities Chapter and sits on its board of directors and serves on the program committee.

Jill holds her Bachelor of Science (magna cum laude) and MBA degrees from The University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business. She is the recipient of the 2005 Distinguished Alumna Award and served for nine years on its board of trustees.

Jill began her career in brand management in 1977 at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company where she rose into executive leadership to manage the corporation’s largest brand, Winston.

She chaired the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau for eight years and sat on the board of directors for the Houston-based Souper Bowl of Caring, whose mission is to mobilize youth nationally to care for people who are hungry and in need.

Jill’s hobbies include mountain biking, Civil War and European history, travel, and Southern “Beach Music.” Raised in North Carolina, Jill lives in Austin, Texas.



Question about this Event?

Contact NACD Texas TriCities Chapter 5773 Woodway Dr, Box 258, Houston, TX, 77057 phone: 832-369-7110 email: