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Building better boards for today.

BoardProspects is the premier board recruitment solution for public and private companies.

Founded in 2010, our innovative platform offers for-profit corporations of all sizes a cost-effective way to identify, assess, and recruit board members from a prestigious community of highly-regarded and credentialed board members, c-suite executives, and thought leaders.

At BoardProspects, effective board recruitment is based on the fundamental premise that a company and its stakeholders deserve to have the absolute best people possible around the boardroom table.

“A profound instrument for making connections.”

"BoardProspects has proven to be a profound instrument for making connections, keeping abreast of relevant board topics and enhancing opportunities for boards and highly talented board prospects to connect and serve their shareholders & stakeholders at large."

Fred Diaz
Board Member at Valero Energy (NYSE: VLO), Archer (NYSE: ACHR), SiteOne (NYSE: SITE), and Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ SWBI)
BoardProspects Member Since 2021

Member Portal

The BoardProspects Member Portal is your centralized hub for all aspects of your Membership.

Candidate Profile

Appear in search results initiated by our corporate subscribers for best-fit opportunities and share your profile publicly to maintain a single source of truth for your board candidacy

Across the Board

Stay effortlessly up-to-date with Across the Board, your real-time news feed of major governance headlines, noteworthy appointments, weekly polls, and member posts

Member Directory

Easily look up and connect with other members of BoardProspects' elite candidate community

Recruitment Opportunities

View and apply to active board opportunities posted by our corporate subscribers or shared by our partner organizations

BoardRoom Forums

Engage in dynamic discussions on governance topics with fellow Members and BoardRoom Resource Partners, fostering valuable connections and staying at the forefront of industry trends

BoardU & BoardRoom Resources

Explore resources provided by our BoardRoom Resource Partners as well as our bank of educational webinar content

Board Candidacy Coaching

Work directly with our team of coaches to hone in on your unique positioning and get individualized feedback on your board goals

Member-to-Member Networking

Opt in to peer networking sessions facilitated by BoardProspects, where you'll be matched with fellow Members for a live conversation

Virtual & In-Person Events

Join quarterly virtual events and an in-person gathering in 2024, hosted by BoardProspects, to network, learn, and engage with fellow board professionals

Monthly Publications

Receive a copy of BoardProspects' flagship e-publication, Board Recruitment, as well as periodic special issues

Daily & Weekly Roundups

Never miss a beat with the daily BoardRoom Report and curated Week in Review roundup emails, delivering essential updates straight to your inbox

“A trusted source for board education on current issues and the latest in boardroom news.”

"BoardProspects is known as the premier online board recruitment tool. However, I find it a trusted platform not only for board recruitment, but to network with fellow board colleagues as well as a source for board education on current issues and the latest in boardroom news. I receive the daily BoardRoom Report in my email inbox and find it a great read to keep me up-to-date."

JANET WONG
Board Member at Enviva (NYSE: EVA), Lucid Motors (NASDAQ: LCID), and Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE)
BoardProspects Member Since 2018

BoardRoom Resources.

Our BoardRoom Resource Partners are best-in-class service providers who offer our corporate and individual members access to their thought leadership materials.

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Membership Criteria.

While there are no set criteria for BoardProspects membership – or for board service – Members who find the most success on our platform typically fall into one of the following categories:

Current Board Members

Experienced directors serve on the board of directors at publicly-traded companies or at private companies at Series A and above

C-Suite Executives

Current or recent CEOs of publicly-traded or large (>$100M ARR) private companies or C-suite executives at mid-to-large public and private corporations

Rising Leaders & Industry Experts

Director-level+ executives from Fortune 500 companies and domain experts whose insights would be an asset in the boardroom

Government Officials

Former government officials including Ambassadors, Governors, U.S. Senators and Representatives, and retired military leaders are often well-suited for board service

Higher Education Professionals

University and college Presidents, Chancellors, and Deans often bring unique perspectives to the boardroom

10
K+
Public & Private Boards Represented by our Members
6
K+
Member-to-Member Connections in 2023
58
%
Women and/or Underrepresented Groups
395
Estimated Board Seats Filled in 2023

A Network Built on Recommendations.

Searchers trust the quality of BoardProspects' candidates and are more open to candidates without previous for-profit board experience based on our recommendations system.

Candidates who do not have previous for-profit board experience – regardless of membership level – must receive a recommendation from an experienced for-profit director or one of our endorsing partner organizations before their profile will be shown in search results.

BoardProspects is not a pay-to-play community; all Membership levels are subject to the recommendation requirement.

ABOUT RECOMMENDATIONS

What our members say:

“Stay current with a constantly evolving corporate governance landscape.”

“Independent directors need the right resources and networks to stay current with a constantly evolving corporate governance landscape and companies need cost-effective access to a diverse community of highly respected and credentialed board members. BoardProspects achieves this and opens doors for [Latino and] diverse talent to help address substantial gaps on boards.”

Michael Montelongo
Board Member at Civeo (NYSE: CVEO) and Conduent (NASDAQ: CNDT)
Member Since 2016

“Levels the playing field for diverse board candidates.”

“BoardProspects provides a tremendous forum for board candidates to connect with one another and avail themselves of the latest in corporate governance news, best practices, and board recruitment opportunities. Levels the playing field for diverse board candidates to highlight their qualifications and availability to serve.”

HERMAN BULLS
Board Member at American Campus Communities (NYSE: ACC), Comfort Systems, USA (NYSE: FIX), Fluence Energy (NASDAQ: FLNC), Host Hotels and Resorts (NASDAQ: HST), and USAA
Member Since 2015

“Dramatically improving the board recruitment process for both corporations and individuals.”

“As someone who was recently appointed to the board of directors of a publicly-traded company through BoardProspects, it is easy to see how their platform is dramatically improving the board recruitment process for both corporations and individuals. Their unique tools and features ensure that the focus is on adding real value in the boardroom through diversity of perspectives and specific skill-sets.”

SUSAN VOGT
Board Member at Anika Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ANIK), and Charlotte’s Web (TSX: CWEB)
Member Since 2019

“BoardProspects gives companies exposure to talent they might not otherwise come across.”

“BoardProspects gives companies exposure to talent they might not otherwise come across. This is the next wave of opportunity — to have access to a broader group of people through technology.”

TERI MCCLURE
Board Member at Fluor (NYSE: FLR), GMS (NYSE: GMS), JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), and Lennar (NYSE: LEN)
Member Since 2020

“[BoardProspects] allowed me to network for great board opportunities I otherwise wouldn’t be aware of.”

“Through BoardProspects I was recently appointed to the board of directors of a publicly traded corporation. The process was easy, and it allowed me to network for great board opportunities I otherwise wouldn’t be aware of.”

LORNA NAGLER
Board Member at Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA)
Member Since 2016

“A Swiss Army knife for board activity.”

“BoardProspects provides a tremendous forum for board candidates to connect with one another and locate the latest in Board-level best practices.  It’s a great tool for those seeking opportunities as well as Boards seeking qualified candidates — a bit of a Swiss Army knife for board activity.”

laura kelly
Board Member at Jack Henry (NASDAQ: JKHY)
Member Since 2017

“A tremendous resource in my efforts to join a corporate board.”

“BoardProspects has been a tremendous resource in my efforts to join a corporate board. Through their unique platform I was just appointed to the Board of Directors of Roseburg Forest Products – a multi-billion-dollar leading manufacturer and marketer of wood products in North America.”

ANU GUPTA
Board Member at Roseburg Forest Products, and SGS International
Member Since 2018

“The entire process was efficient and allowed me to set forth my value proposition.”

“Through BoardProspects I was recently appointed to a corporate board. The entire process was efficient and allowed me to set forth my value proposition to a board of directors.”

DANELLE BARRETT
USN Rear Admiral (Ret.), Board Member at Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, Protego Trust Bank, and ShoulderUp Technology Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: SUAC)
Member Since 2019

“Daily updates on the issues I need to follow as a newly minted public company director.”

“BoardProspects is a fantastic resource. It provides me with daily updates on the issues I need to follow as a newly minted public company director, and access to one of the most talented, diverse communities of director candidates out there. I can’t thank BoardProspects enough for creating this platform to showcase diverse board talent and inform us as we continue on our board journey.”

joe hurd
Board Member at Hays (LON: HAS), and Trustpilot Group (LON: TRST)
Member Since 2019

“BoardProspects is playing a critical role in improving board composition.”

“BoardProspects is playing a critical role in improving board composition — particularly with respect to diversity in the boardroom.”

GERRI ELLIOTT
Board Member at Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), and Whirlpool (NYSE: WHR)
Member Since 2014

“An elite community of candidates for the modern boardroom.”

“BoardProspects has established itself as an elite community of candidates for the modern boardroom.”

brenda morris
Board Member at Boot Barn (NYSE: BOOT), Ideal Image, iHerb, and Xponential Fitness (NYSE: XPOF)
Member Since 2015

Membership Options.

Premium

Actively pursue your first – or next – for-profit board role.

What's included:
Boosted placement in search results
Live feed of governance headlines & recent appointments, polls, and Member posts
View & apply to open opportunities
Guaranteed feature in BoardProspects publications
Participate in BoardRoom forums
Access BoardRoom Resource Partner materials
Join quarterly virtual events live
Discounted admission to in-person events
$499
/year
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Free Profile

Start your board journey with a complimentary candidate profile.

What's included:
Appear in search results
Live feed of governance headlines & recent appointments (view only)
Access BoardRoom Resource Partner materials
Purchase tickets to in-person events
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Visible in Search Results
Networking
Connect with BoardProspects members
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Board Opportunity Postings
View & apply to open opportunities
Exposure & Distribution
Featured in Board Recruitment publication
Featured in Member Report publication
Member of the Week on BoardProspects
Development
1.5 hours of One-on-One Coaching
Accelerator Program (regularly $5000/seat)
Content & Events
Across the Board newsfeed
BoardRoom Resource Partner materials
BoardU Educational Webinars
Quarterly BoardProspects virtual events
On-demand event replays
In-person events hosted by BoardProspects
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“Clarity on my strengths and insight into the exact type of board I'm best suited for.”

"[My board candidacy coach's] perspective was invaluable. She invested time in understanding my background and skill set, guiding me to distill my experiences into succinct takeaways relevant to today’s boardrooms. Our conversation not only provided clarity on the strengths I can bring to a board room but also helped me gain greater insight into the exact type of board seat I am best suited for and most interested in pursuing."

Elaine Thibodeau
Nonprofit board member and retired supply chain executive
BoardProspects Member Since 2023

Premium vs. Plus.

Designed for the busy executive who is actively pursuing a for-profit board role, there are a few key elements that set our expanded Plus offering apart:

Coaching

Work one-on-one with our team to hone in on your unique Personal Value Proposition, draft a powerful Board Bio perfectly tailored to your next for-profit board role, and get individualized support as your board journey progresses.

Connections

Expand your professional network, workshop your key materials, and connect with fellow BoardProspects members through our facilitated face-to-face networking sessions.

Convenience

Plus membership is designed to seamlessly support busy candidates; from concierge done-for-you profile setup to on-demand event replays to a dedicated phone support line, and more.

“I thought the probability of getting a board seat through the platform was going to be slim to none. I was wrong!”

"When I started my Board search journey a colleague suggested that I join BoardProspects. I knew that the platform would be a useful networking and knowledge resource. However, with thousands of members I thought the probability of getting a board seat through the platform was going to be slim to none. I was wrong! Through the BoardProspects platform I was recently appointed to the board of a large private company with the international focus that I wanted.”

VALLI PERERA
Board Member at Midmark Corporation, CONSOL Energy (NYSE: CEIX)
BoardProspects Member Since 2019

Get started for free.

Start your board journey with a complimentary candidate profile on BoardProspects. Once complete, your profile will be visible in search results* for corporations who leverage the platform to find board talent.

*A recommendation may be required based on your board experience.

Frequently Asked Questions.

What are the costs associated with membership?

BoardProspects Premium membership costs $499/year; Premium Plus membership costs $999/year. You can find a complete feature breakdown here.

Premium Plus includes optional concierge account setup ($99 value), 90 minutes of 1:1 coaching with our Talent Team ($750 value), live member-to-member networking sessions, and one complimentary ticket to a BoardProspects-hosted in-person event each year.

You may also opt for the complimentary Free Profile experience.

What is the recommendation requirement?

All BoardProspects Members who do not have previous board experience at a publicly-traded company or a private company at Series A or above must receive a recommendation from an experienced for-profit director before your profile will be shown in search results.

The recommendation requirement applies to all Members, regardless of Membership level. Read more about the recommendation requirement here.

How do I cancel my membership?

BoardProspects membership is on an annual basis, and you may cancel your next renewal at any time before your renewal date.

Due to the nature of the product and the immediate availability of all resources at the time you subscribe, we do not offer refunds on membership fees.

Do you guarantee board placements for BoardProspects members?

No – we do not provide such a guarantee. The benefit of BoardProspects is that it allows our members to effectively promote their own value proposition to corporate boards. Even if Members are not recruited to the board of one of our corporate subscribers, the platform allows you to network with other Members – many of whom are already serving on a corporate board. A substantial number of our members have been appointed to a corporate board as a direct result of member-to-member networking on the platform.

Who can I speak to about BoardProspects membership?

If you have questions about BoardProspects membership and would like to speak to a member of our team before signing up, please click here to book a brief informational call with Leah Dickerson, Director of Member Success. Leah will be happy to answer any questions you have about the BoardProspects platform and membership options; she will not able to address specific questions about your board candidacy or qualifications.

You do not need to book a call before joining BoardProspects; you are welcome to register at any time. Only book a call if you have specific questions about BoardProspects membership benefits or the BoardProspects platform.