Find your next board member – for free.

Post your open board seat on BoardProspects and gain access to the most elite social network in the world.

Opportunities receive an average of 150+ applications from our exceptional community of board talent.

We know exactly who you're looking for.

Our community represents 83% of Fortune 500, and 33% of our members serve on the board of a publicly traded company:

Pascal Desroches

CFO at AT&T;
board member at Davita

member since 2017
Amy Weaver

CFO at Salesforce; board member at McDonald’s

member since 2019
Alex Gorsky

Former Chairman and CEO at Johnson & Johnson; board member at Apple, IBM

member since 2022
Regina Benjamin, MD

Former U.S. Surgeon General; board member at CPSI

member since 2021
Yie-Hsin Hung

President and CEO of State Street Global Advisors

member since 2020
Thasunda Duckett

CEO of TIAA

member since 2020

“An easy, cost-effective way to drive great results for boards seeking highly qualified candidates.”

"In the past, Kiavi used referral and networking to source potential Board candidates. BoardProspects helped us cast a wider net economically and efficiently. As a result, we successfully sourced two new board members."

ROBERTA SYDNEY
Lead Independent Director at Kiavi, Inc.

Who are BoardProspects candidates?

Our community includes highly engaged, top-tier executives with extensive P&L experience, thought leaders & domain experts, retired government & military officials, higher education professionals, and more.

41
K+
Candidates in our  Database
6
K+
Members in our Community
4
K+
Sitting Directors Representing 10k+ Boardrooms
59
%
of Members are from Underrepresented Groups
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How it Works:

Submit

Provide basic information about your company and the open board role, including desired qualifications and compensation.

Review

After your opportunity is approved by the BoardProspects team, your posting will go live to our community.

Competitive opportunities receive an average of 150+ applications within just a few days.

Recruit

Reach out directly to qualified candidates.

Board Role Criteria.

Open board seats posted on BoardProspects must meet the following criteria.

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Compensation

We do not accept posts for uncompensated positions, or for roles that require candidates to invest or raise capital on behalf of a corporation.

Company Stage

We accept board roles for public companies and for private companies at all stages.

While we look forward to expanding in the future, we do not accept non-profit roles at this time.

Opportunity Type

We accept posts for Board of Director and Advisory Board roles.

One Post per Company

Your company may post one open board position for free.

If you would like to post more than one board opening, please explore our corporate subscription options here.

Post your board role.

What you'll need:

✔ Company name, type, and stage (if private)
✔ Position description
✔ Desired qualifications
✔ Compensation details

Who's using BoardProspects?

From the Fortune 500 to growing startups, family-run businesses to hedge funds, private equity, and venture capital firms, our corporate subscribers share our core belief that their shareholders, customers, employees, and communities deserve to have the absolute best people possible around the boardroom table.

Corporations

Gain unprecedented access to a diverse and accomplished pool of board candidates, streamlining your search for exceptional directors who perfectly align with your organization's goals.

The platform empowers you to identify, engage, and recruit top-tier board talent effortlessly through our advanced matching algorithm, which ensures you connect with individuals possessing the precise expertise, skills, and industry experience required to drive your company forward.

Say goodbye to time-consuming traditional recruitment methods and elevate your boardroom with visionary directors who will amplify your organization's success.

Sitting Directors & Boards

BoardProspects is your strategic partner in enhancing board composition and effectiveness.

Engage with a dynamic community of experienced and aspiring board directors, ensuring that your boardroom reflects a rich blend of perspectives and skills. The platform's comprehensive candidate profiles enable you to identify and evaluate potential directors who possess the specific qualities your board requires.

Whether you're addressing succession planning, seeking specialized expertise, or fostering diversity, BoardProspects offers tools to build a strong candidate pipeline.

Investors

By partnering with BoardProspects, you gain direct access to a rich pool of skilled and experienced board candidates who can steer your portfolio companies toward profitability and growth.

The platform's unique features empower you to seamlessly identify and connect with board directors with the industry-specific knowledge and strategic insights growing companies need.

Your corporate subscription covers unlimited searches and opportunity postings with no success fees – perfect for pipeline-building with multiple portfolio companies.

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A network built on recommendations.

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

About Recommendations

BoardProspects 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.

Questions?

Click here to learn more about recommendations.

What's Inside the Full Corporate Experience:

Our free posting offer is just a preview of the full suite of board recruitment and succession planning tools available to our Corporate Subscribers.

Direct Access to Elite Candidates

Connect with seasoned boardroom leaders and rising talent from our application-only community

Search Tool with 20+ Filters

Hone in on ideal candidates using filters like skill set, industry, board/committee experience, gender, ethnicity, title, international experience, dates available for board meetings

Intuitive Recruitment Tools

Expand your network, build and track lists of candidates to develop a pipeline of board-ready leaders

Board Opportunity Postings

Share details about your open role and invite qualified candidates to apply; easily evaluate applicants using filters

Top Governance Headlines & Insights

Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in corporate governance and board appointments

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What our subscribers say.

Take it from our corporate subscribers: BoardProspects is an efficient, easy-to-use, and cost-effective alternative to traditional board recruitment methods.

The process of board recruitment has become much more efficient, targeted and cost effective through BoardProspects! The platform allowed us to easily identify, assess and recruit a phenomenal board member.”
david tusa
CEO at Sharps Compliance Corp. (NASDAQ: SMED)
Through BoardProspects, we successfully recruited a world-class advisory board for our company. It was truly amazing to be able to cost-effectively recruit individuals of this caliber who add real value to our continued growth.”
melanie o'neil
Co-Founder at Rustic Marlin Inc.
Because of BoardProspects, our board was able to go far beyond where a search firm would have taken us in terms of finding diverse board candidates.”
DEFOREST SOARIES
Board Member at Ocwen (NASDAQ: OCGN)
Thanks to BoardProspects' innovative platform, we were able to identify and appoint a tremendous new board member whose technical background greatly complements our growth strategy.”
LISA GIBBS
CFO at Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS)
“We had an excellent experience with BoardProspects when conducting our recent search for two new external board members. While we had originally considered going through a large recruitment firm, we tried this more cost-effective option and were able to source two tremendous board members through the site over an incredibly short timeframe!”
HEATHER TURI
Chief of Staff AT Chemonics International, Inc.
“I have the responsibility of ensuring Atlas Holdings is able to attract the very best talent possible for our portfolio company boards and management teams. BoardProspects has proven to be an outstanding platform from which to identify and recruit top-level talent for our boards.”
LYNN UTTER
Chief Talent Officer AT Atlas Holdings
“When our board made the decision to add an independent director, we elected to use BoardProspects and were able to source 9 very qualified candidates. We evaluated and interviewed the candidates and are excited to have added a very promising new director to our board. BoardProspects helped us cast a wide net and made the process efficient and easy.”
douglas donahue
Chairman at Ethos Veterinary Health
“BoardProspects turned out to be a great tool to find an excellent new board member with a specific background quickly and efficiently.”
Juergen Stark
Chairman & CEO at Turtle Beach, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEAR)
“BoardProspects has been a wonderful instrument for Blackford Capital in our recruitment of experienced individuals for our open board positions. BoardProspects has saved me time and recruiting dollars.”
LISA WIGHT
Director of Human Resources at Blackford Capital
“BoardProspects is a tremendous resource for our Nominating Committee to identify and connect with great board candidates.”
DONNA ABELLI
Chairman at Independent Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: INDB)
“We would not have come across our amazing new board members without BoardProspects. They turned what seemed like a daunting task into a simple and efficient process.”
bernie veldman
CEO at Dienen, Inc.
“With BoardProspects, [we are] able to put out a wider net and reach different communities, and ultimately better diversify ... it’s a much more efficient search. You get to know people much quicker.”
bob rivers
Chairman & CEO at Eastern Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBC)

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.

Frequently Asked Questions.

What information do I need to submit my opportunity?

In addition to basic contact and company information (type, stage, headcount, annual revenue), you will be asked to share the position description, desired qualifications, and compensation.

Can I work with the BoardProspects team to submit my opportunity?

Yes - if you'd like our team to walk you through the submission process, click here to book a call. Please note that availability is limited.

Please ensure you have collected the following information in advance of the call:
• Contact information
• Company information (type, stage, headcount, annual revenue)
• Position description
• Desired qualifications
• Compensation details

You will need to bring all necessary information about your opportunity to the call. The BoardProspects team will not draft the role description.

What should we do if we have multiple open roles?

Our free posting trial membership allows for one board role to be posted for free. If you would like to post multiple roles, please review our full corporate subscription.

What is the value if we have no open roles?

The full corporate subscription provides the most value for companies without open board seats. More than 75% of new corporate subscribers to BoardProspects do not have a current board opening.

The majority of corporate board seats which become available each year are unplanned (health issues, conflicts of interest, new commitments, etc.). It is critical that nominating committees stay active year-round building a pipeline of potential board candidates.

The BoardProspects platform provides all the tools and resources to create, maintain and track a list of candidates from our community who will add value to your board when an opening becomes available.

Can we post a board position anonymously?

Yes - you have the option not to reveal identifying information about the company.